QUINCY — Quincy has one of the finest public golf courses in the Midwest, and Quincy Park District officials know a major expense is coming if it hopes to maintain the 27-hole course for future generations. Finding a way to pay for it won’t be simple. Rome Frericks, executive director of the Park District, and […]
he Executive Director of the Quincy Park District gets us ready for spring by talking about what the organization is gearing up for in the coming year.
The Quincy Park District Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a $7.17 million fiscal 2022 budget Wednesday night.
QUINCY — Donnie Weinberg’s passion for bicycling now will help future bicyclists in Quincy. Family members sold about 60 of Weinberg’s bicycles after his death in May 2016, and on Thursday, the family used those proceeds to make a $40,000 donation to the Quincy Park District Foundation. Rome Frericks, executive director for the Quincy Park […]
QUINCY — The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee has given tentative approval to allocating $33 million to fully fund projects in the Upper Mississippi River Restoration program, including the restoration of Quincy Bay. A joint press release from U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth of Illinois on Tuesday announced that the Senate Appropriations Committee advanced […]
QUINCY — When Tristan Wood, an administrative assistant with the Quincy Park District, finished his report that claimed to address the declining number of rounds played at Westview Golf Course, president Roger Leenerts asked the Board of Commissioners at its Wednesday meeting if anyone had questions. John Frankenhoff responded quickly. “I have a question for […]