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By adamg - 4/2/20 - 9:55 pm

Starting tomorrow, DCR is closing the parking areas and spaces along the water from Constitution Beach in East Boston to Castle Island and down to Wollaston Beach because too many people were showing up at the beaches and not spacing themselves out enough.

Affected areas: Read more.

By adamg - 4/1/20 - 2:31 pm
Ocean State Job Lot logo

Ocean State Job Lot CEO Marc Perlman, announced today the discount chain has given a $2 hourly pay increase to workers at its stores - which include several locations in Boston suburbs - and added a surcharge to its prices for customers who think the workers deserve a bonus for continuing to work on the front line of the Covid-19 pandemic: Read more.

By adamg - 4/1/20 - 9:38 am
99 vs. 99

A California chain of Asian supermarkets that recently opened an outlet in Quincy is suing a similarly named Asian supermarket in Malden for trademark infringement. Read more.

By adamg - 3/19/20 - 7:44 pm

The Quincy Department of Public Works implores you to throw them in the trash, not in the toilet, because even the "flushable" ones really aren't and the last thing you'd want at a time like this is the embarrassment of having to explain to a plumber why your pipes are clogged - or being the wipe that broke the camel's back and completely jammed up a nearby sewer main.

By adamg - 3/12/20 - 11:43 pm
No meat at the Quincy Stop & Shop

Justin Michael Davis reports from the Quincy Stop & Shop tonight.

By adamg - 3/12/20 - 3:23 pm
Where the toilet paper used to be at the Quincy BJ's

Anna shows us where the toilet paper used to be at the Quincy BJ's.

There was a similar scene at the Stop & Shop in Hyde Park today, but the nearby Shaw's had plenty of bottom-of-the-line store-brand stuff (and even some of the plusher stuff): Read more.

By adamg - 3/3/20 - 11:50 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that Kelly's, the Revere Beach roast-beef roadhouse, is once again looking to open an outlet in Natick (oldtimers might recall when you could buy a roast-beef sandwich before feeling all the fabric at Jordan's) and in Quincy, which they maybe shouldn't do because the North Shore has roast beef and the South Shore has bar pizza and those are two culinary streams you don't want to cross.

By adamg - 2/24/20 - 10:27 am

People Magazine reports on the actor stumping for the former Medford resident in Quincy:

Earlier on Sunday, Douglas headed to the city of Quincy, located about 12 miles south of Boston. The Oscar winner visited the Bloomberg campaign office, which is located in a former Dress Barn.

"There was a woman with a sign that said ‘bring back Dress Barn'," said Robert Schepis, who was outside the office.

By adamg - 2/8/20 - 10:29 pm

WCVB reports on the incident involving a 222 bus at Quincy Center.

By adamg - 2/7/20 - 5:20 pm

Shortly after 11 a.m., Michael Kaplan posted a video showing the tracks at Quincy Adams station being showered in a cavalcade of sparks from high above.

The T responded the work that was causing the sparkfall had been stopped after officials concluded it's not the best idea to have stuff like that happening.

By adamg - 11/22/19 - 4:54 pm
Sunset over Dewey Square downtown

Flea looked up while crossing Dewey Square near South Station as the sun went down.

Meanwhile, traffic getting onto 128 north at the split was at a complete standstill, allowing the UHub mobile unit to snap this photo of the sunset: Read more.

By adamg - 11/15/19 - 7:04 pm
Trooper Michael Bucca in kayak

Trooper Michael Bucca in kayak. Photo by State Police.

State Police report that early this afternoon, a woman took all her clothes off at Wollaston Beach, then walked into the water - and began to drown about 100 yards offshore, as the current began pulling her away from shore. Read more.

By adamg - 10/22/19 - 2:32 pm
Bus stuck under Neponset River bridge in Quincy

Shows you what we know. Scott Eisen reported around 11 a.m.:

Some band's tour bus is stuck under the Neponset bridge. Avoid.

By adamg - 9/9/19 - 9:57 am

No delays at all as Mr. Baker journeyed south to view the all new Wollaston station this morning. No word if anybody asked him how much a T ride costs these days.

By adamg - 8/21/19 - 2:58 pm
Dump truck falls through Quincy garage

Quincy Police report the top of the garage at 1261 Furnace Brook Parkway proved unequal to the task of supporting a dump truck driven up there today. No injuries, at least, police say. More photos.

By adamg - 8/16/19 - 3:40 pm

New Wollaston Train Station

This woman, who loves, loves, loves the new Wollaston station, what with its gleaming and clean maps and signs and floors and stuff, would probably die of happiness on the spot if a new Orange Line train came through, so we feel bad about mentioning that JFK/UMass, Andrew and Broadway are as much "real Boston" as all the stops with more than two colors on the maps.

By adamg - 8/16/19 - 3:16 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports a new barbecue place in Quincy will feature the usual sort of barbecue stuff you'd expect, along with alligator fritters, alligator sausage and alligator tail.

By adamg - 8/15/19 - 2:38 pm

After 20 months of work, the Patriot Ledger reports.

By adamg - 7/17/19 - 9:53 pm
By adamg - 7/8/19 - 1:07 pm

Shortly before 9 a.m., somebody fell ill on a car on a Red Line train just outside North Quincy station, which naturally led to delays so T personnel and EMTs could get the person off the train and to help. But, of course, this is the post-JFK-derailment era on the T's most heavily used (if not quite as much anymore) subway line, so things quickly went south - or rather, nowhere at all: Read more.

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