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By adamg - 6/12/19 - 8:56 am
Damaged signal equipment at JFK/UMass

The car that derailed damaged signal equipment at JFK/UMass. Photo via MassDOT.

The MBTA reports it'll be shutting the subway line down at 11 a.m. to try to make signal repairs related to the derailment yesterday: Read more.

By adamg - 6/8/19 - 10:28 am

Mayor Marty Walsh says the state has overturned the Quincy Conservation Commission's rejection of the proposed bridge to Long Island, because "Boston's proposal meets the performance standards under the Wetlands Protection Act and minimizes impacts to coastal wetland resources in both Boston and Quincy." Read more.

By adamg - 5/15/19 - 8:57 am

Transit Police report that four of the five people they say punched a man at the North Quincy T stop hard enough to break bones in his face turned themselves in. Read more.

By adamg - 5/13/19 - 3:19 pm
Wanted for attack in North Quincy

Transit Police have released photos of five guys wanted on charges of aggravated assault and battery for an incident at the North Quincy T stop early Friday, a couple hours after the Bruins beat the Hurricanes at the Garden, in which they "viciously" beat a man, breaking bones in his face. Read more.

By adamg - 4/9/19 - 12:47 pm
Cetoute

Transit Police report arresting a Somerville man they say tried to rob somebody of sneakers at the Quincy Center Red Line stop yesterday afternoon only to fail in the attempt because the commotion drew the attention of other passengers and he decided to run away instead. Read more.

By adamg - 4/3/19 - 6:43 pm
Sidewalk driver

Photo by Quincy PD.

Quincy Police report today on an encounter with a Masshole: Read more.

By adamg - 4/1/19 - 12:50 pm

Quincy Police report they've charged a woman with filing a false police report after, they say, she admitted making up a story about being thrown to the ground and robbed by a bald black man in a hoodie in Russell Park on March 25.

As part of a thorough investigation, detectives reviewed surveillance in the area of the crime scene. When Detective Eddy re-interviewed the alleged victim, she confessed that she had made a false report.

By adamg - 3/15/19 - 11:55 am

The US Attorney's office in Boston reports it's suing the city of Quincy for letting its sewers overflow into Boston Harbor in general and Dorchester Bay and Quincy Bay in particular. Read more.

By adamg - 3/12/19 - 9:52 am
Fire in Quincy

Photo by Quincy PD.

Quincy Police took some video of a fire on Newport Avenue near Beale Street, urge motorists to stay away. Read more.

By adamg - 2/12/19 - 8:16 am
Red sky over South Boston

Johnmcboston woke up to a reddish sunrise over South Boston this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 2/11/19 - 11:15 pm

Jargle Soto-Suazo, 33, faces charges for break-ins in Medford, Brookline, Quincy, Watertown and Arlington, the Middlesex County District Attorney's office reports, along with police in the five communities. Read more.

By adamg - 2/8/19 - 9:19 am

A Brazilian national living in Quincy was arrested yesterday on charges related to what turned out to be a bogus letter sent to federal immigration officials warning of an imminent attack against a school in South Boston, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 2/6/19 - 10:07 pm
Marty the Stop and Shop robot in Quincy

M .Mantis stayed a respectful distance from Marty the robot at the Stop & Shop on Newport Avenue in Quincy tonight. As you can see from the sign, Marty's stated purpose is to spot spills and fallen signs and report them to store workers. Read more.

By adamg - 2/4/19 - 3:56 pm
Crack and meth users: Stay away from this Quincy smoke shop

Grace Hailer forwards this photo of the sign on the door of V & K Smoke Shop on Hancock Street in Quincy.

By adamg - 1/2/19 - 9:49 pm

The MBTA reports delays of up to 15 minutes on the Red Line into town from Quincy due to a train that had to be taken out of service due to some sort of door issue.

By adamg - 12/4/18 - 4:40 pm
Dead Red Line train

The train inaction. Photo by Jules Wang.

Yet another Red Line train has left this mortal coil, this time at North Quincy, and now there are delays of 20 minutes on the line. Jules Wang had a front-row seat for the train's expiration (no word if the T is providing grief counseling): Read more.

By adamg - 11/23/18 - 6:28 pm
Sunset from Nut Island in Quincy

Marc Hurwitz braved the cold at Nut Island to watch the sun go down this evening.

By adamg - 11/14/18 - 8:48 am

The MBTA reports delays of "up to ten minutes" on the Braintree Line due to a train that up and died near Quincy Center. Cat City, though, reports:

Been waiting for a train at Quincy Center for 30

The Green Line also had problems with a dead trolley at Haymarket.

By adamg - 11/11/18 - 12:03 am
Back Bay Armistice celebrations

One hundred years ago today, people all over the Boston area stopped what they were doing to celebrate the end of the War to End All Wars. Read more.

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