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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.

By adamg - 7/3/19 - 9:19 am

In addition to the now usual JFK/UMass busted-signals delays, Red Line riders coming in on the Braintree branch suffered even more delays when a train died at North Quincy.

By adamg - 7/2/19 - 11:48 pm
Quincy Adams sign says train is 18 stops away

Anna wonders how an inbound train on the Red Line could possibly be 18 stops away from Quincy Adams - or even just 8.

By adamg - 6/30/19 - 12:54 pm
Willet in Squantum marshes in Quincy

Mary Ellen spotted this willet in the Squantum marshes in Quincy, reports it was quite the chatty bird.

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.

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