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AM Quincy: Community Development Week (4/12/2023)

Quincy Community Development Director Sean Glennon, and Jane Berry from the Office of Healthy Homes, discuss events taking place for Community Development Week, and the lead paint abatement and housing rehabilitation program in Quincy. For more information on the lead paint abatement or housing rehabilitation programs, call 617-376-1054 or visit To contact the Quincy Planning Department, call 617-376-1362.

In the News

Beth Israel opens new healthcare center in Quincy

QUINCY — A new Beth Israel Lahey Health medical office in Quincy center will offer urgent care, primary care, specialty care and diagnostic imaging. The office opened just days before the city's only emergency room closed permanently.

Bringing outpatient care and other clinical medical offices to Quincy Center has been a priority of the city's downtown development plan ever since Quincy’s only hospital abruptly closed six years ago. Early in 2019, Mayor Thomas Koch vowed to bring medical servic

Elementary School Students Converge on Adams National Historical Park for "Farm to School: Picnic in the Park" (U.S. National Park Service)

In his epic poem "The Wants of Man" (1840), John Quincy Adams shared his vision for his home when he exclaimed, “I want a garden and a park, my dwelling to surround…and flowers and fruits commingled grow, all Eden to display.” Over 100 years later, this vision would be realized with the designation of Adams National Historical Park.A Red-tailed hawk perched high above the black walnut tree planted by John Quincy Adams, the fragrant veil of lilac and wisteria vines, early signs of what will becom

Quincy Women’s Network Hosts 'Position Yourself for Success' Event

From Quincy Women's Network: The Quincy Women's Network invites all women interested in entering the workforce or advancing in their careers to their kick off event at 6pm on Thursday, June 8 at the Best Western Adams Inn gazebo, 29 Hancock Street in Quincy. The "Position Yourself for Success" event is an opportunity for guests to network and glean insights on how to reach their career goals. All proceeds will support The Women's Network Scholarship Fund at Quincy College.

"Based on conversatio

Boston Globe: Quincy schools eye increase in locally sourced food in cafeterias

Cupcakes and brownies have long been absent from Quincy’s public school cafeteria menus in favor of apple crisps with granola or yogurt and fruit parfaits. Cereals and pastas are among the many whole grain offerings that are paired with a wider range of fruits and vegetables, as mandated by federal school nutrition guidelines.

But one area where district officials are aggressively trying to improve is by offering more locally sourced food — an initiative that will get a major boost over the nex

Quincy events to present volunteer opportunities

QUINCY – The Massachusetts Service Alliance has awarded the Houghs Neck Community Council its second grant in attempts to increase volunteerism across the city of Quincy. In honor of National Volunteer Week, the Council and the Quincy Department of Planning and Community Development will host recruitment events beginning April 14.

The Houghs Neck Community Center, Ward 4 Neighborhood Center and North Quincy Community Center will host pizza party open houses from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Ap

Community Development Week brings Quincy events

QUINCY - National Community Development Week will take root in Quincy this April with a series of events aimed at highlighting inclusion, community programs and renewable energy.

This year marks the 40th anniversary of Quincy’s participation in thee U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Community Development Block Grant program. Block Grant funds are administered through the city’s planning and development department.

“The CDBG program is an absolutely critical tool for Quincy, pr

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