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More options discussed regarding Quincy trash collection

More options are on the table in regards to changing Quincy’s trash collection. Curbside yard waste collection may be able to continue despite what was previously talked about.

WGEM.COM - 2018-12-18 04:35:39

Quincy aldermen vote to raise property taxes

Get ready to pay more for your property taxes in Quincy. There was a lot of back and forth regarding the property tax hike at Monday night’s city council meeting. There was a lot of frustrations as well, because the city council was deadlocked in a tie vote more than once.

WGEM.COM - 2018-12-18 04:27:16

Single vehicle crashes into parked car on State St

An investigation is underway after a single vehicle struck a parked vehicle and flipped over late Monday night on State street between 23rd and 24th. Quincy police officers were on scene shortly after midnight.

WGEM.COM - 2018-12-18 08:58:40

Special guest readers visit Quincy school

Preschoolers at The Early Childhood and Family Center in Quincy had some special visitors on Monday. Prince Hall Masons visited and served as guest readers. They read Christmas books to more than 500 children. The volunteers said they enjoy giving back this holiday season.

WGEM.COM - 2018-12-18 00:14:07

Construction continues on Quincy elementary schools

At a Buildings and Grounds Committee meeting Tuesday morning, the progress of Denman and Baldwin elementary schools were discussed. Committee board members said crews are working to complete the roofs at both schools — followed by the masonry work.

WGEM.COM - 2018-12-19 00:10:57

Final plan for Quincy veterans’ home to be unveiled

QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — State officials are ready to display the final master plan for redevelopment of the Illinois Veterans’ Home in Quincy. The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs has scheduled an open house Tuesday at Lippincott Hall on the campus. The public may view the plan from 4 to 7 p.m.

13 WREX-TV - 2018-12-18 11:34:20

Early Childhood Center holds Coins for Kindness Celebration

Extra change can go a long way this holiday season. That’s what kids at the Early Childhood Center in Quincy learned on Tuesday. Tuesday afternoon was the annual Coins for Kindness celebration— a time to encourage kids to learn what it means to be kind. The kids bring coins in and drop them in the b

WGEM.COM - 2018-12-19 00:18:13

Quincy Medical Group Play Of The Week Nominee’s For December 17

Some Great Plays To Consider And Cast Your Vote On This Week For The QNG Play Of The Week!. 1. Jirehl Brock Slam Dunk (QHS Blue Devils) 2. Megan Stone’s Game Winning Shot (Palmyra Panthers)

WGEM.COM - 2018-12-18 09:46:45

Salem Church to hold candlelight service

QUINCY -- Salem Evangelical United Church of Christ, 435 S. Ninth, will have a candlelight service at 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve. The service will have scripture and carols telling of the Savior's birth. A special part of the service will be the singing of Franz Gruber's "Silent Night" in German. Franz

QUINCY HERALD-WHIG - 2018-12-17 17:40:00

Adams County civil suit over Vets Home death could be dropped

A civil suit, filed by the family of a Lisle, Illinois man who died of Legionnaires' Disease last fall at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy, could be dropped at a hearing Wednesday.

WTAD.COM - 2018-12-18 17:18:36

Volunteers needed for packing Christmas baskets

Are you looking for a way to give back this holiday season?. The Salvation Army in Quincy needs you! They need volunteers to help fill over 1300 Christmas baskets Tuesday morning.

WGEM.COM - 2018-12-18 00:09:00

Western Illinois Dream Factory spreads Christmas cheer at Quincy Mall

QUINCY, Ill. — It was a dream come true for the Western Illinois Dream Factory Sunday. Children associated with the Dream Factory are suffering from critical or chronic illnesses.

KHQA.COM - 2018-12-16 22:15:30

Second Quincy fire near North 12th Street and Springdale

QUINCY, Ill. — A scary scene tonight in Quincy where home owners and neighbors watched as their shed caught on fire and created sparks from a power pole nearby. The fire happened on Springdale and N 12th St. in Quincy. Tri-Township responding to this fire. No injures reported and the shed looks to b

KHQA.COM - 2018-12-15 22:54:48

Preview of the Crosstown Rivalry Featuring The Raiders of Quincy Notre Dame & The Blue Devils Of Quincy High

Prep basketball fans across the Tri-States’ will be ready to go Saturday night as Quincy Notre Dame travels to Blue Devil Gym in “The Gem City!” That’s where the Raiders will be in search of their first win against Quincy High since 2008 on the high school hardwood.

WGEM.COM - 2018-12-15 12:52:36

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign begins

Local law enforcement warns all drivers this holiday season to ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’. The Quincy Police Department is partnering with the Illinois Department of Transportation, the Illinois State Police and nearly 200 police and sheriff’s departments across the state.

WGEM.COM - 2018-12-17 11:29:16

Recent garage fires cause local firefighters to provide safety tips

Local firefighters in the Quincy area were busy Saturday night. There was a garage and shed fire within an hour. Many residents are putting up their last minute Christmas decorations and fire officials are asking people to do a safety check.

WGEM.COM - 2018-12-17 04:44:14

QND-QHS Notebook: Brock says highlight dunk was 'definitely' basket interference

QUINCY -- Jirehl Brock thought the first dunk that didn't count should have. He also thought that the second dunk that did count should have been waved off. Brock finished with just eight points for the Quincy High School boys basketball team in its 72-59 victory over Quincy Notre Dame on Saturday n

QUINCY HERALD-WHIG - 2018-12-16 16:50:00

Master plan open house to take place at Illinois Veterans Home

The Final Master Plan for the Illinois Veterans’ Home in Quincy will be on display in the Lippincott Hall on the Veterans Home Campus Tuesday, December 18th. The Master Plan, a document based on the analysis and evaluation of the campus’ current state, will serve as the framework for the future of t

KHQA.COM - 2018-12-17 15:15:43

Kids participate in Dream Factory “Elf” Stravaganza

The Quincy Mall was full of holiday spirit Sunday afternoon, as a group of special kids had the chance to give back to their loved ones. It’s all a part of the Western Illinois Dream Factory’s Elf-Stravaganza.

WGEM.COM - 2018-12-17 04:40:04

Christmas mailing deadline quickly approaching

QUINCY, Ill. — It is one of the busiest time of the year for the postal service, but time is running out to get your packages to their destination before Christmas. The deadline for all first class and priority mail is Thursday, December 20th.

KHQA.COM - 2018-12-16 21:59:01