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What can you tell us about the Koetters Mattress Co.?

We weren't able to obtain much on the Koetters Mattress Co., which according to newspaper archives was at 628 Elm.

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When will North 18th between Koch's and Weiss lanes be fixed?
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When will North 18th between Koch's and Weiss lanes be fixed?

That section of North 18th is divided into two sections. The road is maintained by the Riverside Township Road District from Weiss Lane to Hamann Lane, and the city of Quincy is responsible for the segment between Hamann and Koch's lanes.

Does the city remove dead trees from the right of way?
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Does the city remove dead trees from the right of way?

The Department of Central Services has a forestry crew that handles tree removal, as well as trimming of trees that are on city rights of way.

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Is 'overtaking a funeral procession' a legitimate stop?

This is a legitimate stop. There is both a state law and a city ordinance that deals with funeral processions.

Looking back at Christmas 1948 & wonderland in Washington Park
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Looking back at Christmas 1948 & wonderland in Washington Park

The Retails Merchants Association announced that it would sponor a "gigantic Christmas party" fo r the whole city on Dec. 6, 1948.

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What is the no-right-turn-on-red sign at Third and Broadway for?

The sign is for no turns on a red light and would apply to all lanes of traffic.

When will the former St. Mary Hospital be torn down?
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When will the former St. Mary Hospital be torn down?

The Blessing Health System announced in August that it would demolish the former St. Mary Hospital at 14th and Broadway this winter.

Will there be any restaurants open for Christmas?
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Will there be any restaurants open for Christmas?

The Quincy Area Convention and Visitors Bureau produces a list each year of area restaurants that are open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

What's with the letter 'Q' painted on Maine east of 36th?
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What's with the letter 'Q' painted on Maine east of 36th?

Their purpose is to promote Quincy High School athletics. An Aug. 12, 2013, vote by the Quincy City Council gave a booster club permission to paint multiple Qs on Maine Street.

When will 18th Street by QU Stadium be repaired?
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When will 18th Street by QU Stadium be repaired?

Jeffrey Conte, director of utiltiies and engineering for the city of Quincy, said that section of North 18th Street is slated for resurfacing next year.