The 'for sale' sign at the Newcomb Hotel property is gone. Was it sold?
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The 'for sale' sign at the Newcomb Hotel property is gone. Was it sold?

The lot on the southeast corner of Fourth and Maine where the former Newcomb Hotel stood has not been sold. The sign just blew over in the wind.

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What can we do to get fireworks legalized in Illinois?
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What can we do to get fireworks legalized in Illinois?

It took some digging both online and in The Herald-Whig archives, but fireworks have been outlawed in Illinois since 1935. However, no reason was given in the accounts we located.

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Do you have an update of the city removing the railroad tracks on Chestnut between 28th and 30th streets?

The rail line is owned by the Burlington Junction Railway, a short-line freight railroad that operates industrial rail lines.

At Lincoln Park I see a lot of machinery near the Dock. What is the Park District planning to build in that area?
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At Lincoln Park I see a lot of machinery near the Dock. What is the Park District planning to build in that area?

The area where the machinery was parked is part of the Dock's property, and it uses the space for additional parking. So the Park District isn't planning to build anything right there.

Who owns the wind turbine just east of Pittsfield?
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Who owns the wind turbine just east of Pittsfield?

The wind turbine west of Pittsfield is owned by the Illinois Electric Cooperative and started operating in May 2005.

What is the purpose of the electric outlets along Main Street in downtown Hannibal?
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What is the purpose of the electric outlets along Main Street in downtown Hannibal?

Hannibal City Manager Jeff LaGarce said teh outlets are for Christmas lights and perhaps some other miscellaneous plug-ins during festivals.

Why were traffic signs replaced on Broadway?
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Why were traffic signs replaced on Broadway?

The street signs replaced were on traffic lights along Broadway in Quincy. Broadway (Ill. 104) is a state road, so the crews that were replacing the signs were not city crews.

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Does the Quincy Park District have plans to eradicate honeysuckle?

Matt Higley, director of parks for the Quincy Park District, said district staff will cut honeysuckle back to the edge of timber each fall, but it hasn't required significant efforts.

Will QPS use funds besides bond money to pay for new schools?
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Will QPS use funds besides bond money to pay for new schools?

The construction of five new elementary schools and an expansion of Quincy High School were funded through the passage of an $89 million referendum approved by voters in 2014.

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What can be done to have your neighbor's yard cleaned up?

Your best option if you are in Quincy would be to contact one of your aldermen who can assist in the nuisance abatement.