What's happening with the former Long John Silver's?
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What's happening with the former Long John Silver's?

The building, which has been vacant since Long John silver's closed in September 2014 after 38 years of operation, is being demolished.

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Who is responsible for maintaining the grounds at the Amtrak station?
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Who is responsible for maintaining the grounds at the Amtrak station?

The Amtrak station at the southwest corner of 30th and Wismann Lane in maintained by the city of Quincy.

Is our alley going to be resurfaced soon?
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Is our alley going to be resurfaced soon?

Jeffrey Conte, director of utilities and engineering, said he didn't believe the alley was on top of the priority list for 6th Ward aldermen.

Will the city of Quincy replace the ash trees it cuts down?
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Will the city of Quincy replace the ash trees it cuts down?

Chuck Bevelheimer, director of planning and development, said there is no direct plan to replace the ash trees removed as part of the city's emerald ash borer management plan.

Has the bridge between the Illinois Veterans Home and Sunset Cemetery been demolished?
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Has the bridge between the Illinois Veterans Home and Sunset Cemetery been demolished?

The bridge was recently replaced as part of construction of the Bill Klingner Trail. Rick Gengenbacher, director of marketing for the Illinois Veterans Home, said the bridge over Cedar Creek was reopened last fall.

Do you know anything about a contest to name Monroe School?
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Do you know anything about a contest to name Monroe School?

The school, which opened in 1959, was named Monroe after the Quincy School Board sought proposals from the public. Was it a contest? It doesn't appear so.

What is the origin of the name of 'Milliners Alley' and its significance?
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What is the origin of the name of 'Milliners Alley' and its significance?

A Nov. 6, 1960, article in The Herald-Whig tried to find an answer but was unsuccessfulk. The narrow one-block street that runs east to west from Third to Fourth between State and Ohio was platted as "Milliners Alley."

Does the city plow roads in the Prairie Trail Shopping Center?
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Does the city plow roads in the Prairie Trail Shopping Center?

The roads you are referring to, including North 61st, are city streets. Jeffrey Conte, director of Utilities and Engineering for the city, said the city maintains the streets but is not responsible for the parking lots.

Will the new Adams County ambulance station have a tornado shelter?
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Will the new Adams County ambulance station have a tornado shelter?

You're correct. The room will be used as a tornado shelter. John Simon, interim director of the Adams County Ambulance Service, said the county rquested an emergency shelter in the design.

What will the new jail in Adams County be called?
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What will the new jail in Adams County be called?

Sheriff Brian VonderHaar knows there isn't an official name for the facility, but if he's out in the public, he refers to it as "the new Adams County law enforcement facility."