LIFE STORIES: Model T collection keeps retired engineer young
Life Stories

LIFE STORIES: Model T collection keeps retired engineer young

Machines are an art form for Elvin Townsend. The 85-year-old's garages are a testament to his mechanical inclinations. He has several Model Ts -- eight antique vehicles in total -- from the early 1900s, most of which he either built or restored by himself.

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Police & Courts

Crash cuts power for residents on Quincy's south side

A crash Sunday on South 12th Street in Quincy caused a power outage for thousands of residents in the area.

Good News of Christmas Case No. 1
Good News of Christmas

Good News of Christmas Case No. 1

The mother in this case fled a violent relationship, taking her two young children to live with her mother and start anew. The children's father refused to allow them any of the clothing, toys or basic items from the home, despite a court order.

Police & Courts

Quincy man cited after striking two parked vehicles

A Quincy man was issued citations for crashing into two parked vehicles around 2:17 p.m. Saturday.

Quincy Boy Scout adds new shelter at Reservoir Park tennis courts
Quincy News

Quincy Boy Scout adds new shelter at Reservoir Park tennis courts

Bo Paxton learned a valuable lesson in completing his Eagle Scout project. "If you want a great project, just surround yourself with great people," he said. Paxton, a scout from Troop 136 of Faith Presbyterian Church, raised money to buy a new 16-foot-by-16-foot shelter for the Clarence "Candy" Greenman Tennis Center in Reservoir Park.

Bidding for next segment of Klingner Trail delayed
Local Government

Bidding for next segment of Klingner Trail delayed

The start of construction of the next segment of the Bill Klingner Trail between 18th and 24th streets will be delayed.

Deters would focus on education, equality if elected to Congress
Elections

Deters would focus on education, equality if elected to Congress

As an American history teacher for more than 20 years, Quincy native Brian Deters has studied Abraham Lincoln and looked up to Lincoln's morals and beliefs throughout his career in education.

No relief at pump expected over the holidays
Business

No relief at pump expected over the holidays

There might not be any sort of happy holiday at the gas pump during the Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's season. Prices are expected to remain in the range of $2.60 to $2.70 a gallon, according to analysts and industry reports.

Three Quincy dancers to perform in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
Quincy News

Three Quincy dancers to perform in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Three Quincy dancers will perform in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade this year in New York City.

Good News of Christmas recipient paying it forward
Quincy News

Good News of Christmas recipient paying it forward

After burning through her paid time off following the birth of her fifth child, money was tight for Marty Gonzalez and her family.