Eclipse in the classroom: 'It was cool when you could see it'
Eclipse

Eclipse in the classroom: 'It was cool when you could see it'

St. Dominic sixth-grader Monica Drotar took a look at the sun and described it in terms of the moon. "It looks like a crescent moon now," she said. Watching Monday's solar eclipse spurred more of an interest in the sun and the moon in Monica and her classmates.

Alderman wants count of vacant homes after string of fires
Local Government

Alderman wants count of vacant homes after string of fires

Highlighting five fires in vacant homes that had utilities disconnected in the city this year, one Quincy alderman is asking the city to collect data on derelict, vacant buildings.

Hundreds fill Clat Adams Park for eclipse, despite clouds
Eclipse

Hundreds fill Clat Adams Park for eclipse, despite clouds

Quincy got a taste of what it would be like to see a total solar eclipse Monday afternoon. Expecting the the moon to cover 97.7 percent of the sun during the first total solar eclipse in decades, several hundred converged on Clat Adams Park to watch the historic event from the waterfront.

Police & Courts

Small natural gas line hit on Quincy's north side

Quincy fire crews were called to a natural gas leak Monday afternoon at 14th and Spruce.

Quincy News

White Hall anglers win King Kat tourney

More than 50 anglers from six states hit the waters of the Mississippi River on Saturday to compete in the Cabela's King Kat Northern and Southern Championship.

United Way names new executive director
Quincy News

United Way names new executive director

Todd Bale has spent the last 18 years working for Boys and Girls Clubs across the country with much success, but he decided to explore other nonprofit opportunities.

Quincy News

United Way working to address regional homelessness

For more than 15 years, the Emergency Food and Shelter Program has helped those in the area who are experiencing or at risk for homelessness.

Quincy News

Firefighters battle two-alarm fire on Quincy's northwest side

A vacant home on Quincy's northwest side was gutted in a fire Saturday night.

Hundreds volunteer for 'Love the Q'
Quincy News

Hundreds volunteer for 'Love the Q'

Mark Schenk was putting in some sweat equity, but he didn't mind. He knew it would benefit the community.

Quincy News

Unmet Needs group a bridge to aid

A partnership forged in the aftermath of the worst Mississippi River flood in history continues to help people in crisis.