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Quincy City Council to vote Monday on whether to allow recreational marijuana to be sold here

In less than four months, recreational marijuana will be legal in the state of Illinois. Cities are reacting differently to the legalization of recreational marijuana.

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Quincy is artist's paradise
Quincy News

Quincy is artist's paradise

Arts Quincy officials describe Quincy as a haven for artists, including painters, vocalists, dancers, and more.

Frontier Settlement Day attracts big crowd to Quinsippi Island
Quincy News

Frontier Settlement Day attracts big crowd to Quinsippi Island

Gorgeous weather and a slew of pioneer-style attractions drew a big crowd of people to Saturday's Frontier Settlement Day on Quinsippi Island.

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Quincy man arrested on home invasion, firearm possession charges

A Quincy man was arrested on multiple charges after an incident at 1:30 a.m. Saturday at a home in the 1300 block of north Fourth Street.

Quincy Park District explores Lenane Park sale
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Quincy Park District explores Lenane Park sale

A park on the northwest corner of Quincy could be put up for public auction, though it would require voter approval.

Quincy man convicted of sexual assault sentenced to 30 years
Police & Courts

Quincy man convicted of sexual assault sentenced to 30 years

A Quincy man who was found guilty in the sexual assault of a woman last year was sentenced to 30 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.

Quincy man who pleaded guilty to secretly video recording children gets 15-year sentence
Police & Courts

Quincy man who pleaded guilty to secretly video recording children gets 15-year sentence

A Quincy man who had secretly recorded children in his home over two years was sentenced Thursday to 15 years in federal prison for one count of sexual exploitation of a child.

Coalition raises more than $50K for suicide prevention efforts
Quincy News

Coalition raises more than $50K for suicide prevention efforts

The Adams County Suicide Prevention Coalition reports that its annual fundraiser, Behind the Mask, raised more than $50,000, which will be used to continue local suicide prevention efforts.

Hansen-Spear Funeral Home plans 90th anniversary celebration as fundraiser for Washington Theater
Quincy News

Hansen-Spear Funeral Home plans 90th anniversary celebration as fundraiser for Washington Theater

The walls of the historic Washington Theater in downtown Quincy will be ringing with the sounds of big-band music from a bygone era on Sept. 27, as partygoers attend the 90th anniversary celebration of Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, which has been given a Roaring '20s theme.

'Curious Incident' to premiere Friday
Quincy News

'Curious Incident' to premiere Friday

A hope of those who see a performance of Quincy Community Theatre's production of "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" is that they leave with a better understanding of autism, though it will only be a glimpse into one person's world.

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