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I Am Confused???

When I first moved to Quincy many moons ago, the first thing I realized was how easy it was to find things in this city. The streets are numbered from the river to almost Liberty going west to east. And the north-south streets are named after presidents, states or trees. Pretty simple.

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Kurt Parsons
Kurt Parsons

Here’s My Plan to Save the City Some Money, What’s Yours?

Whether you agree with the new budget cuts or not, the City of Quincy is between a rock and a hard place. The $2-Million revenue stream from the State of Illinois is all but gone and the city needs to find ways to offset that loss. That is not an easy task. So it is time to come up with some creative thinking.

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Matt Cardy/Getty Images
Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Y101′s Best April Fools Pranks

April Fool's Day is an informal day filled with jokes and pranks played on people. Over the last several years Y101 has pulled a couple of pranks that are quite memorable, but one of the best pranks ever was conducted by the British Broadcasting Company (BBC). 

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

Quincy a Finalist for All-America City Honors

Quincy Mayor Kyle Moore announced today that the City of Quincy has been named a finalist for the All America City honors!  In making the announcement, the Mayor congratulated our city and citizens "who make Quincy so great."

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Kurt Parsons
Kurt Parsons

City of Quincy Hours Changing for Easter Holiday

With the Easter holiday coming this week the City of Quincy has revised their hours. The Quincy City Hall will be closed this Friday, April 3, 2015 in observance of Good Friday. City Hall will reopen Monday, April 6, for regular business hours.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

City to Hold Garbage Tote Sign-Up

City of Quincy will have another garbage tote sign up beginning today March 25. Sign up will be in the Water Department on 2nd floor at City Hall. 

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Julie Denesha, Getty Images
Julie Denesha, Getty Images

Quincy’s Curbside Yard Waste Pickup Service Begins Today

For those waiting patiently for the City of Quincy to begin the curbside yard waste pickup program. wait no longer. Effective today, the City of Quincy will begin picking up yard waste items if they are placed in a bag or yard waste containers.  

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St. Patrick's Parade Quincy, Illinois
Kurt Parsons

St. Patrick’s Parade #29 is History. Thank You, Everyone!

The 29th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is in the books. Many thanks to everyone for being in the parade and coming down to watch it as we finally “Ushered in Spring”. With over 100 entries, this year’s parade was the biggest ever, surpassing the previous record of 94 entries.  

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

The Lights Aren’t So Bright on Broadway Lately

As the song says "They say lights are brighter on Broadway."  Well, several lights have gone from bright, to dimmer, to off, as six businesses on Broadway have closed their doors between 30th and 38th streets. In the last two years, that eight-block area of Quincy has lost Deb Shops, J.C. Penney, Radio Shack, Long John Silver's, TGI Fridays, and now Steak 'n Shake.

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Kurt Parsons
Kurt Parsons

Did You Know Quincy is Celebrating its Demisemiseptcentennial?

By now you know about the City of Quincy celebrating 175 years of being a chartered city. But do you know the name for a 175th anniversary?  

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