West Quincy

What Closed Store Would You Like to See Re-Opened?
I was reminiscing with a friend a little this week about the anniversary of the West Quincy Levee break which is coming up. I got to thinking about making a few stops at Merkels Hardware for batteries and a flashlight and some other things.  The conversation shifted to the businesses that …
The West Quincy Levee Break Took Place 23 Years Ago Today
If you were around Quincy 23 years ago today, you probably know where you were when you heard the news that the levee in West Quincy failed to hold back the mighty Mississippi River. We all knew when it happened because the news and the river spread like wildfire. What we didn't know at the time was…
The Top Ten Reasons Gas Prices Went Up Again
I am sure you noticed the price of a gallon of gas took a huge leap this week. There is always some lame excuse as to why when this happens. So instead of listening to them, I have come up with my own top 10 reasons why gas prices went up.
Littering Getting Out of Hand
I recently took a little drive across the bridge from Quincy into West Quincy and couldn't help notice all the snow had melted and after looking around I wished it were back. The more I drove the more I noticed all the litter strewn along the roadway.