ma: Beware Of Mail Offer To Provide You A Copy Of Your Deed! - 03/01/07 04:24 AM
The Truth About Your Deed - There has been a massive direct mail campaign from a company calling themselves National Deed Services, Inc. based in Washington D.C. that is targeting residents of Norfolk County with an offer to provide a certified copy of the homeowners deed to them for $59.50.
This fee is exorbitant. Do not fall for this service. You can get your own copy from the Norfolk County Registry of Deeds in Dedham for a mere $2.00. You can go to the Registry of Deeds in person at 649 High Street in Dedham, or request a copy via mail. The mailing address is … (0 comments)

ma: North Quincy - 01/30/07 02:01 AM
North Quincy borders Boston's Dorchester section. There is a T Station in North Quincy with Red Line access to Boston, and easy highway access, making this area very popular with commuters. North Quincy also borders Milton and the Wollaston and Squantum sections of Quincy. Wollaston Beach is actually partly in North Quincy.
Back in the early 1800's, there was a horse racing track in the North Quincy section that was owned by the Jockey Club of Boston.
In the 1960's the State Street office park was built on what used to be marshland. The T Station was built in the 1970's to service … (2 comments)

ma: South Quincy - 01/26/07 02:28 AM
The  South Quincy section borders Braintree. South Quincy has easy access to all major routes, as well as the Quincy Adams T Station with Red Line service to Boston.
South Quincy is home to the Crown Colony Office Park, which is the site of a former stone crusher. The new Marriott Hotel was added about 5 years ago. This office park is right off the expressway making for an easy commute. The park is tastefully designed with small ponds, etc.
The Marriott Hotel at Crown Colony Park in South Quincy
South Quincy's Centre Street used to be lined with Monument Companies. Years ago they … (0 comments)

ma: Marina Bay - 01/25/07 04:10 AM
                                                         
 
Marina Bay is a waterfront community in the Squantum section of Quincy. This area was the site of one of the first air fields in the world. Dennison Airport, of which Amelia Earhart was one of the developers. The Navy took control to be used as a Naval Airstrip during the war. When the Navy left, in 1953, the area was vacant for many years before the vision came about to build a waterfront community of both residential and retail.
The Vietnam Veterans Clock Tower at Marina Bay
 
During the war, the Fore River Shipyard had a secondary facility in this area, and 35 … (0 comments)

ma: Merrymount - 01/25/07 04:00 AM
Merrymount is a community of Quincy located next to the Wollaston section, and borders Adams Shore on the other side. Merrymount was origanally known as Mount Wollaston. Thomas Morton and Captain Wollaston had left the Plymouth Colony with a group of Colonists, and made their way to Merrymount. About a year later, Captain Wollaston and most of the Colonists left the area. Thomas Morton remaind and renamed the area Mare Mount, which later became Merrymount.
Mount Wollaston is now the name of Quincy's largest cemetery, located in Merrymount.
 
Mount Wollaston Cemetery in Merrymount
 
For More History on Merrymount, visit this site!
Today Merrymount is a … (0 comments)

ma: Wollaston - 01/24/07 05:23 AM
Wollaston is between North Quincy and Merrymount and also borders Quincy Center. Wollaston contains the largest beach in the city, aptly named Wollaston Beach, which is actually partly in Wollaston and partly in North Quincy. Wollaston Beach is 2.5 miles in length. There are 2 yacht clubs along the beach making it a very scenic area in the warmer months with all the boats in the water. Wollaston Beach is also well known for it's clam shops. The Clam Box and Tony's Clam Shop have been there for many years and are very popular for their fresh fried clams and fish. There … (0 comments)

ma: Quincy Point - 01/19/07 05:15 AM
Quincy Point is the area of Quincy bordering Weymouth.
Quincy Point was home to the shipyard and was a very active yard during World War II. The shipyard opned in 1885 and closed in the late 1980's. During Worls War II, the shipyard built more ships than any shipyard in the Country. The shipyard at that time was owned By Bethlehem Steel Corp. wholater sold it to General Dynamics.
Early on the Fore River Engine Company, which was the start of the shipyard, was owned by Thomas Watson, who is known as the co-inventor of the telephone with Alexander Graham Bell.
The Shipyard was also where … (0 comments)

ma: Market Report for the City of Quincy - 01/18/07 11:53 AM
 
Below are the statistics for the City of Quincy as a whole, according to the Multiple Listing Service.
October 2006
Single Family: Homes Sold: 39 - Average Listing Price: 386,485 - Average Sales Price:367,405 - Average Days on the Market: 99.26
Condos: Homes Sold: 38 - Average Listing Price: 296,824 - Average Sales Price: 285,807 - Average Days on the Market: 92.18
Mult-Unit: Homes Sold: 14 - Average Listing Price: 508,600 - Average Sales Price: 475,625 - Average Days on the Market: 134.21 
 
November 2006
Single Family: Homes Sold: 37 - Average Listing Price: 375,051 - Average Sales Price: 358,292 - Average Days on the Market: 83.16
Condos: Homes Sold: 38 - … (0 comments)

ma: Houghs Neck - 01/17/07 01:36 AM
  
 
Houghs Neck is a sea side community, and peninsular within the City of Quincy.
Houghs Neck was originally a cottage community and was the old Cape before the highway (route 3) was built to take us to what we now know as Cape Cod. People came from all over to summer in Houghs Neck.
The area used to be lined with boat rental yards because of the excellent fishing in the area. In fact, Houghs Neck at one time was known as the Flounder Fishing capital of the world. I recall going fishing with my dad as a child. We would rent a boat … (0 comments)

ma: West Quincy - 01/16/07 10:54 AM
West Quincy is bordered on one side by Braintree, and the other by Milton.
Quarrying began in West Quincy back in the 1800's. Many of Quincy's older homes have granite block foundations that actually came from the Quincy Quarries. Many imigrants came to the area to work at the quarries from Germany, Italy, Ireland, Finland, etc. and stayed in the community making it home. Finnish Steam Baths used to line Copeland Street, but today only one remains. Check out Finland Steams Baths Here.
After the Quarrying ended, the Quarries remained for many years, still full of water, and became popular, yet dangerous swimming … (0 comments)

 
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