quincy: Map of Houghs Neck. - 07/26/11 10:37 AM
Current Homes for Sale in Houghs Neck. … (0 comments)

quincy: Quincy's Houghs Neck Neighborhood - 07/26/11 09:40 AM

Houghs Neck is a sea side community, and one of three peninsulars within the City of Quincy.
Houghs Neck was at one time a farm owned by Atherton Hough. This is where Houghs Neck got its name. The elementary school is also named Atherton Hough School.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 … (0 comments)

quincy: Quincy Restaurant Week. Great Food - Great Price! - 03/15/09 03:17 AM


Once again, many Restaurants in the City of Quincy are having special pricing for a week to allow all to try out the excellent food choices in Quincy.
Called Taste of Quincy, this has become an annual event with more and more restaurants participating.
Click the link below for the full story and check out their web site for all the details.

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quincy: Quincy News Briefs - 02/10/09 01:14 AM
The Latest on What is Happening in the City of Quincy.

Snow removal costing the City dearly.
New Quincy High School. First New Wing about to open.
Quincy College Looking To Break Ties With The City.
City Councilors Looking To Limit Sex Offenders in Quincy.
North Quincy High School Gets Special Recognition.

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quincy: Condo Buyers Beware! - 02/07/09 07:59 AM
Not only are the cities and towns already out of snow removal funds, so are a lot of condo complexes.If you are planning to purchase a condo, I would highly recommend making your offer contingent upon your satisfactory review of not only the condo docs, but also the condo financial statements.
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quincy: Quincy's Annual Christmas Parade and First Night Celebration - 11/21/07 01:52 AM
The City of Quincy is kicking off it's annual Holiday Celebrations. The events get better every year and always include Family oriented activities.
The activities include;
 The Chrstmas Lights Ceremony with over 50,000 lights being displayed.
 Santas arrival by helicopter.
 The annual Chrstmas Parade which is one of the oldest Holiday Parades in the Country.
 Quincy' annual First Night Celebration.
This weekend it all begins with activities that the whole family will enjoy.
Fore more information CLICK HERE 
Wishing All a Very Happy Holiday Season!
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quincy: Quincy Elects New Mayor - 11/16/07 01:18 AM
Novemeber, 2007Thomas Koch has been elected Mayor of the City of Quincy beating 3 term incumbant Mayor William Phelan by over 2000 votes. Although he will not take over the Mayor's office until January 7th, he is already busy laying out his agenda. Quincy is in the process of building a new High School and a Senior Center, as well as the Quincy Center Concourse road. Mayor Elect Koch is looking at making changes to the present plans.Mayor Elect koch has listed his top agenda items as traffic and drugs.
Thomas Koch was Parks and Recreation Director before resigning earlier this year … (0 comments)

quincy: Quincy News - 06/30/07 03:53 AM
The New Quincy High School 
Building the New High School is moving forward. The City has announced they are now seeking bids for the construction which is expected to begin in the fall and completed in 2010.
First Track in Quincy To Begin Soon.
Construction of a new eight lane track will begin soon at Pageant Field. This state of the art track will be used for school trank and field events, as well as the public. There will be areas for javelin, discuss, shot put and a soccer field as well. The land at Pageant Field was donated to the city by the … (0 comments)

quincy: Quincy is the first community in State to take Energy Saving Measures. - 04/08/07 03:33 AM
The City of Quincy is in negotiations with Honeywell Corp. to upgrade and modify all schools and municipal buildings. The improvements will consist of newer more efficient heating and lighting systems. There has been some talk of solar panels also being used.
After having an evaluation done, it was determined that the City would save approximately $600,000 per year in energy savings.
The legislature has recently passed legislation that allows communities the opportunity to save energy with these programs and pay for them with the savings involved. This eliminates the bidding process and saves money for the tax payers. The project will actually be paid for … (2 comments)

quincy: 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)

quincy: Quincy Center - 02/22/07 06:55 AM
Quincy Center consists of the Quincy Square area, as well as, the Hospital Hill and Presidents Hill areas.
Quincy Center is loaded with history. The Hancock Cemetery is located next to City Hall, and is the burial ground for John Hancock, and John Adams and John Quincy Adams were buried there before being moved the Church of The Presidents across the street.
Quincy Center has many unique buildings and architechure. The Thomas Crane Public Library is a perfect example. Back several years ago, they decided to put an addition on to the library, and wanted to keep the new addition similar to the older … (1 comments)

quincy: Adams Shore - 01/31/07 05:26 AM
The Adams Shore section is one of three peninsulars in the City of Quincy. Like the Houghs Neck area, Adams Shore was a cottage community at one time, but is now completely a year round community.
Adams Shore borders the Merrymount, Houghs Neck, and Germantown sections of Quincy. It is primarily a residential area with some retail and office sites on the main street which is Sea Street.
Lately, there have been some new Condominium Townhouses built in the area.
Bus service is available from Adams Shore to the Quincy Center T Station, where red line service is available to Boston. There is also … (0 comments)

quincy: 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)

quincy: Germantown - 01/28/07 02:16 AM
The Germantown section is a peninsular (one of three peninsulars in Quincy) and is bordered by the Adams Shore section.
Germantown got its name because of all the German settlers that moved into the area during the ship building boom.
Before the war, Sailing Ships were being built in Quincy, and the last known Clipper Ship was built in Germantown in the 1870's.
Today, Germantown is a community of primarily single family homes. Germantown is an affordable sea side community. There is bus service to and from Germantown, with access to the Quincy Center T Station where the Red Line provides access to Boston.
One … (5 comments)

quincy: 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)

quincy: 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)

quincy: 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)

quincy: 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)

quincy: 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)

quincy: 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)

 
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