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New animal shelter

Jill FitzSimmons

Bella Perez, 5, fits nicely in a cat condo at the new Quincy Animal Shelter. Manager Rachel Lewis, right, said the shelter and its dogs and cats will be moved into the new facility this month.

City considers loaning hospital $1.5 million

Quincy Valley Medical Center officials, who have asked the City of Quincy to loan it $1.5 million to reduce its debt to the county, may have to wait until after the Nov. 4 general election to learn whether the city will step in to help the struggling hospital out.

Intermodal yard will remain closed for now

The Port of Quincy will shut down its intermodal yard for the unforeseen future because it cannot immediately meet the service terms requested by BNSF Railway, a port commissioner said on Tuesday.

Sports

Lady Jacks outlast Ephrata

It appears the sky’s the limit for the Lady Jacks volleyball, at least in the eyes of coach Nicole Dreher.

Lady Jacksdefeat Ephrata in 5

It appears the sky’s the limit for the Lady Jacks volleyball, at least in the eyes of coach Nicole Dreher.

Opinion

Interviewing local growers has been a privilege

I like people.

Letter to the Editor: Are we friends yet?

To the Editor:

Schools

Policing the hallways

There is a new face walking the hallways of Quincy High School and his name is Officer Alex Bushy.

Student enrollment grows -- again

Enrollment in the Quincy School District has been steadily increasing 50 students a year since 2008.

Our Neighbor

Quincy Valley Fashion

Alma Martinez, owner of Quincy Valley Fashion, has a big smile and the ambition to match it. For more than two years, Martinez has run the clothing business, changing and growing with customer demands.

New Asian restaurant now open

Eight years after coming to the United States, David Zhang is living the American dream as a business owner, opening his second restaurant here in Quincy.