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qfingers - Trash burner has residents seeing red - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Assuming you're referring to your desire to burn-your-own...there's no comparison to this incinerator and a few thousand homes burning their own. Not too smart putting the incinerator in the middle of town though. And they are probably completely unaware of the EPA restriction.,...at least I hope they are not deliberately violating it as that could subject the city to fines I would think.
QuincyGuy - GOP fundraiser calls for U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk to drop 2016 re-election bid, backtracks - Quincy, IL N
Keep in mind - this was one contributor - not the Republican Party.
pjohnf - Why won’t Illinois lawmakers reform their own pensions? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Why won't Illinois politicians reform their own pensions? That's a good question. They're eager to blame state employees and other government workers for Illinois's budget problems, yet they ignore their own bankrupt pension system, while the tax payers pay year after year to keep politicians in their Cadillac pensions. If Illinois pension reform is to happen then the corrupt politicians…
pjohnf - Madigan files, passes bill to nix lawmaker pay raises after blocking similar bill for weeks - Quincy
Madigan's bill was nothing more political grand standing and was designed to fool the foolish. He thinks the public is stupid, especially his supporters, but anybody with a brain can see through his subterfuge. Madigan and his co-conspirator Cullerton passed a continuing appropriation last year in the hopes of hiding the annual raises from the tax payers and not requiring a vote by the corrupt…
pjohnf - Jewish Democrats give John Kerry earful on Iran deal - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
He warned that walking away from the deal would isolate the United States from its international allies and Iran’s countdown to nuclear weapons “starts tomorrow.” Duh, our allies don't trust us anyway and our enemies don't fear us so what's to lose if we reject this bad deal? The countdown to Iran getting a nuclear bomb started a long time ago, Lurch. And Lurch actually said this, "“I…

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Click here for Dogwood Festival schedule

3 years, 2 months ago by Bob Gough

Annual event is this weekend

Friday, May 4
 6:00 p.m. Neighborhood Block Parties, Various Locations.
 7:30 p.m. “Enchanted April” production by Quincy Community Theatre.


Saturday, May 5
 8:30 a.m., Breakfast on the Lawn, First Christian Church, 1415 Maine
 9:00 a.m.-6 p.m., Amusement rides, food, crafts in Washington Park
 9:30 a.m. Parade, 24th and Maine, proceeds west to 6th St. Please bring a canned food item for the “Operation Serve” collection for location pantries.
 9:30 a.m., Quinsippi Needleworkers’ Stitch In, Bank of Quincy, 12th and Broadway.
 10:00 a.m., May Festival Federation square dancing, Quincy Senior and Family Center at 6th & York. For more information contact 217-617-7312 or 217-430-2495.
 12:00 p.m. Tricycle Races registration; races at 12:45. Sponsored by Gem City Kiwanis Club
 1:00 p.m. “First Saturday Walking Tour” sponsored by Quincy Preserves, Washington Park and 5th and Maine Area. Call 224-6873 for information.
 2:00-4:00 p.m., Performances by Vancil Performing Arts, Western Illinois Martial Arts Club, and Center Stage Music, Fifth & Hampshire
 7:30 p.m., Local Q Music Fest, Johnny Bang Bangs on the Quincy Riverfront. Headlinning this year's show are Chicago acts Ami Moss and the Unfortunate, and Max Simmons. Call 217-221-3303 for information. Tickets available at the door.
 7:30 p.m., Mixed Martial Arts, Oakley Lindsay Center. Call 223-1000 for ticket information.
 7:30 p.m. “Enchanted April” production by Quincy Community Theatre.


Sunday, May 6
 8 a.m. Dogwood Bowl Flag Football Tourney, Flinn Stadium. For information, visit www.qhsfootball.com/dogwood_bowl.
 12:00-4:00 p.m., Amusement Rides, food, crafts in Washington Park
 1:00-3:00 p.m., Entertainment, Fifth and Hampshire, including annual Pet Show, sponsored by Petco, and demonstration by YMCA Martial Arts Club
 1-5 p.m. Quincy Preserves House Tour. Six historic homes featured:1422 Maine, 1550 Maine, 210 S. 18th, 129 East Ave., 2085 Maine, 2320 York. Call 217-222-3432 for ticket information.
 1-5 p.m. “Pie on the Porch” of the Women’s City Club
 1:30 and 3:00 p.m., Program and book signing by Author Beth Lane, whose book “Lies Told Under Oath,” tells the story of Adams County’s oldest unsolved murder case. Visitors Center, Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County, 425 S. 12th St.
 2:00 p.m. “Enchanted April” production by Quincy Community Theatre.
 7:00 p.m. Right to Life Concert, St. Francis Church

Schedule is subject to change.


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