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yesqcy - City/Firefighters labor contract must be voted on again - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Very true, everyone has to have a first time. But what about the city attorney and the rest of the council? Nobody?
Mizzougrad - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Your right, the pensions that the city chose to underfund for years because they could, and now it's all our fault. For someone in business, don't understand how you do not understand the concept that you close a station, you don't just reassign the firefighters, because then there are no savings. You close a station because you want to lower the number of firefighters, period. You know…
topdown - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Once again, I will ask you: Do you understand business at all? The City can't print money. The police and fire pensions have thrown the entire system so far out of whack that the City can't make "want to" decisions; it is a "have to" situation. You can cry the blues all you want about the poor, poor firefighters, but their greed over the years has contributed greatly to this mess, so what…
topdown - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I haven't read a single comment about laying off firefighters, except, perhaps, from your Chief. You are paid, and paid very well, to do a job. If you don't like it, quit. People will line up to take your spot. No one is complaining about the services you provide. The problem is cost. Why is it so hard to understand that the City coffers are not a bottomless pit? Your pensions have…
topdown - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Your condescending attitude is just plain insulting. Thousands and thousands of small business owners have suffered in this economy over the past decade or so. Should we all "reinvent" ourselves? What an idiotic statement! It is patently obvious to me from the comments you have made in different discussions that you have lived a life of privilege and have never given an honest day's work in…

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Investigators found over 500 shake-and-bake containers on the property

Drug investigators in Quincy have uncovered what was described as one of the largest methamphetamine operations seen in the city.

After a month and half long investigation, officers with the West Central Illinois Drug Task Force along with the Adams County Special Response Team raided a home at 412 Spruce St. in Quincy Monday around 9:45 am.

Authorities found over 500 bottles used in the production of "shake and bake" methamphetemine. According to Illinois State Police Master Sergeant Pat Frazier, one bottle is the equivalent of one batch of methamphetemine.

"The amount of stuff we seized was out of the ordinary. This was a shake and bake operation and there was evidence of numerous shake and bakes. We actually had to have a truck come to help us deal with it because it's more than we can deal with locally," Frazier said.

Two individuals were home at the time of the raid and were taken into custody.

31 year old Field M. Wolf and 34 year old Christina Rife were arrested and charged with unlawful participation in meth production and meth waste.

They are lodged in the Adams County Jail.

The Quincy Police Department and the Meth Response Team also assisted in the investigation.


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