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Righty1 - Quincy Mayor, Police & Fire Chiefs disagree over proposed budget cuts - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJour
I don't recall you calling for a part time mayor when the previous mayor blew $6 million on Hydro which is exactly what put the city in this predicament.
CoolEdge - March jobs report: Illinois workforce shrinks, manufacturing continues bleeding - Quincy, IL News -
And some try to tell us that is just the boomers retiring, but in fact the older folks are working longer, it is the younger folks that are leaning on entitlements more than before.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics notes that, for instance, the labor participation rates of those aged 25 to 54 years decreased from 76.4% in 2002 to 70.9% in 2012 – while the rates of those aged 55 and over…
HuhWhy - Quincy Mayor, Police & Fire Chiefs disagree over proposed budget cuts - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJour
This mayor is a poor leader. He thinks he is the smartest one in the room. How can you move an organization in the direction it needs to go when the leader is not competent?
WarCry - Yard waste stickers a no-go - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Another idea that was put forward to try and prevent cuts and/or taxes, presented by the mayor and shot down by (part of) the council. But guess who will be blamed....
WarCry - Quincy Mayor, Police & Fire Chiefs disagree over proposed budget cuts - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJour
I don't see why not. Those very same elected officials (at the state level, anyway) seem to think it's perfectly acceptable to renege on established contracts when they decide it cost too much to honor the commitment. Good for the goose, right? (BTW, this isn't an issue of whether you support unions or not. Even if you hate them and think they screwed everyone over with their contracts,…

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1 year ago by Bob Gough

And it wraps up on Saturday with the Dream Big in Color Run

TUESDAY, APRIL 22ND 
QUINCY JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL – The environmental club will be planting flowers at 14th
 and Maine in honor of Earth Day. 2:45pm 
 
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23RD 
ELLINGTON ELEMENTARY – 2ND graders will travel to the Quincy Art Center to participate in the 
SmartKids Art program. The students will tour the art center and do an art project. 9am-11am. 
 
THURSDAY, APRIL 24TH
ELLINGTON ELEMENTARY – NuFit will teach 2nd
 graders about fitness through Zumba! 1pm 
MONROE ELEMENTARY – Book Fair – 9am to 3pm. 
 
FRIDAY, APRIL 25TH
MONROE ELEMENTARY - Book Fair – 9am to 3pm 
QUINCY JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL – Symphonic Band and Orchestra travel to St Louis for a national 
competition. 
QUINCY JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL – 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Assembly – 2:10 to 2:40pm 
QUINCY JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL – Annual 7th  grade table tennis tournament – Paul Shelor, music teacher, 
organizes this annual, fun event for each grade! 2:45 to 4pm. 
 
SATURDAY, APRIL 26TH 
ADAMS ELEMENTARY – Ice Cream Social – 11am to 2pm. Families and friends are invited for ice cream 
and cake. Tickets are $2.00. There is also lunch available. The ice cream social coincides with our book 
fair where books are buy one, get one free! 
DREAM BIG IN COLOR RUN – Quincy Senior High School – 8am 
 

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