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MountainMan - Rauner to make Quincy stop on Saturday - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
This man is a Chicago gangster politician just like the rest of em, looks like he is gonna have trouble coming up for sending armed thugs to the homes of people who signed a petition to get a Libertarian on the ballot (Chad Grimm) If we support this man we are no better than Blago.
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Hmmm....if you've ever had your wife mad at you it more-than-likely was for more than a moment :-) Premeditation to me means doing something else. Like leave the room to do something other than get the gun. And it's not reactive. Some people are slow to boil. Question is...who gets to define that? Does each state define what it means very specifically?
pjohnf - Fracking industry officials donating to Rauner - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
And of Quinn's top ten donors, 7 are unions.
qfingers - City of Quincy looking to buy new garbage and recycle fleet - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The service was NOT provided through property taxes (which only pay for pensions). Did you do the math on your water bill? People tend to use approximately the same amount of water per person (yes...some more than others). So it's more of a per-person charge than anything else and that is pretty much directly related to how much trash you generate similar to the sticker program. What most cities…
MrAverageGuy - Quincy Police Blotter for August 27, 2014 - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
You can complain about people being ticketed for this, but it is a law that saves lives. If these people that are ticketed start wearing seatbelts, it could save their lives later on in a traffic accident. stop whining and keep wearing your seatbelt.

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Locally-grown Herb Fest to take place again this year

2 months, 2 weeks ago by Bryan Nichols

Event will include produce, herbs, gardening tips and info on sustainable living

The 2nd annual Locally-Grown Herb Fest is happening June 20th & 21st at Four Winds Farm, 3729 N. 36th Street in Quincy, IL. This family event is sponsored by the Muddy River Herb Guild; with support from the Tri-State Local Food Network and the U of I Extension Master Gardeners. The festival will include locally-grown and locally-made produce; herbs, herb-related products and more!  Activities include: music, food by Maine Course restaurant’s food cart, vendor booths, educational demonstrations, gardening tips, “ask a Master Gardener” your gardening problem, guided tours of the Four Winds Farm theme gardens; plus time to relax and enjoy the scenery. The festival offers a time to learn more about herbs, gardening and sustainable living.

Admission is free: donations will be gratefully accepted. Meals, snacks, beverages and will be sold. Grab your lawn chair and please carpool. Parking is limited.

Festival Events Include:

Friday, 5 - 9pm: Social evening with light musical entertainment & vendor booths

  • Great local musicians
  • Vendors and exhibitors
  • Tours of the theme gardens
  • Children’s activities in the butterfly, sensory fairy garden areas
  • Family-friendly supper, snacks and wind by the Maine Course Restaurant’s food cart.

Saturday, 9am-4pm: Locally Grown-Locally Good, Educational Herb Festival

  • Vendors and exhibitors thru the day.
  • Inter-active tours & tips including:
    • Herb information: culinary,  medicinal and wild edible
    • IHA certified “Herb of the Year” garden
    • Children's sensory gardens
    • Herbal theme gardens
    • Sustainable-living features: composting, mulch and watering demos and explanation, wind turbine, organic gardening techniques and more.
    • Whimsical education center and the “hidden critters” mural
  • Presenter demonstrations at appointed times through the day
  • Children’s activities in the butterfly, sensory fairy garden areas
  • Family-friendly meals the whole time from the Maine Course Restaurant’s food cart.

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