Summary: AM Quincy is a live audio show that can be heard Monday-Friday, 7am to 9am on QATV-8 (Quincy Access Television, Quincy, Massachusetts) and QATV.org. AM Quincy features news, weather, traffic and music to get your day started. Hosted by QATV's Joe Catalano, the program also features interview segments with non-profit agency representatives, local politicians, directors from various City of Quincy departments and other individuals representing a myriad of topics and groups. AM Quincy is the only locally produced, daily show covering news and events in the City of Quincy.
Andrea Vastis, Senior Director of Public Education for the National Fire Protection Association of Quincy talks about Fire Prevention Week, and fire safety in the home during the holidays and winter season.
Father Bills and Mainspring Shelter Executive Director John Yazwinski provides an update on how they are coping with the pandemic and talks about their plans for a new facility in Quincy.
Quincy City Clerk Nicole Crispo provides an update of the October 6th Board of License Commissioners meeting and a preview of the November 3rd election.
Quincy City Council President Nina Liang chats about the October 5th council meeting including approval of a new public safety communications system, and future development in Quincy Center.
Dawn Hayes and Jenie Michael of Dove, Domestic Violence Ended discuss their virtual Harvesting Hope Fundraiser and Domestic Violence Awareness month.
Quincy Mayor Thomas Koch says he wants to waive liquor license renewal fees in 2021 to help restaurants cope during the pandemic. The Mayor also talks about future development in Quincy Center, and the potential for the city to purchase land for open space.
Mary Orne of the South Shore YMCA explains their virtual Taste of the South Shore Fundraiser to be held on October 22.
Rep. Tackey Chan, D - MA 2nd Norfolk District provides an update on state and Quincy issues with regards to the pandemic and also discusses the Presidential debate.
Quincy School Committee Vice Chairman Anthony Andronico chats about the school reopening plans, appointment of a new Assistant Superintendent, and plans to address diversity in the school system.
Quincy Art Association President Kelly Cobble explains a special tribute to the late Quincy Public Schools Music Director Richard Keneally, and some in person and online classes they are offering this fall.
Quincy Mayor Thomas Koch provides an update on school reopening, downtown redevelopment, and upcoming holiday events.
Lauren Mancini explains the 9th annual Promises for Purple Walk for Pancreatic Cancer Research that will be virtual this year due to the pandemic.
State Representative Tackey Chan, D - MA 2nd Norfolk District provides an update on state activities during the pandemic including the situation with unemployment, and a restaurant bailout fund.
Quincy Health Commissioner Ruth Jones provides an update on the pandemic in Quincy including school reopening, and the upcoming holiday season.
Newly appointed Quincy School Superintendent Kevin Mulvey chats about the challenges of reopening school during the era of Covid-19.