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.
Quincy Mayor Thomas Koch provides a weekly City Hall Update and chats about his proposal to ban single use plastic shopping bags and summer projects across the city.
Father Bills & Mainspring Executive Director John Yazwinski speaks about the needs of the shelters in Quincy and Brockton and their upcoming, 25th annual Foodfest & Auction.
Quincy City Clerk Nicole Crispo, Chair of the Board of License Commissioners provides the results of the June 25th meeting.
Quincy School Superintendent Richard DeCristofaro talks about the most recent school year accomplishments and looks ahead to goals in the Fall.
Quincy Councillor-At-Large Anne Mahoney speaks about her recent vote against a proposed new development in Quincy Center, and her intentions to seek re-election.
Quincy Energy & Sustainability Director Shelly Dein, and Ahran Lerman, of the Department of Conservation and Recreation describe how some Quincy property owners can get free trees through the Greening the Gateway Cities Program.
In his weekly City Hall Update, Quincy Mayor Thomas Koch reacts to the city council approval of the next phase of redevelopment in Quincy Center.
Quincy City Council President and Ward 2 Councilor Brad Croall provides details of the June 17th council meeting, including approval of the redevelopment of the former Ross Parking Garage location, and approval of next year's city budget.
Danielle Kempe, candidate for the Ward 1 City Council seat in Quincy explains her reasons for running and chats about her background.
Sheila Wilson of Stop Healthcare Violence talks about the group's efforts to enact legislation to strengthen penalties for violence against health care workers. Wilson also promotes an upcoming fair to create more awareness around the issue of violence against health care workers.
Tina Baptista of A Bed for Every Child and Amy Kelly of the Quincy Credit Union talk about an event at the credit union on June 22nd to build 50 beds for needy children on the south shore.
Friends of Wollaston Beach President Maureen Mazrimas provides some history about the group, and information about events on the beach this season.
In his weekly City Hall Update, Quincy Mayor Thomas Koch comments on the recent MBTA Red Line derailment, Boston's plans to rebuild the Long Island Bridge, and a proposal for a new department to oversee maintenance in Quincy Center.
Quincy City Clerk and Chairwoman of the Quincy Board of License Commissioners Nicole Crispo provides information about the June 11th board meeting.
Schiller Boston Community Chorus Conductor Jen Pearl discusses the founding of the group and a performance at Christ Church in Quincy on June 15th.