Wollaston Hill Neighborhood Association

Open Issues: 6 Closed Issues: 5 Acknowledged Issues: 18
Watching issues created after: 2011-10-16

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  • 52-58 Prospect Street Quincy, Massachusetts - Quincy

    Is it normal in Quincy for hilly residential streets to be plowed with several inches of snow left on the ground?

    The attached photo looks downhill on a two-way street. The tread mark on the left side shows a rear-wheel-drive taxi failed to go uphill after moving aside to let an oncoming car pass. The taxi had to roll back downhill at the end.

    I called DPW but the man who answered the phone wasn't convinced that there was any problem with the plowing. He insisted that someone must have shoveled snow into the road. To me, it looked like the plow wasn't lowered enough when the plow truck came.

    Is this level of "plowedness" normal?

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  • Litter Acknowledged
    166 Presidents Ln Quincy, Massachusetts - Quincy
    Significant amount of litter around the stairway/sidewalk between Burgin Pkwy and Presidents Ln. Noted by several neighbors at the May meeting of the Hospital Hill Neighborhood Association.
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  • Washington St Quincy, MA - Quincy
    There is always a lot of garbage on the ground here, from the corner of Washington St and McGrath Hwy, going Eastbound, and around the corner to Bigelow St. Maybe it would help to have a garbage can on the corner, where the bus stop is, since people are always standing around. (It seems like there is way less litter at the Foster St stop up the hill, which has a garbage can and much more activity/people waiting for the bus.)
    The area on Bigelow St between the corner and past the High Grade Skate Shop is rife with litter and garbage, including household trash and cigarette butts. Does the City ever send workers to clean things like this up? It is absolutely disgusting.
    Also, this area on the corner of Washington/Bigelow always has shopping carts. The number of carts has increased in recent months, and the carts are not always the same (different stores, etc.), so it is an ongoing issue.
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  • Beale Street At Greenwood Ave. - Quincy
    Watch area for Quincy, Mass.
    This is a busy intersection for walkers going to/from the Wollaston T and seniors who live in the senior housing in the neighborhood. Drivers constantly go through the red light to take a right on red and even left on red when the walk signal is chirping. It is very dangerous for walkers.
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  • 1-11 Marion St Quincy, MA 02170, USA - Quincy
    Potholes of varying depth on Marion Street from Winthrop to Grandview. Many pedestrians use this street to get to the Wollaston train station. Tree roots sticking up through sidewalks make navigating to and from the train station a tricky undertaking.
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  • Potholes Acknowledged
    284-298 Newport Ave Quincy, Massachusetts - Quincy
    Large/deep pothole located just outside of the Wollaston T station, near the crosswalk at the intersection of Brook St. and Newport Ave.
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  • no street signs Acknowledged
    Goddard Street quincy, MA - Quincy
    there have been no street signs marking the streets, both on the hill and the flat half. i have called numerous times. waste of my time.
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  • Newport Ave And Beale St Quincy, MA - Quincy

    The pedestrian "walk signal" at Newport Ave and Beale St is not working properly. When you press the walk signal the visual walk sign does not work in all directions, the audible beep does work. with the visual sign not working it is confusing to both pedestrians crossing the street and vehicles taking a legal right on red onto Beale St heading to Wollaston and the vehicles taking an illegal right on red in the other directions.

    thanks

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  • 53 Woodbine St Quincy, MA - Quincy
    At the enterance of the Wollaston T station and the two other intersecting streets there needs to be a stop sign and cross walks. Folks are speeding through there and I have watched several folks almost get hit. Please do something to slow traffic! Put stop signs on all sides.
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  • Brook St. Quincy, Massachusetts - Quincy
    The speeding and disregard for stop signs several hundred feet from the back of Wollaston school. They also ignore a stopped school bus w/ flashing lights regularly.Consistent traffic control is desperately needed.
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  • 21 Weston Ave Quincy, MA - Quincy
    to those of us who want to walk down Weston Ave safely using the sidewalks that border their property. The lack of snow removal forces us to walk in the street which is not safe in the evening. Also they need to remember to clear the sidewalk adjoining both their property and the entrance to Wollaston Child Care. No one can safely walk on that section of sidewalk in its current state of solid ice. Thank you!!
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  • 43-51 Prospect Street Quincy, Massachusetts - Quincy
    There is a thick layer of ice and slush on Prospect Street. Multiple vehicles failed to drive up the hill and had to drive in reverse to get out. Please send plow and salt.
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