Wollaston Hill Neighborhood Association

Open Issues: 6 Closed Issues: 5 Acknowledged Issues: 23
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?

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Brook Street And Newport Quincy, Massachusetts - Quincy
    This is the crosswalk that everybody uses to enter and leave the Wollaston T stop on the Newport Ave side. Apparently the button works on the far side of Newport (walking to the T) but DOES NOT WORK on the Wollaston T for those leaving the station. Can you please send somebody to take a look at it? Thanks!
  • 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!!
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 301-305a Newport Ave Quincy, MA 02170, USA - Quincy
    Looks like there is a sheet of plywood that will go airborne during the next windy day and cause harm to unsuspecting drivers and pedestrians on Newport Ave near Wollaston t station