Quincy Access Television will host a mayoral debate on Tuesday, October 27th between Mayor Thomas Koch and former Mayor William Phelan.  The debate, sponsored by QATV and The Patriot Ledger, will be moderated by QATV's Mark Crosby.

Viewers of QATV are encourage to submit questions to be asked during the debate.  Questions should be submitted by Monday, October 26th at 5pm.  Send questions to with the subject line "Quincy Mayoral Debate".

Election Day is just around the corner! On November 3rd, the City of Quincy will take to the polls to elect candidates for Mayor, City Council and School Committee. To assist Quincy voters in their decision, QATV offered time to each candidate to reach citizens with a message why they are the best candidate for the job.

"Messages From the Candidates" is now airing on QATV-8.  Visit the QATV-8 Program Schedule page for dates and times.

The messages can also be seen online here:

"Ruthless" Jones of the Quincy Health Department offers Halloween safety tips for adults and children.

The 2015 Bicycle Safety Rodeo, to be held on Saturday, October 17th, is previewed Event sponsors include Boston Children's Hospital, Kohl's and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation Safe Routes to School program.

A bicycle safety rodeo will be held at the DPW on Saturday, October 17th.

The Quincy DPW reminds residents that curbside trash and recycling collection will be a day late the week of October 12th due to the Columbus Day holiday.

Did you see the super moon eclipse on September 27th?  If not, watch a time lapse version here!

Tom Clasby, director of the Quincy Council on Aging, talks about the 2015 Senior Conference.

The Minton Family and the Quincy Police Department will hold a community yard sale on Saturday, September 19th from 9am to 2pm at the Beechwood Knoll School.  All proceeds will benefit The Jimmy Fund.

Quincy's four candidates for Mayor met in the QATV studios for a debate, sponsored by QATV, The Patriot Ledger, and the Quincy Sun. Don't forget to cast your vote on Thursday, September 24th!

Each election, Quincy Access Television, in an effort to inform voters, offers each candidate appearing on the ballot an opportunity to address the citizens of Quincy for up to 5 minutes in a "message from the candidate."  The messages from the candidates for the preliminary election are now available on QATV's website at:

Quincy Access Television, in conjunction with The Quincy Sun and The Patriot Ledger, will host a debate at the QATV studios for the four candidates running for mayor in the September 24th preliminary election.  The debate will premiere on QATV-8 on Thursday, September 10th at 8pm.  Replays are scheduled for September 10th at 10pm, September 11th at 12:30pm and various other times leading up to election day.  The debate will moderated by QATV's Mark Crosby.  Representatives from Quincy Access TV, The Quincy Sun and The Patriot Ledger will pose questions to the four candidates for response.

For further information about the debate, or for more replay times and dates, please call 617-376-1440.

State Senator John Keenan (Norfolk & Plymouth) discusses issues facing the MBTA.

The Quincy DPW reminds residents that curbside trash and recycling collection will occur a day late the week of September 7th-12th due to the Labor Day holiday.

Quincy Access Television will hold is annual fall Open House on Saturday, September 12th from 10am-2pm at its studios located at 88 Washington Street in Quincy Center.  The public is welcome to take a tour of the facility (tours will be given throughout the event), learn more about public access television, the mission of QATV, and learn about upcoming classes and workshops.  Guests will also be able to tour QATV's new audio suite, the location where "AM Quincy w/ Joe Catalano" is produced every weekday from 6am-10am.

For more information about QATV's annual fall open house, or for more information about upcoming classes and workshops, please call 617-376-1440.