The Quincy City Council gave the go ahead to a number of road projects this summer.

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A $1.4 million dollar contract was awarded for work on Payson Avenue.

Another $1.4 million dollars will fund reconstruction projects on Harrison, South 8th, Van Buren, and South 9th.

The council also approved the establishment of the Two Rivers Land Bank, enabling the city to purchase properties from the county tax sale list for renovation.

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Every beach town has its share of pluses and minuses, which got us thinking about what makes a beach town the best one to live in. To find out, Stacker consulted data from WalletHub, released June 17, 2020, that compares U.S. beach towns. Ratings are based on six categories: affordability, weather, safety, economy, education and health, and quality of life. The cities ranged in population from 10,000 to 150,000, but they had to have at least one local beach listed on TripAdvisor. Read the full methodology here. From those rankings, we selected the top 50. Readers who live in California and Florida will be unsurprised to learn that many of towns featured here are in one of those two states.

Keep reading to see if your favorite beach town made the cut.

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