The Patriot Ledger's mobile app puts Quincy, Massachusetts, and the South Shore at your fingertips, giving you the latest news, sports, entertainment, business, and obituaries. You can choose the news that is important to you by section. You can share news with others by email, Facebook or Twitter. The paper was founded on Jan. 7, 1837, as the weekly Quincy Patriot. It was the hometown paper of President John Quincy Adams, a frequent writer of letters to the editor after he left the White House and became a congressman. Stay connected with the Patriot Ledger app.