Spend 10 minutes with Joe Cappucci of West Townsend and it will soon become clear why the Joseph M. Cappucci Insurance Agency has thrived for more than 25 years, in a time when so many other start-up businesses have failed.
The chicks are a big hit, and the kids all want to hold them. They have names - Herman, Henry, Chickie, Chiquita, Butterscotch.
The Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg & Leominster is hosting a regional art exhibit for club members from throughout the Northeast on Saturday and Sunday, and at least one local artist's work is scheduled to compete in a national exhibit in Atlanta.
Mayor Dean Mazzarella raised the ante in a friendly community rivalry with Fitchburg and Gardner during a Light the Town Purple celebration that bathed City Hall in purple lights Thursday to recognize the upcoming Relay for Life of Greater Gardner.
Three Fitchburg men, arrested in 2012 as the result of a two-year multi-agency investigation into drug dealing and firearms distribution, pleaded guilty to crack-cocaine distribution charges in federal court on Thursday.
Much like the preview spending plan Mayor Lisa Wong gave councilors last month, the fiscal 2014 operating budget she submitted Wednesday avoids layoffs but does not fill public-safety positions that will be vacated through retirements.
Riverfront Theatre will present "Gingerbread Stories," directed by Janet Cragin and written and produced by her daughter, Sally Cragin, at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Fitchburg Public Library.
The deadline for entering the Fitchburg Art Museum's 78th Regional and Members Exhibition of Art and Craft is Monday.
DPW Day, the popular open house for families hosted by Fitchburg's Department of Public Works, will be held Tuesday, June 11, from 2-5 p.m. at "The Yard," 301 Broad St.
The Fitchburg Community Lions Club recently placed first in the small-club category of the Lions Club District 33A awards.
Students from St. Leo School in Fitchburg pitched in to clean up the banks of Baker Brook in Fitchburg at a clean-up event April 27 organized by the Nashua River Watershed Association.
A Leominster man arrested for drunken driving early Saturday after he allegedly told a state trooper he drove up over a John Fitch Highway curb because he enjoys "off-roading," according to court documents.
For the first time in the 15 years of Art in Bloom at the Fitchburg Art Museum, the admission was free to the public.
Train Wu has found time and again that Asian Americans are often the least likely group to tap into the community health resources that are available to them.
Vandals overturned and broke at least 25 gravestones and pulled down a portion of a decorative metal railing at the historic Laurel Hill Cemetery over the weekend.