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Going against the recommendation of the Planning Board, the City Council unanimously voted Tuesday evening to allow businesses in the city to hang pennant signs to promote their services and sales.
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Three people charged with lying to investigators and a grand jury in connection to the disappearance of a 5-year-old Fitchburg boy appeared in Fitchburg District Court Tuesday.
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A 6-year-old boy was transported by ambulance to UMass Medical Center in Worcester after being struck by a car on Rollstone Street on Monday shortly after 6 p.m., according to temporary Deputy Fire Chief Gregg Normandin.
A Fitchburg woman was sentenced to prison Monday after pleading guilty to stealing the identity of a retired nurse to get a job at a Fitchburg nursing home.
Though a late night blaze took the life of Christopher Brinkley, Eric Taylor is doing all he can to show that the 22-year-old won't be forgotten any time soon.
The price of a gallon of gasoline in Massachusetts has inched up by a penny for the second consecutive week.
A so-called "Republican War on Women" - effectively coined for President Obama's successful 2012 re-election campaign - was a topic recently tackled by a panel of women including Karen Anderson, of Orange, a contender for state Representative for the 2nd Franklin District.
Americana music has a long and vibrant history, and one of its biggest contributors is The Band -- but not everyone may understand just how deep its contributions run.
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation recently recognized Fitchburg State University for its commitment to creating green options for commuting students.
Child Abuse Prevention Month is held nationally in April to increase awareness about the importance of preventing child abuse and neglect.
"We're trying to build positive individuals from Fitchburg," said Albert Ortiz, 32, a Fitchburg native who serves as assistant director, while members practiced at Green Street Park Wednesday evening.
In a decision that could impact a local animal-cruelty case, the state's highest court ruled Friday that police officers can enter a person's property without a warrant in order to provide emergency help to an animal.
One man was transported to the hospital Friday night with unknown injuries after police responded to the area of 94 Marshall Road for a report of a stabbing.
A Fitchburg man posted $500 cash bail Friday after being arraigned on charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and unarmed robbery after allegedly physically restraining his girlfriend and taking $430 from her.