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Fitchburg, Massachusetts is located in Worcester County. Zip codes in Fitchburg, MA include 01420. The median home price in Fitchburg is $174,900 which is roughly $110/per square foot. More Fitchburg information.

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2 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

7 displaced by Fitchburg fire

A fire at 66 Almount Road displaced seven people, who were staying with family members Monday night. Deputy Fire Chief Kevin M. Curran said the fire was reported about 7:15 p.m. and crews found smoke coming from the building and flames extending from the second floor into the attic.

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4 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

Arthur T. visits Fitchburg Market Basket

A crowd of enthusiastic shoppers and employees lined up at the Water Street Market Basket on Monday to get a chance to meet the newly reinstated CEO Arthur T. Demoulas. Demoulas was at the store to make a routine tour and catch up with his associates, but with cardboard signs displaying his portrait lined up outside, and admirers of the CEO lined up inside, it felt far from routine.

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12 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

Police: Fitchburg man stabbed pitbull fighting with his dog

A Granite Street teenager attempting to break up a fight between two pitbulls Saturday morning allegedly stabbed one of the dogs, said police. A 2-year-old pitbull named Grizzly owned by Robert L. Duckworth III, 19, 12R Granite St., third floor, and a pitbull named Ruckus, owned by a 24-year-old woman, had a history of disliking each other, Swears said.

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17 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

Dancing among the stars in Fitchburg

Though the stars of Lifetime's "Dance Moms: Miami" were running a bit late Sunday afternoon, enthusiasm never waned for young dancers looking to learn from expert and well-known instructors. Victor Smalley and Angel Armas -- co-owners of the reality-show's Stars Dance Studio -- wasted no time sharing that expertise once they arrived at Miss Tanya's School of Dance in Fitchburg.

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17 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

Tickets still available for 'Comedy Shorts' in Fitchburg

Tickets are still available for "New Comedy Shorts," original comedy sketches by Sally Cragin and Jeff Van Amburgh at Destar Dinner Theatre, on Saturday to benefit Stratton Players Rebuilding Fund. The shorts feature veteran Stratton performers including Gary Kendall , Joel Arnold, Nancy Lemont, Jenny Leung, John Williams, Amy Newberg, Van Amburgh and Cragin.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Lowell Sun

The sale of a lifetime

"It's a nice tribute to Roy," said Gerard DelPriore, of Littleton, who was bargain hunting for skid-steer loaders and tillers. Shepherd died in August 2013 after being pinned under an all-terrain vehicle, just 500 feet from where he was born.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

FSU, UMass Law School partner in law

Fitchburg State University President Robert V. Antonucci, left, and University of Massachusetts Law School Dean Mary Lu Bilek sign an articulation agreement between the two institutions Aug. 20 on the Fitchburg State campus. ?FITCHBURG - Starting this fall, students interested in careers in the law will have an opportunity to earn their bachelor's and law degrees in just six years, thanks to a new articulation agreement between Fitchburg State University and the University of Massachusetts Law School.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Resort's impact positive for most

It's been three months since Great Wolf Lodge opened in Fitchburg, and despite continued criticism from a local carpenters union, the mayor and a business official say the resort is a success that's drawing numerous out-of-state visitors to the area. Great Wolf Lodge's niche is to be a cruise ship on land.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

the Sunday Notebook Berwick helped clinch victory for Coakley

SOON AFTER he won the gubernatorial nomination at the June 14 state Democratic Convention in Worcester, Treasurer Steve Grossman called it a "wonderful victory." Sure, Grossman ran away with 35.2 percent of the party insider vote, compared to 23.3 percent for Attorney General Martha Coakley, who finished just 1.2 percent ahead of the third-place finisher, former Medicare and Medicaid administrator Don Berwick.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Grant for $400G presented at River Day

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded the Fitchburg Redevelopment Authority a $400,000 grant during the eighth annual River Day celebration at Riverfront Park Saturday. The Nashua River and waterways in Massachusetts are defining features for the community, said U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas, D-Lowell.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Finnish painting on display in Fitchburg holds mystery

Close up of what is believed to be a depiction of Mary, mother of Christ on a mystery Finnish religious paintin FITCHBURG - In a picture window on Main Street next to the main door to the Fitchburg Historical Society's museum hangs a simple but compelling mystery. Susan L. Navarre said the museum, at 781 Main St., has received a large Finnish religious painting from the Fitchburg Art Museum.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

Drug disposal effort gets billboard boost

Health officials have enlisted a billboard to help get the word out about a medication-disposal program this coming Saturday. Sept.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Long on caring, short on volunteers

Kathy Heintz is concerned the United Way of North Central Massachusetts won't get enough volunteers for its annual Day of Caring next week. On Thursday the organization is holding its annual large-scale volunteer work day to benefit local nonprofit groups.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Long on caring, short on volunteers

Kathy Heintz is concerned the United Way of North Central Massachusetts won't get enough volunteers for its annual Day of Caring next week. On Thursday the organization is holding its annual large-scale volunteer work day to benefit local nonprofit groups.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Nashoba Publishing Online

A house that became a home

Not all that many people live in one place for 25 years. When that place is a senior housing community, 25 years of residence is even more unusual.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Two teens face charges in early-morning Fitchburg bicycle thefts

Police got reports early Thursday morning about two bikes stolen off a lawn on Townsend Street. The thieves went toward Marshall Road.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

The Harrity factor

Word that Worcester Technical High School Principal Sheila Harrity could be the next leader of the Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School District is surely raising hopes in Fitchburg and surrounding communities, even as it stirs concerns in Worcester. And why not? Ms.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

Get your 'Comedy Shorts' on at Destar

Destar Dinner Theatre presents "Newest Comedy Shorts," an evening of contemporary laughter written by Sally Cragin and Jeff Van Amburgh to benefit Stratton Players Rebuilding Fund, with two shows each of the next two Saturday nights at the downtown martini bar. "We wanted to create an evening that would be as fast-moving as 'Laugh-In' was, but for a 21st-century audience," Cragin said.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

At least one injured in three-car crash on Route 2 in Fitchburg

At least one person was transported to HealthAlliance Hospital Thursday afternoon after a three-car accident on Route 2 eastbound near Oak Hill Road. State Trooper Joseph Hall of the Leominster Barracks said the operator of a red Dodge Caliber appeared to be driving erratically before the accident.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Fitchburg firefighters mark 9/11 anniversary

At 10 a.m. Thursday, Fitchburg firefighter Shane Thomas rang a fire bell by hand outside the Fire Department's headquarters on North Street as part of the department's observation of the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

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