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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 $169,000 which is roughly $108/per square foot. More Fitchburg information.

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1 hr ago | UnionLeader.com

Mass. man safe after crashing plane into Lake Winnipesaukee

The pilot of a Cessna single-engine plane had to be rescued after crashing into Lake Winnipesaukee on Tuesday.

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8 hrs ago | Boston.com

Jeremiah Oliver Funeral Delayed, Donations Needed

The funeral for Jeremiah Oliver will have to wait until at least May 3. A judge ordered Oliver's body held so defense experts could conduct an independent exam, according to the Worcester Telegram & Gazette.

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12 hrs ago | Nashoba Publishing Online

Weekend service outages on the Fitchburg Line

Throughout 2014 the MBTA will be performing the Second phase of construction of major improvements on the Fitchburg Commuter Rail Line.

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14 hrs ago | Townsend Times

Electrifying lightbulbs,

Students in Judy Brown's fifth-grade class pored over their desks last Thursday morning, connecting pencils and rubber bands to batteries and wires to see if a small bulb would light.

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18 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

Fitchburg man faces assault, animal-cruelty charges

A Main Street man is facing charges of assault and battery and animal cruelty after he was arrested on charges of allegedly assaulting his ex-wife and then throwing her 13-week-old dog down a flight of stairs.

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18 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

Ashburnham man held for assault, other charges

An Ashburnham man is being held in lieu of $50,000 cash bail after being arraigned Tuesday in Fitchburg District Court on charges of aggravated assault and battery, armed robbery, larceny over $250 and home invasion.

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19 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

Did Jeremiah

Stuffed into a suitcase and left on the side of a highway. Authorities investigating the disappearance of 5-year-old Jeremiah Oliver of Fitchburg had feared the worst, and those fears were realized Friday when the boy's body was found just steps from Interstate 190 in Sterling.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Lowell Sun

DCF workers picket over 'caseload crisis'

There's a "caseload crisis" creating potential for another child's death on the state's watch unless the Department of Children and Families takes immediate action, DCF social workers, investigators and supervisors warned during an informational picket on Tuesday.

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Patch.com

Man Survives Plane Crash into Lake Winnipesaukee

A small plane crashed into Lake Winnipesaukee, the largest lake in New Hampshire, with emergency responders quickly rescuing the pilot as he clung to the aircraft.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

WMUR-TV Manchester

Pilot rescued after plane crash on Lake Winnipesaukee

HER 25TH BIRTHDAY. MCFADDEN ALSO WON THE LONDON MARATHON LAST WEEKEND. A SUDBURY, MASSACHUSETTS MAN LUCKY TO BE ALIVE TONIGHT AFTER A SEA PLANE CRASHED INTO LAKE WINNIPESAUKEE.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Twin Cities jobless rate down to 8.8 percent

The Twin Cities region's unemployment rate was 8.8 percent in March, down nearly a full percentage point than it was a year earlier, according to the state.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Small plane sinks in Winnipesaukee; pilot rescued

Officials say a pilot has been rescued after a small plane crashed and sank in New Hampshire's Lake Winnipesaukee.

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WGRE-FM Greencastle

Sarah Masterson '06 Presents Piano Recital at Fitchburg State U

Sarah E. Masterson, a 2006 graduate of DePauw University, will present a piano recital at Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts on Sunday, April 27. The free event "will feature solo pieces by Beethoven, Chopin, Liszt and Florence Price," reports the Worcester Telegram & Gazette .

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ArkansasBusiness.com

Robin Bowen Elected as Arkansas Tech's Next President

Arkansas Tech University 's Board of Trustees unanimously elected the first woman as president of a public, four-year university in Arkansas at a special board meeting Tuesday afternoon.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Union: Staff cuts coming to Fitchburg's Burbank Hospital

UMass Memorial Health Care plans to cut services and staff at the Fitchburg Health Alliance Burbank Hospital campus, according to the Massachusetts Nurses Association.

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Examiner.com

Medical Center director: 'we have been too customer friendly for the business'

Today's headlines are full of alarm bells about the American health care system.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Father of Jeremiah Oliver eyes justice for his son

The father of Jeremiah Oliver said he would rather his son's body be never be found, and keep hope that he was alive, than to have him found discarded by the side of a highway.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Two girls hurt when retaining wall falls in Fitchburg

Two young girls were sent to area hospitals when a retaining wall behind 51 Pine St. collapsed Saturday evening, according to Deputy Fire Chief Thomas Dateo and acting Police Capt.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Patch.com

Commuter Rail Line Weekend Service Suspended Starting This Weekend

Weekend commuter rail service along the Fitchburg Line for some stations will be suspended from April 26 through June 29. Weekend Fitchburg Line service will be suspended for stations west of Brandeis/Roberts and a modified schedule will be in place for stops between Brandeis/Roberts and North Station due to the Fitchburg Commuter Rail Line ... (more)

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Spring concert in Leominster May 4

The Montachusett Chorale will perform its Spring Concert on Sunday, May 4, at 2 p.m. in Tata Auditorium, Leominster City Hall, 25 West St. The mission of the Chorale is to raise money for local nonprofit organizations while providing cultural enrichment for our area.

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