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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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6 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

Police: Leominster man brandished gun in road rage incident

A senior citizen who was apparently upset that somebody was tailgating him pulled out a handgun on Wednesday afternoon, police said.

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10 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

Tufts grant boosts MOC elder-care programs

The Montachusett Opportunity Council has received a $34,546 grant from the Tufts Health Plan Foundation to expand its Linking Initiatives for Vibrant Elders program in North Central Massachusetts.

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14 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

Arthur T. Demoulas makes offer to buy Market Basket

Arthur T. Demoulas and his side of the family have made an offer to buy out Market Basket a month after he was fired as CEO, he announced in a statement Wednesday evening.

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17 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

FSU grad program explained Aug. 12

Learn about the educational opportunities available at Fitchburg State University when the Office of Graduate and Continuing Education holds an information session on Aug. 12 at 5 p.m. The free session, where attendees will have the opportunity to speak with advisers, financial-aid representatives and register for classes, will take place in ... (more)

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Politico

Glenn Beck takes on Common Core - The lesser known higher education ...

GLENN BECK TAKES ON COMMON CORE: Urging parents to boycott standardized tests and fight the "weasels" promoting Common Core, conservative commentator Glenn Beck sought to rally grassroots activism with a nationwide town hall event called "We Will Not Conform."

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Leominster man, Fitchburg woman charged in Legos and leashes thefts

Police charged Joshuah C. Vautour of Leominster, and Samantha C. Carbonello of Fitchburg, with shoplifting from Petco and Barnes & Noble Booksellers.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Deficit could force MART to cut services

After 35 years of deficit spending that resulted in a cumulative debt of $22 million, the Montachusett Regional Transit Authority as soon as next year will not be able to spend what it doesn't have -- and that could mean cuts in services.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

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Sorry, but is that what you want the kids to do? You're glorifiying it! Walking to schools is dangerous enough today, let alone a kid thumbing to the beach or lake because their parents would not take them, or even to the mall.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

TV actor brings stories of black trailblazers to children in Fitchburg, Leominster

Children at the Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster were inspired after hearing the story of a little known African-American inventor who blazed a trail for others with his many patents.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Leominster Market Basket employees rally for Arthur T. Demoulas

Nick Christian 23 of Fitchburg, center, and other Market Basket workers protest outside the Leominster Market Basket today.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

State OKs plan for open space in Westminster

Parents tired of parking at Town Hall for their kids' baseball games can be hopeful: The state has approved Westminster's open-space and recreation plan.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Fidelity Bank considers new Fitchburg site

Fidelity Bank is considering turning a property it owns at the corner of Main and Day streets into a new branch location, among other options.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Police: Woman robbed Cumberland Farms in Fitchburg at knifepoint

The clerk told Officers Antwain Tobin and James McCall that a skinny white woman, about 5 feet 4 inches, and wearing a mask, walked in demanding cash from the cashier Sunday about 2:50 a.m., Sgt.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

Manager: 'It could be empty tomorrow'

Looking toward the bustling produce section of the Water Street Market Basket, Adiel Silva knew the commotion wouldn't last too much longer.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Fitchburg official: Build permit at orchard legal

The city's building commissioner has issued an opinion that a special permit approved to a developer looking to build homes on a historic apple orchard was legally extended, despite opposition from orchard neighbors.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

Criminalgun use on rise in cities

A crime scene K9 searches near the corner of Adam Street and Pleasant Street in Leominster on March 11 as the police investigate a shooting that happened there.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

FPD officer cruising new beat in a trolley

Fitchburg Police Sgt. Mark Jackson is looking to bring a love of reading to school-age children this summer via the city's trolley system.

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Boston.com

Lawmakers urge boycott of Market Basket

Seventeen elected Massachusetts officials on Saturday called for an immediate boycott of Market Basket supermarkets and announced support for employees and members of the public who have protested the ousting of Arthur T. Demoulas as chief executive.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester cafe to offer jobs to recovering substance abusers

Juan J. Torres of Fitchburg and others work to build a cafe at the former Dante's Restaurant in Worcester.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

HOPESudbury helps bring music to Fitchburg schools

Many educators feel that music should as important a part of the general curriculum as reading, writing and arithmetic.

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