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  1. Rep. Tsongas wins easilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... expansive district to represent than when she first took office. The communities of Ashburnham, Ashby, Clinton, Fitchburg, Gardner, Lunenburg, Marlboro, Pepperell, Townsend, Westminster and Winchendon were added to the 3rd District after the state ...

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  2. Turnout strong in early voting in North Central Mass.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... busy here," said City Clerk Anna Farrell. "We've been getting lots of phone calls from voters." Erik Carlson of Fitchburg said he struggled with Question 2, the proposal to expand the beverages covered under the state's bottle-deposit law. "It would ...

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  3. FSU's Hastings named MASCAC's top rookie runnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference announced its year-end awards for men's cross country and Fitchburg State freshman Jake Hastings was awarded rookie of the year honors. The first-year Falcon placed sixth overall and second within the MASCAC with a time of 27:03 at the 2014 MASCAC/New England Alliance Championships at Mount Greylock on Saturday.

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  4. Anti-Unitil group happy with Supreme Judicial Court's rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Utility poles and wires lie on the ground near a large puddle at Pratt and Beech streets in Fitchburg after an ice storm on Dec. 12, 2008. The state's Supreme Judicial Court left the door open for plaintiffs in their effort to sue Unitil, which provides electricity for much of the region, for what they say was a failure to restore power in a timely fashion during the storm. 52 comments

  5. Fitchburg City Council shifts tax rate in businesses' favorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... the business owner ... but businesses are still paying about eight times more." He said that, other than Clinton, Fitchburg is the only community in North Central Massachusetts that has a dual tax rate. "All of the communities that have single rates ... 5 comments

  6. Framingham State Men's Soccer Seeded #4 in TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Patch.com

    Framingham State hosts fifth seed MCLA at Maple Street Field at 4 p.m., while third seed Fitchburg State plays host to sixth seed Westfield State at 7 p.m. The winner of the Framingham State/MCLA quarterfinal will advance to face top seed Bridgewater State on Friday, November 7 at 7 p.m. in Bridgewater. The winner of the Fitchburg State/Westfield State quarterfinal match will travel to second seed Massachusetts Maritime on Friday for a 7 p.m. start.

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  7. Police respond to Fitchburg armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Police responded to the area of the BP Station on South Street just before 10 p.m. Wednesday after getting reports of an armed robbery at the service station. Sgt. Tim McDermott said there was a clerk working and at least one customer inside when a light-skinned man wearing black clothing and masking his face came into the store and took an undisclosed amount of money. 3 comments

  8. Locally rooted Cougar Bait sets sights on BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    ... are such that lead vocalist, guitarist and synth player Sean Sullivan graduated from Nashoba Tech in 2009 and Fitchburg State University earlier this year and drummer Chris Tsinidis graduated from Ayer High School in 2009 and University of ...

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  9. Trophy would be treat for FalconsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    From left, Senior Vice President of Retail and Consumer Lending at IC Federal Credit Union Bruce Mathieu, Fitchburg State hockey captain Max Lorenzen, Fitchburg State Athletic Director Sue Lauder, IC Federal Credit Union President and CEO Tony Emerson, Fitchburg State University president Robert Antonucci, Fitchburg State hockey head coach Dean Fuller, and Fitchburg State hockey captain Sean Loebs pose at the Wallace Civic Center in Fitchburg Tuesday morning in advance of the sixth annual IC Federal Credit Union Shootout, which will take place on Friday and Saturday at the facility. SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE / NICK MALLARD Sentinel and Enterprise staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site.

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  10. Senate debate between Flanagan, Bastien grows contentiousRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... slow movement on the municipal-choice bill. The format of the debate, sponsored by the Sentinel & Enterprise and Fitchburg State University, and moderated by Paul Weizer, FSU's interim vice president for academic affairs, did not allow Flanagan a ...

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  11. Fitchurg man injured in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    A Fitchburg man and two Lawrence firefighters suffered serious injuries in an unusual, simultaneous crash of three motorcycles on Lakeview Avenue early Saturday morning. Police Chief Richard Howe on Tuesday identified the three drivers who were hurt when their motorcycles all crashed at the same time on Lakeview Avenue, just west of Coburn Avenue, on Saturday about 2 a.m. Howe identified the drivers as Dakotah Payne, 22, of Fitchburg, Matthew Peek, 29, of Haverhill, and Michael Espinola, 32, of Tyngsboro.

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  12. Historic day for Sizer highlighted by GambillRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... of the year, as she was deadlocked in a tie for first on the second lap around the track, before heading to Fitchburg's version of heartbreak hill. But as the second half of the race progressed, Gambill gained some separation from Scott down the ...

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  13. Outside group eyed for searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... assessment center for the final four candidates. An assessment center would feature a panel, preferably made up of Fitchburg residents, asking each applicant questions about how they would handle certain situations while on the job. Wong said that ...

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  14. Guest Column: Beyond charter-school squabbleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... to assess what works and what doesn't. It's ironic that this squabble involves a new charter school in Fitchburg, because the Fitchburg Public Schools use all of these ingredients to produce very impressive results. Fitchburg has nearly twice the ...

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  15. Fitchburg doesn't need an elementary charter schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    We the members of the Fitchburg School Committee are writing to strenuously protest the possibility of the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education granting a waiver to permit an elementary charter-school application to move forward in the city of Fitchburg. Fitchburg teachers and administrators have worked very hard to help our students succeed in and out of the classroom.

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  16. Senate candidates Flanagan, Bastien spar in Leominster debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Tuesday night. They sparred on issues ranging from campaign financing to charter schools. The event was hosted by Fitchburg State University and the Sentinel & Enterprise. Both share the same alma mater, Fitchburg State College, but that is as far ...

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  17. GoLocalWorcester | News | Statewide Summit to Show Detailed MA Gas Pipeline Maps on Nov 15thRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Go Local

    Citizens and public officials alike will finally get a detailed view of the Kinder Morgan/Tennessee Gas Pipeline proposal for a new natural gas pipeline across Massachusetts at the Stop the Pipeline Statewide Summit at Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical High School in Fitchburg on November 15th. "For the last six months, Kinder Morgan steadfastly refused requests for digital maps and parcel information on its $4 billion pipeline proposal," read a press release from Stop the Pipeline MA.

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  18. Flanagan, Bastien square off on campaign donations, charter schools, taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    ... slow movement on the municipal-choice bill. The format of the debate, sponsored by the Sentinel & Enterprise and Fitchburg State University, and moderated by Paul Weizer, FSU's interim vice president for academic affairs, did not allow Flanagan a ...

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  19. Shrewsbury residents turn out in force to oppose affordable housing plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... from the development)," he said. "We're going to be ballooning up into a city. We're going to be bigger than Fitchburg and Leominster and we'll tie (in size) with Marlboro." Roderick St. Pierre, who submitted the other two 40B proposals - to ... 1 comment

  20. Homeless man charged in Fitchburg breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Jovani Irish, 24, was allegedly seen breaking into Unified Petroleum on Friday night by a witness, who then described him to police. Police located the suspect a short distance from the gas station, walking with two plastic bags filled with 83 packs of cigarettes.

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