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  1. Great Wolf water park in Fitchburg will keep its tax breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A $17 million tax break for Great Wolf Resorts is safe. At its regular meeting Wednesday in Boston, the state Economic Assistance Coordinating Council voted not to revoke the certification of Great Wolf Resorts for state and local tax relief for its latest resort in Fitchburg, based on findings of a special panel created to look into the matter.

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  2. Leominster wrestlers top Monty TechRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... to win, but our guys wrestled tough and got us a win. Overall, I'm pretty happy." Monty Tech, a co-op team with Fitchburg, Oakmont and Murdock, fell to 0-1, but coach Kieron Smith remained upbeat with his grapplers. "We're young. I've only got a few ...

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  3. 10 Recent Arrests in WalthamRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Patch.com

    George El-Lakis, 26, of 6 Judith Lane, Waltham, was arrested at 3:10 a.m. Wednesday on a warrant for possession to distribute a drug and a drug violation near a school. Byron Colindres, 23, of 708 Blossom St., Fitchburg, was arrested at 11:08 p.m. Tuesday on a warrant for selling alcohol to person under 21, trespassing and a miscellaneous municipal ordinance/bylaw violation.

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  4. Reindeer? Santa's riding on two wheels this Saturday in LeominsterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    This weekend will feature the fifth annual Santa's Ride event, in which Fitchburg resident Mark Clark dons his Santa suit, puts up his kickstand and leads a pack of riders who hand out toys to children who otherwise might have a disappointing Christmas. He said not only has the area been slow to pull out of the recession, but charitable donations have taken a wallop when compared to last year.

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  5. Fitchburg-area organization fears many tots won't get toys because donations are running lowRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... gifts on Christmas morning," Jordan said. The white Toys for Tots boxes have been placed at various locations in Fitchburg, Leominster and Lunenburg, and toys can be dropped off there. The toys are picked up daily by the group's volunteers. Group ...

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  6. Lawyer says ex-Fitchburg man 'remorseful' after hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... road to recovery ahead, but the family is grateful he is alive. Jacques, 28, 26 Bay St., Apt. 1, Lowell, a former Fitchburg resident, pleaded not guilty in Lawrence District Court on Tuesday to the following charges: leaving the scene of a ...

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  7. Team effort lifts FitchburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Anthony Salome poured in 21 points and the Fitchburg High basketball team withstood a massive game by North Middlesex senior captain Drew Patno to earn a 73-61 win at home on Tuesday. Patno finished with 27 points for the Patriots , while teammate Matt Wetherell added 10. But Fitchburg was able to get scoring from up and down the roster, as Manny Payton , Alex Romero , Tyrie Hampton and Nino Hernandez all played well offensively.

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  8. Two more pathways to ed successRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    I was very impressed with the guest column jointly written by Robert V. Antonucci, president of Fitchburg State University, and Andre R. Ravenelle, superintendent of schools for the city of Fitchburg . They referenced STEM -- science, technology, engineering and math -- as well as AP training, as linked to future career opportunities that are critical to a thriving economy.

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  9. Jennifer Toland's Campus NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... was named WACBA Co-Men's Player of the Week. DaPrato scored 21 points in the Cougars' win over Worcester State. Fitchburg State Senior Eric Ouellette of Ashburnham, who finished eighth in the 5,000 meters at the Jay Carisella Invitational at ...

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  10. Board chafes at planned charter schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The School Committee's stance on the opening of a proposed charter school in Fitchburg sparked some tense moments during its meeting Monday night. "As our School Committee statement states, this committee represents the needs of all Leominster public school students," at-large member Donna DiNinno said.

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  11. Group of board members at McKay Arts Academy in Fitchburg seek audit of financesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... positions that don't exist, such as a principal position in 2012 even though that year the principal was funded by Fitchburg State University. Another concern is a line item of $618,000 for the salaries of a special-education department that ...

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  12. Salvation Army hoping folks fill the red kettles in final days before holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... the Twin Cities where donations are accepted, but there are other ways to help, Hager said. Kelvin Rosado of Fitchburg mans the Salvation Army red kettle at the Market Basket on Water Street on Monday Afternoon. It's Rosado's first year helping. ...

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  13. Ex-Fitchburg man charged in hit-and-run that injured teen in MethuenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    A former Fitchburg man facing numerous charges in the hit-and-run of a 15-year-old boy appeared remorseful about the accident and admitted he panicked afterward, according to Methuen police. The boy, a sophomore at Methuen High School, was in serious but stable condition at Boston Children's Hospital, Capt.

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  14. Falcons hope depth leads to successRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The Fitchburg State University men's indoor track team is fairly deep in terms of talent, but the question remains as to whether that depth will be enough to put the Falcons over the top in the MASCAC. "It's going to be a good team this year," Fitchburg State head coach Jim Jellison said.

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  15. A 'Bluegrass' Christmas for Fitchburg's singing Roy siblingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The new Christmas album from Fitchburg natives The Roys is about holiday cheer, boot-stomping and excitement, not tranquility and peaceful rest. Released last month, the 10-track "Bluegrass Kinda Christmas" is the latest release from Elaine and Lee Roy, siblings who grew up making bluegrass music with their family and never stopped.

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  16. New used-clothing shop Bella Donna opens in WestminsterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... sellers 40 percent of her profit, because "the community is so tight out here." "I was looking in Leominster and Fitchburg, and I looked in Gardner," Fortunato said. "But here, everybody knows everybody. You don't get that a lot in cities. Shoes are ...

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  17. SplashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    North Central Massachusetts was hit by a 'Noreaster on Tuesday, with downpours causing large puddles like this one on Boulder Drive in Fitchburg. According to the National Weather Service, about 1.5 inches of rain fell in the city.

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  18. Fluet, Fitchburg State edge WPIRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    A 3-pointer by Rebecca Fluet late in the second half was the difference as visiting Fitchburg State defeated WPI 51-48 in a non-conference women's basketball matchup on Tuesday evening. Fluet paced all players with 14 points, including a pair from downtown.

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  19. Guest Column: Mass. loses big if low-income students don't succeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... students the skills, the knowledge and, most importantly, the confidence that they need to succeed in college. In Fitchburg, 230 students will graduate this year with AP training. That puts them on the road to success in college and later in life. ...

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  20. A must-see hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Whether you support, oppose or are undecided about a second charter school being located in Fitchburg, we urge you to attend the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education's public hearing on the proposal Thursday. During the hearing, which will be held from 4-6 p.m. at the Fitchburg Public Library Auditorium, DESE invites comment from community members on the proposed Academy for the Whole Child.

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