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  1. Framingham State Softballers Earn Conference Honors of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Patch.com

    Sophomore infielder Kylie Boyle of Billerica has been named the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference Softball Player of the Week and freshman infielder Bridget McGrail of Worcester has been named the MASCAC Softball Rookie of the Week for the week ending March 29. Boyle went 4-for-9 at the plate for the week with a double, triple, four RBI and four runs scored as the Rams went 2-1. She went 3-for-6 with a walk, three runs scored and an RBI in a doubleheader split with Fitchburg State and picked up three RBI in a win over Lesley.

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  2. Fitchburg cafe owner: Thieves tried to burn down my businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... on fire," said Family Cafe owner Bill Gamache, while standing in his restaurant Monday morning. According to Fitchburg Fire Department Chief Kevin Roy, at approximately 4:15 a.m. a carrier for the Sentinel & Enterprise reported seeing smoke coming ...

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  3. Cathi Gordon, 49, of Shrewsbury and FitchburgRead the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Shrewsbury/Fitchburg - Cathi Gordon, 49, of Shrewsbury and Fitchburg, died Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at Health Alliance Leominster after a brief illness. She leaves her son, Edmund "Eddy" J. Gordon of Shrewsbury; her parents, Donald W. and Elaine A. Grady of Shrewsbury; two sisters, Christine M. and her husband Warren Jameson of Northbridge and Dawn E. and her husband Lee Donohue of Grafton; a brother, Robert W. and his wife Pam Grady of Oxford; a grandson, Aidyn O'Hara Gordon of Chicopee; and nieces and nephews, Bobby and Mikey Jameson, Morgan and Logan Donohue and Nicole and Joe Grady.

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  4. An Essay On Fire Safety: Smoke and CO Alarms Save LivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | The Groton Line

    ... any questions or for assistance with home escape plans. Always dial 911 in case of emergency. Thomas E. Wyatt of Fitchburg, died on March 24, 2015 at his winter home in Spring Hill, Florida. He was born on the Williams farm in Groton Massachusetts ...

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  5. Dear Editor: Thank you for reminding me of the positive impact we have on peoples livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | The Groton Line

    ... governing and forget the positive impact we have on peoples lives. Thank you for reminding me. Thomas E. Wyatt of Fitchburg, died on March 24, 2015 at his winter home in Spring Hill, Florida. He was born on the Williams farm in Groton Massachusetts ...

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  6. Perseverance pays off for MonroeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Fitchburg s Chris Monroe delivers a pitch during a game against Oakmont at Oakmont Regional High School in Ashburnham in May of 2010. SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE / BYRON SMITH Chris Monroe has often been overlooked as a baseball player.

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  7. Art that'll have the kids cheeringRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Jerry Beck's latest public art project will be a student-built statue of Fitchburg High School's Red Raider mascot. Beck is an artist who made a name for himself with his creation of the Revolving Museum, formally of Lowell but now in Fitchburg.

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  8. Full stomachs, full house as Fitchburg's Il Forno restaurant runs out of food during free dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... give them the night off," said Ansin, who sponsored the event. Mike Mohamed, left, owner of Il Forno restaurant in Fitchburg, and Ken Ansin, vice president of Enterprise Bank, check out the turnout for their free community dinner Monday night. ...

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  9. Fitchburg DPW eyes ex-facility for wastewaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... Facility was built in the 1970s off Princeton Road and started operations in 1975, according to Murawski. Fitchburg's Westerly Wastewater Treatment Facility, which closed in 2010, is being eyed by the DPW for a new facility. SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE / ...

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  10. Fitchburg woman arrested twice over weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... to police. She also reportedly had in her pocket a Gabapentin pill, a psychoactive drug. Fontaine was arraigned in Fitchburg District Court on Monday on two counts of possession of a Class C Drug, and one count each of possession of a Class E drug, ... 1 comment

  11. Community BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... Science Festival will be held Saturday, April 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster, 365 Lindell Ave. Families and children of all ages will enjoy a wide range of STEM-related activities and workshops in ...

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  12. Higher ed, lower costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Cape Cod Times

    ... Community College, they will be admitted to complete their final two years at Worcester State University or Fitchburg State University. (Cape Cod Community College already offers a similar incentive: If a student maintains a B or better grade for ...

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  13. Defendant hired Fitchburg firebombers, prosecutor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A former Fitchburg man hired three New Hampshire men to firebomb a man's home in 2013, a prosecutor said Monday as the arson trial began in Worcester Superior Court. However, the lawyer for defendant John Y. Yang said his client has been misidentified.

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  14. Joan Vennochi: Charlie Baker must deliver on child protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Boston.com

    ... Patrick responsible for managerial incompetence, specifically regarding the death of Jeremiah Oliver, a 5-year-old Fitchburg boy whose social worker missed eight monthly visits. A political action committee that supported Baker ran a harsh ad ...

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  15. Man arrested in Townsend's Timberlee ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Ayer Public Spirit

    This morning at approximately 2:35 a.m., Officer Mark Francis observed a suspicious vehicle parked on the side of the street in the Timberlee Park area, which came back stolen out of Fitchburg. Additionally, Francis observed an interior light on in a vehicle parked in a driveway in the area that suddenly went out and a subject dressed in a black hoody flee the area when ordered to stop. 3 comments

  16. Firefighter, policeman, transplant candidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Last week, Robert DeCosta of Fitchburg climbed Mount Watatic in 19-degree weather, signed up to run several 5K races with friends and worked as both a part-time police officer and a full-time firefighter. DeCosta's kidneys are performing far below their full capacity, a complication of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, a genetic condition commonly referred to as FSGS.

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  17. Fitchburg wants to turn sludge into electricityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The city is seeking public input on the repurposing of the west side wastewater treatment plant - which no longer treats wastewater or discharges treated effluent - to an anaerobic digestion facility that would produce power and possibly generate additional revenue for the city. The public meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. March 31 in Kent Recital Hall, in the Conlon Fine Arts Building at Fitchburg State University.

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  18. Fitchburg public art project coming together piece by pieceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... to users. Many will be designed by members of the public. Materials will be provided by Once Upon a Tile, the Fitchburg-based tile store, and assembled by artists in a studio at the Fitchburg Art Museum. Jean Kaddy, co-owner of Once Upon a Tile, ...

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  19. Fixing a broken spring breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    For this year's spring break, dozens of local college students gave up bikinis for hard hats and margaritas for manual labor. As part of a program called "alternative spring break," students from Fitchburg State University and Mount Wachusett Community College participated in "alternative spring break," in which they volunteered during their week off from school.

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  20. the Sunday NotebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    A retired insurance-company owner and Vietnam veteran, Byrne, now 72, recently became Fitchburg's oldest full-time matriculating undergraduate student when he received a bachelor's degree in business administration in 2014. He also received his master's degree.

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