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  1. Here We Snow Again: Deep freeze to follow another 14 inchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... plowing until about 3 a.m., which is tough on our guys after pulling three all-nighters last week," said Laakso. Fitchburg's streets were treated with salt and sand before the first flakes started falling at about 3 a.m., said Laakso. "Those guys ... 2 comments

  2. Fire claims Gardner building; none hurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... were displaced. The fire to the 2 1/2 story home drew assistance from several fire departments, with crews from Fitchburg, Leominster, Westminster and Ashburnham among those responding. "As of right now, it's still under investigation," Boris said ...

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  3. 'Glue' of FPD goes back to deputy dutiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    On Friday most of the walls were bare in the chief's corner office at the Fitchburg Police Station. Phil Kearns, the interim police chief for the past 10 months, has moved out and is returning to the deputy chief position, where he plans to stay until retirement.

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  4. Profs should seek alternatives to expensive textsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... specific class. They can be used digitally or printed out for the price of printing. At a time when students at Fitchburg State University are paying $400 on textbooks a semester, why are professors not paying more attention to open textbooks? ...

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  5. Coming snow spurs cancellationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    After the region was buried in up to 3 feet of snow last week, another storm moving through New England on Monday is expected to leave a foot or more. With the coming snow, Fitchburg has implemented a parking ban, in effect from 2 a.m. Monday until 7 a.m. Tuesday morning.

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  6. Two suspects arrested in Fitchburg stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Police have arrested a pair of men believed to have assaulted and stabbed a man near the M&M Variety store Friday afternoon. Two male suspects were arrested Saturday, and both face charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and assault with intent to murder, according to Sgt.

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  7. They don't call it Winterfest for nothin'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... braved the subzero wind chills, it was another chance to support city-sponsored activities. "We love every event Fitchburg has, and we love to support it," said Liz McGowen, who was at Winterfest with her sister Margaret Magennis and her children. ...

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  8. Leominster hockey team clobbers FitchburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The rivalry spilled over onto the ice Saturday night, and the Blue Devils left smiling after a convincing 10-0 victory over archrival Fitchburg/Monty Tech at Fitchburg State University's Wallace Civic Center. "It was definitely nice to get a big win tonight," said Leominster senior captain Matt Williams, who had a goal and two assists.

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  9. Super Bowl spurs super spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... his experience, people spare no expense when it comes to the Super Bowl. The assistant manager at Market Basket in Fitchburg, Bill Sipsey, agreed. He said this week has been great for business, and was expecting Saturday and Sunday morning to be ...

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  10. Meet Elsa from 'Frozen' in FitchburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... She donned a blue dress and braided her long blond hair and a live Elsa was born. An alumna of Applewild School in Fitchburg and a senior at Worcester Academy, Fleming appears at children's parties, raising money toward her goal of $2,000 needed for ...

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  11. Pipeline open houses postponedRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    "Due to the inclement weather in the region, Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company is postponing North East Direct Project open houses scheduled Jan. 27, 28 and 29 in Milford, N.H., Berlin, Mass., and Fitchburg, Mass., respectively. We will be following up in coming days with new dates as we reschedule these open houses," according to an announcement from Kinder Morgan, the parent company of Tennessee Gas Pipeline.

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  12. CancellationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Recorder

    ... will be closed today and Wednesday. This includes the main campus in Northampton and the five outpatient clinics: Fitchburg, Greenfield, Pittsfield, Springfield and Worcester.

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  13. Utility crews preparing for the worstRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... Service in Taunton. While Unitil is preparing for the worst, opening its regional emergency operations center in Fitchburg, O'Meara said the snow's consistency, forecast to be dry and light, could mean restoration crews won't be dealing with usual ...

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  14. Robert Fateiger Sr.Read the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Item Extra

    He is survived by his three children, Robin MacKay and her husband, Brian, of South Barre, Robert C. Fateiger Jr and his wife, Dorothea, and William C. Fateiger and his wife, Amie, all of Fitchburg; his siblings, Ralph V. Fateiger and his wife, Juanita, of Bolton and Elizabeth Andrews and her husband, John, of Athol; grandchildren, Neil, Iain and Sarah MacKay, Derek, Deirdre, Jennifer, Joseph, Luke, Anna and William Fateiger; great-granddaughter, Eliza Landis; brother-in-law, Kenneth Heinold and sister-in-law Debra Fateiger, both of Bolton; numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Mr. Fateiger was born in Clinton to the late Valentine and Elise Fateiger.

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  15. Westminster family displaced by fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... children and two dogs escaped the homey, he said. Firefighters, with the help of colleagues from Gardner and Fitchburg, knocked down the fire in less than 20 minutes. Chief Nivala said the fire started in the kitchen area of the home, but that the ...

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  16. Fitchburg shelter getting homeless off streets before stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    An emergency fund designed to prevent exposure deaths in the Twin Cities homeless population was implemented over the weekend and is expected to be in place at least through Wednesday. "We've gotten a dozen or so off the streets over the weekend," said Kevin MacLean, who serves as the director of Our Father's House homeless shelter in Fitchburg.

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  17. Superintendent's Corner: Groton-Dunstable Enrollment Trending UpwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Groton Line

    ... meworks. Also, this spring and summer, we will be offering three graduate courses, right here at Prescott, through Fitchburg State, for all interested teachers. Topics include mathematics, Universal Design for Learning, and writing.

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  18. Forecasters expect 18-21 inches of snow for Central Mass.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Lines were long at the Market Basket grocery store on John Fitch Highway in Fitchburg Sunday, as residents prepared for this week's storm. SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE / Nick Mallard Sentinel and Enterprise staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site.

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  19. Boys & Girls Club offers course for teens about peer depressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Teenagers at the Boys & Girls Club of Leominster and Fitchburg are learning how to identify the symptoms of mental illness and to direct their peers to professional help. The training, called the Swensrud Depression Prevention Initiative, was developed by Boston Children's Hospital and is being offered free to teenagers in grades 9-12.

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  20. Big day for Fitchburg State's MilcentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The Fitchburg State men's and women's indoor track teams outlasted the snow storm on Saturday and headed to Harvard University on Sunday to toe the line with some of the best competition in New England at the 2015 Greater Boston Track Club Invite. Freshman Chavinskee Milcent had an extremely successful and busy day on the track and in the field.

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