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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 $169,900 which is roughly $108/per square foot. More Fitchburg information.

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8 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Westminster Farmers Market is in bloom

The farmers market scene in North Central Massachusetts has been in a state of flux for many years, with new markets popping up and blooming, only to wilt before the next season.

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13 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

Briggs awarded first prize in FAM Regional Show

Whether up a tree in the flooded forest of Cambodia's Tonle Sap with bird guano, ants and a 400mm lens, or lurking in a blind in Bhutan's Himalayan foothills, Eleanor Briggs has photographed some of the most spectacular and wild parts of Asia.

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13 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

Gravestones found toppled at Fitchburg cemetery

Four headstones were pushed over, but it appeared at least a couple of them may have been toppled anytime dating to Memorial Day weekend, she said.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Community Advocate Newspaper

Region: Catmobile spay/neuter clinics

The Gardner Animal Control Facility located at 899 West Broadway will be hosting a visit of the Catmobile, a low-cost spay/neuter clinic for cats sponsored by Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society.

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Selectmen

Selectmen bade a final farewell Monday night to Police Chief J. Gregory Massak and presented him with a certificate of appreciation from the town.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Fitchburg funeral home mulls expansion to Ashburnham

The Brandon Funeral Home of Fitchburg is considering building a second location in Ashburnham, a town of 6,000 people that hasn't had a funeral home of its own in a decade.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Union chief: Morale remains low at DCF

While saying relations with the new Department of Children and Families commissioner are an improvement over her predecessor, the president of the union representing social workers told a legislative panel the agency is still struggling with high caseloads and low morale.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

Council subcommittee OKs transfer of animal-control funds

The City Council Finance Committee has approved a transfer of animal-control funds from the Department of Public Works to the Police Department following the closure of the Fitchburg Animal Shelter, but questions remain as to what some funds will be used for.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Leominster crash victim recalled as 'a guy who would wake up smiling'

The longtime girlfriend of Hector "Gaby" Perez, one of the Leominster men who died in a car crash in New Jersey last week, said he always had a big, bright smile on his face.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Fitchburg gets $4.2M for mill project

A project to redevelop the historic Fitchburg Yarn Mill into housing will receive a $4.25 million subsidy from the state Department of Housing and Development, Gov. Deval Patrick announced Monday.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

This food fight is for good cause

Several local and state officials served lunch at the Spanish American Center in Leominster as part of an awareness effort for the Summer Food Services Program offering free breakfasts and lunches to children.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Man charged with assaulting officer, heroin possession

Police attempted to check on the well-being of a Gardner man but he wanted no part of their help Friday, said Capt.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Jose Carrion gets 9-11 years in 2009 death of Fitchburg teen

Jose Carrion was sentenced Monday to nine to 11 years in state prison for the death of Nelson Geraldino in 2009 and was given credit for the nearly five years he has been in custody.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Fitchburg man gets 9-11 years in 2009 party slaying

Brothers Jose Carrion, 28, left, and Orville Carrion, 22, sit in Worcester Superior Court during opening statements of their murder trial three weeks ago.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Clean-up begins after quick-strike storms

Parts of North Central Massachusetts are beginning the massive clean-up process after two heavy rainstorms ripped through the area Monday afternoon.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

Clean-up begins after quick-strike storms

Parts of North Central Massachusetts are beginning the massive clean-up process after two heavy rainstorms ripped through the area Monday afternoon.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Jose Carrion gets 9-11 years in 2009 death of Fitchburg teen

Jose Carrion was sentenced Monday to nine to 11 years in state prison for the death of Nelson Geraldino in 2009 and was given credit for the nearly five years he has been in custody.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

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I'm dying to know which "outside organizations" are going to take care of the Fitchburg's dogs after the seven day hold.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

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The Sentinel & Enterprise is committed to publishing the widest range of community news for our readers in both our weekly Weekender section on Thursdays, our weekly Community News section on Sundays and in our daily pages.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Fitchburg residents celebrate city's 250th

Live music filled Main Street on Saturday evening, as people danced and cooled down with cherry and blue-raspberry snowcones awaiting the cutting of Fitchburg's 250th birthday cake.

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