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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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Experiment with science this summer on FATV

What happens when you dissolve M&M and Skittles candies in a bowl of water? Did you know you can mix glue, water, and soap to form a gooey ball? When cornstarch and water mix together they form a solid, but then they can melt into a liquid right in your hands.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Boston.com

A wave of infants lost in DCF families

As Andrea LaVigne of Grafton lay in bed with her baby, 1-month-old Aliana's heart stopped.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Herr ramping up for Senate run

Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Brian Herr believes his experience running his own business and his involvement in local politics give him the edge over Democratic incumbent Ed Markey in the November election for the senate seat.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Solicitor: FSU bid to convert arena no good

City Solicitor John Barrett says that Fitchburg State University does not have the authority to convert the Landry Arena from an ice rink to a field house as it has proposed.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Alleged voodoo lady faces assault charges

A Fitchburg woman whose husband claims her life has been consumed by voodoo was arraigned in Fitchburg District Court Friday on domestic abuse charges.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

NH Insider

Smith For US Senate - Sign the Petition! We Can't Afford to Pay More at the Gas Pump

Join Senator Smith in Calling on Jeanne Shaheen & Scott Brown to renounce their support for a federal gas tax hike.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Fitchburg man charged in alleged knife assault

A Fitchburg man was arrested after storming into his ex-girlfriend's home and threatening to stab her boyfriend, according to police reports.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Fitchburg man in pot case sentenced to time served

A Fitchburg man whose drug evidence was handled by disgraced state chemist Annie Dookhan was sentenced to time served Thursday morning in Worcester Superior Court.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

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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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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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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