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Commerce Bank, in conjunction with the offices of Leominster Mayor Dean Mazzarella and Fitchburg Mayor Lisa Wong, the Leominster Police Department and the Fitchburg Fire Department, will hold a free Kids' Safety Event for children from kindergarten to age 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept.
New and returning students and families are invited to McKay's free back-to-school barbecue on Thursday, Sept.
For the first time in weeks Market Basket employees at the Fitchburg store said Thursday they had lines of customers waiting to get checked out while short speeches from elated and victorious employees played through the store's speakers.
The Massachusetts Cultural Council has awarded grants totaling $115,320 to cultural organizations, schools, and all 11 communities in her district, Sen. Jennifer Flanagan announced Wednesday.
Animal advocates are hoping a kitten's harrowing experience will help build support for legislation intended to protect abandoned pets.
Located in a predominantly Latino neighborhood that continues to grow, the Fitchburg Art Museum is working toward the goal of becoming New England's first fully bilingual art museum - true to its mission of making art accessible to all.
According to the Associated General Contractors of America, a lobbying group outside of Washington, D.C., 11 of the 12 Massachusetts metros it tracks added jobs in July, with the lone outlier being Pittsfield, which was flat.
A would-be customer at Harper's Farm produce stand near the Friendly's restaurant on North Main Street stole the cash box Monday about 5:10 p.m., police said.
A man inside his Sanborn Street bedroom was surprised this morning by two men, one armed, who are now accused of stealing cash and cell phones from the home.
Attorney Ernest A. Solomon has been suspended from practicing law for 15 months by the state Board of Bar Overseers for mishandling a client's bail money.
Veterans and motorcycle enthusiasts from around the area will ride Saturday to honor and raise funds to help fellow veterans.
Thank you to Alana Melanson for a splendid followup story on the Fitchburg dogs under animal control that are staying at the Pink Poodle in Leominster.
The Fitchburg State University Board of Trustees has launched the search for a successor to President Robert V. Antonucci, who announced in May he would retire at the end of the 2014-15 academic year after 11 years at the post.
A Green Street resident found a handgun in a bag thrown in shrubbery outside his house Friday afternoon, police said.
Library trustees have selected two finalists for the position of interim library director, and the committee to select a permanent director held its first meeting Monday.
The Sizer School is not yet open for classes, but students and parents nonetheless packed the halls of the brand-new building on Rindge Road for tours and an ice-cream social Monday.
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