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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 $174,900 which is roughly $110/per square foot. More Fitchburg information.

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22 min ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

Fidelity Bank considers new Fitchburg site

Fidelity Bank is considering turning a property it owns at the corner of Main and Day streets into a new branch location, among other options.

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3 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

Police: Woman robbed Cumberland Farms in Fitchburg at knifepoint

The clerk told Officers Antwain Tobin and James McCall that a skinny white woman, about 5 feet 4 inches, and wearing a mask, walked in demanding cash from the cashier Sunday about 2:50 a.m., Sgt.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

Manager: 'It could be empty tomorrow'

Looking toward the bustling produce section of the Water Street Market Basket, Adiel Silva knew the commotion wouldn't last too much longer.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Fitchburg official: Build permit at orchard legal

The city's building commissioner has issued an opinion that a special permit approved to a developer looking to build homes on a historic apple orchard was legally extended, despite opposition from orchard neighbors.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

Criminalgun use on rise in cities

A crime scene K9 searches near the corner of Adam Street and Pleasant Street in Leominster on March 11 as the police investigate a shooting that happened there.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

FPD officer cruising new beat in a trolley

Fitchburg Police Sgt. Mark Jackson is looking to bring a love of reading to school-age children this summer via the city's trolley system.

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Boston.com

Lawmakers urge boycott of Market Basket

Seventeen elected Massachusetts officials on Saturday called for an immediate boycott of Market Basket supermarkets and announced support for employees and members of the public who have protested the ousting of Arthur T. Demoulas as chief executive.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester cafe to offer jobs to recovering substance abusers

Juan J. Torres of Fitchburg and others work to build a cafe at the former Dante's Restaurant in Worcester.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

HOPESudbury helps bring music to Fitchburg schools

Many educators feel that music should as important a part of the general curriculum as reading, writing and arithmetic.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Fitchburg home heavily damaged by fire

Fire heavily damaged a home at 301 Pratt Road Friday night. Fire Capt. Gregg Normandin said when firefighters arrived about 5:45 p.m. flames were showing from three separate windows in the front of the old two-and-a-half-story house.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Fitchburg man charged in alleged home invasion

Police in the Twin Cities arrested a Fitchburg man on home-invasion charges, but not before he led them on a car and foot chase late Thursday into Friday.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

Officials investigating two-alarm Fitchburg house fire

Fire investigators were at the scene of a two-alarm fire Friday afternoon that left a Pratt Road home severely damaged.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Courthouse Records

Troy Thiboutot , 45, of 92 Oak Hill Road, Fitchburg, was sentenced to two concurrent terms of 4 years to 4 years and a day in Walpole state prison after pleading guilty to armed assault with intent to murder and aggravated assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Iver Johnson bicycles on display in Fitchburg

A year after its enormously successful exhibition of historic bicycles, the Fitchburg Historical Society is presenting a larger exhibition of classic Iver Johnson Bicycles through July 22. Part of the Wallace Exhibit Series, "Made in Fitchburg, Bicycles by Iver Johnson" is attracting collectors, riders and hobbyists from all over New England to see ... (more)

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Fitchburg mural honors environmentalist Marion Stoddart

For a Fitchburg icon, it is a fitting tribute that will be displayed in perpetuity above the very river she worked her entire life to protect.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

FSU calling for community input on Landry

Fitchburg State University President Robert V. Antonucci is seeking city and community input through Mayor Lisa Wong to assist the university in determining the eventual fate of the Landry Arena.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Police arrest disorderly Fitchburg woman in Leominster

A Fitchburg woman was in a bad mood and let police know it when they arrived to calm her down Wednesday evening.

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Groton Landmark

ShirleyArts! presents The Little Mermaid Jr.

Join Ariel, Sebastian, Flounder and all their friends under the sea in ShirleyArts! production of Disney's The Little Mermaid Jr., Friday, July 18, at 7 p.m., and Saturday, July 19, at 2 p.m. at the Ayer Shirley Middle School, 1 Hospital Road, Shirley.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Reuse panel eyes school buildings

The Building Reuse Committee is asking the School Committee to release its unneeded property so the Reuse Committee can start the process of attracting local developers.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Dogs from closed Fitchburg shelter are alive and well in other area shelters

Pit-bull mixes Mary, Lady and Jodi, feared dead by volunteers at the now defunct Fitchburg Animal Shelter, are alive and well in shelters in Worcester and Auburn, Mayor Lisa A. Wong said Wednesday.

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