COURTESY PHOTO Kaytlin David, 21, of Athol, left, a participant of The Arc of Opportunity of North Central Massachusetts' Urban Youth Collaborative Program, sits with Arc client Jane Lafond, 49, of Winchendon, at the Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory & Gardens in South Deerfield.
The contractor for the extension to the Fitchburg rail line has been chosen, with S&R Construction Enterprises nabbing the $22.9 million contract from the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority.
Fitchburg Public Schools' Annual Junior-Senior Relays scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday at historic Crocker Field, have been postponed until next week because of inclement weather.
Around 9:15 p.m. police observed a Nissan Altima with a loud exhaust on Water Street and attempted to pull it over.
The City Council has sent to a first reading an ordinance change that Housing Director Ryan McNutt says will give the city the upper hand in dealing with chronic problem properties.
Two alleged burglars chose the wrong home to break into late Tuesday night, as they quickly found that it belonged to a Fitchburg police officer who promptly apprehended them.
City police have released a photo of a man they say is a suspect in a Monday morning shooting on Marshall Street that forced the temporary lockdown of two schools.
The City Council has approved a city code change that will allow residents by right to operate home-based contracting businesses provided there is no outward evidence of such business.
A Fitchburg woman allegedly punched her mother and 10-year-old daughter Tuesday morning because she didn't want to watch the girl while her mother worked, according to court documents.
A former Fitchburg State University student was arraigned Monday on dangerous-weapon charges stemming from a March 28 incident in which he was allegedly found to possess several knives, a bow and arrows and what campus police believe to be several empty containers of synthetic marijuana and amphetamine-like drugs known as "bath salts," according to ... (more)
An argument over a Fitchburg man's alleged drug use led to him allegedly punching his girlfriend in the face and resisting arrest Sunday evening, according to court documents.
A Leominster man charged in the recent vandalism spree at Laurel Hill Cemetery was ordered by a judge Monday to write a 500-word essay before his next court date and to stay out of all graveyards.
Witnesses said multiple gunshots were fired on Marshall Street sometime before 9 a.m. Monday morning, resulting in police blocking off the street between Jackson and Simonds streets.
The HomeOwnership Center of North Central Massachusetts is hosting a first-time homebuyer class beginning June 11 at the Twin Cities CDC office, 470 Main St.
Flash Flood Watch for Worcester County was issued at May 24 at 4:23AM EDT