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  1. Community Conversations: Sharing the importance of Fitchburg's historyRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The Historical Society will present a free discussion on the highly-regarded historic Iver Johnson Arms and Cycle Works on Wednesday, July 25, at 6:30 p.m. at the Historical Society and Crocker Family Center for the History of Fitchburg. Local historian Peter Capodagli of Fitchburg will present "The Iver Johnson Story," a fascinating overview of the history of Fitchburg's Iver Johnson Company and its highly regarded, very early historic bicycles.

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  2. Top pay goes to risky jobs in FitchburgRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... of all people who received payments from the city -- captured 4 percent of the total payroll. Heads of many Fitchburg city departments are paid better than their Leominster counterparts. Last year Fitchburg Commissioner of Public Works Lenny Laakso ...

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  3. Even half over, summer's a BlastRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    It is almost sad to think that our Summer Blast program at the Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster is halfway over with three fun weeks of gone and only three more weeks of exciting activities left. The Lego Robotics program has been making steady progress, with campers being able to design and build their base robots, which will be expanded on and used to compete in next year's First Lego League game "Into Orbit."

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  4. GALA event all about FitchburgRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    As president of the Gardner Area League of Artists, she has helped bring artists together in communities all around north-central Massachusetts, and is now collaborating with Tamar Russell Brown of Gallery Sitka in Fitchburg on an exhibition featuring local artists. "I very much admire Tamar," Giordano said.

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  5. With more funding available, Central Mass. schools investing in securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... counselors. Other school officials in the region, too, said they were happily surprised by the governor's move. Fitchburg superintendent Andre Ravenelle, for instance, said he was "pleasantly pleased," noting many of the specific funding uses ...

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  6. Fundraiser gives fans a chance to etch their names at Crocker FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Sentinel & Enterprise

    That's why the Crocker Field Restoration Committee was formed, and why raising money is so important to help preserve this historic landmark that means so much to the Fitchburg community. "The Crocker Field Restoration Committee was formed 17 years ago with the sole goal being to raise money to restore and this historic landmark," said CFRC Vice President Ray Cosenza, who is also Fitchburg High School's athletic director and head baseball coach.

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  7. If you feel worthy-ish, that's how you will be treated by othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... be no trouble changing course. Wil Darcangelo, M.Div, is the spiritual coordinator at First Parish UU Church of Fitchburg, where he speaks on first and third Sundays, and the founding director of the Tribe Mentorship Project. Email ...

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  8. Westminster weighs bylaw to block retail potRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... the region are working toward enacting the necessary local regulations to allow recreational marijuana retailers. Fitchburg, which has had a cultivator operating in the city for over two years, finalized its zoning regulations in June. The ...

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  9. Frances Scannell, 92, of ShrewsburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Shrewsbur y - Frances Anne Tracy Scannell, of Shrewsbury, passed away peacefully July 17, 2018 at the age of 92, with her loving family at her side. The daughter of the late John F. and Grace Tracy, Frances was born in Springfield, and lived and worked as a teacher after graduating from Fitchburg Teachers College and earning her master's degree at American International College.

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  10. Fitchburg downtown revival moves from vision to realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 20 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Fitchburg State President Richard Lapidus speaks during a forum at the university Thursday morning on developments underway to transform the downtown. The ideaLab, a collaborative space, will open next month on the second floor of the Theater Block on Main Street, serving students and non-students alike.

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  11. When the street hits your eye like a big pizza pie ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 20 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... approval, based on -- among other things -- the public's online response to the nomination. Second, the City of Fitchburg deserves praise for winning one of the handful of awards that Domino's has handed out to date. A recent Sentinel & Enterprise ...

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  12. Storm named to Ash-West school boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 20 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... ongoing ESL classes. Another $33,000 was awarded to Centro Las Americas, which operates in both Leominster and Fitchburg. This funding will be used to help secure housing for refugees and pay for English-language and job training, as well as school ...

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  13. Lunenburg youth football, cheer program warns costs could force moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 20 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... vote on it at its next meeting in August. This is in line with what other communities in the area -- like Fitchburg, Ayer, and Clinton -- charge for field use, he said. Time is of the essence to sort out the costs, he said, because football teams ...

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  14. Fitchburg public pool still out of commission since July 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The J. Robert Crowley Swimming Complex closed July 7 after components of the 200,000 gallon pool's filtration system broke, said Recreation Director Nathan LaRose. "We can't open, which is a big deal," said LaRose.

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  15. Summer camp out of this world in FitchburgRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 19 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... skills on tablets. "Last week we went on a trip to Coggshall Park, (this week) we will be visiting downtown Fitchburg," Morrison said. "During this trip our camp will be divided into three groups. One group will visit the library, one the art museum ...

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  16. Fun center would tap into Whalom Park magic in LunenburgRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 19 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... the same brand." That study will look into the cost to develop an entertainment center at three potential sites in Fitchburg, Leominster and Lancaster. The group envisions a year-round entertainment center that gives families an affordable option ...

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  17. Basketball clinic signups begin Aug. 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... can be done online at leominster-ma.gov or at the Recreation Department offices at 40 Barrett Parkway. FITCHBURG -- A free lunch will be provided by the public school district from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the Gateway Park that is located at ...

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  18. Economic plan outlines steps for Fitchburg growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    How can the city attract new residents to patronize new and existing businesses all while maintaining what makes Fitchburg unique? A course of action was proposed to the City Council on Tuesday, when a draft version of the Economic Development Strategic Plan was presented. "The effort which began last July represented the first such plan devised here for the city in many years," said Director of Economic Development Mary Jo Bohart.

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  19. Military Band of Fitchburg opens its 150th seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The Fitchburg Military Band presents its 150th season of summer concerts at Coggshall Park, weather permitting, starting at 2 p.m., on Sundays, July 22, July 29 and Aug. 26, at the Stone House overlooking Mirror Lake. The Fitchburg Military Band is one of the oldest concert bands in the country, having been established in 1868 as an escort band for the Fitchburg Fusiliers, a combat unit of the Civil War.

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  20. EDITORIAL: A wall that's brought Americans togetherRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 18 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Lou Nano, of Fitchburg, looks at the names of Vietnam veterans who gave their lives for their country at the Wall That Heals memorial at Crocker Field in Fitchburg on Saturday. SUN / JOHN LOVE This month marks the 45th anniversary of the end of the U.S. military's involvement in the Vietnam War, which unfortunately led to the communist North's takeover of the entire country less than two years later.

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