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  1. Fitchburg man arrested after exchange for stolen phone goes awryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Hoping to recover her stolen cellphone, a woman agreed to meet a man downtown Thursday afternoon to exchange it for a reward, a police spokesman said. The two met at the Dunkin' Donuts on Main Street to complete the exchange, but began arguing about the amount of the reward.

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  2. AG: Fitchburg man falsified wastewater reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The president of a private wastewater-treatment company and an engineering firm in Fitchburg was indicted on dozens of charges in connection with allegedly falsifying wastewater samples and test results at three condominium facilities including the Village of Flat Hill in Lunenburg, Attorney General Maura Healey announced on Friday. Kent Oldfield, 52, of 601 Shea St., Fitchburg, the president of SRA Inc. and New England Engineering Group LLC, was indicted Friday by a statewide grand jury, said Healy in a press release, on six misdemeanor counts of knowingly tampering with wastewater test methods and 52 misdemeanor counts of knowingly making false reports to the state Department of Environmental Protection.

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  3. Garry refiles measure to cap buyout 'abuse'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | Lowell Sun

    ... mental health, you need to take vacation and if you're sick, you really need to stay out of the office," she said. Fitchburg State University President Robert Antonucci retired in 2015 after 12 years in the position, receiving nearly $125,000 in ...

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  4. Track preview: Woolley, Steele lead Fitchburg State women into seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The Fitchburg State University women's outdoor track and field team has an interesting mix of talent, with a handful of established stars capable of some major individual milestones, and also some younger athletes just starting to get into the college track regimen. The Falcons start the season on Saturday at the Bridgewater State meet, and then open the home campaign on April 1 in the Jim Sheehan Invitational.

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  5. Fitchburg company accused of falsifying wastewater treatment testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The president of a private wastewater treatment company and an engineering company in Fitchburg has been indicted on dozens of charges in connection with falsifying wastewater samples and test results at three separate condominium facilities, including a complex in Lunenburg, according to the state attorney general's office.  Kent Oldfield, 52, of Fitchburg, president of SRA Inc. and New England Engineering Group LLC, was indicted Friday by a statewide grand jury on six counts of knowingly tampering with wastewater test methods, and 52 counts of knowingly making false reports to the state Department of Environmental Protection.

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  6. Police: Fitchburg man arrested after stolen cell phone reward exchange goes awryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Hoping to recover her stolen cell phone, a woman agreed to meet a man downtown Thursday afternoon to exchange it for a reward, said a police department spokesman. However, when two met at the Dunkin' Donuts on Main Street to complete the exchange, they began arguing over the amount of the reward and the man, Carmelito Torres, 52, of 48 Maverick St., Fitchburg, snatched about $70 from the victim's hand and ran, said police Capt.

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  7. May relinquishes the reins of FATVRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... got the heck out of the way," Fossa said laughing. When May was 21 years old, he got his start in broadcasting at Fitchburg's WFGO, then a commercial radio station. He worked in corporate communications at several Massachusetts companies, including ...

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  8. Giancotti probe returns mixed results in TownsendRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... of the report discussing interviews. The other interim chief was Robert DeMoura, a former Lowell lieutenant and Fitchburg chief. The names of sources were supposed to be redacted in the released report, but redaction was inconsistent. At least six ...

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  9. Fitchburg drug suspect ordered held without bail at dangerousness hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Patrick Byars, seated, listens as his attorney, Adrian Angus, argues to have Byars released on a $5,000 cash bail for drug trafficking and weapons charges, during a dangerousness hearing Thursday in Fitchburg District Court. Judge Margaret Guzman ordered Byars held without bail after deeming him a danger to the community.

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  10. Grants add up to big boost for math educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Leominster and Fitchburg school administrators are looking to improve math education through a $100,375 grant from the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. "It builds teachers understanding of the kind of math students need to know," said Paula Giaquinto, Fitchburg assistant superintendent of curriculum and Title I. The state awarded the Massachusetts Mathematics and Science Partnerships Program grant to the Fitchburg and Leominster school districts earlier this month to cover the cost of continuing education for 25 teachers who together educate over 3,000 students, according to Giaquinto and a letter from DESE.

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  11. Red Raiders announce 2017 HOF classRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The Fitchburg High School Athletic Hall of Fame, which seeks to honor those who donned the famous Red and Gray and helped the school achieve interscholastic greatness, will honor eight deserving former student-athletes, a legendary coach, a contributor to her athletic success -- who was also a coach -- as well as two incredible athletic teams during the induction ceremony for its ninth class, to be held Sunday, Nov. 5, at the Great Wolf Lodge in Fitchburg. * Arthur Capone, Class of 1947: A three-sport athlete who never lost to Leominster, Capone was a senior captain of football, basketball, and baseball, and later played in the Cleveland Indians organization as a pro.

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  12. Sheila Harrity on short list for next Quinsigamond Community College presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Sheila M. Harrity, superintendent-director of Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School in Fitchburg, is one of four finalists for president of Quinsigamond Community College. The college is seeking a successor to Gail Carberry, who is retiring.

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  13. March storm hits North Central MARead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... little over one apple. SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE / Ashley Green Frank Racine clears a sidewalk on Clarendon Street in Fitchburg during the storm on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE / Ashley Green Frank Racine clears a sidewalk on Clarendon ...

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  14. Laferriere sets career records for FSURead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Laferriere, a senior, recorded four goals and four assists to eclipse the Fitchburg State University career record for career goals and points in a 14-10 women's lacrosse victory over Curry College Tuesday during the team's annual spring trip to Florida. Laferriere is now the Falcons' all-time career leader in goals and points , surpassing former Fitchburg State attacker Amanda Burns' career totals of 182 goals and 235 points.

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  15. Familiar facesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... to other teams, why not show a bit of support for a player you may have seen around town in Ashburnham or Fitchburg? The imprint of local prep schools is most evident in the Midwest bracket, where a Cushing alum's squad will square off with a former ...

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  16. Showing youngsters science is 'AweSTEM'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... get exposed to it at such a young age." Rivera and her mother joined more than 150 children and their parents at Fitchburg Public Schools' sixth annual elementary and middle school AweSTEM science fair Monday evening. The fair, which featured ...

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  17. Student charged with assault at Leominster HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... Phillips at about 10:45 a.m. and brought to the Police Department for booking and then to the juvenile court in Fitchburg for arraignment, he said. The juvenile court judge decides during arraignment whether the student is released into the custody ...

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  18. Stella slams North Central Mass.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Howling wind, scraping snow plows, and the crunch of your own footsteps would have been the only sound you heard if you walked through either of the Twin Cities on Tuesday. A statement issued by Gov. Charlie Baker on Monday urged everyone across the state to take caution and remain indoors as much as possible through Winter Storm Stella, a message that local officials think Fitchburg and Leominster residents took to heart.

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  19. Fitchburg adding pair of bus stop sheltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The Montachusett Regional Transit Authority purchased two glass enclosed shelters, similar to the stop on Water Street by Central Valley Plaza, for downtown Fitchburg, according to MART General Manager Phil Rocca. He said MART will cover the $10,000 to $12,000 total cost of the two shelters, however installation will be done by the Fitchburg Department of Public Works.

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  20. Mr and Mrs Jim Arend - AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Paulding Progress

    ... Arend of North Royalton, Barbara (Jeff) Arend-Hendricks of Cincinnati and Patricia Arend (partner Eric McGuire) of Fitchburg, Mass. They have seven grandchildren. An open house will be held for family and friends from noon-3 p.m. Saturday, April 8 ...

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