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  1. Police: Fitchburg business robbed by man brandishing handgunRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Minutes before a Water Street business opened Monday morning, an armed man confronted an employee who had arrived early for work and demanded all the money from its cash register, police said. After the man fled with an undisclosed amount of money, the employee of Paul's Plate Glass Window Co.

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  2. Is the closed St. Anthony an answer to Fitchburg's preschool prayer?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The doors at Saint Anthony School will remain closed this fall semester for the first time in over 60 years, however the building may not be empty for long. Fitchburg Schools Superintendent Andre Ravenelle said the public school district is "exploring" the possibility of moving its seven preschool classrooms into the roughly 19,000-square-foot building on 123 Salem St. The building is currently owned by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Worcester, which ran the school for 66 years until this June, according to records from the city assessor.

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  3. Comic book heroes descending on FitchburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Only a handful of comic books stores remain in the region, but fans will find a new home, at least temporarily, this weekend. Organizers are expecting more than 1,000 people to attend the The Plastic City Comic Con at the Wallace Civic Center this Saturday.

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  4. Ashburnham begins to dust off Master PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    A document is taking shape that when finished will serve as a blueprint for economic and cultural development projects for the next 10 years. A 10-member board of residents, business owners and town officials met at the public safety building Tuesday to discuss the so-called Master Plan, which would update an aging document written when the nation called Ronald Reagan its president.

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  5. Battering ram used in Fitchburg drug bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Police on Monday used a battering ram to break down the door to a bathroom where they suspected a Leominster woman was stuffing drugs down a drain during a warrant search of her apartment, according to court documents. Police found cocaine residue on a glassine bag, narcotic packaging materials, a scale, electric stun gun and $850 in cash when they searched 31-year-old Anayli Delarosa's 43 Pleasant St. apartment Monday at 1:10 p.m., according to court documents.

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  6. Alleged killer said to wield knife from sinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Police say a 58-year-old used a knife from his kitchen sink to stab his girlfriend to death after an argument at a city apartment complex early Sunday morning, according to court documents. Jorge Cortes, of 25 State St. Apt.

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  7. Months after Fitchburg blaze, school rehab plans in limboRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    B.F. Brown School has changed little in the nearly 10 months since a four-alarm fire ripped through the vacant building that was slated to become an artist colony. Today, bits of sky are visible through the charred roof and burnt upper windows of the building on Academy Street, which has remained empty as negotiations continue between the city and the Massachusetts Association of Insurance Agents on a settlement.

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  8. Leominster man arraigned in death of woman found in his homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    On June 9 at about 4:15 p.m., James P. Vaillancourt walked into the emergency room at HealthAlliance Hospital, where he told the staff to call the police: He had hurt a 42-year-old Fitchburg mother of two. Vaillancourt, who was employed as a custodian at Lunenburg Public Schools for more than a decade, told a responding police officer "there was a woman dead in his house, and he thinks he hurt her," according to court documents.

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  9. Free football clinic aimed at childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Fitchburg High School and Fitchburg Youth Football are joining forces later this week for the first "Friday Night Football Clinic" at Nikitas Field. Registration is at 5:30 p.m. and the clinic for all children in grades K-8 is from 6-8 p.m. "One of the first things I did when I took over the program was to meet with the AYF board and really have in-depth discussions on how we can develop a partnership, help each other out and promote football in the city of Fitchburg," said first-year FHS football coach Tom DiGeronimo.

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  10. How does one foster a cat?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    DEAR HOPEFUL: God bless you! Foster families are definitely needed for cats, as there are a variety of rescue organizations in Central Massachusetts who help get cats off the streets or take cats that need to be rehomed. It's hard for a cat who has had a home to adjust to a shelter.

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  11. Military Band lines up dates on 3 Sundays next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The Fitchburg Military Band will perform three concerts in August from the porch of the beautiful Stone House, overlooking Mirror Lake, at Coggshall Park. The family-friendly shows will range from traditional march music, to Broadway medleys, to patriotic songs, to big-band swing and popular music themes.

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  12. Fitchburg search ends in heroin-trafficking chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    A city man was charged with heroin possession with intent to distribute after a search warrant was executed at his home at 31 Clinton St., Apt. 1. Edgar Nieves Rivera, 50, was sitting outside his home Tuesday at about 8:30 a.m. when he was apprehended by police officials from Fitchburg police, the Massachusetts State Police Gang Unit and North Worcester County Drug Task Force, according to court documents.

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  13. How to get news in paper, on webRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The Sentinel & Enterprise is committed to publishing the widest range of community news for our readers in our weekly Weekender section on Thursdays, our weekly Community News section on Sundays and in our daily pages. We also typically run a Community Calendar listing coming events on Thursdays and Sundays.

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  14. Leominster's James Vaillancourt charged with murder in death of 42-year-old woman last weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    A custodian for the Lunenburg Public Schools was charged Wednesday with murder in the death of a 42-year-old Fitchburg mother, who authorities suspect might have been strangled during sex. During a scheduled dangerousness hearing in Leominster District Court, James P. Vaillancourt, 49, of 69 Walnut St., was formally charged in the death of Corrina Santiago.

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  15. Flagging down donors worksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The mostly empty flagpoles at Heritage Park at the intersection of Boulder and Main streets will be full once again next week thanks to donations from over 50 residents. Sam Squailia, who runs the popular Facebook page Discussing Fitchburg Now, said residents donated enough money to buy 39 international flags after she posted a request for donations on the page in early June.

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  16. Fitchburg out to be inclusiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The city's Human Rights Commission plans to distribute a survey to people currently serving on city-appointed boards that will ask for demographic information such as age, sex, race, ethnicity and language. "If we do the survey across all the commissions, this is going to give us a good handle of if we're really representative of our community," commission chair Barbara Nealon.

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  17. Police: 43-year-old man worked as drug runner for two menRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The 43-year-old city man who police say worked as a drug "runner" for two men accused of heroin distribution was indicted in Worcester Superior Court on Tuesday. Rafael G. Cruz, who is homeless, was indicted and arraigned on charges, including distribution of a class A drug, subsequent offense, according to court documents.

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  18. Officials break ground on new Fitchburg athletic complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    With views of Wachusett Mountain in the backdrop, public officials joined the three Game On co-owners Monday to break ground on the 96-acre athletic field complex, which drew both praise and concern during its lengthy planning and approval process. "This is the kind of growth we need to duplicate," Mayor Stephen DiNatale told the officials, owners and residents gathered for the ceremony.

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  19. Fitchburg library on wait list for state grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The city's public library is 18th on a wait list for a $12.4 million state grant, which would be used to renovate the library's current facilities, according to an announcement from the Massachusetts Libraries Board of Library Commissioners last week. Like the 23 other libraries on the wait list, Fitchburg Public Library will receive the grant "as the funding becomes available" through the existing bond bill or future bond authorization, the press release said.

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  20. Students experience African cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Camp S.U.N. students experienced Africa last week with drumming, dancing, art-making and artifacts, thanks to the Fitchburg Art Museum. The museum sponsored a visit from Crocodile River Music, a Massachusetts-based program that promotes and performs African and African-influenced music, including Brazilian, Caribbean and Flamenco.

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