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  1. Fitchburg police seek owner of dead dog that was found in trash bagRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Police are looking for information on the owner or owners of a dead dog found in a plastic trash bag in the area of Howard and Prescott streets. The mixed-breed pocket pitbull, which looks like a smaller version of a traditional pitbull, was found on Jan. 12. The dog, which weighed about 35 pounds, had mostly white fur with freckled spots throughout its body.

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  2. Urban districts lean on private support as public funds dwindleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER There may not be a sign on her door saying so, but the message is clear: Superintendent Maureen Binienda's office is open for business. "I had one tell me he's been in the superintendent's office more in the last several months than in the last seven or eight years," said Timothy P. Murray, president and chief executive of the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce.

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  3. Nationwide anti-abortion protest comes to WorcesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    About 75 people braved the cold Saturday morning on Pleasant Street to rally in support of defunding Planned Parenthood, part of a nationwide series of protests against the organization. “It's not just Worcester, it's Fitchburg, Springfield, Boston, all of the East Coast and the West Coast, the Midwest,” said Catherine Adair, of Ashburnham.

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  4. Driver injured in single-car wreck into Fitchburg brookRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The cause of the single-vehicle crash is under investigation. The victim was taken by LifeFlight helicopter to UMass Memorial Medical Center - University Campus in Worcester.  Tow crews were still working past 10:30 p.m. to try to drag the vehicle out of the water, police said.

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  5. Mother pleads guilty to accessory charge in 'Baby Doe' caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A mother has pleaded guilty to helping dispose of her toddler's body after Massachusetts authorities say her boyfriend killed the girl. Rachelle Bond entered her guilty plea Friday in Suffolk Superior Court in a plea agreement with prosecutors that's expected to lead to her release from jail less than two years after her daughter's body washed up on a Boston Harbor island.

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  6. Mayor says Fitchburg 'on the rise'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Offering a positive view of the past year, Mayor Stephen L. DiNatale Wednesday night in his state of the city address asked city residents and employees for help in continuing that success in 2017. "As I said before, and I will say it again, let's do what needs to be done and do it well," he said. 10 comments

  7. Fitchburg landmark being razedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    FITCHBURG – The mammoth, dilapidated building visible from many neighborhoods in the city for 80 years is coming down, with private money, and has become part of the revitalization of the River Street corridor, according to the city's director of economic development, Mary Jo Bohart. Fitchburg received a $3 million state grant about a year ago to redesign and rebuild River Street, she said, but the blighted former United Co-operative Farmers grain mill hampered the area's rebirth.

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  8. Nine towns in Central Mass receive energy grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Nine area communities have been designated as Green Communities by the state Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, bringing in $1.6 million in grants to help them pursue energy efficient projects. A news release issued Thursday from the Department of Energy Resources listed 30 new Green Communities and their grant awards, including the following in the region: Bolton $141,060; Charlton $166,570; Fitchburg $306,265; Northbridge $176,515; Southboro $142,865; Southbridge $206,130; Ware $169,535; Warren $157,740; and Winchendon $176,245.

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  9. Fitchburg student falsely linked to marathon bombs cleared of sex assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A man once falsely portrayed by a newspaper as a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing has been acquitted of sexually assaulting a woman while in college. The Sentinel & Enterprise reports that 21-year-old Salaheddin Barhoum was found not guilty of indecent assault and battery by a judge Wednesday.

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  10. Woman gets 2.5 years in fatal shooting in FitchburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A woman has been sentenced to 2 years in state prison in connection with the 2015 shooting death of Roy Rivera of Fitchburg. Judge Richard Tucker sentenced Janelle Haley Monday in Worcester Superior Court after she pleaded guilty to accessory after the fact and two counts of child endangerment, according to Paul Jarvey, a spokesman for Worcester District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Ms.

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  11. Marchers from Central Mass. reflect on what's nextRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Those were the words on participants' lips after what officials estimate could be the largest protest gathering ever in Washington, D.C. The Women's March on Washington Saturday brought enormous energy to the estimated 500,000 who participated in Washington, including hundreds from Central Massachusetts. Several million participated in more than 670 sister marches worldwide in an outpouring of support for women's rights and progressive causes and a repudiation of President Donald J. Trump, who was inaugurated the previous day.

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  12. Dianne Williamson: Hidden troubles behind couple's charmed life Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The Princeton couple raised a loving family in a five-bedroom shingle-style home at the base of Wachusett Mountain. They employed a live-in housekeeper and threw frequent, lavish parties for their large circle of friends.

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  13. 10 family members flee Ashburnham fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ASHBURNHAM - No one was injured Tuesday night when a fire destroyed a garage and damaged the home at 17 Birchwood Terrace. Interim Fire Chief Jack Parow said all members of the Yoder family, two adults and eight children, were able to escape the fire, which was mostly limited to a garage.

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  14. 2nd suspect in Fitchburg murder, arson is held without bailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A second man charged with murder and arson in the Dec. 3 slaying of a Fitchburg man was held without bail Tuesday. Ramon Milan, 37, or Bridgeport, Connecticut, was arraigned Tuesday in Fitchburg District Court in the death of Kevin O. Cabrera, 21, of Fitchburg, who was found dead in his apartment by firefighters responding to a fire at 122 Laurel St. The victim's hands were bound behind him when he was located.

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  15. Baby Doe's mother asks judge to dismiss chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A lawyer for a Massachusetts woman accused of helping dispose of her 2-year-old daughter's body has asked a judge to dismiss the charges or move the trial. In court Tuesday, Bond's attorney said Bond didn't willingly participate in the disposal of her daughter's body.

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  16. Honoring Martin Luther King Jr., community girds for challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    More than 100 people gathered Monday at the First Church Unitarian Universalist church for the 18th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration with music, inspirational speeches, hip-hop poetry and dance, and conversation about present-day challenges.

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  17. 10 displaced by Fitchburg three-decker fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A two-alarm fire Monday displaced three families and heavily damaged a three-decker at 62 Sheridan St..  According to the Fire Department, the two-alarm blaze was reported about 4:30 p.m. Monday. When firefighters arrived, they encountered heavy fire coming from the third floor, where they believe it started.

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  18. Sturbridge whistleblower gets $3.56 in ambulance settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A Sturbridge woman will receive $3.56 million of a $12.7 million settlement for her role as the whistleblower who alleged that an ambulance company fraudulently billed Medicare for unqualified services. Dale Meehan, a former billing manager for Leominster-headquartered MedStar Ambulance Inc., alleged that MedStar and its four related companies - Pioneer Valley EMS Inc., MedStar EMS Inc., Metrowest Emergency Services Inc., and Fitchburg Emergency Medical Services Inc., - fraudulently billed Medicare between 2005 and 2013 for ambulance services, according to a 2013 civil complaint filed in US District Court.

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  19. Comedy show on lunch menu to benefit Fitchburg school trip Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Slattery's Restaurant, 106 Lunenburg St., will be the site of a benefit show to benefit Fitchburg Public School's eighth-grade field trip to Washington, D.C., in June. The show, “WCV - Radio for Your Eyes,” is the brainchild of two longtime collaborators, Jeff Van Amburgh and Sally Cragin, and will premiere at 2 p.m. Jan. 15. A luncheon will be provided, featuring baked stuffed chicken breast, tossed salad, rice pilaf, fresh vegetables, chocolate squares and coffee.

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  20. Suspect in Fitchburg murder, arson held without bailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A New Jersey man charged with murder and arson in the Dec. 3 death of a Fitchburg man was held without bail Thursday.  Jose R. Crespo, 32, of Newark, N.J. was arraigned Thursday in Fitchburg District Court in the murder of Kevin O. Cabrera, 21, at his apartment at 122 Laurel St. Firefighters found Mr. Cabrera dead in the apartment, with his hands tied behind his back. It was later learned he had been beaten to death before the fire was set. 1 comment

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