Fitchburg Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Partnerships with communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Lending a helping hand to district communities is a longstanding tradition at Monty Tech. Whenever possible, teachers and students in the building trades are able and willing to help member communities with building, repair and remodeling projects.

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  2. Football: Central Mass. players relish gridiron reunion at Shriners All-Star gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    When Fitchburg High seniors Leo Ramirez and Darius Flowers walked off the football field last Thanksgiving, it looked like their long-standing run as teammates had finally drawn to a close - until Saturday afternoon. Ramirez, a dominating interior lineman and state champion shot putter, and Flowers, who quarterbacked the Red Raiders to the Central Mass.

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  3. Great-niece ready to ride in Longsjo ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | The Item Extra

    Fifty-nine years after cyclist and speed skater Arthur Longsjo of Fitchburg competed in the summer and winter Olympics, another member of the family has picked up the torch and will race next weekend in the cycling event named in his honor. "She's got the bike gene, and she's excited about it," said Jason Longsjo, the father of 6-year-old Emilie and the nephew of Art Longsjo.

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  4. Edwards' early TD pass holds up for South in All-Star GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Chapter All-Star Football Game at Worcester State University. The game featured players from 42 schools in the region.

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  5. Festival celebrates Fitchburg's Finnish heritage June 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The roots of the Finnish community run deep in this city. Throughout the 19th century, Finns settled in Fitchburg and Worcester, creating their own distinct subculture within the community.

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  6. Fitchburg man, 77, with long criminal history, indicted on drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A 77-year-old Fitchburg man with a criminal record dating to the 1960s has been indicted by a Worcester County Grand Jury on drug charges. Everett C. Carlson of 19 Lunenburg St., Apt.

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  7. New designation helps small businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    FITCHBURG – With its expansion of the microlending program, the North Central Massachusetts Development Corp. aims to reach more entrepreneurs and small business owners in the region to help them realize their dreams. On Friday afternoon, federal, state and local officials joined business and community leaders at the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce to announce the NCMDC's recent designation by the U.S. Small Business Administration as a microlender for local, small businesses.

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  8. Clinton Hurricanes are primed for the playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    After a seven-game winning streak, the Construction Dynamics-sponsored Clinton Hurricanes dropped a 17-2 decision to league-leading Veolia Water NA Muckdogs, of Sterling, on Tuesday night, in the 13/14-year-old division of the Central Mass. Baseball League.

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  9. Building inspector decision put offRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    After interviewing two building inspector candidates, both with experience in town, selectmen put off making a decision on hiring a new person because of concerns about availability of the person they all feel is the top candidate. Tony Zahariadis and Bentley Herget met with selectmen Tuesday night to answer questions, hoping to replace Mark Brodeur as the town's 25-hour-a-week building inspector.

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  10. Courthouse recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Frank G. Collazo, 28, of 41 Madison St., Fitchburg, was found not guilty on charges of trafficking in heroin/morphine/opium, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of a class B substance, possession of a class E substance, and two counts of drug violation near a school or park after a jury-waived trial. JUDGE JAMES R. LEMIRE Kevin Sullivan, 50, of 4 Allen St., Worcester, was sentenced to 3 to 4 years in Walpole state prison after pleading guilty to failing to register as a sex offender.

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  11. UMass OKs new information technology feeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The University of Massachusetts board of trustees approved a new information technology fee Wednesday, joining a growing number of colleges in the state that charge students specifically for computer and Internet privileges. In Central Massachusetts, three of the four public higher education institutions in the region already have technology fees.

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  12. State universities' funding to be linked to performance, not just enrollmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Following the lead of the state's community colleges, the state university system starting this year receive a portion of its funding based on how well the universities produce graduates. The Massachusetts Board of Higher Education on Tuesday voted to go ahead with the new performance-based funding system, which in fiscal 2016 will only apply to $5.6 million – roughly 2 percent – of the state universities' entire allocation from the state budget.

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  13. Fitchburg man pleads guilty to second-degree murder in girlfriend's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | The Item Extra

    A Fitchburg man with a history of mental illness was sentenced to life imprisonment with a possibility of parole in 15 years Tuesday after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of his girlfriend five years ago. William A. Brown, 34, had been charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of 25-year-old Sarin Chan, the mother of one of his children, but pleaded guilty in Worcester Superior Court to a reduced charge of second-degree murder under a plea agreement with prosecutors.

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  14. Heroes is theme of Summer Reading ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The theme for this year's Summer Reading Program at Fitchburg Youth Library is “Every Hero has a Story!” The program includes a variety of educational and entertaining activities and will run from June 25 until Aug. 18. Children may register for the Reading Club any time during the summer. Registration involves setting a reading or read-to-me goal and filling out a reading record.

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  15. Maple season was sweet statewide, but got sticky for Central Mass. producersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    To get ready for maple season at Warren Farm and Sugar House this February, Dale Wentworth had to dig through four feet of snow in the woods and chip his sap lines out of the ice. Needless to say, with record snow and cold, and a snow pack that stayed late into March, it was a difficult year for maple growers in Central Massachusetts.

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  16. Agyare-May, Robakiewicz place first at New England trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Central Mass. had two first-place finishers at the 70th New England high school track and field championships Saturday at Thornton Academy.

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  17. WSU to sign degree pact with Greenfield CCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER – Worcester State University will expand its roster of community college partners when it signs an agreement next week with Greenfield Community College to offer a new price-capped, four-year degree pathway. The $30,000 Baccalaureate Degree Program Agreement follows several other pacts that Worcester State has formed with community colleges this year, including Springfield Technical College and Quinsigamond Community College.

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  18. UMass, other public colleges increase fees for next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Students attending state colleges and universities in the region next year can expect a bigger bill, after several institutions' boards of trustees recently approved fee increases. Worcester State University and Fitchburg State University trustees in the past few months signed off on cost increases of several hundred dollars for next year, while Mount Wachusett Community College will raise its per-credit price by $5.

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  19. WSU to sign degree pact with Greenfield CCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER – Worcester State University will expand its roster of community college partners when it signs an agreement next week with Greenfield Community College to offer a new price-capped, four-year degree pathway. The $30,000 Baccalaureate Degree Program Agreement follows several other pacts that Worcester State has formed with community colleges this year, including Springfield Technical College and Quinsigamond Community College.

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  20. Tencati heads to New England track meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | The Item Extra

    Clinton High School boys track team senior captain Stephen Tencati will compete in the javelin in the 70th annual New England Interscholastic Outdoor Track and Field Championships tomorrow at Thayer Academy in Saco, Maine. Tencati qualified for the prestigious track and field event by placing third in Saturday's Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association All-State Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Fitchburg State University.

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