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  1. Town ends bid to ban tobacco sales after outcryRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | CBS 3 Springfield

    Westminster's board of health voted 2-1 at its regular meeting Wednesday to drop the proposal, a week after rowdy opposition led them to end a public hearing early. The Sentinel & Enterprise of Fitchburg reports that two board members moved and voted to kill the proposal.

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  2. 2 brothers wounded in Massachusetts bonfireRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | CBS 3 Springfield

    Officials in Fitchburg say 14-year-old Jameson Carroll and his 11-year-old brother, Jaxon, were enjoying the bonfire in their backyard on Saturday evening when the accident happened. Deputy Fire Chief Thomas Dateo says the boys' mother was inside the family home getting more marshmallows when one of the boys threw a gas container onto the fire to make it bigger.

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  3. Protesters hope rally will help kill pipeline planRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | CBS 3 Springfield

    Opponents of a plan to construct a natural gas pipeline across northern Massachusetts hope their weekend rally will mobilize public opinion against the project. Protesters from Massachusetts, New Hampshire and New York were staging a "Stop the Pipeline Statewide Summit" in Fitchburg on Saturday.

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  4. More Read the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | CBS 3 Springfield

    Groups seeking to open charter schools in Brockton and Fitchburg are asking the state's education commissioner to reverse an earlier ruling and allow their applications to go forward. The proposed schools initially were cleared to submit final applications but were later told they could not because of a state law that required the school districts they are applying in to be in the lowest 10 percentile of MCAS scores statewide.

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  5. Leominster man dies in motorcycle crashRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2014 | CBS 3 Springfield

    Authorities say the Leominster man who died in a motorcycle crash in Fitchburg this week was not wearing a helmet and did not have a valid driver's license.

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  6. 3 indicted for misleading police in Oliver caseRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | CBS 3 Springfield

    A grand jury has indicted three people accused of misleading police investigating the disappearance of a 5-year-old Massachusetts boy who later was found dead.

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  7. Massachusetts seeks custody of more childrenRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2014 | CBS 3 Springfield

    The number of children being removed from their homes by the state's embattled child welfare agency has jumped dramatically since a 5-year-old Fitchburg boy whose family was being monitored by the state went missing.

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  8. Fitchburg teacher denies raping teen boyRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | CBS 3 Springfield

    A former sex education and health teacher at a central Massachusetts charter school has been charged with raping a 14-year-old boy.

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  9. Gov. Patrick pushing to lift liquor license capRead the original story

    May 31, 2014 | CBS 3 Springfield

    Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is pushing legislation to give cities and towns more control over the number of liquor licenses in their communities.

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