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  1. Record New York drug bust has Central Mass. connectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Fitchburg and Leominster police chiefs were in New York Friday morning for a news conference to announce one of the largest heroin busts in New York state history. New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced Friday the indictments of 25 people in Operation Dirty Dope, a nationwide investigation that involved drug dealing in Massachusetts,  including Fitchburg and Leominster.

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  2. Jury visits Fitchburg murder sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER - The jury in the trial of Dinkue Brown, who is charged with murder and other crimes in connection with the 2013 shooting death of Luis R. Rodriguez in Fitchburg, was taken by bus Thursday to view the shooting scene and other locations relating to the case. Prosecutors allege that Mr. Brown, 30, formerly of 33 Adams St., Fitchburg, planned a robbery of drugs and money from Mr. Rodriguez and enlisted the aid of another man, Dax A. Gibson of Gardner, to pull off the June 21, 2013, holdup.

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  3. Witness says defendant in Fitchburg murder trial had planned robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A key witness for the prosecution testified Wednesday that Dinkue Brown planned the robbery that authorities said led to the 2013 shooting death of 26-year-old Luis R. "Pookie" Rodriguez in Fitchburg. Prosecutors allege that Mr. Brown, on trial on charges that include murder and home invasion, hatched a plan to rob Mr. Rodriguez of drugs and money in his apartment at 82 Marshall St. in Fitchburg on June 21, 2013, and enlisted the aid of Dax A. Gibson of Gardner.

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  4. Fitchburg murder victim's companion testifies she saw mark on assailant's neckRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A woman who was in Luis R. "Pookie" Rodriguez's Fitchburg apartment when he was fatally shot three years ago testified Tuesday that his assailant had a "mark" on the back of his neck that could have been a tattoo. Cendy Mejia-Rincon, now living in New Jersey, told a Worcester Superior Court jury that she was present in Mr. Rodriguez's third-floor apartment at 82 Marshall St., Fitchburg, on the afternoon of June 21, 2013, when the 26-year-old Mr. Rodriguez was shot three times during what prosecutors allege was an attempted robbery of money and drugs.

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  5. Public colleges see mixed results as fall enrollment numbers come inRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 19 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER – Continuing recent trends for both institutions, Quinsigamond Community College saw its student enrollment decrease again this fall while Worcester State University's held steady from last year, according to data shared by the schools. Quinsigamond's full-time enrollment numbers as of Friday were 4,681 students, which is down from the 4,895 reported at the college last fall semester.

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  6. Murder trial begins for alleged 'planner' of Fitchburg slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 19 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A jury will be asked to decide whether Dinkue Brown planned a robbery that led to the shooting death of 26-year-old Luis R. Rodriguez, or he and a co-defendant happened upon the aftermath of Mr. Rodriguez' slaying at the hands of someone else. Testimony began Monday in Mr. Brown's trial in Worcester Superior Court on murder, home invasion, kidnapping, assault, threatening and firearm charges stemming from the June 21, 2013, fatal shooting of Luis R. "Pookie" Rodriguez during what prosecutors allege was a botched robbery in the victim's third-floor apartment at 82 Marshall St., Fitchburg.

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  7. No verdict Thursday in 2003 Fitchburg slaying caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 15 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Jury deliberations were scheduled to resume Friday in the trial of a Lynn man charged with murder in a fatal shooting 13 years ago in Fitchburg.  Tony A. Ancrum, 33, was indicted two years ago in the Sept. 2, 2003, shooting death of 23-year-old Christian A. Perez during what the prosecution alleges was a drug robbery on Middle Street in Fitchburg.

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  8. Jury begins deliberations in 2003 Fitchburg slaying caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 15 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The jury in the trial of Tony A. Ancrum, one of four Boston-area men charged with murder in a fatal shooting 13 years ago in Fitchburg, began its deliberations Thursday morning in Worcester Superior Court after hearing closing arguments by the prosecution and defense and Judge Janet Kenton-Walker's instructions on the law. Mr. Ancrum, 33, was indicted two years ago in the Sept.

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  9. Gardner center marks 35 years of helping veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 14 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    It was the suicide of Vietnam veteran Jesse H. Stallings in 1981 that convinced his wife Cathy something had to be done. Too many Vietnam veterans at the time were struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder and other hidden wounds suffered in the war, and there was little or no help for them. Post-traumatic stress disorder, something all too familiar today, was little understood by the public back then.

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  10. Prosecutor says driver in 2003 Fitchburg slaying 'just as guilty' as triggermanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 12 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The prosecutor in the trial of Tony A. Ancrum, one of four Boston-area men charged with murder in a 2003 fatal shooting in Fitchburg, told the jury in his opening statement Monday he expected the evidence would show Mr. Ancrum was "just as guilty as the man who pulled the trigger."   Mr. Ancrum, 33, is charged as a joint venturer in the Sept.

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  11. Lisa Wong, former Fitchburg mayor, possible Dem Party leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 12 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    State Sen. Tom McGee announced late Sunday he would not seek re-election as chairman of the Massachusetts Democratic Party, leaving open the question of who will helm the majority party through the upcoming gubernatorial and U.S. Senate races. According to the Boston Globe, challengers for the seat emerged before McGee announced he would not seek to retain it, including Governor's Councilor Eileen Duff, a Gloucester Democrat; former Fitchburg Mayor Lisa Wong; and Steve Kerrigan, a Lancaster Democrat who was the Democrats' lieutenant governor nominee when Baker won.

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  12. Drug sweeps in Fitchburg, Leominster net arrests, firearms, cash, piggy bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 9 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    State police worked with local police on a drug and gun sweep that also yielded a piggy bank full of money.  Around 9 a.m. Friday, various state police agencies, along with federal authorities and Fitchburg and Leominster police, searched 9 Falulah St. in Fitchburg and 30 Abbey Road, Apt. 307 in Leominster, state police said in a news release.  A total of six firearms, as well as large quantities of cash and narcotics, were seized, state police said.

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  13. Fitchburg soccer complex plot thick with accusationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 9 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Some residents in the neighborhood of a proposed sports and entertainment complex in West Fitchburg say they feel officials did not listen to their concerns and they were not given enough notification of hearings. The 14-field, year-round soccer facility called Game On Fitchburg is called a $12 million investment by owners Steven L. Marsden, a Fitchburg engineer who owns 150 acres where the facility is proposed to be built, and Peter Sangermano.

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  14. Fitchburg incumbent Rep. Stephan Hay defeats Kimatra Maxwell in Democratic primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 8 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    FITCHBURG – State Rep. Stephan Hay, D-Fitchburg, beat social worker Kimatra Maxwell in Thursday's state primary by a more than 2-to-1 ratio for the Democratic nomination in the 3rd Worcester District, representing Fitchburg and Precinct B in Lunenburg. Voter turnout was low overall, according to poll workers.

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  15. Man struck by car in Fitchburg, flown to Worcester hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 8 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Police said the victim suffered minor injuries, although the Fire Department said the man was taken by ambulance to Leominster Hospital and then flown by medical helicopter to UMass Memorial Medical Center - University Campus in Worcester.  Police said they were called to Marshall Road at 2:44 p.m. to investigate a pedestrian accident. 6 comments

  16. Four Central Mass. House races on primary ballot todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 8 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Voters in four Central Mass. House districts will head to the polls Thursday in Democratic primaries.

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  17. Four Central Mass. House races on Thursday primary ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 7 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Voters in four Central Mass. House districts will head to the polls Thursday in Democratic primaries.

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  18. Fire departments get trailers to help contain oil spills on riversRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 1 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The state Department of Environmental Protection delivered emergency spill response trailers to six cities and towns Thursday, assets that officials described as crucial to protecting local waterways. “I've been chasing river spills for 25 years, and this is the best tool,” said Nick Child, chief emergency planning officer for DEP.

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  19. Teens in fatal Lunenburg crash 'made a terrible mistake'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 29 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Carol Robbins of Lunenburg is overwhelmed by the support and caring of friends of her 18-year-old son Austin J. Robbins, who was killed early Saturday morning in a car crash on Hollis Road. Visiting an impromptu roadside memorial to her son Monday afternoon on Hollis Road, Mrs. Robbins looked over the many bouquets of flowers and items representing connections to her son by friends who went to Lunenburg High School with him.

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  20. Dead man, woman in Ashby identified as former spousesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 28 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Confirming the death of a man and a woman on Watatic Mountain Road Friday as a murder-suicide, Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan and Ashby Chief of Police Fred Alden released the names of the deceased Sunday night. Rebecca Griffin, 51, of Fitchburg, and John Griffin, 55, the resident of the home on Watatic Mountain Road, formerly married, were named in a joint news release.

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