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  1. 15 residents, including 8 children, displaced in Leominster apartment fireRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 4 | Home

    Fifteen people -- including eight children -- were displaced after a two-alarm blaze tore through a Mechanic Street apartment building early Sunday morning. Deputy Fire Chief Jeff Davis said firefighters were called to 111 Mechanic St. about 2 a.m. and arrived to find heavy fire in the upper floors of the three-apartment building.

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  2. Fans have their say on Super BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 30 | Home

    The Sentinel and Enterprise is asking area football fans to predict the outcome of Sunday's Super Bowl between the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles. Zach Buckland, 19, Billerica: The Patriots are going to blow the Eagles out.

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  3. Lincoln Liquors adds store in Tewksbury, its sixth statewideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 24 | Home

    Billerica-based Lincoln Liquors just added the former Stadium Liquors in Stadium Plaza to its assets, bringing its repertoire to six stores throughout Massachusetts. Owner and CEO Rick Aronovitz said the acquisition puts Lincoln Liquors in a position to compete with big-name retailers like Total Wine & More.

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  4. Baker seeks $15M for schools educating hurricane victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | Home

    Gov. Charlie Baker said Friday he planned to seek $15 million in state funding for school districts that are educating students displaced by hurricanes in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Baker, a Republican, told the Massachusetts Municipal Association the request would be part of his annual state budget proposal he was scheduled to submit to the state Legislature on Wednesday.

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  5. Burst pipe closes Fitchburg's Crocker SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2018 | Home

    Crocker Elementary School will be closed this week due to a burst steam pipe, which damaged ceiling tiles containing asbestos, according to an announcement from Superintendent Andre Ravenelle. "Remedial" work must be completed before the school is reopened and school officials should have an alternative lcoation for students by the end of the week, according to a note confirmed by the superintendent and posted on Facebook on Sunday.

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  6. Hefner news "hurt our momentum," defeated Senate candidate saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | Home

    Fitchburg City Councilor Dean Tran, who is now a state senator, accomplished a rare feat in state politics earlier this month. He turned a blue seat red.

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  7. Dems urge Baker to withdraw support for Fitchburg Senate candidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | Home

    Gov. Charlie Baker has tried, often against the odds, to grow the Republican Party since his 2014 election, but often times that means siding with candidates that don't perfectly align with his brand of moderate, socially liberal Republicanism. That conflict is rearing its head again two weeks before a special Senate election in north central Massachusetts as the Massachusetts Democratic Party is calling on the governor to withdraw his support for Fitchburg City Councilor Dean Tran over comments the candidate made during a debate this past weekend.

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  8. Concord Museum gets festive for the holiday seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | Home

    Its 22nd Annual Family Trees: A Celebration of Children's Literature opens to the public on Wednesday, Nov. 22 and runs through Jan. 1. During the festive event, visitors will be treated to 37 fancifully decorated Holiday Trees displayed throughout the museum. The decorations on each tree are inspired by favorites from children's literature, contemporary and classic.

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  9. McLaughlin ends strong BSU careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | Home

    The 5-foot-11, 210-pound running back rushed for 152 yards on 25 carries during a 21-18 loss to Massachusetts Maritime. With a four-yard touchdown run, McLaughlin moved up to fourth on Bridgewater's all-time career rushing list with his 38th TD.

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  10. Police: Man who barricaded himself in Leominster home and set it on fire has diedRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2017 | Home

    Police converge at Eden Glen and Lancaster streets in Leominster, where a home was on fire on Eden Glen and a neighbor said at least one shot was fired. Flames shoot out of the top of the home at 8 Eden Glen Street home where a man barricaded himself inside after police attempted to serve a civil commitment warrant.

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  11. Lowell woman tells police she was robbed at gunpoint in Fitchburg TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | Home

    A Lowell woman reported early Friday morning that she had been robbed while attempting to buy a car in the area of 10 Prescott St. several days ago. The incident, which was reported to police at 1:14 a.m. Friday, allegedly took place at about 11:30 p.m. when the woman came to Fitchburg to buy a car from the robbery suspect, according to Police Capt.

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  12. Lowell's Malango carries Salem St.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2017 | Home

    Malango -- the Salem State freshman striker from Lowell -- took ownership of the contest with two goals to power the visiting Vikings to a 2-1 MASCAC victory over Fitchburg State University Saturday afternoon at Elliot Field. " a special, special player," Salem State first-year coach Matt Correia said.

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  13. Amaral runs to award for FSURead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | Home

    Fitchburg State senior Brian Amaral was tabbed Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week.

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  14. North Middlesex taken down by FitchburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2017 | Home

    Senior Sal Figueroa rushed for 189 yards on 12 carries, while classmate Andrew Brooks was 5 of 7 for 108 yards passing, as Fitchburg High improved to 2-2 with a 35-6 win over North Middlesex Regional at Crocker Field. North Middlesex fell to 0-4 with the defeat, and will host Westboro at Ayer Shirley Regional High School next Friday.

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  15. Sen. Jennifer Flanagan to resign seat to become Cannabis Control Commission memberRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | Home

    Sen. Jennifer Flanagan of Leominster will resign her seat effective Aug. 31 to become Gov. Charlie Baker's appointee to the state's Cannabis Control Commission, the governor announced Wednesday. "As a member of the Legislature, Senator Flanagan has been a champion and important partner with us on bipartisan efforts to enact comprehensive legislation around substance use prevention, treatment and recovery," said Baker.

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  16. Many lawmakers warchests in the red a year out from electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Home

    One of the perks of incumbency is the ability of public office holders to consistently raise money, building a bulwark against potential challengers and an advantage over anyone who may choose to try to knock them from office. Some Massachusetts lawmakers, however, seem more willing or able to wield this power than others, according to a review of campaign finance records.

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  17. Facing stiff resistance, MBTA pulls plug on railway monopole planRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | Home

    The MBTA on Thursday unplugged its planned upgrade of WiFi service on Thursday, telling the contractor it wants a more modest plan that answers community concerns. BAI Communications proposed adding about 320, 74-foot monopoles along commuter rail tracks, including in Acton, Ayer, Billerica, Concord, Fitchburg, Leominster, Lowell, Lunenburg, Shirley and Wilmington.

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  18. Donoghue's community benefits bill hits snag with Gov.; BakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | Home

    Backers of legislation allowing property owners to group together into community benefit districts to obtain extra services thought they'd found a way to allay Gov. Charlie Baker's concerns. Lowell state senator Eileen Donoghue is a main sponsor of the bill, which was reworked from a year ago when Baker raised concerns about it.

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  19. Ring perfect fit for LongsjoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Home

    After all, the 83-year-old is a mainstay of the Longsjo Classic bicycle race with an incredibly rich voice, one that's instantly recognizable, and he is known to take his time in relaying wonderful homespun yarns about cycle races lodged within the cortexes of his memory. He even has his own lingo for money -- a $10 bill is a sawbuck, while $50 is half a yard -- which he uses frequently when announcing prime laps to the riders and spectators along the famed Longsjo courses in Fitchburg and Leominster.

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  20. Fitchburg police seek suspect in videotaped road-rage incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Home

    A Leominster man has been arrested in connection to a road rage incident that was posted about on the Discussing Fitchburg Now Facebook page on Wednesday, said a police department spokesman. Michael Bryce, 53, of Leominster was arrested on charges of assault with a dangerous weapon, malicious or wanton destruction of property, and operating so as to endanger, said police Capt.

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