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Posted on: May 16, 2018

City crime rates drop for second straight year

FITCHBURG -- For the second year in a row, rates of serious crime dropped in the city, Police Chief Ernest Martineau told City Council Tuesday night.

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Posted on: May 7, 2018

IT'S COLLEGE TOWN 101 FSU, city officials aim to get students out and about in Fitchburg

FITCHBURG -- A walk across the 45-acre Fitchburg State University campus reveals no shortage of backpack-toting students hurrying to and from classes.

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Posted on: May 2, 2018

Calling all volunteers - the wall that heals

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Volunteer Support Position 

Fitchburg July 11 through July 15 

Historic Crocker Field 

Broad Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420

  • July 11th Set Up Day Crocker Field, Fitchburg Ma.
  • July 12th through July 15th
  • July 15th Breakdown Day 2PM.&nb...
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Posted on: May 1, 2018

MassDevelopment selects Fitchburg District for Transformative Development Initiative

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MassDevelopment's Transformative Development Initiative (TDI) 

For Immediate Release: May 1, 2018

MassDevelopment Selects Fitchburg District for Transformative Development Initiative

Contact:Tom Skwierawski, City of Fitchburg Executive Director of P...

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Posted on: April 30, 2018

New $10M redevelopment adds to Fitchburg's mill culture

The city's growing number of mill renovations in the past decade will allow residents to live in one revitalized mill and work in another just down the street, all clustered west of downtown.

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Posted on: April 24, 2018

Repaving scheduled for Fitchburg streets

FITCHBURG -- The city plans to repave between two and three miles of roads this year, according to a proposed street paving schedule announced by Mayor Stephen DiNatale Monday.

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Posted on: April 24, 2018

FSU answers the call to keep Stratton Players on the stage

FITCHBURG -- The Stratton Players theater group was about to have the first dress rehearsal for its new play last Tuesday when Joshua Weidenhamer got a call saying Applewild School's theater had water leaking through its roof due to recent storms.

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

Opportunity Zones could offer tax benefits across Central Mass.

Fitchburg is one of twenty-five census tracts in a dozen area communities to have been submitted to the U.S. Treasury to be designated as an Opportunity Zone where investors can gain tax benefits for investing in the areas.

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

Fitchburg will use grant money to improve downtown

The full extent of the updates to the Upper Common this coming year depends on when the wintery weather gives way to spring, according to city officials.

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Posted on: February 27, 2018

Program has McKay students aiming to make a difference

Approximately 80 students at the school are finding their own path to make a difference in the community by participating in the United Way Youth Venture of North Central Mass. program.

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Posted on: February 16, 2018

FITCHBURG TO HOST ALL-NEW LARGER THE WALL THAT HEALS EXHIBIT ON JULY 12, 2018 – JULY 15, 2018

February 16, 2018FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

FITCHBURG TO HOST ALL-NEW LARGER THE WALL THAT HEALSEXHIBIT ON JULY 12, 2018 – JULY 15, 2018New Wall replica is 375 feet in length, stands 7.5 feet tall, and travels with new educational exhibits&a...

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Posted on: February 7, 2018

Traffic lanes on Fitchburg's Water Street Bridge will be narrowed

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is conducting repairs on the Water Street Bridge in Fitchburg. The changes are expected to remain in place until the bridge is replaced during a construction project slated to begin in the spring of 2021.

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Posted on: December 1, 2017

The Wall That Heals, Traveling To Fitchburg

December 1, 2017                                           &nb...

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Posted on: February 1, 2018

Duck Detective!

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5/19/2018 Duck Detective Clue: Bees and ButterflysNext Duck will be hidden on 5/26/18

It's simple!! Here's how to play:

  • ONE DUCK will be placed somewhere in the city
  •  ONE CLUE will be posted on Sunday on our FaceBook page/web page.
  • If the duck is not...
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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Sasha the Fire Gypsy, BOOKED for the 2018 Block Party!

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Sasha the Fire Gypsy is an incredible, accomplished performer who combines performance, dance, choreography, theatrics, contortion, and acrobatics to bring performance to the highest level of amazement and professionalism! 

You can catch Sasha wal...

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Posted on: March 13, 2018

Boothill Express Band, First Main Stage Act BOOKED!

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Country that ROCKS - Boothill Express is a local group that plays all over Central MA and  is a 2x Worcester Music Awards from the Pulse Magazine recipient and Winners-Country/Americana awardee. They will start strumming their guitars at 4:30pm, ...

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Posted on: February 12, 2018

Groove Authority, Third Main Stage Act BOOKED!

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This high energy show will get the dance floor moving! Groove Authority plays everything  from top 40, new and old R&B, Rock, Motown, Funk, Soul, Disco, as well as Pop, Swing, Jazz, Reggae and Hip-Hop. They will hit the stage at 8:30pm!&n...

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Posted on: November 4, 2017

Second Act Booked for the 2018 Block Party - Molly Baechtold: Aerialist

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Molly provides a number of off-the-ground circus acts, from intimate performances a few feet up from the ground, to grand, awe-inspiring displays hanging high from the ceiling. She takes pride in bringing a personal and memorable experience to her audienc...

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Posted on: October 18, 2017

The First Act Booked For the 2018 Block Party - Kilted Colin!

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Kilted Colin creates continuous laughter that connects with all ages...yes, even your Grandpa. His unique, feel good, family show excites and unites everyone who watches keeping your guests nothing but impressed. Colin draws big crowds & even bigger l...

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