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March 8, 2014 - Historical Societies: Lengendary Locals book release party and author signing at the Fitchburg Historical Society, 781 Main St. For more info click here.

March 3, 2014 - The Next Firefighters Civic Service Exam is April 27th, Applications are due by March 17th. Please click here for more info.

February 28, 2014 - A public meeting for the conversion of the West Fitchburg Waste Water Plant will be held on March 5, 2014. Please click here for meeting details.

 

 

 

February 18, 2014:  Planning Board Meeting Postponed. CDBG portion rescheduled to Monday, February 24, 2014 at 6 p.m.

February 17, 2014-  A snow emergency/parking ban will be in effect in the City of Fitchburg from NOON on Tuesday, February 18, 2014, until 7 A.M. on Wednesday, February 19, 2014.  For more information, please go to fitchburgma.gov/snow

February 12, 2014- A new date for the Public Meeting for the conversion of the West Fitchburg Waste Water Plant will be announced later. Click here for meeting details. 

February 5, 2014 - Calling all Youth! The City of Fitchburg is reforming the Youth Commission. If you're interested speaking out on community issues like economic development and education fill out an application today!

February 15, 2014- A snow emergency/parking ban will be in effect in the City of Fitchburg from 5 P.M. on Saturday, February 15, 2014, until 9 A.M. on Sunday, February 16, 2014. For more information, please go to fitchburgma.gov/snow

February 13, 2014- A snow emergency/parking ban will be in effect in the City of Fitchburg from 8:00 am on thursday, February 13, 2014, until 12:00 pm on Friday, February 14, 2014. For more information, please go to fitchburgma.gov/snow

Due to inclement weather the Fitchburg Municipal Offices will be closing at 12:00 PM Today, February 13, 2014. Office hours will resume tomorrow at 8:30 AM!

February 12, 2014- A new date for the Public Meeting for the conversion of the West Fitchburg Waste Water Plant will be announced later. Click here for meeting details.

- We ask all citizens to use this horrible situatuion to raise awareness about child abuse, domestic violence and other things happening in the community, so people do not remain isolated and silent. Please Click Here for a number to call for help.

February 5, 2014 - Calling all Youth! The City of Fitchburg is reforming the Youth Commission. If you're interested speaking out on community issues like economic development and education fill out an application today!

February 5, 2014- UPDATE: Due to the weather, this meeting has been posponed, and will be held at a later date, with a date that is TBD. We will update this information when a new date is scheduled.

Public Meeting for the conversion of the West Fitchburg Waster Water Plant, click here for meeting details. 

February 4, 2014-  A snow emergency/winter parking will be in effect from 6 A.M. on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 until 7 A.M. on Thursday, February 6, 2014.  No parking is allowed on city streets during the parking ban.  Owners of vehicles that are parked on the street during the ban are subject to being fined and having their vehicles towed at their expense.  The duration of the parking ban will be adjusted as conditions warrant. Property owners are reminded that they are responsible for keeping sidewalks abutting their property clear of snow and ice.  Please help to make our sidewalks safe!!

During the snow emergency/winter parking ban parking is availble in the Main Street municipal parking lot, the Day Street municipal parking lot, the Putnam Street Parking Garage, as well as several other locations. Please see Parking Map for more details.

January 20, 2014 - Dr Martin Luthor King, Jr. Breakfast Celebration at New Patriots Christian Congregation at 10:00 am. For more info contact: timothy.martin@hanscom.af.mil

February 3, 2014 - Founders Day Ceremony at the Fitchburg Senior Center from 6 to 8 pm. Click Here for more info about Founder's Day and the 250th Aniversary of the City of Fitchburg!

January 1, 2014 - A snow emergency/winter parking ban has been declared in the City of Fitchburg starting at 3 P.M. on Thursday, January 2, 2014, and ending at 11 P.M. on Friday, January 3, 2014. The duration of the parking ban will be adjusted if conditions warrant.  No parking is allowed on city streets during the parking ban. Vehicles parked in violation of the parking ban are subject to being towed, and the owners are subject to being fined.

During the snow emergency/winter parking ban parking is availble in the Main Street municipal parking lot, the Day Street municipal parking lot, the Putnam Street Parking Garage, as well as several other locations. Please see Parking Map for more details.

Residents are reminded that they are responsible for keeping sidewalks abutting their property clear of snow and ice.  We thank you for keeping our sidewalks safe during the winter season.

December 27, 2013Click Here to print out a paper angel to write your messages and prayers on for Jeremiah.  Please bring them to Municipal Offices at 166 Boulder Drive, Cleghorn Neighborhood Center on Daniels Street, the Elm Street Community Church at 264 Elm St., or at New Creation Community Church, 88 Boulder Drive.

We ask all citizens to use this horrible situatuion to raise awareness about child abuse, domestic violence and other things happening in the community, so people do not remain isolated and silent. Please Click Here for a number to call for help.

December 1, 2012 - The Mayor's Annual Children's Christmas Party from 11 - 1 pm at the Senior Center, 14 Wallace Ave.

December 1, 2012 - Santa's Pancake Breakfast at the Fitchburg Senior Center, 14 Wallace Ave. Proceeds to benefit Fitchburg Civic Days. More info to come!

November 20, 2012
- There will be a Public Hearing on Tuesday, Nov. 20 at 7pm in the Library at Memorial Middle School, 615 Rollstone St regarding the Classification and Taxation of property according to use, in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 797 of the Acts of 1979 as amended by Chapter 79 of the acts of 1983.

November 17, 2012Dance 2 Swing lessons at the Fitchburg Senior Center with DJ AlanHep2theJive from 7 – 11pm. Admission $10 per person. All proceeds to benefit the Fitchburg Senior Center. For more info call 978-829-1790.

Paving Projects:

--Ashby State Road, Paving completed on Aug 29. Misc repairs week of Oct 15.
--Rindge Rd, Roundabout to point 2000 ft north of Bennett Rd. Old pavement removal and grading complete; First layer of paving complete;  Manhole structures and driveway aprons complete; Final paving complete.
--Ashby West Rd, north of bridge. Culvert replacement complete. Paving complete.
--Blossom (Main to Pearl; Hawes to Mt Vernon)/Crescent: First paving course complete. Final paving complete.
--Fisher (JFH to Richardson)/Marshall Rd (near Skyview): Reclaim & pave (1st course) complete. Top course Fisher/Marshall complete.
--Franklin Rd, south of Depot St: Old pavement removal Weds, Oct 24. First paving course complete.  Structures, drainage work and final paving in November.
--Broad & Circle Streets: Structures work complete.  Final paving complete.
--Almount Terrace: First paving course complete. Final paving complete
--Jeffrey St: First paving course complete. Final paving complete

July 27, 2012- City Hall will be closed for business all day Friday. Clean up Should be finished by the end of the day and we expect to Re-open Monday with our normal hours.

July 20, 2012- The Kimball Street Bridge is open to traffic!

July 12, 2012- Water Use Restrictions Effective July 16, 2012

July 4, 2012-  Fitchburg's Civic day parade,- Rain or shine TODAY

June 27, 2012 - The Nashua River Brewer's Festival will be taking place at Riverfront Park on Saturday, June 30th. For more information please visit the Facebook page here or beersforgood.com

Update! July 22, 2012-  Line Painting: Re-striping of principal streets in the city will be completed on Sunday, July 22, after 8 pm.  Be on the alert for the painting truck; striping will be wet for a brief time. 

June 10, 2012 - Senior Day trip to Rockport, MA.Browse the many shops in Rockport and Bears Neck or just enjoy the ocean view. Tickets are $40. Lunch is not provided. the bus leaves at 9am. To reserve a space please contact Joanna at 508-331-2237 or at daytrippinfitchburgseniors@gmail.com. For more information about this trip or future trips please click here.

June 13, 2012 - There is a Civic Days Meeting at 6pm in the Veterans Room, City Hall. All are welcome! For More info on Civic Days please visit www.fitchburgcivicdays.com.

June 24-30-  Parks week events!!  Come join us at different parks each day for activities. Click here for flyer and details!

May 2, 2012 - Fitchburg Civic Days Meeting, Join us in the Veterans Room at City Hall at 6 pm to help plan this years festivities. All are welcome! More info at Civic Days 2012.

April 28, 2012 - Ward 3 Street and Parks Cleanup from 8am to 1pm. Meet at Caldwell Park on West Street and don't forget your work gloves. For more information call 978-345-9582.

April 24, 2012 - Fitchburg Civic Days fundraiser at the John Fitch Highway McDonalds from 5 to 7pm. 20% of all proceeds to benefit the Fitchburg Civic Days Committee.

April 21, 2012 - Are your Family and Assets protected? Commerce bank is holding a seminar discussing Estates, Health Care Proxy, Power of Attourney or other Asset related questions from 10 am to 12 pm at Leominster Crossings.

April 21, 2012 - IC Credit Union offers resdential Shred it day from 9am-12noon @ 300 Bemis Road.  Bring documents with personal info to prevent identity theft.

April 21, 2012 - Ward 2 Street and Parks Cleanup from 8am to 1pm. Meet at the Daniel Street Park and don't forget your work gloves. For more information call 978-345-9582.

April 20, 2012 - 2012 Spring Fling, 6 tom 10 pm at the Fitchburg Senior Center. There will be dinner followed by dancing to DJ and live music. Purchase tickets for $25 from your city councilor or at the Mayor's Office. Proceeds to benefit the Fitchburg City Council's Scholarship Fund!

April 19, 2012 - Third Thursday Film Series, 7pm at the Fitchburg Public Library. Visit FitchburgPublicLibrary.org or call 978-345-9635 for more information.

April 18, 2012 - Fitchburg Civic Days Meeting, Join us in the Veterans Room at City Hall at 6 pm to help plan this years festivities. All are welcome! More info at Civic Days 2012.

April 9 - June 1, 2012 -  The Water Department will flush hydrants throughout the city for 8 weeks. For questions call the Water Dept. 978-345-9616 ext. 1 

February 17, 2012 - Fridays in Fitchburg: Fitchburg’s Founding Ethnicities – McKay Campus School Building C, 6-7:30pm. All are Welcome!

February 16, 2012 - Third Thursday Film Series, 7pm at the Fitchburg Public Library. Visit the Third Thursday Film Series, 7pm at the Fitchburg Public Library. Visit FitchburgPublicLibrary.org for more information

February 15, 2012 - Fitchburg Civic Days meeting. Join us in the Veterans Room in City Hall at 6pm to discuss this years festivities! All are welcome! More Info at Civic Days 2012

February 9, 2012 - Ward 1 Meeting.  6pm at South Street Elementary School Library

February 8, 2012 - Fitchburg Civic Days meeting. Join us in the Veterans Room in City Hall at 6pm to discuss this years festivities! All are welcome! More Info at Civic Days 2012

January 22, 2012 - 1-3pm Opening Reception for new exhibitions at the Fitchburg Art Museum. For more info please visit FitchburgArtMuseum.org.

January 19, 2012- Visit the Third Thursday Film Series, 7pm at the Fitchburg Public Library. Visit FitchburgPublicLibrary.org for more information

January 5, 2012 - Winter Farmers' Market, 4-7pm at the Fitchburg Art Museum

January 2, 2012 - City of Fitchburg Swearing-In Ceremony for the offices of Mayor, City Council, and School Committee in the City Council Chambers, City Hall, 718 Main Street, Fitchburg at 10am. Refreshments will follow in the Veterans Room.

December 16, 2011 - Friday Night in Fitchburg Open House from 6-7:30pm at the Fitchburg Senior Center. This weeks speaker will be Anne O'Connor presenting: "Things I never knew before, but sure do now." There will be music, refreshments, and a cash bar. Everyone is welcome to join. If you have any questions please contact Dot Cassidy at anne@anneoc.com

December 15, 2011 - Third Thursday Film Series at the Fitchburg Public Library from 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM. This months film will be Remember the Night (1940) which tells the tale of a beautiful petty thief (Barbara Stanwyck) who has nowhere to go for the holidays but jail. The good-hearted attorney (Fred MacMurray) prosecuting her case can't resist taking her home for Christmas.  As her trial date approaches, sparks start to fly between the two lovebirds on opposite sides of the law. For more info visit the Fitchburg Public Library Events Website

December 14, 2011 - Wednesday, December 14th, from 11 AM-12 PM will be the opening reception for a very special exhibit. Re-image-ining: A Collage of Fresh Brand Concepts offers a fresh look at rebranding, and was created by students in the Communications Media Department at Fitchburg State University, under the guidance of Professor Robert Carr. Reception free with Museum Admission.

December 10, 2011 - Join us at the Fitchburg Senior Center for "One-Stop" Holiday Shopping Craft Fair. Multiple Vendors and many unique craft items... Space Available Call Now! Questions: Contact 508-331-2237

December 3, 2011 - "African Conversations" Guided Talk and Tour by Curator Jean Borgatti. Tour free with Museum Admission. More Info

December 3, 2011 - The annual House Tour will be Saturday December 3, 2011. Tickets will be on sale at the Historical Society beginning Modnay November 7. Tickets are $18 for members and $20 for non-members! More Info

December 2-3, 2011 - The Fitchburg Art Museum invites you to attend our 5th Annual Holly Berry Craft Faire, to be held on Friday, December 2nd, from 4-8 PM, and Saturday, December 3rd, from 10 AM-4 PM. More Info

December 1, 2011 - TD Bank and the Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster cordially invite you and your family to the First Annual Children's Art Exhibit. More Info

November 23, 2011-  DPW is picking up storm debris from curbside.  Debris needs to be at curb by Nov 28 to ensure that it is picked up.

November 5, 2011  - Season Flu Clinics -See details at Flu clinic

October 31, 2011 - Halloween Trick or Treating Hours - Monday Oct. 31st from 5 - 7pm

October 29, 2011 - Trick or Treat on Main Street from 12:30 till 2:30 pm. For more info please visit Twin Cities CDC

October 29, 2011 - Twin City CDC Annual Meeting and Halloween Party from 3-4:30pm at the Fitchburg Senior Center. There will be kids activites, a halloween costume contest and a raffle. This event is being co-sponsored by the Fitchburg Recreation Department. For more info please visit Twin Cities CDC or call the Fitchburg Rec. at 345-9572

October 18, 2011 - Seasonal Flu clinics-see details/Flu clinic

October 16, 2011 - 9am - 2pm American Red Cross Blood Drive at the Fitchburg Fire Dept. Call 1-800-733-2767 to schedule an appointment now. Walk-ins welcome.

October 15, 2011 - Folklore, Legends, and Myths: Stories about local happens told by Joy Contois and Todd Goodwin at the Forest Hill Mausoleum. Call 781-245-1516 for more info.

October 14, 2011 - FY12 Supplemental Budget and FY13 Projections

October 14, 2011 - How to get involved in the United Way Holiday Drive. Now thru Nov. 16th

August 29, 2011Fitchburg/Westminster Landfill extends hours for yard waste drop-off

August 28, 2011 - Unitil has informed the City that the power outage that some of our residents are dealing with could be a multi day event. Please call Unitil at 888-301-7700 to report a problem or to get more details on the situation. If you are in need of shelter call the City's emergency operations center at 978-343-4801 for more details.

August 26, 2011 -  Important storm related information in english or espanol

Auguet 26, 2011 - The water ban restriction has been removed.  You may water at any time during the day. Thank you for your cooperation during the ban.

August 26, 2011 - http://strattonplayers.com & http://www.johnsoniarelief.com - Figure out what you can do to help

August 8, 2011 - Important Water Notices- Water Ban Restrictions and Coliform Testing

April 1, 2011-  A snow emergency/parking ban is in effect from 1 a.m. on Friday, April 1, until noon.   

Additional information on School & City closings, rubbish collection can be found here

January 06, 2011 - Proposed Student Housing Overlay District Map

November 23, 2010 - Fitchburg Library Story Time

November 17, 2010 - Family Italian Dinner

November 16, 2010 - Fitchburg Library Story Time

November 13, 2010 - Household Hazardous Waste Day 

November 9, 2010 - Fitchburg Library Story Time

November 3, 2010 - Yr 37 CDBG Schedule

October 30-31, 2010 - Trick or Treat Schedule

October 7, 2010 - First Thursday Fitchburg

September 28, 2010 - Fitchburg Library Story Time

September 25, 2010 - Oktoberfest at Saima Park

Septmeber 21, 2010 - Fitchburg Library Story Time

September 18, 2010 - Nashua River Brewers Festival

September 14, 2010 - Fitchburg Library Story Time

August 23-25, 2010 - Putnam Street Bridge Closed

August 19, 2010 - Farmers' Market Almost Home Event

July 29, 2010 - Farmers' Market Event a Crocker Field

July 28, 2010 - Farmers' Market Event at Burbank

July 20, 2010 - Proposed Paving Plan

July 2-5, 2010 - Longsjo Classic

July 2-4, 2010 - Civic Days 2010

July 1, 2010 - Farmers Market Kick-Off Event

March 26, 2010 - Central Steam Plant Community Meeting

March 16, 2010 - Fitchburg Central Steam Plant Cleanup Project - Community Relations Plan

March 16, 2010 - After the Flood

Febuary 24, 2010 - Water line repair at Merle St & Roberts St.