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Fitchburg's Finest: 5 Pizzas You Can't Miss
In this article, we explore five delectable pizza options in Fitchburg. Have you had a chance to try any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts! Please share your experiences in the comments section below:
Arrests made in shooting death of 17-year-old boy in Worcester, Massachusetts
WORCESTER, Mass. — Two people have been arrested in a shooting that claimed the life of a 17-year-old boy in Worcester earlier this month. Kidam Oquendo, 21, of Worcester, and Alexis Medeiros, 18, of Gardner, were arrested Friday in the Feb. 12 shooting on Shannon Street that killed the teenager, whose identity was not released.
Which town employees earned the most in Westminster for fiscal 2023?
The top 10 earners in the town of Westminster were comprised of mostly police and fire officials during fiscal 2023. Sgt. Nathan Hawkins took home a total of $164,800, $47,151 of which was overtime pay, compared to the $147,471 plus $32,606 in OT he earned last year. Sgt. Nicholas Auffrey earned $155,059 in total pay, including $36,602 in OT, compared to the $146,480 plus $32,535 earned in FY22. Last year, Auffrey was the town's highest earner. ...
Massachusetts woman killed in snowmobile crash remembered as devoted mother
Gorham, NH – Shortly after noon on Saturday, February 24, 2024, rescue personnel from multiple agencies responded to a remote trail near Pine Mountain to assist a snowmobiler who had suffered significant injuries after crashing into trees. At approximately 12:07 p.m., personnel from Gorham Fire and EMS, the Randolph...
Fitchburg company fueled ‘fastest man in the world’
FITCHBURG — Marshall “Major” Taylor was an American bicyclist and competitive racer who earned worldwide fame. Being featured in a new PBS documentary being released Monday, the Indianapolis cyclist had been a world champion at the turn of the 20th century but had been excluded from the American Racing Cyclists Union in 1900.
Assault and battery charge against 'Turtleboy' Aidan Kearney is dropped
An assault and battery charge filed in Dedham District Court in December against Aidan Kearney of Holden, known as Turtleboy, has been dropped, court records show. Electronic Dedham District Court records show the charge – which related to an allegation Kearney assaulted an ex-girlfriend on Dec. 23 at her apartment – was dropped...
Mr. Sullivan greets Sportsmen show visitors
There was also a special guest at this year’s Sportsmen’s Show, who was getting quite the attention.
Mass. man sentenced for June 2023 stabbing
BELFAST — A man convicted of stabbing another man in a homeless encampment, located in the area behind Renys plaza, was sentenced in Waldo County Unified Court Feb. 21. Justin P. Wilmot, 21, of Fitchburg, was sentenced for a number of charges related to the June 13 incident, during which Wilmot stabbed the victim in the back. The injury, though non-fatal, required the victim to be transferred to be treated in Portland for his injuries. The weapon used was reportedly a filet knife.
Experience Authentic Flavors: 3 Must-Try Mexican Restaurants in Gardner
This article presents a tour of three remarkable Mexican restaurants located in Gardner. Have you had the chance to dine in any of these yet? If yes, we'd love to hear your experiences. Please share your thoughts in the comments section below:
10 Facts About Art And Music Scene In Fitchburg, Massachusetts
Fitchburg, Massachusetts, boasts a vibrant art and music scene that enriches the cultural tapestry of the city. From its historic architecture to its diverse community, Fitchburg provides a fertile ground for artistic expression and creativity. The city's art and music scene reflects a blend of tradition and innovation, drawing inspiration from its rich heritage while embracing contemporary influences.
Who went above and beyond in the community? The Chamber of Commerce wants to honor them
It’s time to for some outstanding local residents to get the recognition they so richly deserve. The Greater Gardner Chamber of Commerce is currently seeking nominees who have gone above and beyond for their 2024 Community Awards, including Citizen of the Year. The annual awards are aimed at honoring...
Worcester County Wonders: History in every crevice of the Auburn Historical Museum
AUBURN — If the walls of the two-room, wood-frame building on South Street in Auburn could talk, they'd have quite a story to tell. Built in 1922 to replace a tiny schoolhouse, the Tuttle Square School served as a school for a decade until World War II, when it was transformed into a hospital in case of emergency. In the late 1940s it once again returned to use by Auburn Public Schools before becoming the home of the Auburn District Nursing Association from 1990 until 1999, when it became the Auburn Historical Museum.
Clark Tourney stars: Vote for the High School Athlete of the Week
Last week, readers voted Sasha Gendron The Gardner News Athlete of the Week with 1,702 votes (72%). Gendron scored in overtime to send the Blue Devils past Central Catholic 2-1 on February 12. The victory also clinched Leominster girls hockey a spot in the state playoff tournament, where they ranked No. 27 in Div. 2. ...
These Hudson, MA based Cats are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near hudson.
20-year-old from Fall River, 19-year-old from Westford, facing gun charges after incident
Westford (MA) – Two from Massachusetts are facing firearm charges after an incident this weekend. According to police, on Saturday, just before 1:00 a.m., Westford Police were dispatched to 1 Tech Valley Drive, the Bell Westford Apartments, for the report of a disturbance. While officers were in route to the call, the calling party advised the Westford Public Safety Communications dispatcher that there was a group of males fighting outside of the building and believed that she had seen two male parties brandish firearms.
Creating joy, beauty, and hope through art
ASHBY — Accomplished Artist Iphigenia Gossios Burg, a native of Greece and resident of Fitchburg, is celebrating her creativity with a solo art exhibit on display from Saturday, March 2 through Saturday, April 27, at the Ashby Free Public Library, 812 Main St. An opening reception will be held...
Anna Maria professor facing backlash for email that was critical of D-III athletics
A local college professor is facing some backlash on social media after telling students their academics are more important than playing Division III college athletics. In an email now circulating the internet, Anna Maria College professor James Duggan said as a former D-III athlete himself, he disagrees with sports at this level interfering with academics. Some student-athletes are set to travel to Florida, which Duggan said in his email will interfere with midterm exam schedules.
Is basketball really as popular as people say it is?
Basketball, the five on five player sport where the players treat the ball as if it were gold, is popular all around the world, but is it really as popular as people say it is?. Basketball is well-known around the world, from the USA to Australia where it is known...
Grab a bite and see a show in a Mass. tavern that dates to 1740
The immediate Boston area can get pretty congested, but once you head west of Boston (and especially past Interstate 495), the landscape begins to change quite a bit, from busy city streets to leafy suburbs to wide open spaces where homes and streetlights are few and far between. And you...
Officials host MBTA Communities Act ‘Lunch and Learn’ at Cameron Senior Center
WESTFORD — Amid budget discussions ahead of Annual Town Meeting, another important issue will be presented to voters this March — whether to comply with the MBTA Communities Act. Officials hosted a “Lunch and Learn” at the Cameron Senior Center on Feb. 23 where residents were invited to...