Jason Rivers admitted to fatally shooting a police officer in 1999.
Two Fitchburg brothers who were seriously burned by an apparent bonfire explosion Saturday have received an outpouring of well wishes from the public while in recovery at Shriners Hospital for Children in Boston.
Two children were seriously burned when one of them threw gasoline on a bonfire in Fitchburg, police said.
Several hundred people packed a high school auditorium Saturday to rally against a proposed pipeline that would carry high-pressure natural gas across northern Massachusetts.
The car was traveling down River Street in Fitchburg when it struck a parked car and then collided with the fence and pole.
Three Fitchburg residents charged with hindering the investigation into the disappearance and death of a 5-year-old boy have been arraigned in Superior Court.
A 25-year-old man has been charged with operating under the influence after state police say he crashed into a cruiser in Worcester.
Neighbors who live on and around Arlington Street in Fitchburg are hoping surveillance pictures captured by a smart-thinking homeowner can put an end to what they describe as months of anxiety.
An independent group that examined the state Department of Children and Families says the agency should not be held responsible for the death of a 5-year-old Fitchburg boy.
The father of a 5-year-old boy who was missing for months before his body was found by the side of a highway apologized at his funeral Saturday, saying he wished he could have saved his son.