Fitchburg

Purse secured in shopping cart (File photo credit Leominster police)

Police Warn Of Purse, Wallet Thefts At Mass. Market Baskets

Police are warning Market Basket shoppers to watch their purses.

01/14/2015

Weymouth rings donated to the Salvation Army (Photo credit Salvation Army)

Widow’s Gift Sparks Wave Of Diamond Donations To Salvation Army

One widow’s sentimental gift to the Salvation Army has led to donors dropping not just dollars, but valuable jewelry into red kettles across Massachusetts this season.

12/24/2014

Rich and Heidi Thayer (WBZ-TV)

Kmart Loses Fitchburg Family’s Layaway Order

A Fitchburg couple said the local Kmart stole their Christmas cheer when they lost their layaway order.

12/18/2014

Jason Rivers (WBZ-TV)

Man Who Killed Westminster Officer Seeks Release For Christmas

Jason Rivers admitted to fatally shooting a police officer in 1999.

12/18/2014

Jameson Carroll, 13, and his brother Jaxon Carroll, 11, were burned by a bonfire in the backyard of their home. (Photo credit: Carroll family)

Fitchburg Brothers Burned By Bonfire On The Road to Recovery

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.

11/19/2014

Two brothers were seriously burned in a backyard bonfire. (WBZ)

Two Young Fitchburg Brothers Seriously Burned By Bonfire

Two children were seriously burned when one of them threw gasoline on a bonfire in Fitchburg, police said.

11/15/2014

Map of proposed natural gas pipeline (WBZ-TV)

Protesters Rally In Fitchburg Against Proposed Pipeline

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.

11/15/2014

A driver and passenger dodge this fence pole when it came through the windshield in a Fitchburg accident. (Photo courtesy of Fitchburg police)

Driver, Passenger Dodge Fence Pole That Goes Through Windshield In Fitchburg

The car was traveling down River Street in Fitchburg when it struck a parked car and then collided with the fence and pole.

09/27/2014

Jeremiah Oliver. (Facebook)

3 Charged With Misleading Police In Search For Jeremiah Oliver

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.

09/17/2014

A Mass. State Police cruiser was struck in Worcester. (Photo courtesy Worcester Telegram & Gazette)

State Police Cruiser Struck In Worcester, Driver Charged

A 25-year-old man has been charged with operating under the influence after state police say he crashed into a cruiser in Worcester.

09/15/2014

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