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National Foundation to End Senior Hunger News - Let the Numbers Do the Talking

We have used this space numerous times in the past to talk about our What A Waste initiative and the benefit that it has been to congregate nutrition programs across the country. Four years after we …
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Meals on Wheels America News - Hockey, Drums and Broadway? Redefining Senior Citizenship

Happy Senior Citizens Day!You are a champion for seniors every day — and we know Senior Citizens Day is no different! We wanted to share a story with you about one of our favorite seniors to celebrat…
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No bail for road rage suspect

FITCHBURG — A Worcester man with a history of convictions for violent crimes and was arrested for a suspected road rage incident in June was ordered held for 120 days without bail after a dangerousn…
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Twin Cities' ballots

A day before the Aug. 6 deadline to return nomination papers, it is clear that Fitchburg will have a preliminary election to narrow down the four candidates seeking a seat as the Ward 3 representati…
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Good eats all summer in Fitchburg schools

FITCHBURG — During the school year, students in Fitchburg Public Schools have access to nutritious meals on a daily basis.
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Fitchburg swan found dead by officials

FITCHBURG — Sad news rose to the surface at Mirror Lake on Sunday morning. "One of the swans passed overnight," Recreation Director Nate LaRose confirmed Sunday.
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DPW Weekly Alerts

FITCHBURG — The Department of Public Works advises residents of the following work that will be done, weather permitting, during the week of Aug 5.
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No vetoes in Baker approval of$43.1B budget

THE HOUSE AND SENATE. Beacon Hill Roll Call records the votes of local representatives from the week of July 29-August 2.
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Bravo sworn as student trustee

BOSTON — Mount Wachusett Community College student Abraham Bravo was sworn in Wednesday as the college's student trustee at a ceremony at the Statehouse conducted by Gov.
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Sexual and domestic violence prevention gets boost

BOSTON —The $43.3 billion state budget signed into law on Wednesday includes a total of $80 million across various agencies toward preventing, raising awareness of and supporting victims of sexual a…
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Police Briefs

City man arraigned for felony breaking and enteringFITCHBURG — A man accused of breaking into a home in June and stealing a backpack was arraigned in District Court Wednesday, according to police and…
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Hold the phone?

BOSTON —Despite reaching broad agreement on distracted driving legislation before the start of their August recess, a deal to ban hand-held cellphone use by drivers fell apart Wednesday night after …
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Rollstone Bank boosts Fire Memorial upgrade

FITCHBURG — Rollstone Bank & Trust Foundation has donated $1,000 to the Fire Department to support the upgrade of its monument to fallen firefighters on display at the city's Upper Common.
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The Five-Minute Read

Johnny Appleseed Beer Fest is SaturdayLEOMINSTER — The Fifth Annual Johnny Appleseed Craft Beer Festival will be held on Saturday, Aug.
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Fatal fire is ruled as accidental

PEPPERELL —The four-alarm apartment fire at 50 Main St. that killed one woman and injured four firefighters on Tuesday has been deemed accidental by investigators.
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