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Stories with place: Fitchburg
  • Fitchburg woman gets up to 3 years for ID fraud 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 9:46 am
  • WORCESTER, Massachusetts - A Fitchburg woman has been sentenced to up to three years in prison for stealing the identity of a retired nurse so she could get a job at a nursing home.

  • Officials say careless smoking led to fatal fire 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 8:13 pm
  • FITCHBURG, Massachusetts - Fire officials say improper disposal of smoking materials led to a house fire that that killed two people last month in Fitchburg.

  • 2 dead in Fitchburg house fire 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 9:01 am
  • FITCHBURG, Massachusetts - Authorities say two people have died in a late night fire in Fitchburg and a third person has been hospitalized.

  • Missing boy's mom's boyfriend held on high bail 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 1:11 pm
  • WORCESTER, Massachusetts - The boyfriend of a missing 5-year-old Fitchburg boy's mother was ordered held on $250,000 cash bail on Thursday in connection with the child's disappearance.

  • Thieves steal rims, tires from Lunenburg dealer 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 10:18 am
  • LUNENBURG, Massachusetts - A Lunenburg car dealer is warning other areas dealerships to be vigilant after thieves made off with $15,000 worth of tires and rims.