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FITCHBURG -- Daniel Curley, the executive director of the city's redevelopment authority, died suddenly late last month. He was 59.
FITCHBURG -A dilapidated one-story home demolished Monday was the first in a round of tear-downs aimed at reducing neighborhood blight.
"We want to reclaim and take back our neighborhoods and this is one way of doing it," said Mayor Stephen DiNatale.
FITCHBURG -- The late community organizer and activist Joanne "Mama" Fitz could often be found on her porch ministering to children who played in nearby Green Street Park.
Fitchburg is one of twenty-five census tracts in a dozen area communities to have been submitted to the U.S. Treasury to be designated as an Opportunity Zone where investors can gain tax benefits for investing in the areas.
The full extent of the updates to the Upper Common this coming year depends on when the wintery weather gives way to spring, according to city officials.
Approximately 80 students at the school are finding their own path to make a difference in the community by participating in the United Way Youth Venture of North Central Mass. program.
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is conducting repairs on the Water Street Bridge in Fitchburg. The changes are expected to remain in place until the bridge is replaced during a construction project slated to begin in the spring of 2021.