Peter Jasinski

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Who won the mayoral election? The answer waits inside 17 plastic storage bins.
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Write-in mayoral candidate Kenny Ricker might be considering a recount after the election results were certified Wednesday with him 210 votes behind incumbent Dean Mazzarella.
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In the closest race of Mayor Dean Mazzarella's 24 years in office, the incumbent netted 4,527 votes Tuesday night compared to 4,360 write-in votes presumably...
Jim Jolicoeur has officially resigned as superintendent effective Monday, according to a letter he submitted to the mayor's office.
Write-in mayoral candidate Kenny Ricker is alleging in a social media posting that "under-the-table" deals were employed in trying to rehire him to the school...
Add the ages of current City Council candidate Brandon Robbins and School Committee candidate Isabelle Alera and you'll still have a number lower than the...
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Local educator and business owner Kenny Ricker announced his intention to begin a write-in campaign for mayor Tuesday night following weeks of public speculation that...
It's been roughly seven months since the City Council voted to adopt a new noise control ordinance and local officials are now reporting that it...
Hearing-loss specialists are assessing the impact a new federal law creating over-the-counter access to hearing aids will have on their businesses and patients.
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At-large City Councilor Sue Chalifoux Zephir is the fifth candidate to announce candidacy for the seat state Sen.
At-large City Councilor Claire Freda is the fourth candidate to announce a run for the seat that state Sen.
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Fitchburg State University and HealthAlliance Hospital Trustee Mike Mahan announced Friday his intention to run for the state Senate seat Jennifer Flanagan will leave next...
Members of the City Council were urged by Mayor Dean Mazzarella Monday night not to move forward with substantial renovations to the city's current police...
Mayor Dean Mazzarella announced Friday that the city will be allocating the school district approximately $900,000 to prevent faculty layoffs.
Mayor Dean Mazzarella on Wednesday said he is working on having a comprehensive audit of school and city finances completed - while questioning the need...
The City Council voted 5-4 Monday night to approve Mayor Dean Mazzarella's $120 million budget including a roughly $70 million school budget that administrators warned...
Amid heated commentary from the audience, as well as exchanges with members of the School Committee, Mayor Dean Mazzarella remarked: "I think we've reached a...
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The last 40 years have seen many changes downtown. Businesses have come and gone. Mayors and city councilors have cycled...
Mayor Dean Mazzarella's draft of the school budget he will submit to the City Council calls for a $5.
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