Enrich your mind with the history of Fitchburg, which is closely connected to the Nashua River.
Brief History of Fitchburg
Read a history of Fitchburg, as adopted from The Fitchburg Preservation Plan, written by by Frank Garretson in 1978.
- Mayors Throughout History
History of Fitchburg City Hall
The town hall was first constructed in 1853.
A History of the Waymothe Lathe Company
Augustine D. Waymoth was a Fitchburg, MA, inventor and manufacturer of a very early form of what is called a "variety" woodworking lathe.
Historic Heywood Chair & Iver Johnson Complex
In an Historic Inventory completed in the late 1990s, Turk, Tracy and Larry Architects found the Iver Johnson factory complex on River Street eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places.
Timeline Of Fitchburg's Machine Tool Shops
Read a timeline of Fitchburg's machine tool shops in the Industrial Age.
- Brief History of Fitchburg
Created in 1960 by Mayor George Bourque, Civic Days has grown to be one of the Cities oldest and longest running traditions celebrating Independence Day! Civic Days now features many activities including: the Annual 4th of July Parade, the Downtown Block Party and the Amazing Duck Race. Join us for a celebration that brings together our Community and all of North Central Massachusetts!
- Civic Days!
- About Civic Days
- Forms and Applications
- Duck Race
- Contact Us
Here are some pictures from Civic Days 2016 Festivities! See you this year!
The city is pleased to offer an array of leisure activities, recreation, sports, and community events!
Since 1859 the Fitchburg Public Library connects with your world. No matter what country, culture, or environs you came from, we welcome you.
- Parks & Recreation
- Senior Center
- Public Library
We compiled resources for residents of Fitchburg.
Easily find links to area schools.
View services and programs we have for elderly in our community.
Fun 'N FITchburg
Fun ‘n FITchburg is a partnership of over 75 individuals taking a different approach to obesity.
Safety & Crime Prevention
The mission of the Fitchburg Police Department is to enhance the quality of life in the City of Fitchburg by developing strong partnerships with the community.
Transportation, Culture & Recreation
We compiled a list of links so you can browse transportation options available in Fitchburg.
Winter Emergency Information
The City of Fitchburg works diligently to ensure that residents are safe from snow, ice and extreme weather.
Get to know a little bit more about Fitchburg.
Things To Do
Check back with the Fitchburg Rocks site so you can join in the fun activities happening around the community.
- Things To Do Around Fitchburg
- Things To Do
COVID-19 Information & Resources
Covid-19 Vaccination Information
How and where to get vaccinated for COVID-19 in and around Fitchburg
Covid-19 Testing Sites
When and how to get tested for Covid-19.
Board of Health Updates and Announcements
The latest statement on news, updates and progress from the Board of Health regarding COVID-19
Prevention and General Info
Advice and best practices for staying COVID-free from the Fitchburg Board of Health
Public Health Orders
Official Public Health Order regarding masking, social distancing and COVID-19 in Municipal Buildings and Schools
American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Funding
Information about the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds for the City of Fitchburg.
City department operational changes and other municipal information due to COVID-19
Assistance and resources for dealing with the ongoing pandemic
Therapeutic treatment for COVID
• If you have recently tested positive for #COVID19MA and are experiencing symptoms, there are free treatment options that may be right for you. Contact your doctor or call the self-referral line at 508-213-1380 to see if you qualify. mass.gov/covidtreatments • Have you tested positive for COVID-19? Experiencing symptoms? Contact your doctor to find a treatment that’s right for you. mass.gov/covidtreatments • The COVID-19 pills and monoclonal antibody (mAb) treatments can help keep you out of the hospital. They are free and available statewide. Learn more: mass.gov/covidtreatments
- Covid-19 Vaccination Information