Fitchburg Trivia:

  • Fitchburg was founded by Amos Kimball, Samuel Hunt, and John Fitch who chose the name "Fitchburg" because it was synonymous with heroism.
  • Located on the Nashua River, Fitchburg became known as a manufacturing center during the Industrial Revolution.
  • Fitchburg is the birthplace of NASCAR brothers Ken and Ron Bouchard.
  • Fitchburg is noted for the Rollstone Boulder.
  • The 1961 movie, 'Return to Peyton Place' was filmed in Fitchburg.
  • In the fictional Harry Potter universe, Fitchburg is the hometown of the professional Quidditch team the Fitchburg Finches.


SNAP-Path-to-Work – provides education, training and work readiness preparation for individuals receiving food stamps assistance through the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP).

For more information on the Fitchburg site and the programs offered, contact Jen Chaves, Assistant Manager at

435 Main Street. Suite 2500
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Phone: (978) 343-4452
Fax: (978) 345-2647

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