City of


718 Main St. Fitchburg, MA 01420
Phone: 978-829-1800


Samantha Squailia

Municipal Election:

November 4, 2025
Nov., 1st Tuesday following 1st Monday (odd years)

City Council:

Paul Beauchemin
Andrew Couture
Sally Cragin
Derrick Cruz
Marcus DiNatale
Marisa Fleming
Amy Green
Andrew Van Hazinga
Bernard Schultz
Beth Walsh
Anthony Zarrella


Population Density1,500
Registered Voters26,068
Income Per Capita$23,651
EQV Per Capita$88,146
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate56.1%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$232,400
Median Gross Rent$1,008
Total Households16,398
Average Household Size2.44

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$16.02
Commercial Tax Rate$16.02
Average Tax Bill$4,713
Total Expenditures$131,215,396
Total Tax Levy$62,846,656
State Aid$81,552,168
Local Receipts$12,226,056
City Hall of Fitchburg

City Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Fitchburg is a diverse community with a rich manufacturing and commercial history. Its downtown has retained its historic feel amid a resurgence, anchored by the Fitchburg Arts Museum and Fitchburg State University. The Nashua River and surrounding hills provide an exceptional backdrop.


Form of GovernmentMayor – Council
Incorporation Date1764
Chief Municipal OfficialMayor
Legislative BodyCity Council
Size of Council11
Length of Mayoral Term (years)2


Area27.8 mi2
Public Roads202.5 mi
Regional Planning AgencyMontachusett Regional Planning Commission


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Lori Trahan

Mass. Senate

John Cronin

Mass. House

Michael Kushmerek

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