Welcome to North Central Massachusetts!
Come check out one of the most diverse parts of Massachusetts! Fitchburg (home to our residency) and Leominster (home to HealthAlliance hospital) are stimulating towns in which to live and work!
Did you know that North Central Massachusetts is home to 250,000 people who live in more than a dozen cities and towns? Although Fitchburg is less than a one-hour drive from Boston, it is nestled in an area that is heavily forested and dotted with lakes, rivers and hills. The city’s neighborhoods are a reflection of its rich ethnic heritage.
Culturally, the Fitchburg Art Museum hosts many quality exhibitions. The Stratton Players and the New Players Theater Guild offer theatrical performances in more intimates settings. The Wallace Civic Center seats more than 3,000 guests for concerts, offers a variety of skating programs and also houses a fine planetarium. The Fitchburg Historical Society offers a fascinating look at the city’s history and culture.
Amidst Fitchburg’s rolling hills and beautiful landscapes, outdoor activities such as fishing, canoeing, skiing, camping, rock-climbing and hiking offer the opportunity to enjoy the city’s scenic, rural setting. Mt. Wachusett State Park offers hiking and bicycling, while Wachusett Mountain Ski Resort (pictured below) offers skiing as well as a wide variety of on-going cultural events. The Flatrock Wildlife Sanctuary, home to deer, hawks and other forms of wildlife, is just one mile from campus.
The Fitchburg-Longsjo Classic Bicyle Race
As a resident at Fitchburg Family Medicine, you will have the opportunity to provide medical services each summer at one of the best-known bicycle races in the country, the four-day Fitchburg-Longsjo Classic. Hundreds of cyclists of international renown journey to North Central MA each year to compete, including such well-known athletes as Greg LeMond and Lance Armstrong! Check out clips at: Youtube Video 1 Youtube Video2
| Wachusett Mountain Ski Resort
More Local Links and Attractions
City of Fitchburg Official Site
City of Fitchburg Public Schools
Schools in North Central Mass (additional list)
City of Leominster Official Site
North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce
Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism
Johnny Appleseed Trail of North Central MA
Fitchburg Restaurant guide
Leominster Video Tourbook (watch an introductory video about the Leominster community!)
Area Places of Worship