Opinion: Next Fitchburg mayor should lead on the arts

Read our op-ed with Fitchburg Art Museum Director Nick Capasso in Sentinel & Enterprise:

Arts and culture are integral parts of Fitchburg's economy, social fabric and civic identity. Fitchburg citizens take great pride in the city's historical architecture and monuments, its many cultural festivals and the institutions that consistently provide quality programming to residents, students, and visitors: the Fitchburg Art Museum, Stratton Players, the Fitchburg Public Library, Fitchburg State University, the Fitchburg Historical Society, FATV and the many other members of the Fitchburg Cultural Alliance.

These organizations employ people, spend locally, educate area students, attract tourist dollars and help to make Fitchburg appealing to prospective employers and workforce. Most U.S. cities the size of Fitchburg cannot boast such a vibrant cultural infrastructure.

Keep reading over at The Sentinel & Enterprise.

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