A Blast From the Past 5

In this next installment of photographs from my time in Massachusetts I wanted to share these photos that I shot over the years for the Fitchburg Sentinel & Enterprise newspaper.

Kathryn Brant, left, and Benae Helfant stretch as they reach one of their poses in ballet class at Miss Tanya's School of Dance in Lunenburg on Tuesday, January 2, 2007.


Mike Valeri, owner of Family Pizza in Leominster, tosses dough into the air as he shapes it to make a crust onFriday, February 2, 2007.


Two teenagers stand next to the shore of Lake Shirley in Lunenburg on Tuesday, May 29, 2007.


Valedictorian Danielle Guillette paces up and down an empty hallway inside the school as she practices her speech before the start of Lunenburg High School's 110th Commencement on Saturday June 2, 2007.


Former Fitchburg mayor Dan Mylott practices his role circa Johnny Carson in the Vaudeville play at Rollstone Congregational Church on Wednesday, June 14, 2006.


Dust is kicked up from the ground as concert goers form mash pits during the Warped Tour at the Fitchburg Airport on Wednesday, August 2, 2006.


Jaded bassist, Abbey Dragon, thrashes during their set at Locobazooka on Sunday, September 18, 2005.


Taya Pasakinskas kneels down next to the disco light during the Princess Tea Party at the Best Western Royal Plaza in Fitchburg on Saturday, August 4, 2007. Young princesses danced, ate and met different themed characters from the Disney movies.


Masked behind a window, construction workers make renovations to the clock tower at Faith United Parish on Main Street in Fitchburg on Tuesday, August 21, 2007.


Army Reserve Spc. Michael Lucas, 22, of Gardner embraces his wife Ashley, 21, after he is dismissed from the welcome home ceremony for the 382nd Military Police Battalion at the Reserve Forces Training Area at Fort Devens on Saturday, September 1, 2007.


Emily Patella flies through the air on the rope swing in her backyard on Chestnut Street in Leominster on Thursday, September 18, 2008.


Bennett Elementary School kindergartener Jakob Geer, 5, reaches up for one of the many apples during a field trip to Sholan Farm in Leominster on Friday, October 3, 2008.


Dylan Clifford (3) sneaks up the stairs leading to the playground at Carter Fields in Leominster, in disguise, on Wednesday, October 4, 2006.


Photographer Dave Bragg starts filming as actor Christopher Morel walks towards his co-star Anthony Guerrero during filming at Putnam Place in Fitchburg for "Mind Game" on Saturday, October 6, 2007.


John Morrison drives a tractor filled with pumpkins at Marshall Farm in Fitchburg on Saturday, October 7, 2006.


acob Lemieux, left, and Troy Martin use blowers to pile leaves together on the sidewalk in front of their neighbor's house on Cedar Street in Leominster on Wednesday, October 25, 2006.


Veasa Pkea, right, watches as Dylan Rathier takes his shot at Hot Hoops, a basketball game, at the Leominster Boys & Girls Club on Thursday, October 26, 3006.


Lunenburg sophomore Ashley Reilly plays her clarinet as the band warms up before the start of the football game against Oakmont on Friday, November 10, 2006.


Isaac Gonzalez zooms down one of the slides at the playground at Doyle Field in Leominster on Thursday, November 30, 2006.


Julia Hanssen, left, sits with the rest of the baby mice off stage as they wait for their scene in the Academy of Dance Arts performace of "Clara's Dream" at Leominster City Hall on Friday, December 21, 2007.