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DEC Meetings (M) and Public Hearings (PH) schedule for the Year 2018:
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(M) Jan 11, 7:30 a.m.
(PH) Jan 30, 6:45 p.m.

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(M) Feb 8, 7:30 a.m.
(PH) Feb 27, 6:45 p.m.

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(PH) Mar 27, 6:45 p.m.

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(M) Apr 5, 7:30 a.m.
(PH) Apr 17, 6:45 p.m.

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(PH) May 3, 7:30 a.m
(PH) May 22, 6:45 p.m.

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(M) Jun 7, 7:30 a.m
(PH) Jun 26, 6:45 p.m.

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All DEC meetings and hearings are held at:
33 Andrews Parkway
Devens MA, 01434
Vicksburg Conference Room

Regular DEC Meetings:
First Thursday after the first Tuesday of each month.

Public Hearings:
Last Tuesday of each month.

ExecuCom Meetings:
Third Tuesday of each month.

NOTE: All 2018 dates and times are subject to change or adjustment, due to unforeseen circumstances or holiday conflicts.

This page contains public health and safety announcements, quarterly project updates, as well as information about current and upcoming events and entertainment opportunities.

  • Grant Road Closure
  • Effective May 18, 2018, Grant Road between Pine Road and West Main Street has been closed due to construction activity and will be closed for the remainder of the summer. Anyone using Grant Road to get in or out of Devens should use Hospital Road or Jackson Road instead (see detour map) . There is no access to Grant Road from Chance St. or Malvern Hill Rd. If you have any questions please contact the Devens Engineering Department at 978.784.2926 or

  • TICK TALK – Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 7PM — Harvard Upper Town Hall
  • Entomologist Larry Dapsis will review tick-borne illnesses and present a three point protection plan to protect yourself, your yard, and your pets. For more details go to:
    Devens also has published a fact sheet with up to date helpful information on managing and dealing with ticks.

  • Devens Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Plan Draft open for comments:
  • Devens is finalizing a climate change and natural hazard vulnerability assessment and is seeking the public's input.  The draft report is available here. Please provide any feedback, questions or concerns to by 12PM on Friday May 18, 2018.

  • Nashua River Wild and Scenic River Study — May 2, 2018
  • A stewardship plan is currently before several Town Meetings in the region to nominate portions of the Nashua, Nissitissit and Squannacook rivers as National Wild and Scenic Rivers.  The plan recognizes the unique and important natural, cultural, recreational, and historical resources of these rivers and provide support to help protect, maintain and enhance those resources.  For more information on this important nomination, go to:

  • Devens Public Drinking Water Supply Notification: March 21, 2018
  • MassDevelopment, in conjunction with the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, has released information about a health advisory alert regarding Devens drinking water. You can read the full alert here. There is no immediate risk to the public. For more information, contact Jim Moore with Devens Utilities at 978.784.2931.

  • Devens Mosquito Management 2018

    · CMMCP Spraying — 2018 Season

  • Health & Wellness for Devens Residents & Businesses:
  • As the Board of Health for Devens, the Devens Enterprise Commission and the Nashoba Associated Boards of Health (NABH) offer a variety of Public Health Programs to promote good health for all ages. You can find more information in their Spring 2018 Newsletter.

  • Devens recognized for National Excellence and awarded 4-STAR Sustainability Rating from STAR Communities
  • STAR Communities evaluates the livability and sustainability of US communities. After almost a year of data collection and reporting, Devens has received third-party verification from STAR that is redeveloping and operating in a sustainable manner.
    Read the Full Press Release here.

  • Devens Region Public Transportation Schedule

    In partnership with the Montachusett Regional Transit Authority, the Town of Ayer, Shirley and a number of local businesses in Devens, MassDevelopment and the Devens Enterprise Commission have launched a shuttle service that connects Ayer, Devens, Shirley Leominster and Fitchburg. Full schedule and details.

  • Army Noise Reports

    The Army periodically undertakes military training exercises on the South Post that involve ammunitions and explosives. In an effort to inform local residents and businesses, the Army provides monthly updates on the anticipated activity. Download the most recent noise report here. Any questions or concerns can be directed to the Department of Defense Police at 978.796.3333.

  • Events
    Devens Recreation Schedule
  • Development Project Updates
    Quarterly Projects Update 2016
    UMASS Donahue Institute: Devens Profile and Economic Contributions – September 2016
  • UMASS Donahue Institute: Devens Profile and Economic Contributions – July 2014
  • Devens Designated/Preferred Truck Route
    Click here to download a map of the designated truck route for Devens. All Trucks travelling to/from Devens are encouraged to utilize the highlighted routes to enter and exit Devens via Jackson Gate (Route 2).
  • Devens Wastewater Treatment Plant Designated/Preferred Truck Route
    Click here to download the map — all septage haulers accessing the Devens Wastewater Treatment plant are required to utilize the highlighted route when going to and from the Plant.
  • Devens Area Resources
    MRPC Economic Impact of Devens Report — June 2016
    Devens Disc Golf
    Devens Eco-Efficiency Center
    Devens Household Hazardous Waste
    Fort Devens Military Base
    Fort Devens Museum
    Freedoms Way National Heritage Area
    Friends of the Oxbow
    MassDevelopment/Devens Community website
    Nashoba Valley Chamber of Commerce
    Nashua River Watershed Association
    United Native American Cultural Center