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DEC Meetings (M) and Public Hearings (PH) schedule for the Year 2017:
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(PH) Jun 20, 6:45 p.m.
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(M) July 13, 7:30 a.m.
(PH) July 24, 6:45 p.m.

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(M) Aug 3, 7:30 a.m.
(PH) Aug 29, 6:45 p.m.

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

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(M) Oct 5, 7:30 a.m.
(PH) Oct 31, 6:45 p.m.

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(PH) Nov 9, 7:30 a.m
(PH) Nov 28, 6:45 p.m.

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(M) Dec 7, 7:30 a.m
(PH) Dec 18, 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 2017 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.

  • Bike to Devens! — Bay State Bike Week May 13-21, 2017

    In celebration of Bay State Bike Week, we are hosting commuter bike rides to and from the Ayer MBTA station all week and a bike tour of Devens on May 19th from 3:30PM to 5:00PM. Click here for full details and to register.

  • New Devens Region Public Transportation Schedule — May 1, 2017

    In partnership with the Town of Ayer, Shirley and a number of local businesses in Devens, MassDevelopment and the Devens Enterprise Commission are launching a new shuttle service on April 24th that will connect Ayer, Devens, Shirley Leominster and Fitchburg. Full schedule and details.

  • Drought Advisory Lifted — May 11, 2017

    After a month of above average rainfall, drought conditions in the state have returned to normal. The State Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs and the Devens Enterprise Commission encourage businesses and residents to remain diligent and make indoor and outdoor water conservation a way of life to preserve this essential resource at all times. For more information on how you can help conserve water, click here.

  • Devens Mosquito Management 2017

    Devens continues to participate in the Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project. Details on this season's inspections and treatment can be found here. Devens Residents wishing to have their properties excluded from pesticide applications for 2017 must now file a request with the State Department of Agricultural Resources either in writing or on-line at: . To request spraying or for more details on the program and for tips on how to protect you and your family from Mosquito bites, go to:

  • DEC and MassDevelopment Adopt Complete Streets Policy for Devens —
    April 26, 2017

    In the spirit of collaboration, the DEC and MassDevelopment just adopted a complete streets policy for Devens. This policy will promote the continued development of safe, connected and accessible streets in Devens that are designed for people of all ages and abilities, in addition to cars, trucks, bicycles and all users. The policy will help connect people and places within Devens and the surrounding communities and is an exciting opportunity that will further the sustainable redevelopment initiatives of Devens Read the full policy here.

  • The Economic Impact of Devens Report

    The Montachusett Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) received a grant on behalf of the region facilitated by the City of Leominster and funded through the Massachusetts Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development and its Office of Performance Management and Oversight to analyze and report on information related to the Economic Impact of Devens on the Montachusett Region. In June, the MMRPC released its report. You can download the report here.

  • 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.

  • New "Walk Devens" Map Released
    – MassDevelopment recently partnered with walkBoston to develop a new walking, running and cycling map for Devens residents, businesses and visitors, to help raise awareness of the existing routes that Devens has to offer and to help promote more healthy and active lifestyles. The map also contains information on a number of cultural and historic points of interest that can be found along the way. Check out this new map, as well as the "Hike Devens" off-road walking trail map, on the Devens Maps page.
  • 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
    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