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From permitting requirements for home improvement projects and tips on how to live in a more sustainable manner, to the municipal-type services available for Devens residents, this page contains a wealth of resources for Devens Residents.

  • Recycle Your Reusables
    Drive Through Re-Use & Recycling Event, Saturday October 23, 2021, 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM, Ayer Shirley Regional Middle School 1 Hospital Rd, Shirley/Devens MA. Complete Details. HERE for more information.
  • Get Your Flu Vaccine Now!
    The Nashoba Associated Boards of Health are hosting a number of local flu clinics throughout October which Devens residents and employees can take advantage of. On-line registration is available for each location. Click here for more information.
  • Get Your COVID-19 Vaccination today — it's free!
    Those wishing to schedule an appointment for a vaccination can visit
  • Devens PFAS Updates
  • The Army has published an update regarding their ongoing PFAS investigations at the former Fort Devens to help keep stakeholders and the local community updated on the status of the Army's work throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
    Project Status Update September 2020

    The Army has also completed a draft update to its Community Involvement Plan (CIP) that describes how the Army will share information with local communities about the ongoing environmental investigations of PFAS at Devens. This draft will be finalized after a 45-day review period that ends on November 9, 2020. You can view the draft here:
    CIP Draft Final Cover Letter
    CIP Draft Final

  • Devens COVID-19 Public Health Announcements:
  • June 1, 2021 Update
    COVID19 Updates Archive

  • Devens Water Use Restrictions in Effect — May 1 through September 30, 2021
    In accordance with 974 CMR 8.09 and MassDEP's revised Water Management Act Permit issued to MassDevelopment, to ensure an adequate supply of water for our customers, MassDevelopment is instituting the following water use restrictions.
    Nonessential water use is restricted from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Restricted usage that is not allowed during these hours includes:
    – Irrigation of lawns via sprinklers or automatic irrigation systems
    – Washing of vehicles, except in a commercial car wash or as necessary for operator safety
    – Washing of external building surfaces, parking lots, driveways or sidewalks, except as necessary to apply surface treatments such as paint, preservatives, stucco, pavement or cement
    Please call Jim Moore at (978) 784-2931 or Mark Cohen at (978) 784-2911 if you have any questions about these water use restrictions.
  • Devens Mosquito Management Updates 2021
    The state is seeing a rise in the number of human cases of West Nile Virus — a mosquito-borne illness. Protect yourself by following these simple tips. The Central Massachusetts Mosquito Control Project (CMMCP) will be in Devens to respond to residents' concerns about mosquitoes. Please review the CMMCP notice for additional information: August / September 2021 CMMCP Notice.
  • Devens Enterprise Commission Office Closure

    As of March 17, 2020 due to the COVID-19 virus, the Devens Enterprise Commission office is closed to the public however we are still conducting business remotely. Click here for additional information.

  • Wildlife Sightings in Devens — Safety Tips for Businesses and Residents

    With over 1,400 acres of permanently protected open space, Devens is home to a diversity of wildlife. It is not unusual to see animals such as black bears and coyotes. Learn how you can protect your property, yourself, and your loved ones from these and more at:
    Download facts sheets for bears and coyotes.

  • Nashoba Associated Boards of Health Winter 2019-2020 Newsletter
  • Read about tips for staying healthy this holiday season and clinic schedules for the Devens region. All events and clinics are open to Devens residents and businesses.

  • Yard Waste and Recycling to Protect Water Quality in Devens
  • Devens offers residents and businesses many resources to properly manage and dispose of yard wastes and other recyclable materials to protect the natural environment. Check out our latest publication 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.

  • Devens Municipal Services
    Follow this link for information regarding municipal services and local resources for Devens residents and businesses.