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Devens, Massachusetts is located in Middlesex County. Zip codes in Devens, MA include 01434, and 01432. The median home price in Devens is $229,900.

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A castle on a hill

The Mystical Maze Playground turned 25 this year, and the Shirley Historical Society hosted a celebration to mark the occasion.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Lowell Sun

For Devens, wages top state average

Employment and average wages have risen in Devens during the past few years, showing a concentration of technical and manufacturing industries that rises above the rest of the state, according to a report released Tuesday.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Student troopers climb to new heights at summer academy

Amid the hooting and hollering of 82 student troopers on the ropes course at the state police academy, Beatriz Martino-Shaw of Melrose was clinging to a utility pole about 20 feet from the ground, paralyzed with fear.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

Coakley fires back at Grossman in Devens

Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Attorney General Martha Coakley is firing back at opponent Steve Grossman's criticisms about the Partner's Health Care merger her office has been negotiating.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Shirley Oracle

Surplus in school budget allows for extra class section, shade replacements, more

The School Committee had the chance to fund a few necessities on Tuesday night, after learning of extra money available from the school omnibus budget.

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Nashoba Publishing Online

Dona Neely

No one could be connected with Devens in any way and not be aware of Dona Neely, diminutive yet enthusiastic director of the Devens Eco-Efficiency Center.

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Nashoba Publishing Online

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Concord Band, Thursdays through Aug. 7, at 7:15 p.m. Admission is per car: Members $10; nonmembers $15.

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Shirley Oracle

Selectmen asked to maintain private road

The issue of private roads surfaced once again at the selectmen's meeting on Tuesday night, when resident Howard Hall of Mountain View Avenue told the board that the road needs to be paved.

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Shirley Oracle

New group to work on zoning with MassDev. Working group can avoid Open Meeting Law

During its monthly meeting, the Joint Boards of Selectmen voted to take action on an issue under discussion, a move Chairman Leo Blair said is unusual for the joint boards.

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Nashoba Publishing Online

'Hallowed Grounds: America's Overseas Military Cemeteries'

Memorial Day has traditionally been a time of decorating the graves of the nation's war veterans and of remembrance of their sacrifices to preserve our freedom.

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Nashoba Publishing Online

Ayer fire log

July 7: 11:22 A-1 ALS Groton; 11:51 A-1 ALS Groton; 16:52 still alarm, Engine 2, Ladder 1 to Nashoba Park; 16:54 still alarm, Engine 2, Ladder 1 to 22 Atherton St.; 17:13 still alarm, Engine 2, Ladder 1 to Pan Am Auto Unloading for a lightning strike; 17:15 still alarm, Engine 4 to 8 Newton St.; 17:18 still alarm, Engine 4 to 65 Washington St. for ... (more)

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Lowell Sun

'Losing ground' a dubious distinction

With the recent publishing of Massachusetts Audubon's report on "Losing Ground" , the town of Ayer has realized a dubious distinction of building more houses per square mile than any other community in the commonwealth.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Nashoba Publishing Online

New group to work

During its monthly meeting July 10 , the Joint Boards of Selectmen voted to take action on an issue under discussion, a move Chairman Leo Blair said is unusual for the joint boards.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Devens officials gauging transportation needs

The survey could provide hard statistics on transportation needs in and around Devens that might lead to anything from bus shuttle service to carpooling ideas.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

MassLive.com

Anthony Swift of Chicopee finishes federal sentence for marijuana in...

Federal law enforcement officials on Friday brought Anthony Swift of Chicopee from Fort Devens to Hampden Superior Court for a court appearance on his firearms case here.

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Nashoba Publishing Online

Local businesses come together to honor teachers

Forty lucky teachers received this season's "golden ticket" -- a seat at the annual Teacher Appreciation Night on Wednesday, June 11, at The Bull Run, Shirley.

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The Groton Line

Ride To End Alzheimer's Cyclists On Groton Roads This Saturday

Kathleen Boynton, Mimi Dabritz, Kirsta Davey, and Mark Shepherd are four Groton residents who will be part of hundreds of cyclists pedalling in the 2014 Ride to End Alzheimer's this Saturday, July 12. Beginning and ending in Devens, the ride provides a 2-mile family ride, 30-mile, and 62-mile and 100-mile routes from central Massachusetts into ... (more)

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Shirley Oracle

Patriotic fervor marches down Main Street

The timing was perfect this year for Ayer's Fourth of July parade, held on a sunny Saturday just one day after tropical storm Arthur brought non-stop rain on the holiday.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Lowell Sun

JBOS group to work on proposed Devens zoning changes

At its monthly meeting Thursday night at Town Hall, the Joint Boards of Selectmen voted to act on an issue under discussion, a move Chairman Leo Blair said was unusual for the joint boards group, which serves as an advisory board and discusses matters of mutual interest to the represented stakeholders: the towns of Ayer, Harvard and Shirley and the ... (more)

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Harvard Hillside

Ayer serves up slice of Americana

The timing was perfect this year for Ayer's Fourth of July parade, held on a sunny Saturday just one day after tropical storm Arthur brought non-stop rain on the holiday.

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