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  1. Historic trolley tour makes connections around DevensRead the original story

    Monday | Lowell Sun

    Fine weather and healthy interest created good turnouts Saturday morning for a trio of events billed under the logo "Connecting Communities" and sponsored by Freedoms Way Heritage Area and the Montachusett Regional Trails Commission, in cooperation with the Fort Devens Museum and Friends of the Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge.

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  2. Fort commander: 'Devens is here to stay'Read the original story

    Friday Jul 4 | Townsend Times

    ... projects that make it unlikely to disappear anytime soon. Going through a number of the fort's current projects, Fort Devens Commander Lt. Col. Steven Egan assured listeners at a Fort Devens Museum talk that "Devens is here to stay." Current ...

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  3. Alexander HeiserRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... his mother in 1951. He spent most of his youth in Pontiac, Mich., before serving in the U.S. Army. A transfer to Fort Devens led him to Massachusetts, where he decided to settle and raise a family. He attended New Life Church in Leominster and was ...

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  4. Alexander HeiserRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... his mother in 1951. He spent most of his youth in Pontiac, Mich., before serving in the U.S. Army. A transfer to Fort Devens led him to Massachusetts, where he decided to settle and raise a family. He attended New Life Church in Leominster and was ...

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  5. Alexander HeiserRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... his mother in 1951. He spent most of his youth in Pontiac, Mich., before serving in the U.S. Army. A transfer to Fort Devens led him to Massachusetts, where he decided to settle and raise a family. He attended New Life Church in Leominster and was ...

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  6. Fort commander at talk: 'Devens is here to stay'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    ... projects that make it unlikely to disappear anytime soon. Going through a number of the fort's current projects, Fort Devens Commander Lt. Col. Steven Egan assured listeners at a talk on Saturday that "Devens is here to stay." Current projects ...

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  7. Commander: 'Devens is here to stay'Read the original story

    Jun 23, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... projects that make it unlikely to disappear anytime soon. Going through a number of the fort's current projects, Fort Devens Commander Lt. Col. Steven Egan assured listeners at a talk Saturday that "Devens is here to stay." Current projects include ...

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  8. 'Finally, the order came, this is it'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    ... gosh-darned land mine," he said. The war was over for Zukowski who was evacuated to Scotland and eventually to Fort Devens, not far from where he had met his wife Alda at a dance in Ayer. They dated 21 days before getting married on Valentine's Day ...

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  9. Oral History: Sy Goldstein's Army daysRead the original story

    May 27, 2014 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... hometown, though he had been living and working with an uncle in Boston before the war. "I got discharged from Fort Devens, hitchhiked to Boston, and called my uncle for a ride from South Station," he remembers. When the uncle picked him up, his ...

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  10. World War II, slavery in Hazard family historyRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2014 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    ... He joined the army in his 20s, around 1945, the year Word War II ended. He learned how to do the laundry at Fort Devens, digging ditches for water pipes. He traveled all over the world, including to New Guinea and the Philippines. "When we shipped ...

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  11. Photos may fade, but his pride? NeverRead the original story

    May 24, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    ... COURTESY PHOTO Sun staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site. He learned how to do the laundry at Fort Devens, digging ditches for water pipes. He traveled all over the world, including to New Guinea and the Philippines. "When we ...

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  12. Life's many Hazards: Ayer man celebrates 91 yearsRead the original story

    May 24, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... in the laundry platoon, mostly stationed in hospitals to wash clothes. He learned how to do the laundry at Fort Devens, digging ditches for water pipes. He traveled all over the world, including to New Guinea and the Philippines. "When we shipped ...

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  13. World War II, slavery in Hazard family historyRead the original story

    May 23, 2014 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    ... in the laundry platoon, mostly stationed in hospitals to wash clothes. He learned how to do the laundry at Fort Devens, digging ditches for water pipes. He traveled all over the world, including to New Guinea and the Philippines. "When we shipped ...

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  14. Fed grant to help finish Devens' Jackson RoadRead the original story

    May 2, 2014 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    ... began in 1996 when the agency helped the former army post cope with the base realignment and closure that shut Fort Devens down. "The investment we celebrate today is an investment that's critical to the continued success here in Devens and the ...

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  15. Federal grant to help finish final stretch of Jackson Road reconstruction projectRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2014 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    ... began in 1996 when the agency helped the former army post cope with the base realignment and closure that shut Fort Devens down. "The investment we celebrate today is an investment that's critical to the continued success here in Devens and the ...

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  16. $1.8M fed grant to boost DevensRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2014 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    ... began in 1996 when the agency helped the former Army post cope with the base realignment and closure that shut Fort Devens down. "The investment we celebrate today is an investment that's critical to the continued success here in Devens and the ...

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  17. Get tough, campersRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    If there's little that can prepare someone for the rigors of boot camp, at least there's training exercises like the one held each year at Fort Devens.

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  18. Get tough, campersRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    If there's little that can prepare someone for the rigors of boot camp, at least there's training exercises like the one held each year at Fort Devens.

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  19. Military collectors tell tales of discoveryRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2014 | Ayer Public Spirit

    Come Saturday, April 19, at 1 p.m. to the Fort Devens Museum to hear four collectors of military paraphernalia astound you with what things they have found to bring home.

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  20. Colin Powell advises Worcester Tech students to do their best every dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... he called Woo-ster, Gen. Powell said he remembers driving by the city often on his way home to New York from Fort Devens. He was assigned to the Ayer base early in his military career before shipping out to Vietnam. Following his remarks downtown, ...

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