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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.

  • 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 Mosquito Management 2020 ALERT:
  • The mosquito-borne Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus has been detected in mosquitoes in Massachusetts. While none have been detected in Devens and there are not yet any human cases, Pubic Health Officials are urging residents to take precautions when enjoying the outdoors. Tips and prevention techniques can be found at: Devens continues to participate in the Central Massachusetts Mosquito Control Project (CMMCP) and personnel will be in Devens to respond to residents’ concerns about mosquitos in the area. Additional details can be found: CMMCP notice August 2020.

  • Devens COVID-19 Public Health Announcements:
  • November 3, 2020 Update
    COVID19 Updates Archive

  • 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.

  • 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 winter. 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

  • 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.