Charlie Caufield (left) and Holden Ryan sell a wreath to Select Board Chair Rich Maiore, Nov. 26 at the Transfer Station. The fifth-graders are Webelos in the Arrow of Light den. (Photo by Lisa Aciukewicz)
The Baker administration has announced that it will open a temporary facility in Devens at the Bob Eisengrein Community Center to help vulnerable individuals and families throughout Massachusetts find emergency housing, a decision that surprised residents, area leaders, and even the agency that regulates commercial and residential development.
Confusion dominated the Planning Board’s Nov. 28 hearing on two modifications to a zoning bylaw that would allow annual entertainment licenses to be granted to some entities that are currently ineligible for those licenses.
The full School Committee—and the public—got a first look this week at the school district’s recommended budget for fiscal 2024, which school administrators and the budget subcommittee have been working on for weeks.
Bare Hill Pond is looking more bare than usual these days after the annual drawdown drained an extra 7 inches of water this year—over and above the intended 6½-foot reduction.
MassDevelopment has released the names of candidates vying to fill three seats on the Devens Committee and two on the Devens Educational Advisory Committee.
Next month, Devens voters will choose representatives to fill seats on the two committees responsible for advising MassDevelopment—the agency that oversees development of the former U.S. Army base—on resident concerns and the education of their children.
During the Nov. 15 meeting of the Select Board, the Harvard Climate Initiative Committee presented its finalized draft of a climate action plan.
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The No. 1 seed Bromfield boys soccer team silenced their doubters Saturday night by shutting out No. 2 seed and perennial rival Sutton 3-0 and winning the MIAA Division 5 championship for a record-setting fifth consecutive year.
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