|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 4 Apr 2019 00:15:41 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] REUSE: "Devens' [MA] former military facilities offer chance for community with few residents"|
Devens' former military facilities offer chance for community with few residents BY GRANT WELKER Worcester Business Journal (MA) APRIL 1, 2019 In the two decades since the closure of its longtime military base, Devens has rebounded with thousands of new jobs from dozens of employers like the pharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb or consumer distributor Quiet Logistics. Yet, the community still lacks for residents, with less than 2,000 living there, according to the U.S. Census. A cluster of brick buildings dating to before World War II - which have stood empty since Devens's military days - could help change that. Rezoning efforts to allow for residential use have stalled before, but now the MassDevelopment, the state agency controlling Devens, is seeking approval from residents in the three towns who make up the former base - Ayer, Harvard and Shirley - to allow for up to 300 housing units. … For the entire article, see http://www.wbjournal.com/article/20190401/PRINTEDITION/303299998/devens-former-military-facilities-offer-chance-for-community-with-few-residents -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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