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  1. Victims of 1918 Spanish flu epidemic remembered 100 years later in LeominsterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... but that's how life was during the Spanish flu outbreak of 1918. Victor Vaughn, a local physician stationed at Fort Devens during the outbreak, would describe his memories from 1918 as: "Ghastly ones which I would tear down and destroy if I were ...

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  2. Foundation Promises $500G Toward ProjectRead the original story

    Friday Oct 12 | Townsend Times

    ... Their foundation is named after Harold G. Norton, superintendent of schools for Ayer, Boxboro, Shirley and Fort Devens from 1944 to 1967. The outdoor athletic complex was built during his tenure. The high school football field is named for him. And ...

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  3. Amabile, Anthony a.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 8 | The Hudson Reporter

    ... serving in the Medical Corps at Walter Reed Hospital. After serving at Walter Reed Hospital he was sent to Fort Devens, Mass. While there, a fellow soldier who knew Anthony was from Hudson County and wondered if Anthony would be interested in taking ...

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  4. Ed Frost finally gets to see Army play footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | NewsOK.com

    ... was in Norman and then had to watch the one in Yankee Stadium in 1961 (OU 14, Army 8) on TV in a rec room at Fort Devens, Massachusetts, while I was in the U.S. Army. I had always wanted to see the Black Knights of the Hudson up close, and yesterday ...

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  5. Harry E. Howe, MDRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... in the Advanced Officer Candidate School (ROTC). Two weeks later, he reported for active duty in the US Army at Fort Devens, MA. Shortly thereafter he arrived at Fort Benning, GA, to start Infantry Officer Candidate School (OCS). He graduated and ...

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  6. Phoenix Park, Pepperell Place offer business spaces large and smallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 23 | Lowell Sun

    ... was complementary to what we were trying to do at Devens." Shirley was one the towns affected by the closure of Fort Devens. "By creating jobs in Shirley, we helped revitalize the town's economy." Eric Shapiro, CEO of Lexvest, and a staff of 10 do ...

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  7. 1918 flu pandemic offers lessons for futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... 15 months. The second wave, which took off in Massachusetts in September, when a massive outbreak occurred at Fort Devens, was the worst. Overall, the “Spanish flu,” as it was termed, caused more deaths than AIDS did in 40 years or the ...

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  8. 1945 WAC strike at Fort DevensRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    In 1945 four African-American Women's Army Corps privates led a strike at Lovell General Hospital at Fort Devens. Along with 50 other WACs, they refused to report to duty after seeing all the skilled jobs being assigned only to white WACs and they themselves being relegated to orderly duty.

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  9. People in BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... having served on Leominster's Airport Study Committee, as well as serving as Leominster's liaison to the Fort Devens redevelopment agencies and serving on the Police Station Siting Committee. He has also provided pro-bono services to area ...

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  10. What are you waiting FORE?! Making the circuit of local public golf coursesRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2018 | Home

    ... in The Sun's circulation region, one stands out among all the rest. Red Tail Golf Club, on the site of the old Fort Devens army base, is as beautiful a course as you will find anywhere north of Augusta. Georgia, not Maine. With endless elevation ...

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  11. What are you waiting FORE?! Making the circuit of local public golf coursesRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2018 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... in The Sun's circulation region, one stands out among all the rest. Red Tail Golf Club, on the site of the old Fort Devens army base, is as beautiful a course as you will find anywhere north of Augusta. Georgia, not Maine. With endless elevation ...

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  12. Devens Museum to show doc on France WWI hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... Savenay, France. A compilation of all that photography has been combined in a French documentary to be shown at Fort Devens Museum on Saturday, Aug. 18, starting at 1 p.m. Authorities located Base Hospital No. 8 in the large Normal School of Savenay ...

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  13. Inaugural the Town and the City Festival Comes to LowellRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Porter Productions announced the lineup for the first-ever The Town and The City Festival to be held in Lowell, MA on October 19th and 20th. The festival, which will be held in multiple venues in downtown Lowell, will celebrate the adventurous spirit of Lowell native, Jack Kerouac, in an event which features both locally based and national touring acts.

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  14. Wild Foods Foraging At Museum Of Natural HistoryRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2018 | Falmouth Enterprise

    The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster will present "Lunch 'n Learn Forage to Table" with wild goods foraging guide Rachel Goclawski on Monday, August 13, at 11:30 AM. Foraging is a great way to incorporate nutrition-packed foods into one's diet and get outdoors with friends and family.

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  15. OBIT: Walter Lynn Edmiston passed away July 20, 2018; memorial will be Aug. 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | The SeaTac Blog

    ... placed on hold. After basic training at Camp Pendleton, Walt was selected for Army Security Agent School. At Fort Devens in Ayer, Massachusetts, he learned Morse code. Walt then served with the 330th Communications Reconnaissance Company in Korea, ...

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  16. Devens Museum to present WWI Living History WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    In 1918, hundreds of thousands of soldiers were training at Camp Devens and other cantonments in the U.S., while more were fighting overseas in World War I. Now, 100 years later and as part of its ongoing World War I commemoration, the Fort Devens Museum is sponsoring a World War I Living History Weekend on July 28-29 at the quadrangle behind 94 Jackson Road. Explore four WWI encampments for an overall experience of The Great War: allied powers, central powers, Red Cross/Salvation Army, and civilians.

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  17. NOAA lifts groundfishing ban after nearly 8 monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... found other boats to work or have moved on. As for Rafael, he began serving a 46-month sentence in November at Fort Devens. He pleaded guilty in March to 28 offenses, including conspiracy, false labeling of fish, bulk cash smuggling, tax evasion and ...

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  18. Devens panel is sued over alleged Nashua River pollutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... intent to sue both of them. Both are publicly funded state agencies that oversee the redevelopment of the former Fort Devens army base, located in the towns of Ayer, Harvard, Lancaster and Shirley. The Conservation Law Foundation alleges that ...

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  19. World War I Living History Weekend at Devens on July 28-29Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    In 1918, hundreds of thousands of soldiers were training at Camp Devens and other cantonments in the U.S., while more were fighting overseas in World War I. Now, 100 years later and as part of its ongoing World War I commemoration, the Fort Devens Museum is sponsoring a World War I Living History Weekend on July 28-29 at the quadrangle behind 94 Jackson Road at Devens. Explore four WWI encampments for an overall experience of The Great War: allied powers, central powers, Red Cross/Salvation Army, and civilians.

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  20. 'How are we going to get paid?'; fishing ban continues to suffocate local businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... a 46-month prison term in part for falsifying fishing records. While he serves his time in federal prison in Fort Devens, about 80 fishermen have been out of work sending a ripple effect throughout shoreside businesses from ice houses to processors ...

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