Eldridge Files Citizen Petition to make Devens a Town


by John Osborn  ·  Friday, February 1, 2013

State Senator Jamie Eldridge, who represents Harvard as well as Ayer and Shirley, has, for the second time, filed a bill with the Massachusetts legislature on behalf of Devens residents that would grant the former military base independent status as a Massachusetts town.

The bill, SD 573, is a new version of a citizen’s petition filed two years ago. That document was signed by five residents, including Tom Kinch, current head of the Devens Committee, an advisory group that represents homeowners and renters at Devens, and Eric Stoltzfus, a member of the Devens Enterprise Commission, which oversees development of the 4,400-acre enterprise development zone…

Read more via Eldridge files citizen petition to make Devens a town > The Harvard Press.


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