Promise of millions in renovation dollars gives boost to Massachusetts Army post closed in 1990s
The Anniston Star, Posted: Aug 18, 2013
By: Mary Jo Shafer, Special to The Star
DEVENS, Mass. – Mika Brewer remembers what Devens looked like shortly after the U.S. Army post in central Massachusetts closed in 1996.
After a storied, 79-year history as the Army’s New England headquarters, the base’s thousands of acres were a bit desolate.