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Local author discusses surviving medical trauma

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter After suffering a massive stroke as a result of a ruptured brain aneurysm, Astrid Hendren laid in bed, listening to her doctor describe the malformation at the tip of her brain stem. The doctor told the 32-year-old patient: “We’ll try to fix it, but if I can’t get to...
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Medfield Library celebrates centennial

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter The Medfield community gathered on October 1 for a once-in-a-lifetime occasion. Over one hundred years ago, a man named Granville Dailey, a New York City native who summered in Medfield, contacted William G. Perry, an architect, to draw up the plans for a library in town. Soon after, the...
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Library director says goodbye to Medfield

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Medfield prides itself on a fantastic library, with a huge selection of books and media, phenomenal activities, and a caring staff. One of the people who makes the Medfield Public Library such a treasured place is the director, Kristen Chin, known as Kris around the library. As much as...
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Soap felting amuses at Medfield Library

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By Peter Kougias Hometown Weekly Intern On Thursday, July 13, librarian Kristen Chin lead a group through soap felting. Soap felting is an entertaining and cheap project for a rainy day or perhaps a new hobby. A novice to the craft, Chin confidently demonstrated the steps to the group. Felt is sheep’s wool that is unwoven....
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Medfield Library to open new makerspace

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By Geena Matuson Hometown Weekly Staff With the new Friends Bookstore moved to the main level of Medfield Public Library, what will take its place in the library’s lower level? Shelving and walls are coming down, and throughout May and early June the space once home to the bookstore is transforming into something new: a...
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