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Library crafters stitch hand-warmers

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Using a sewing machine for the first time can be as intimidating as driving a car. They’re loud. They require a lot of focus to properly use. They’re controlled by a pedal that, if pressed too hard, will destroy the project (or some fingers). But for crafters who visit...
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Noanet Woodlands a messy joy in winter

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By Alex Oliveira Hometown Weekly Reporter The Noanet Woodlands are a bit of a muddy mess during a brief winter thaw. If you’ve ever been a child - most of us have - you’ll know there’s nothing a kid likes more than a tromping through the mud. So don’t let the prospect of a mess...
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Dover-Sherborn settles after snow

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By Alex Oliveira Hometown Weekly Reporter A winter storm passed through New England on the afternoon and night of Tuesday the 12th, blanketing Massachusetts, Dover, and Sherborn in a layer of snow, then soaking it with a mix of sleet and freezing rain. According to the National Weather Service, three inches of snow fell...
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Bird Park quietly thrives in winter

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By Alex Oliveira Hometown Weekly Reporter With the deep cold of winter, a stillness and a solitude falls over Bird Park. The great lawn, which stretches green and sings with laughter in the summer, falls brown and crunches underfoot in February. The basketball courts, wet and chained off, hold a pack of colorful Fisher-Price...
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Noon Hill rises by winter

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By Alex Oliveira Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_31444" align="alignright" width="300"]Millie, who lives on Rocky Lane, blends nicely into the terrain of Noon Hill. Millie, who lives on Rocky Lane, blends nicely into the terrain of Noon Hill.[/caption] Noon Hill shoots out of the woods of Medfield like...
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Rocky Narrows a sight in the winter

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By Alex Oliveira Hometown Weekly Reporter If you go far enough out, there’s a point where time starts to turn backwards. The suburbs and their strips give way to thickening woods and wetlands, and the houses that line the road appear to have been plucked immaculately from a bygone New England. When the houses...
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For some birds, love is in the air

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By Lisa Moore Hometown Weekly Correspondent With winter’s icy grip still clutching the landscape, it is hard to imagine local birds nesting and laying eggs, events most people associate with spring. Yet with spring still over a month away, some of the area’s birds are already well into breeding season. A bird’s sole purpose for...
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