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Raising a village from scratch

Town centers' amenities lure developers who seek neighborhood feel

Olde Village Square in Medfield attempts to recreate the feel of a small town center by utilizing a variety of housing styles and sizes, in addition to taking advantage of nearby shops and services. Olde Village Square in Medfield attempts to recreate the feel of a small town center by utilizing a variety of housing styles and sizes, in addition to taking advantage of nearby shops and services. (PHOTOS BY JOSH REYNOLDS FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)
By Robert Preer
Globe Correspondent / November 9, 2008

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MEDFIELD - If not for the sign out front and the ongoing construction on the site, Olde Village Square on Route 27 might be mistaken for another stretch of older homes just outside of the town center. (Full article: 819 words)

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