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SDM Foundation
465 Main Street | Melrose, MA 02176 | 781.606.2621

(Directions to our shop)



Monday through Thursday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm;

Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm;

Saturday: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm.

Sunday: Closed

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