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Support for Citizens Coping with the Tragic Death of Lauren Dunne Astley
At the suggestion of elected officials, community leaders, and professional staff, we have compiled information to assist residents cope with the tragic death of Wayland teen Lauren Dunne Astley.  The dedicated resource page on the website consolidates information gathered by law enforcement, mental health, educational, and youth and family counseling practitioners and posted on various pages here and other websites.

Citizens interested in learning more about techniques to deal with grief, loss and bereavement, as well as general information and resources about dating abuse and the broader issue of domestic violence, will find helpful links under Timely Information located at the lower center of our homepage - click on  Community Support Services.  

Residents who wish to make contributions to The Lauren Dunne Astley Memorial Fund may do so by mailing checks directly to the Village Bank, 62 Boston Post Road, Wayland, MA  01778.  The fund will promote dynamic educational programs, "particularly those in the areas of the development of healthy teen relationships, the arts and community service," according to an announcement from the family.