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Published the first Friday of each month by the SilverStringers of Melrose, Massachusetts -- April 4, 2014

There are new signs of the impending Spring every day, but the one we Stringers can count on are those supplied by Casa -- a small refugee from Puerto Rico who has been one of the Mirror's most reliable writers. This time, she writes about an annual jaunt along the Atlantic beaches, testing the icey cold waters, enjoying the sun's warmth. Her story is below.

Florence Sheafrom Shirley Rabb, long-time Stringer writer and photographer.


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How I became a Stringer
by Florence Shea
... from banking to journalism

Endings
by Ed Boyd
... you must consider them...

Here's to the writer -- and the Free Press
by Arnold Koch
... Free Press social writer Arnold Koch talks about our profession

Golf revenue will be available for new projects
by Joe Sullivan
... Will secret meetings decide how the money will be spent?

Lobsta! Lobsta! Lobsta!
by Betty Rossi
... while my mother was still alive, she had a hankering

Spring, the sea gulls and the ocean
by Casa
... the exhilaration, the stimulation, the freedom

My First Keys
by Ann Robbins Talbot
... the thrill of ownership ...

"Miss Melrose" of 1964 -- only half a century ago
from Don Norris
... a reporter remembers, finds 50-year-old photos

Expectation -- the look of a new cameraman
from Don Norris
... Geoff Shanklin critiques his initiation to the big camera

The Return of Mel and Rose
from Debbi Collar
... the famous swan couple, along with a few friends, are back in Ell Pond

What are you thinking, Casa?
Shirley Rabb
... does time make a difference for a dog

Beating Spring by a day ...
from Lorry Norris
... a Florida refugee blooms in a Melrose home

Violinist enraptured MSO audience
by Jackie Wattenberg
... audience brought to their feet and cheers of delight

Don's big birthday
by Betty Rossi
... it's wonderful when friends celebrate together

Did you know?
by Florence Shea
... Dr. Seuss, POSSLQ, traffic signals



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