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Published the first Friday of each month by the SilverStringers of Melrose, Massachusetts -- April 1, 2005

"Doors" - the key feature for this issue begins with a photo of this stately East Side home, a shining example of our city's Victorian heritage.

Photo by SilverStringer Photo Team

Publisher for this issue is Russ Priestley

Melrose Doorways
Stringers Photo Group
... an open invitation to our city

Between the Rockies and the Purcells -- Part 3
by Don Norris
... The beautiful, rich Columbia Valley

Wedeco, an old time hardware store
by Ella Letterie and Louise Fennell
... Broken glass is a pain

Panic, or how I lost a grandson
by Frank O'Callaghan
... In the yard? Up a tree? Who left the gate open?

Heating pad - homemade
Bob Ross
... relief for aching neck and shoulders

An early Yankee Educator
George Nelson Torrey
... an impossible dream became a reality

Raising canes as a hobby
by Stringer Don Norris
 ... it's a case of art supporting one's walk through life. 

Polymnia singers brighten the season
by Jackie Wattenberg
... with the solace of great music

Adjusting to algid weather
by Bob Ross
 ... its really cold out there!

Silver-haired Legislator Report - March 16, 2005
Anne MacGillivray
... Al Norman honored the meeting as special guest

Computer Tip:-April05
Digital Camera care - Windows XP update

Bob Ross
... might save you some dollars

A new visitor program is born ...
by Jack Beckley, executive director, Melrose COA
... "Looking Ahead" -- the electronic edition


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