Our oldest and venerable member, Marjorie Burgess, has passed away at 90. Composer, teacher and player of the piano, She was past president of the New England Piano Teachers, taught piano
at Berklee School of Music, from which she was awarded a
degree. Marjorie wrote articles for us, being a resident
here since 1983 and taught piano in Melrose and Stoneham.
She is survived by two children, three grandchildren, two
great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
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Published the first Friday of each month by the SilverStringers of Melrose, Massachusetts -- October 7, 2005
The O'Shea-Chaplin Irish Step Dancers put on one of most beautiful displays of precise coordinated dancing, ever, at Melrose's Victorian Fair. This annual event, sponsored and produced by the Chamber of Commerce, is a unique happening.
Photo by Don Norris
Publisher for this issue is Russ Priestley
A Melrose story
The true life story of Waite - Part 2
Happy and horrifying
What's in a name?
Melrose Weekly News --- the new competition
The old Melrose theater
A local motoring tradition closing its doors
Shirley missed the trip
Summer at Lake Winnisquam
1950's surprise party
Prelude to a Reunion
Disabled seniors discriminated against
Is nostalgia worth three slurpies?
Main Street paving, new Vets' board, recycling ...
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Kangaroo Troop by Marjorie Burgess, the Melrose Mirror theme song.
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