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Published the first Friday of each month by the SilverStringers of Melrose, Massachusetts -- July 5, 2002

ANNIVERSARY TIME again, as the SilverStringers mark the end of their sixth year of being together, of publishing the electronic hometown newspaper call the Melrose Mirror, and their ties to the Media Lab at MIT. "It has been a great run," charter member Kay McCarte said, "and we look forward to new challenges, new programs, new agendas. It has been a grand course. Individually and as a group, we are miles ahead in the game of life." Further the Stringers named veteran member Virginia Hanley (center, seated) as "SilverStringer of the Year".


Note: several articles in this issue were unavailable for Previous Issues, lost from the database.
  • "Jodrey featured in St. Petersburg Times" by Lane DeGregory
  • "Fifty-eighth anniversary of D-Day" by Irving Smolens
  • "Mapping Melrose: the Incarnation Church" from church records
  • "Atlantic to Pacific, thru Montana and Washington" by Don Norris

Happy Anniversary, Silver Stringers

Historical Society visits local gem, the Boardman House
by Don Norris
 ... At 350-plus years, the old place is special place

Mr. Fish and his neighbor's roosters
Supplied by Mrs. Pat Blades
 ... Life as it was in Melrose -- in 1899

An evening at the theater
By Jerry Norton
... what devils we were!

Pretty, peaceful, stimulating
by Jackie Wattenberg
 ... that's Chautauqua

Photographer's lament
by Louise Fennell

The First United Methodist Church
Excerpts from Malcolm H. Allen's original article
 ... history of the church

Looking Ahead -- July-August, 2002
by Jack Beckley, executive director, Melrose COA



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