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Stand by for the 26th version of the Melrose Victorian Fair, set to take place on Sunday, September 16, noon to 5pm. It's a fun happening, designed to appeal to all members of the family -- thanks to the fair producers, the Melrose Chamber of Commerce.

Babe Ruth Stars turn in perfect tourney
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Melrose opens volleyball, hosts Lexington
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Published the first Friday of each month by the SilverStringers of Melrose, Massachusetts -- September 7, 2007

NOT EVERYONE can walk away with a trophy -- stands to reason. But when a local team of lads does just that, the Mirror owes it to the community to put their picture on the front page. In this case, we're talking about the Melrose Babe Ruth 14 All Stars, who came home with a perfect tournament record. Now that's hard to beat! Click on the big photo for the whole story.


Publisher for this issue is Russ Priestley

"One Laptop per Child" gets personal
from the SilverStringers
... OLPC president calls on SilverStringers

Back to school
by Russ Priestley
... a comparison

A story of Martha
by Ed Boyd
... Martha didn't know she was surrounded.

Don't fence me in
by Shirley Rabb
... I really need to keep on growin'

With their pant legs down
by Jerry Norton
... the big coverup

Thoughts from a hospital
by John Averell
... seventeen days in stir

An old-fashioned cure for "Obesity"
by Lora Crouss
... whoever heard of that!

Monhegan Island Race
from Len Dalton
... two Melrose sailors on the Monhegan Island race.

An enduring friendship in Melrose
by Arthur H. Whitman
... remembering buddies from the '30s and '40s

Migration
by Carol Nelson
... consider the birds

A day's journey back in time
by Ann Robbins Talbot
... a wonderful trip especially in the fall ...

Discovery: Scrap iron source of pricey sculpture
from Don Norris
... another three-day mini-vacation

Fall's coming, great activities scheduled
by Jack Beckley, director, Melrose Council on Aging
... September 07: endless programs for seniors



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