Katherine Clark, Melrose activist, mother of four, school committee member and attorney, stormed over the competition in the race to replace Michael Festa as the State Representative from the 16th district. There was a time, several decades ago, when Melrose was a bastion of Republican support. Times change, and we now have elected not only another Democrat, but a female to boot. Festa, in the meantime, will head Department for Elder Affairs.
Historical Society ponders digital records
Catching the flavor of Faneuil Hall
A note from the past: "Miss Melrose, 1964"
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Published the first Friday of each month by the SilverStringers of Melrose, Massachusetts -- March 7, 2008
Photo of the month is a delightful bloom from the deep South, the rhododendron. The picture is appropriate since spring is just a breath away.
Photo by Shirley Rabb
Publisher for this issue is Russ Priestley
Love at first sight
Stringers 'teach' at MIT
The kamikaze attack on the USS Sangamon
The fourth grade play
The B&M train, a wave, a hoot and holler and...
Clean your mouse!
Moving to the North Country
Where is Zamboni?
OP Two Five Roger
Super Sunday - Drooper Monday
A new holiday
Face on the floor
Among coming celebrations, St. Paddy's Day!
More about the Silver Stringers
Kangaroo Troop by Marjorie Burgess, the Melrose Mirror theme song.
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