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Published the first Friday of each month by the SilverStringers of Melrose, Massachusetts -- August 7, 2009

What's the most unused, hidden, ignored place in Melrose -- now being mis-used as a trash dump for stolen cars? To top it off, it's one of the most beautiful places in the city. Click on the big pix to find out..

Photo by Don Norris

Publisher for this issue is Ed Boyd

Keep those emails coming!

The pond between two cities
by Shirley Rabb
... serene, peaceful and just plain beautiful

Father Goose gets a new outfit
by Joan Alcala, photos from Tom Dillon
... Father Goose -- a neighborhood landmark in Melrose

Me Tarzan
by John Averell
... my moment of fame

The 2nd Auxiliary "Mash" Team
by Jim Driscoll
... 1944: paths may have crossed under Nazi bombardment

Oh Goodness, I'm lost again
from Don Norris
... another in the exciting skein of "Where are we" photos of Melrose

Now I can reminisce
by Eleanor Jenkins
... so many things have changed

Letters for August 2009
from our readers

Don't rush me
by Ann Robbins Talbot
... I have hardly tasted summer

Consultant updates Mount Hood feasibility study for Park Commission
Joe Sullivan
... proposals developed by Beals and Thomas and Commission's own sub committee
are heavily affected by available space and environmental considerations.

Macchu Picchu
by Louise Fennell
... my visit to Peru

Bad luck
by Ed Boyd
... I seem to have a way of bringing on misfortune

The Jim Crow...ley incident
by Russ Priestley
... a poetic comment


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