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Published the first Friday of each month by the SilverStringers of Melrose, Massachusetts -- December 4, 2009

Temple Beth Shalom in Melrose in mid-construction phase of the main hall. Click on it to read one story, from member Dorothy Travis, of its transformation into its new beautiful interior and exterior.

Photo by Temple Beth Shalom

Publisher for this issue is John Averell

Happy Holidays to all are readers!

City takes $200,000 from Mount Hood golf operations.
Joe Sullivan
...uses Enterprise Fund to circumvent City Charter provision that would keep golf course revenue at Mount Hood.

The little temple that could
by John Averell from Dorothy Travis
... as told by the 'clerk of the works'

Just desserts
by Carol Nelson
... sweets to the sweet

Stockings for soldiers
by Linda Callanan
... one neighborhood's project for Veterans Day

Home, home is now strange
by Russ Priestley
(You may sing it if you like)

View from my windows
by Louise Fennell
... the beauty outside my windows

Labor Day to May first
by Casa
...it's my time now

Are we really that dumb?
by Jim Tierney
... many of us must be!

More than just another pizza place
by Joseph P. Guzzo
... truly an institution


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