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Published the first Friday of each month by the SilverStringers of Melrose, Massachusetts -- March 5, 2010

Fun and frolic on the ice at Mount Hood Winter Festival

Photo by Don Norris

Publisher for this issue is Kay McCarte

Letters from our readers are welcome

Irish Night
by Ann Robbins Talbot
... 1950's style, as I remember it

Riding the Downeaster and more
by Louise Fennell
... it's more fun than driving

February storm and not so storm
by Shirley Rabb
... some views from our windows

Mount Hood Winter Festival ...
Story and photos by Stringer D.R. Norris
... a throwback to earlier times

Forecasting blizzard in the United States
by Elizabeth Samit
... a political essay

A Texan's plight in the North
by Eleanor Jenkins
... Steve may never go home to Texas. His first year in the North as a college student was a rude awakening.

A simple, speedy system
by Russ Priestley
... all bars hold

Focus on citizens: shaping future school life
by Carole Tate
... Citizens speak their minds about schools -- because the School District asked for it!

Dialogue days: you & school committee chat!
by Carole Tate
... your chance to have a one-to-one hallway conversation.

Poetry and people
by Carol Nelson
... it's all about togetherness

Lorca's "Blood Wedding" performed at Northeastern University
by Elizabeth Samit
... a theatre review

A few of my dreams I am prompted to remember
by Ed Boyd
... what do you think these dreams mean?

This angry Earth
by Jerry Norton
and nowhere to hide

Why an athletic field at Mount Hood is a long shot
by Joe Sullivan
... availability of funding will be an overwhelming issue.

Letters for March 2010
from our readers
... we hear from you


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