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Published the first Friday of each month by the SilverStringers of Melrose, Massachusetts -- September 3, 2010

Students and staff hold the purple ribbon as Founder/Director Courtney Dickinson performs the Ribbon Cutting to officially open the first day of ANOVA School, Melrose. Green banner floated to the steps as the name sign above the main entrance was unveiled. Click on picture to learn more about this regional school.

Photo by Carole P. Tate

Publisher for this issue is Russ Priestley

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September 3, 2010

Doctor Samuel Mudd's most famous case.
by Joe Sullivan
... how Civil War history will become a personal issue to some students of the future.

More photos of Boothbay
from Don Norris
... another look at one of Maine's favorite getaways

Families launch ANOVA School, an inventive experience
by Carole P. Tate
... New regional private school serves families with children identified as gifted and talented.

Letters for September 2010
from our readers
... Memories of Lennie's-on-the-Turnpike live on

The Constitution
by Jerry Norton
... and the changing times

Calling names
Dorothy O'Connor
... Giving names to inanimate objects

On writing with Flannery O'Connor and Ed Boyd
by Ed Boyd
... see the course, Bits and Pieces, starting on September 13, 2010 at the Senior Center, 1PM.

Visions of jellyfish danced in his head
by Tom Dillon
... Cape Cod through the eyes of a little explorer

My rambling thoughts at dawn
by Eleanor Jenkins
... a wandering mind as the rooster crows.

Relics from the 'Good Times'
from Don Norris
... found, while back-roading with my dirtbike

A delicate matter
by Jerry Norton
... so letís keep a lid on it

Tall tales on Ell Pond and the recent ice age
by Don Norris
... writer gets to play geologist, finds water not too deep.

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