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Published the first Friday of each month by the SilverStringers of Melrose, Massachusetts -- January 7, 2011

Dynamic duo, Melrose's key proponents Jim Driscoll and friend, Barbara Bernardi

2005 Melrose Mirror photo

Publisher for this issue is D. R. Norris

In memory of SilverStringer Jim Driscoll
... special section marks the passing of one of Melrose's finest ...

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My European river cruise experience
by Jim Tierney
... a lesson in history, culture and language

A sad winter's romance song
by Carol Nelson
... you know the tune

On second thought ...
by Dorothy O'Connor
... Local senior goes co-ed at Tufts dorm

Many rocks of ages
by Shirley Rabb
... the colors, the shapes, the wonder

Taize: a community of prayer, worship and reconciliation
by Ed Boyd
... Taize, an ecumenical community in Burgundy,France

Polymnia heralds the season
by Jackie Wattenberg
... with beauty and charm

That brand new calendar
by Ann Robbins Talbot
... nothing is as neat and orderly as a new calendar

More New England barns from Don's sketchbook
from SilverStringer Don Norris
... another selection from aging sketch pads

Red Hat review 2010
by Shirley Rabb
... it was a wonderful, fun filled year

Gospel singer dominates 'Holiday Pops'
by Jackie Wattenberg
... Bursts of applause for guest soloist Renese King's performance

Melrose responds to citizens with winter emergencies
From the office of the Mayor, edited by Carole P. Tate
... unusual times call for unusual caring

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