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Published the first Friday of each month by the SilverStringers of Melrose, Massachusetts -- May 6, 2011

This is just one of the many bright spots in Melrose these days.

photo by Shirley Rabb

Publisher for this issue is Louise Fennell / Kay McCarte

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Special legislation that denies protection of Mass General Laws lets city get at Mount Hood Golf Course money
by Joe Sullivan
... provisions of Mass General Laws Chapters 124 and 44 and any other general or special laws no longer can keep city from taking Mount Hood revenue*

Successful food drive supports two local pantries
by Carole P. Tate
... Promotion by Johnnie's Foodmaster stores boosted the efforts of Veterans Services Advisory Board

Remembering Mother
by Eleanor Jenkins
... Old traditions and an old poem about Mother's Day.

Teaching golf
by Ed Boyd
... if you can't play, try to teach

Arts Festival as colorful, exciting as ever
by Jackie Wattenberg
... Something for everyone

Melrose Annual Art Exhibit 2011
by Carole P. Tate
... a small sample of a broad showcase of talent

A memory of Melrose
by Jerry Norton
... and a ten-cent caper

Adventure in the White Mountains
from Don Norris
... bikeys muddle with Irish setters

An Extension of Myself
by Ann Robbins Talbot
... handbags and purses and pocketbooks, oh, my

Famous words... some not so famous
by Russ Priestley
... and other quotes of note

Did you know?
by Florence Shea
... a goddess, military honors, and a president who got bounced from his own party

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