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Published the first Friday of each month by the SilverStringers of Melrose, Massachusetts -- January 6, 2012

That's Melrose High grad (1950) Priscilla Powers Simm, hamming it up with Meteorologists Ryan Knapp and Brian Clark, in the kitchen at Mount Washington Observatory -- some 6288 feet high. Priscilla and a buddy, Harriet Resnikoff, actually volunteer yearly for a week's duty as Observatory Chefs. Click on the pix to get the real story.


Publisher for this issue is Russ Priestley


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Local lady cooks up a storm on Mount Washington
from Priscilla Powers Simm and Donald R. Norris
... carrying volunteerism to the top of the mountain

Faces of Wisdom and Grace
from the SilverStringers
... something new and exciting at the Beebe House

Bob Driscoll dies less than year after brother Jim
by Jack Driscoll
... A mentor and model, Bob was unflappable and enjoyed his bad golf shots

The accidental apostle
by Joe Sullivan
... he just happened to be in the neighborhood.

Flowers in a large bowl
by Ed Boyd
... it is always a pleasure

More from Don's sketchpad
from Don Norris
... something magic about pens and pencils

I have decided to retire
by Betty Rossi
... after forty years and five mayors

A quick holiday story
by Ann Robbins Talbot
... the end of a trip

The Christmas vacuum story
by Carol Nelson
... of 2011

Melrose Energy Challenge has receptive audience
by Joan Alcala
... November 13, 2011 Energy Challenge at Melrose City Hall showed enthusiastic response for special presentations about no-cost home energy assessment and access to Mass Save rebates.

Red Hat Review 2011
by Shirley Rabb
... and it was a very good year

Polymnia draws standing room only
by Jackie Wattenberg
... starting off the Christmas season

Fine soprano charms
by Jackie Wattenberg
... at Holiday Pops show

Did you know ?
by Florence Shea
... Hair dryers, leathernecks, stasibasiphobia



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