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Published the first Friday of each month by the SilverStringers of Melrose, Massachusetts -- Friday, November 2, 2012

A 'boon' for Melrose' naturalists: A large portion of the land owned by the Gutierrez development company was purchased by the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority. That land, instead of being impacted with multi-level housing, will now serve as a twenty-million-gallon underground reservoir for water, to service several metropolitan communities south of Melrose.

Photo by Stringer Tom Dillon

Publisher for this issue is Kay McCarte

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Thousand-mile hurricane a bust for Melrose
by Don Norris in an interview with Mayor Rob Dolan
... emergency crews ready, city escapes serious damage

Wild and wooly earthquake stories --
By all the Stringers
... Stringers shake, rattle and roll -- well, some did, some didn't

Memories of Dorothy O'Connor
by Silverstringers
... remembering Dorothy

Pumpkin picking
by Betty Rossi
... it's the time of the year when you carve pumpkins

by Jerry Norton
... the devil is in the details

Old Universalist Church conversion nears completion
from Joan Alcala and Don Norris
... possible December date, target for opening

Reappointment of Mount Hood Golf Course manager grinds to its completion.
by Joe Sullivan
... No complications anticipated in Aldermen's approval at its December 3 meeting

Museum of Natural History
by Betty Rossi
... once again, I had a great time with my daughter and grandchildren

It was a scary time
by Casa
... and I don't want to go through this again

What's that happening in Stoneham?
by Tom Dillon
... a massive undertaking is taking place in the Fells

The Tuesday league at Bellevue Golf Course
by Ed Boyd
... the great days gone bye.

Communication 2012
by Ann Robbins Talbot
... one day in October

Reader laments unthinking drivers
by Don Norris
... Biggest gripe: Failing to use turn signals

Hockey is my favorite spectator sport
by Kay McCarte
... and after more than 50 years I still love it.

Did you know?
by Florence Shea
... rest room, doggy disco, Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia

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