Who We Are





Random Thoughts

Looking Ahead



Letters to ...

Reviews ...

The Great Depression

Previous Issues

World War II

Melrose Centennial

City of Homes


Social and Political Commentary

September 11, 2001

Here is Melrose


Computer Tips

Tales of Open Road

Short Features

Jonathan and his team spirit 2013 -- Boston Strong!
by Betty Rossi

by Carol Nelson

Thoughts while shaving
by Jim Tierney

Today's hot spots
a sneak peak
at what's in this issue ...

... John Turner, restaurant namesake, dies at 75

... why my book must be worth more than that!

at ... 175 feet tall, that's a lot of yak-yak going out.


Members Log In

Published the first Friday of each month by the SilverStringers of Melrose, Massachusetts -- May 3, 2013

It seemed the town stormed down to the Melrose Historical Society meeting where book-seller Kenneth Gloss was its main speaker. Appraisals followed his address, but most bookworms walked away disappointed.

Photo by Don Norri

Publisher for this issue is Kay McCarte

Try out our search engine at bottom of page.

My experiences with the Boston Marathon
by Ann Robbins Talbot
... years before I ever heard of Melrose, I had watched the Marathon ...

Popular Melrose native, John Turner, 75, dies
by Jack Driscoll
... succumbs after fighting cancer for 11 years; from well-known family

They're back!
by Betty Rossi
... just like the swallows that return to Capistrano

Photo Gallery, somewhere near Melrose
from Don Norris
... pictures here and there, sort of seasonal ...

Waiting for the Dogface parade.
by Joe Sullivan
... Why you won't see me in the line of March on Memorial Day.

Opening Day at our NEW Pine Banks Park
by Betty Rossi
... I was at Pine Banks Park on Opening Day

The wild water
by Shirley Rabb
... waiting for the calm

Local readers crowd Brattle speaker
from Don Norris
... super lecture, but readers overwhelm speaker for appraisals

Eddie Gilbert's drug store
by Ed Boyd
... what a beautiful man!

A quote
by Carol Nelson
... I came across this quote and thought I'd share it

Once upon a time
by Betty Rossi
... once upon a time...hmmmm, once upon a time

Jonathan and his team spirit 2013 -- Boston Strong!
by Betty Rossi
... while at his Art Show, I met his friends

Traffic happening, Main at Upham Streets
from Don Norris
... traditional pix taken between 1837 and 2013

Did you know?
by Florence Shea
... Roulette, Howdy Doody, Sweet Kiss

You can search below for any word or words in all issues of the Melrose Mirror.

More about the Silver Stringers

Kangaroo Troop
Kangaroo Troop by Marjorie Burgess, the Melrose Mirror theme song.
Send us mail
Write to us

Copyright of all articles and photos by their authors and the Melrose Mirror