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Published the first Friday of each month by the SilverStringers of Melrose, Massachusetts -- February 7, 2014

... the gray days of winter hit hard ......

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by Betty Rossi
... with all of the memories

by Betty Rossi
... I'm going to a wake today

Tom Dillon, long-time Silver Stringer, dies
by Joe Sullivan
... contributed many stories to the Melrose Mirror and provided photography for many stories that were written by other Stringers.

Tom was still with us, there at Turners.
from Don Norris
... one last cocktail ...

Park Commissioners nix a green fees increase.
by Joe Sullivan
... Contract with golf course manager makes a dollar-per-round increase of little value to city.

by Ed Boyd
... they lost it!

Van Campen's role in Casino talks needs clarification
by Joe Sullivan
... Melrose City Solicitor is also three-time president of Aldermen in Everett, a location under consideration for a casino

by Ann Robbins Talbot
... old style entertainment ...

Two great guys
by Betty Rossi
... we have lost two icons in the Melrose Community

Searching for the beauty of the storm
from Don Norris
... in the waning light, only the glistening white snow stands out

Home Made Soup
by Carol Nelson
... the farmer's lament

by Len Dalton
... History is all about reconciliation. This article is in that interest.

Oh Lordy, I really goofed this time ...
from Don Norris
... infamous screwups with a fifteen hundred dollar camera ...

Did you know?
by Florence Shea
... A payphone, Marilyn Monroe, bulls

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