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MTEC Celebrates Five Year Anniversary

Tuesday December 12, 2017

The Malden Teen Enrichment Center (“MTEC”) recently celebrated its five year anniversary. Mayor Gary Christenson joined MTEC Coordinator Cathy MacMullin, many teens, the MTEC Board of Directors and City officials, to celebrate this milestone....

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City’s Snow and Ice Removal Ordinance is Updated

Tuesday December 12, 2017

To further enhance the safety of all pedestrians, including children, elderly residents, and mobility-impaired individuals, the City of Malden’s Walkability Committee initiated the updating of the City’s Snow and Ice Removal Ordinance to clarify...

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Malden Resident Answers the Call to Service

Tuesday December 12, 2017

Mayor Gary Christenson recently welcomed Malden resident Jean Letang home from 17 weeks of United States Army Basic Combat and Advanced Individual Training. Born in Haiti, Private Letang is a 2016 graduate of Malden High School. He completed his...

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2017 Ward 7 Holiday Sleigh Ride

Thursday December 7, 2017

Ward 7 City Councillor Neal Anderson and his team were joined by Mayor Gary Christenson and State Representative Paul Donato for their annual sleigh ride through Ward 7. Councillor Anderson’s festive float toured half of the ward last Saturday...

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Bike Share Pilot Program to End December 8th

Wednesday December 6, 2017

The City of Malden has announced that the Pilot Program for the Station-free Bike Sharing program utilizing Ofo Bikes and LimeBike will be ending on Friday, December 8th. The program was scheduled to run until the end of the calendar year or...

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New Donut Villa Diner Owners Celebrate a Grand Re-Opening

Tuesday December 5, 2017

Mayor Gary Christenson and State Representative Steve Ultrino congratulated the new owner of Donut Villa Diner, Erin Bashllari, at a recent ribbon cutting. For more than 40 years, Donut Villa located at 1 Highland Avenue has perfected the warm,...

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Main St. Laundromat Grand Opening

Tuesday December 5, 2017

Mayor Christenson recently welcomed Main St. Laundromat to 780 Main Street. The newly refurbished, modern laundry facility provides a clean environment, stainless washers and a state-of-the-art card system that accepts both cash and credit. Main...

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Young Malden Resident Donates Funds to help Students

Monday December 4, 2017

Mayor Gary Christenson was on hand as the Salemwood School accepted a generous donation from Cohen Baclawski, a very special three year-old Malden resident who attends My Little Best Friends Early Learning Center in Malden. Cohen has a strong...

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Santa Claus is Coming to Town!

Thursday November 30, 2017

Santa Claus will take time out of his busy schedule at the North Pole to visit his Malden headquarters at Pine Banks Park on Saturday, December 16th and Sunday, December 17th from 3-6 PM. This is...

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WWII Holocaust Survivor Shares Experiences with MHS Seniors

Wednesday November 29, 2017

Israel “Izzy” Arbeiter, a 92-year-old Holocaust survivor, made a rare public appearance in Malden in early November where he spoke before a large group of local high school students and painted a riveting portrait of tragedy and survival at the...

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Malden Senior Center Gets a New Van!

Wednesday November 29, 2017

Transportation for Malden’s Senior Center members just got better! One of their only means of transportation, an old van was in poor shape, often in need of repair and the crucial accessible lift was no longer functioning. Human Services Director...

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Festive Parade Kicks Off Malden’s 2017 Holiday Season

Tuesday November 28, 2017

Malden’s 14th Annual Parade of Holiday Traditions was held on Saturday, November 25th as spectators lined the route from Maplewood Square, along Salem Street to the reviewing stand in front of the Malden Teen Enrichment Center. School bands,...

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Fire Department Promotions

Tuesday November 28, 2017

Mayor Gary Christenson, Fire Commissioner Emery Haskell, Assistant Fire Chief Bill Sullivan and City Councillor-At-Large Debbie DeMaria joined families and friends at a recent ceremony at the Malden Senior Center to promote seven Fire Department...

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Answering the Call to Service

Tuesday November 28, 2017

Mayor Gary Christenson and Veterans Services Director Kevin Jarvis recently welcomed Malden resident Elijah Avevor home from eight weeks of United States Air Force Basic Training.  Airman Avevor, a 2017 graduate of Malden High School, completed...

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Santa returns to Ward 7

Source: City Clerk Tuesday November 28, 2017

Ward 7 City Councillor Neal Anderson and his team from the Ward 7 Association will embark on their annual sleigh ride through Ward 7 to spread Holiday cheer.  The festive float will tour...

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Traditional Pre-Thanksgiving Game Luncheon at John Brewer’s

Wednesday November 22, 2017

Mayor Gary Christenson joined Medford Mayor Stephanie Muccini Burke for the 10th Annual Malden-Medford Thanksgiving Football game luncheon hosted by John Brewer’s Tavern. Owner Bill Honeycutt has been hosting this traditional pre-game feast for...

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Grand Opening of North Eastern Multi-Professional Services

Tuesday November 21, 2017

Mayor Christenson recently attended the Grand Opening of North Eastern Multi-Professional Services (NEMPS), 40 Eastern Avenue, 2nd Floor, Suite 215. Originally opened in February of this year as “Saint Louis Consulting and Services,” business...

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Malden’s Sign Design Ordinance Gets a Complete Overhaul

Wednesday November 15, 2017

Malden’s Sign Design Ordinance was in need of a major overhaul. Its rules were confusing, offered little flexibility, did not address all types of signs or consider the neighborhood context of signage, or meet current best practices. Members of...

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The City of Malden Honors America’s Veterans 2017

Tuesday November 14, 2017

Malden’s Annual Veterans Day Parade was held Saturday, November 11th kicking off at Elm and Pleasant Streets. There was a brief pause during the parade route to hold a Veterans Day Memorial Service at the YMCA, formerly the Armory, with a Wreath...

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Christmas Tree Lighting at Fellsmere Pond

Tuesday November 14, 2017

Councillor-at-Large Craig Spadafora, Ward 3 Councillor John Matheson and Mayor Gary Christenson are pleased to announce this year’s Fellsmere Pond Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. Following the Annual Parade of Holiday Traditions on Saturday,...

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Three New Malden Police Officers Sworn In

Monday November 13, 2017

Mayor Gary Christenson, Police Chief Kevin Molis and Police Commissioner Salvatore Gennetti recently congratulated three new officers upon being sworn in as officers. Salvatore Paci, a Malden High School and UMass Boston graduate previously...

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Celebrating Home Health and Hospice Care Month 2017

Monday November 13, 2017

Mayor Gary Christenson recently joined the Hallmark Health Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice (HHVNA and Hospice) on a home visit in recognition of “Home Health and Hospice Care Month.” The Mayor visited the home of Malden resident Rose...

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Malden Celebrates a Spooktacular Halloween

Thursday November 2, 2017

The Chamber of Commerce kicked off Malden’s Halloween festivities at their 11th Annual Trick-or-Treat event in Malden Square which started on Exchange Street this year. Mayor Gary Christenson handed out candy in full costume to trick-or-treaters...

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