As we celebrate the anniversary of our Nation's birth, I feel honored and privileged to be Mayor of a city with such an extraordinary history, a city that's one of the most diverse in the Commonwealth, and a city that's on the move. When our forefathers told their representatives in the Continental Congress their desire that America become a free and independent republic and that they would support and defend the measure "to the last drop of their blood," Malden became a significant part of our Nation's history. On May 27, 1776, the communication from the inhabitants of the "town of Malden" actually became a precursor to the Declaration of Independence. Strong Past, Proud Future is a motto that truly defines us as we work together to make this City better, stronger and a more desirable place to live and work.
Have a safe and happy Independence Day and see you at the parks!
Mayor Gary Christenson