News Flash

Posted on: November 22, 2022

Thanksgiving Day 2022 - City Services Open/Closed

Please take notice that municipal offices in City Hall will close at 12PM on November 23rd (Wednesday), and will be closed on November 24th (Thursday) for the Thanksgiving holiday. Trash/recycling collection will be pushed forward one day (Friday-Saturday...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Mayor, Congresswomen distribute Groceries at United Way Thanksgiving Event at YMCA

United Way

Mayor Gary Christenson and Congresswoman Katherine Clark distributed groceries to families at the Malden YMCA at the United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley 23rd Annual Thanksgiving Project. The United Way is providing meals to 20,000 familie...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Malden Student Recognized for Advocacy

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Mayor Gary Christenson recently attended the Council on American-Islamic Relations-Massachusetts (CAIR-MA) 6th Annual Fundraiser Banquet to congratulate Malden student Afnaan Zeabi with a citation for being recognized by CAIR-MA for extraordinary courage....

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 17, 2022

City Hosts Fellsmere Pond Tree Lighting

Fellsmere Pond Tree Lighting

City Councillor-at-Large Craig Spadafora, Ward 3 Councillor Amanda Linehan, and Mayor Gary Christenson invite members of the public to Fellsmere Pond on Saturday, November 26, 2022 (Savin Street side) at 5 PM for the lighting of the Fell...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Celebrating a True American Hero

Enoch Woodhouse

Mayor Gary Christenson along with the Chinese American Citizen Alliance celebrated the accomplishments of Lieutenant Colonel Enoch O’D "Woody" Woodhouse, II, now 95 with a lunch at Flaming Grill. Lt. Woodhouse served heroically in the ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Celebrating a Platinum Anniversary!

Carmella and Bill Nelson

Mayor Gary Christenson recently congratulated Carmella and Bill Nelson on 70 years of marriage at a family celebration at the Exchange Street Bistro. Married in 1952, they raised their 12 children in the Linden Family Development until 1967 when they purc...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Malden Opens Applications for Resident Roles in City Climate Projects

Green Malden

Mayor Gary Christenson is pleased to announce the opening of applications for two opportunities for residents to engage in Malden’s ongoing work to address the impacts of climate change in our city.

The first is for the Climate Action Plan Steeri...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Malden Civil Air Patrol, Boston Cadet Squadron Cadets Promoted

Veterans Day1

This past Veterans Day, Mayor Gary Christensen recognized the promotions of three Malden residents and Civil Air Patrol, Boston Cadet Squadron Cadets: Artemijs “AJ” Jumutcs, Hailey Tran, and Sophie Tran. 

Sophie is promoted to ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Improved Lighting on Lincoln Commons

Lincoln Commons

Mayor Gary Christenson joined Ward 7 Councillor Chris Simonelli as they surveyed the new LED lighting recently installed on Lincoln Commons on Cross Street. The project was initiated by Councillor Simonelli who upon listening to his constituents realized ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 8, 2022

City Awarded Grant for Kierstead Park

News from the City of Malden

The City of Malden has received a $400,000 grant for improvements to Kierstead Park on Eastern Avenue, the maximum award amount under the state’s competitive Parkland Acquisitions and Renovations for Communities (PARC) grant program, administere...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 8, 2022

Malden’s Alert System is Being Updated

Malden Alerts Flyer (1)

Malden is converting the system it uses for mass alerts (CodeRED) over to a new system that will be known as Malden Alerts. All residents must sign up to our new system to receive emergency alerts from the City of Malden as well as other notices we think ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 4, 2022

Mayor Gary Christenson has issued the following statement

The recent antisemitic acts in surrounding communities and across the country are a call to action.

Antisemitic incidents are up 48% in Massachusetts this year, a larger increase than the rest of New England and a much larger increase than the country over...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 27, 2022

Cambridge Health Alliance Releases Community Health Needs Assessment for Metro-North Boston

CHA Logo

Community health system Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) released the 2022 Regional Wellbeing Report: A Community Health Needs Assessment today. The report examines the health of the communities in CHA’s service area, including their strengths an...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 27, 2022

MHS Students Participate in Mock Election and Gain Hands-on Civic Experience

MHS Students Vote in Mock Election

On October 11th and 13th, Malden High School Social Studies students participated in Mock Elections based on the November 8th ballot.  Students cast their votes during their History and Social Studies classes in either the library or the gallery....

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 25, 2022

Mayor Announces Malden Community Electricity Program

Green Malden

Mayor Gary Christenson announced the creation of Malden Community Electricity, a program that will allow the City to use the combined purchasing power of all its residents to secure new electricity supply rates and more renewable energy. 

Malden C...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 25, 2022

Malden Public Schools Pilot Composting Program

Black Earth Compost

Mayor Gary Christenson is pleased to announce a new composting pilot program for Malden Public Schools. The pilot program will start in all Malden Public School kitchens beginning the week of November 1, 2022. This initiative seeks to reduce food waste fr...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 20, 2022

Bluebikes in Malden!

Blue Bike Photo

Mayor Gary Christenson is pleased to announce that the bike sharing program Bluebikes is now up and running in three locations in Malden. Stations are located on Exchange Street at Commercial Street, the Northern Strand Bike Path at Main Street (across fr...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 20, 2022

Malden Police Body-Worn Camera Program

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Mayor Gary Christenson and Police Chief Glenn Cronin are pleased to announce a date for the implementation of the Malden Police Department’s Body-Worn Camera program. Officers are scheduled to begin wearing and utilizing body-worn cameras on Monday, Octob...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 19, 2022

New State Requirement for Disposal of Mattresses and Box Springs

Mattress Recycling

There have been many articles circulating in various news outlets about the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (Mass DEP) announcement that as of Tuesday, November 1, 2022 mattresses and box springs will be pro...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 19, 2022

2022 Malden Recycling Day!

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Day (1) (002)

The Department of Public Works (DPW) will hold a recycling day for a variety of items including tires, televisions, computer monitors, household batteries, expired fire extinguishers, electronic waste, compact fluorescent bulbs and car batteries on Saturd...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 18, 2022

City of Malden allocates $2 million for Affordable Homeownership

Neighborhood Hub

The City of Malden has launched a new program to convert vacant homes into affordable housing with $2 million dollars of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds as seed funding. This effort is the next phase of a year-long study of Malden’s vacant...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 12, 2022

Mayor Participates in Nossa Radio Podcast

Brazilian Radio Show

Mayor Gary Christenson along with Constituent Services Coordinator Danny Aguiar participated in Nossa Radio 94.1 podcast. Hosted by Lombardi Junior, the discussion centered around the sizable Brazilian population in Malden along with this year’s...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 11, 2022

Grand Opening of Floramo’s Restaurant

Floramos

Mayor Gary Christenson recently attended the grand opening ceremony of Floramo’s in Malden located at the former Dockside Restaurant. The original Floramo's Restaurant was founded in 1984 by Tommy and Pat Floramo in Chelsea, Massachuset...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 11, 2022

Grand Opening of Blue Ocean Nails Bar

Blue Ocean Nails Bar

Mayor Gary Christenson recently attended the Grand Opening celebration Blue Ocean Nails Bar located at 338 Broadway. The new business is a full-service salon dedicated to the pursuit of excellence offering care in nails, facial, waxing, eyelash extensions...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 26, 2022

City Awards ARPA Funds to Local Non-Profits

ARPA

The City recently announced the award of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds in the amounts of $50,000 to the Chinese Culture Connection (CCC) and $25,000 to The Food Drive. Following an application and review process, the awards were recommended by the...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Malden Recognized with Government Experience Award for Lead Pipe Replacement Targeting

Government Experience Awards 2022 Winners Presentation Screenshot (003)

The City of Malden was one of ten cities nationwide recognized with a Project Award by the Center for Digital Government (CDG) at last week’s virtual GovX conference. Now in its sixth year, the conference highlights the achievements and best pra...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Maplewood Square - Community Survey Fall 2022

News from the City of Malden

The Future of Maplewood Square Committee, led by Ward 6 City Councillor Steve Winslow is seeking resident input to help create a community vision for the area. Maplewood Square for the purposes of this survey consists of the shops and community buildings ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Celebrating a Diamond Anniversary

Procopio Family

Celebrating 60 wonderful years of marriage are lifelong Malden residents Ralph and Rosalie Procopio. Mayor Gary Christenson presented the couple with a citation on behalf of the City of Malden in recognition of their milestone anniversary.&nb...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 14, 2022

New Program May Put Homeownership Within Reach

News from the City of Malden

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has launched the MassDREAMS (Delivering Real Equity and Mortgage Stability) grant program, which may help Malden residents achieve their dream of homeownership. The purpose of the program is to expand the sources of fundi...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Malden’s 4th Annual Public Safety Day

Public Safety Day flyer (2)

In commemoration of Fire Prevention Week, the Malden Fire and Police Departments will hold their Fourth Annual Public Safety Day at Linden Park and School on Sunday, October 9th from 11 AM-2 PM. Fire Prevention Week is a time that all are encoura...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 13, 2022

State Legislative Delegation Visits Club 24 to Celebrate Receipt of $60,000 in State Funding

Club 24

The Malden State Legislative Delegation, including Senator Jason Lewis and Representatives Steven Ultrino, Paul Donato, and Kate Lipper-Garabedian, recently visited Club 24 for a tour of the building and to see the renovations made possible by $60,000 in ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Sylvain Counseling Services Grand Opening

08 - Sylvain Counseling Services

Mayor Gary Christenson recently attended a ribbon cutting ceremony at Sylvain Counseling Services located at the Malden Professional Building, 388 Pleasant Street. A multicultural outpatient organization, Sylvain Counseling Services serves individuals suf...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Mayor Thanks Local Hero for Stepping In

Ryan Dos Santos

Mayor Gary Christenson and Police Chief Glenn Cronin recently thanked Ryan Dos Santos for going above and beyond in assisting a resident during a robbery in progress. Also in attendance was victim Luzia DeSouza who was very grateful for Ryan’s a...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 7, 2022

City Announces New Green Malden Initiative

Green Malden

Mayor Gary Christenson is eager to announce Green Malden, a new City initiative that will take an all-of-government, all-hands-on-deck approach to combating climate change. Malden will approach all its work, from creating new parks to repaving roads, with...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 1, 2022

City awarded Grant for Malden River Works

Riverrendering

The City of Malden is thrilled to announce it has received a $200,550 municipal climate resilience grant to continue design work on the Malden River Works project. Awarded by the Baker-Polito Administration’s Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) pro...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 1, 2022

Malden Plugs Away at Energy Conservation

Green Communities

The City of Malden was designated a Green Community by the MA Department of Energy Resources in 2017. Since then, Malden has received $553,114 in Green Communities Grants, allowing the city to significantly conserve energy, save money and reduce its carbo...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: August 31, 2022

Statement of Malden Human Rights and Fair Housing Commission

News from the City of Malden

The Malden Human Rights and Fair Housing Commission is aware of the recent incident that circulated on social media involving a student at Mystic Valley Regional Charter School.

According to the postings, a female Muslim student was denied the right to wea...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: August 25, 2022

Top Cars Motor Group Grand Opening

Top Cars

Mayor Gary Christenson recently attended the grand opening of Top Cars Motor Group Used Car Dealership at 259 Main Street. Business owner Abigail Espindola is dedicated to providing customers the ultimate automobile buying experience for buying quality pr...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: August 23, 2022

Grand Opening of Mystic Valley Salon

Mystic Valley Salon

Mayor Gary Christenson recently attended a ribbon cutting ceremony at Mystic Valley Salon located at 888 Eastern Ave. The newly remodeled modern full-service salon features an In-house Board-Certified Hair Colorist that specializes in curly hair cutting a...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: August 23, 2022

The Trash “Reduce” Litter Letter Project in Malden

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You may have noticed the large “REDUCE” letters displayed in front of the Malden DPW. This initiative was the result of Naomi Kahn of Malden Arts reaching out to Demi Dubois of Keep Melrose Beautiful who then contacted Melrose resident...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: August 11, 2022

Malden Announces Climate Action Plan

Malden Climate Action Logo

Mayor Gary Christenson announced today that Malden will soon begin working on its first Climate Action Plan following an initial grant award of technical assistance from the Metropolitan Area Planning Council. The Climate Action Plan will drive the City&a...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: August 10, 2022

Malden to Host Challenger Day Games

Challenger Day

Mayor Gary Christenson and the City of Malden will be rolling out the red carpet for the special athletes competing in the District 12 Challenger Day on Sunday, August 21st at 12 Noon at Bruce Field, adjacent to the Irish American Club, 177 West ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: August 9, 2022

Fire Department Promotions & Swearing-In Ceremony

Fire Promotion

Mayor Gary Christenson and Fire Chief William Sullivan recently presided over a ceremony promoting three officers in the Department. A warm welcome was given to families and friends in attendance. State Representatives Paul Donato, Steve Ultrino and Kate ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: August 9, 2022

Malden receives $127K to Address speeding and Pedestrian Safety Concerns

News from the City of Malden

Malden has received $127K from MassDOT’s Shared Streets & Spaces Program to replace antiquated school safety equipment, improve city communications, and collect speed data. The City will use $85K to install two new flashing school-zone signs...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: August 4, 2022

2022 National Night Out

NNO photo

Mayor Gary Christenson joined Malden Police and members of the community at Macdonald Stadium for National Night Out - an evening of fun, food, games, sharing of community resources and much more. National Night Out is an annual community- building campai...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Governor Approves Sale of Malden Courthouse for New Arts Center

Rendering of Art Center

By Mayor Gary Christenson and City Councillor Amanda Linehan

We are thrilled to announce that on Wednesday, August 3, Governor Baker signed into law a bill authorizing the Commonwealth to sell the Malden District Courthouse to the City of Malden to convert...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 30, 2022

Mayor Christenson and Councillor Linehan Provide Update on Open Space

Malden Hospital Site Redevelopment Project Rendering as of 10-27-22

One of the most exciting aspects of the recent announcement on the proposed redevelopment of the former Malden Hospital site was the inclusion of public open space. Our community has made clear its desire for a development that included open space, and Tu...

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Project Website by Vendor City of Malden News
Posted on: July 12, 2022

Chief Glenn Cronin Officially Sworn-In and Officers Promoted

Malden Police Swearing-in Ceremony (90 of 102)

On Thursday, July 7th Mayor Gary Christenson officiated at a ceremony officially promoting Police Chief Glenn Cronin and three officers as a result of former Chief Kevin Molis’ retirement on June 30th. Nearly 100 friends and family members were ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: July 6, 2022

Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Malden

Emerald Ash Borer

Submitted by Chris Rosa, City of Malden Tree Warden

On Friday, June 3, 2022, the City of Malden Tree Warden Chris Rosa confirmed that Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been found in Malden. EAB is particularly concerning because of the speed at which it kills As...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: July 5, 2022

City Hosts Converse Family Reunion

Converse Family Reunion at Fellsmere Park

The City of Malden rolled out the red carpet for 60 descendants of the Converse Family over a three-day weekend last month. The events were organized and hosted by C. Henry Kezer, the Adelaide Breed Bayrd Foundation, the Trustees of the Malden Public Libr...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: June 30, 2022

Mayor Announces Greening the Gateway Cities Program

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In collaboration with the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) Urban and Community Forestry Program, Mayor Gary Christenson is pleased to announce Malden’s participation in the Greening the Gateway Cities Program (GGCP). The GGCP is an environm...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: June 29, 2022

Police Captain Glenn Cronin to be Appointed New Police Chief

Capt. Cronin

Mayor Gary Christenson and Police Commissioner Salvatore Gennetti announce Captain Glenn T. Cronin as the new Chief of the Malden Police Department.  

“I am pleased to announce the selection of Glenn Cronin to serve as Malden’s...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: June 29, 2022

Fire Commissioner Emery L. Haskell receives Bronze Star Medal

Commissioner Emery Haskell

Fire Commissioner Emery L. Haskell was recently honored for his service to our Country by the United States Navy in an award ceremony aboard the USS Constitution at the Charlestown Navy Yard. On Wednesday June 15, 2022 the Admiral of the United States Nav...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Malden Artists Collaborate

Art at city hall

Malden City Hall has acquired the mural “Malden Streets” created by local artist Grace Julian Murthy with eight images of Malden from fellow artists Betsey Cogswell, Linda Dolph, Sandy Felder, Ose Manheim, Lori Manfra, Lisa L. Sears, E...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Grand Opening of Lupy Luxury Beauty Salon

Lupy Salon

Mayor Gary Christenson recently attended the Grand Opening celebration of Lupy Luxury Beauty Salon located at 65 Cross Street. The new business is a full-service salon dedicated to the pursuit of excellence offering premium service and care for the entire...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: June 9, 2022

Lt. Governor Polito, Secretary Kennealy, and Secretary Card Tour Malden Center

Lt. Gov. Polito

The transformation of Malden Center has been driven largely by the City Hall redevelopment plan which took perseverance, outside the box thinking and multiple partners. This week the City had the opportunity to thanks its state partners in the revitalizat...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: June 9, 2022

Mayor Tours Food Link in Arlington

Food link

Mayor Gary Christenson was recently invited for a tour of Food Link, a recipient of ARPA funds as they are a supplier of food items to Malden’s Bread of Life, Community Fridges and other local food pantries. The Mayor was joined by Resident Zayd...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: June 9, 2022

Opening of Student Based Health Center at Malden High School

Ribbon cutting of the Malden Teen Health Center (41 of 47)

Mayor Gary Christenson was pleased to join Cambridge Health Alliance’s (CHA) CEO, Dr. Assaad Sayah, for an official ribbon cutting celebrating the opening of the Teen Health Center at Malden High School. They were joined by Superintendent Ligia ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: June 9, 2022

Celebrating Historic Landmarks in Malden

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Mayor Gary Christenson and members of the Malden Historical Commission joined owners and developers John Brennan and Greg Corcoran to celebrate acceptance of the Browne-Masonic Building for listing in the National Register of Historic Places. The Classica...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: June 3, 2022

Cambridge Health Alliance to Open Teen Health Center at Malden High School

News from the City of Malden

On Monday, June 6, community health system Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) will open the Teen Health Center at Malden High School. The launch of the center follows years of collaboration and partnership between CHA, the Tufts University Family Medicine Re...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: June 1, 2022

Dedication of the Kenneth V. Desmond City Hall Roof Deck Garden

Kenneth V. Desmond

The City of Malden will hold a dedication event formally naming the City Hall Roof Deck at 215 Pleasant Street in honor of Kenneth V. Desmond. The public is invited to celebrate the event on Thursday, June 9th from 3:30-5 PM

In 1967 Ken Desmond ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: May 31, 2022

Class of 2022 Graduates Attending College to Receive Scholarships

MHS Graduates

Our students who are graduating in 2022 have endured the brunt of the COVID-19 health crisis. From remote learning, to lost earnings opportunity during the pandemic, the impact has been real.  

In addition, this class is graduating at a time of un...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: May 31, 2022

Malden Honors its Veterans on Memorial Day 2022

Memorial Day

For the first time in two years, following the COVID-19 pandemic the City of Malden kicked off Memorial Day with its traditional parade. Veterans Services Director Kevin Jarvis, Mayor Gary Christenson, and members of the City Council and School Committee ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: May 31, 2022

Malden Artist Keith Knight, Jr. Mural installed along the NSC Trail

Keith Knight1

Mayor Gary Christenson recently joined members of Malden Arts, artist Keith Knight, his family and residents for an unveiling of the Keith Knight Mural along the Northern Strand Community Trail behind The Breakfast Club (formerly Doo Wop...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: May 23, 2022

Nonprofits Collaborate with City of Malden to Create Affordable Housing Opportunity

Affordable Housing

Asian Community Development Corporation (ACDC), a community-based organization serving Greater Boston, has acquired The Salvation Army’s property at 213 Main Street in Malden, the City of Malden, ACDC, and The Salvation Army announced. ACDC will...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: May 19, 2022

Mayor Christenson Announces Deal Between Mystic Valley Regional Charter School and Tenants

News from the City of Malden

Mayor Gary Christenson has helped reach an agreement between Mystic Valley Regional Charter School and the tenants of a building it purchased last year. The compromise prevents the immediate displacement of the tenants and provides them with the time and ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Housing Families Annual Legislative Breakfast

Mayor Christenson and HFI CFO Laura Rosi

Housing Families, Inc., (HFI) a Malden-based nonprofit held its annual Legislative Breakfast at Anthony’s in Malden. The annual event brings together legislators, homeless and formerly homeless families to encourage a discussion on homelessness,...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: May 11, 2022

City Hall Celebrates Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness1

As May is Mental Health Awareness week, City employees Tamerlie Roc of the Board of Health, Jeri Scibelli and Crystal Morano of Human Resources set out to find ways to make employees feel appreciated and improve their mental health in the workplace. Menta...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Malden Celebrates Mental Health Awareness Month

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Mayor Gary Christenson celebrated Mental Health Awareness month this week and thanked Marilyn Andrews, the Chair of the Disability Commission, and the Parent/Professional Advocacy League (PPAL), a statewide grassroots organization that advocates for impro...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: May 4, 2022

St. Rocco’s Anniversary Banquet Dinner

Mayor

Mayor Gary Christenson was recently surprised at the 92nd Anniversary Banquet of the St. Rocco Fraternal Association of Malden. The annual event commemorated 92 years of St. Rocco’s Feast. Although the Mayor was aware that the event would honor ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: May 2, 2022

Malden Selected for Mass Save® Community First Partnership to Boost Energy Efficiency

NGirid & MassSaves

The City of Malden is pleased to announce it has been selected to participate in the 2022-2024 Community First Partnership offered by the Sponsors of Mass Save to increase energy efficiency in homes and businesses. The City is one of 30 communities select...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: April 27, 2022

Mayor, Councillors Sica and Spadafora Partner for Successful Earth Day Clothing Drive

Clothing Drive

Last Saturday, Mayor Gary Christenson partnered with Ward 8 Councillor Jadeane Sica and Councillor-At-Large Craig Spadafora to conduct a clothing drive in honor of Earth Day. Residents dropped off more than 3,600 pounds of clothing and textiles to have re...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: April 27, 2022

Malden Resident Returns from Serving Ukraine Refugees

Julio Salado and Mayor

Mayor Gary Christenson welcomed Malden resident Julio Salado who had just the previous day returned home from Przmysl, Poland where he volunteered to serve food and help refugees near the Ukraine border. Julio told the Mayor that he felt a strong desire t...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: April 12, 2022

Dom’s Sausage Co. Celebrates a Grand Reopening of its Newly Renovated Malden Store

Doms

Last weekend Mayor Gary Christenson and local officials joined three generations of owners and employees of Dom's Sausage Co., for a ceremonial ribbon cutting to celebrate its Grand-Re-opening Ceremony. For more than 85 years Dom’s has ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: March 24, 2022

Grand Opening of The Downtown Paw

Downtown Paw

Mayor Gary Christenson recently attended the Grand Opening ceremony of The Downtown Paw located at 72 Pleasant Street. The new business offers dog daycare services along with a retail component selling handmade items such as collars and leashes. They also...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: March 21, 2022

Turnaround Films feature Malden Resident Karen Buck

Karen and River

The film “Karen and the River” about Malden resident Karen Buck, is now available as part of Turnaround Film’s shareable film series about climate change: https://www.turnaround-films.com/1-2-karenbuck. You may watch...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: March 17, 2022

Business Owner Generously Assists Class of 2022

Decotis Donation

Although the Malden High School Class of 2022 has worked diligently on fundraising efforts to supplement this year’s prom, they fell short of their goal. When Mixx 360 and Town Line Luxury Lanes owner Anthony DeCotis learned about this, he gener...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: March 15, 2022

Malden Cares Resumes Malden MBTA Station

Malden Cares

With the end of the Warming Center Winter Program approaching, Mayor Gary Christenson is pleased to announce that the “Malden Cares Street Team” will once again be back at the Malden MBTA Station Monday through Friday from 4-7 PM begin...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: March 10, 2022

Little Love Bug Daycare and Learning Center Grand Opening

LoveBug

Mayor Gary Christenson recently welcomed Little Love Bug Daycare and Learning Center to the Malden community. The school, located at 529 Eastern Avenue, is owned and operated by Rosemarie Raduazzo and her business partner Erin Traver. The opening culminat...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: March 10, 2022

Seventh Grade Student Corynne McNulty State Wrestling Champ

Corynne and family

Mayor Gary Christenson and Malden High School Athletic Director Charlie Conefrey welcomed Forestdale School seventh grade student Corynne McNulty and her family to City Hall for a tour of the Mayor’s office following her impressive win at the MI...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: February 24, 2022

City of Malden Redistricts per 2020 Census

Sub-Precinct Map (24X36)

The U.S. Constitution requires that legislative and congressional districts get redrawn every 10 years using new census data to reflect the changes in population in an effort to guarantee equal representation in the House of Representatives. In December 2...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: January 27, 2022

Malden Business Recipient of NBA/NAACP/Vistaprint Grant

Paws - Purrfection

Malden business Paws & Purrfection Company, a pet grooming and pet supplies store located at 240 Main Street recently received a small business grant from the NBA/NAACP/Vistaprint in the amount of $25,000! Business owners Kashawna Harling and Ralph Lo...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: January 26, 2022

Longtime City Employee Retires after 48 Years of Service

Betty Christie

Mayor Gary Christenson congratulated longtime Treasurer’s Office employee Elizabeth “Betty” Christie on her retirement following 48 years of service with the City of Malden! Betty has the unique distinction of being the only ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: January 25, 2022

Shear Perfection - 35 Years in Malden!

Shear Perfection

Mayor Gary Christenson recently congratulated Shear Perfection owners Tony and Fran Salvati and their family on 35 years of serving the Malden community. For the last three and half decades, Shear Perfection has been a fixture on Highland Avenue in the he...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: January 20, 2022

Mayor Assists with Agreement Between Landlord, Tenants Union to Protect Long-Term Malden Residents

News from the City of Malden

Mayor Gary Christenson has helped reach an agreement between United Properties and the United Properties Tenants Association that will help keep long-term residents in Malden. The deal replaces large, immediate rent hikes with smaller, predictable increas...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Longtime MVES CEO Retires

Mayor and Dan OLeary

Mayor Gary Christenson congratulated Dan O’Leary, the Chief Executive Officer of Mystic Valley Elder Services (MVES) on his retirement following 35 years of service. The Mayor welcomed him to City Hall for a personal tour of the building and pre...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Malden Awarded Grant to Complete ADA Upgrades

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Through the advocacy of Malden’s Disability Commission, the City recently received a $45,000 grant from the Massachusetts Office on Disability (MOD) to complete upgrades to the John and Christina Markey Malden Senior Community Center. This build...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Babe Ruth Coaches Honored

Rotondi

Mayor Gary Christenson recently attended the Annual Babe Ruth Baseball League Banquet and along with the incomparable Bob Rotondi congratulated several League coaches who have gone above and beyond in their commitment to mentoring Malden’s youth...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: January 5, 2022

City, MVRCS Agree to Seek Alternatives to Demolition of Maplewood Square Buildings

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Mayor Gary Christenson, Ward Six Councilor Steve Winslow, and the Mystic Valley Regional Charter School (MVRCS) have announced they reached an agreement to pause efforts to redevelop property MVRCS purchased in Maplewoo...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Mayor Recognizes outgoing Cultural Council Chair

Debbie Wallace

Mayor Gary Christenson recently thanked former Cultural Council Chair Debbie Wallace for her years of dedication to the Cultural Council. The Council has flourished under her leadership, guidance, and expertise and her willingness to always go above and b...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Midge Hammersley Celebrates 90 Years

Midge and Mayor

Longtime Malden resident Margaret “Midge” Hammersley turned 90 years young on December 26th. Mayor Gary Christenson stopped by Bobby’s C’s to join her family celebration and issue her a citation in recognition of he...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: December 22, 2021

“Trash Holiday”

City of Malden Trash Holiday

In an effort to assist our residents with the excess amount of trash anticipated this coming holiday week, Mayor Christenson is instituting a “Trash Holiday.” Save your blue bags for another week as we are allowing regular household bags to be placed on t...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: December 21, 2021

Pho Hoa Restaurant Opens on Eastern Avenue

Pho Hoa

Mayor Gary Christenson recently attended a ribbon cutting ceremony of Pho Hoa Restaurant located at 655 Eastern Avenue, the site of the former Jack’s Ristorante. Following seven months of extensive renovations the new owners opened their doors this month....

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City of Malden News
Posted on: December 21, 2021

New Year's 2022 - City Services Open/Closed

Please take note of the municipal office hours for December 30th and 31st. 

List of City Services Open / Closed for the Holiday 

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Find out your Christmas Tree Collection Day City of Malden News
Posted on: December 21, 2021

Christmas 2021 - City Services Open/Closed

Please take note of the municipal office hours for December 24th and 25th. 

List of City Services Open / Closed for the Holiday 

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City of Malden News
Posted on: December 16, 2021

Potential for Elevated Lead Levels in Drinking Water

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Every six months, the City of Malden works with the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) to test water for lead levels at 15 sites that are likely to have lead components. For the test period ending December 31, 2021, two of the sites did result...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: December 16, 2021

At Home COVID-19 Tests to be Distributed

Covid Test

With the recent announcement that Malden has been designated by the state to receive nearly 20,000 iHealth Labs COVID-19 test kits, the Malden Health & Human Services Department will be partnering with local non-profits including the Bread of Life, My...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: December 15, 2021

Mayor Announces Comprehensive Language Access Plan

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Mayor Gary Christenson recently announced a fully funded Language Access Plan (LAP) for the City of Malden. The plan, the byproduct of an extensive effort by the Mayor’s Office to identify the various ways local government interacts with our div...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: December 8, 2021

2022 Inaugural Celebration

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The City of Malden announces that the 2022 Inaugural Ceremonies will take place on Monday, January 3rd at 6 PM at Malden High School, Jenkins Auditorium, 77 Salem Street. Members of the public are invited to witness members of the City Council an...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: December 8, 2021

Santa Claus is coming to Town – 2021!

Santa Clause at Pine Banks

Santa Claus will take time out of his busy schedule at the North Pole to visit his headquarters at Pine Banks Park on Saturday, December 18th from 2-6 PM. This is Santa’s 72nd annual trip to see the good little boys and girls of Malden and Melro...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: December 8, 2021

Celebrating 93 Years Young!

Derine Caruso

Mayor Christenson recently presented longtime Malden resident Derine Caruso with a citation in celebration of her 93rd birthday! Well-known as someone who has been devoted to her family, Derine was a loving wife for 52 years to her husband Ignazio and wit...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: December 7, 2021

The City of Malden Presents: ChronoSquad Malden!

Chronosquad

Developed in conjunction with Paidia Studios and Northeastern University, the ChronoSquad Malden game is an augmented reality gaming app for your phone that takes you through some of the amazing history in Malden's past. Free to play, the family ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: December 6, 2021

City Seeking Volunteers to Create Transit Action Plan

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The City of Malden seeks four residents to volunteer and guide public input on the creation of its first Transit Action Plan. Development of this plan will be based on Malden residents’ experiences using MBTA bus, subway, and commuter rail servi...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: December 1, 2021

Zonta Club of Malden Vigil Brings Awareness to Domestic Violence

Zonta on Plaza

Mayor Gary Christenson joined Zonta Club of Malden’s President, Michelle Luong, and club members for a candlelight vigil on City Hall Plaza to remember and reflect on those lives lost to domestic violence. Attendees included State Representative...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Thanksgiving Day 2021 - City Services Open/Closed

Please take notice that municipal offices in City Hall will close at 12PM noon on November 24th, and will be closed on November 25th for the Thanksgiving holiday. Trash/ recycling collection will be pushed forward one day (Friday-Saturday collection)

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 10, 2021

Veterans Day 2021-City Services open/closed

Please take notice that municipal offices in City Hall will be closed Thursday, November 11th in observance of Veterans Day and reopen on Monday, November 15th for normal business hours. Trash collection will be pushed forward one day (Friday- Saturday)

Li...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 1, 2021

Labor Day 2021-City Services open/closed

Please take notice that municipal offices in City Hall will be closed Monday, September 6th in observance of the Labor Day Holiday and reopen on Tuesday, September 7th for normal business hours

List of City Services Open/Closed for the Holiday

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City of Malden News
Posted on: July 20, 2021

Clinician Integration Program underway at Police Department

Clinician Integration Program underway at Police Department

In collaboration with Eliot Community Human Services (Eliot CHS), the City of Malden and the Malden Police Department have initiated a Community Clinician Integration Program. This effort was led by City Councillor Peg Crowe who partnered with Eliot CHS t...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: July 1, 2021

Independence Day 2021 - City Services Open/Closed

Please take notice that municipal offices in City Hall will be closed Monday, July 5th in observance of the Independence Day holiday.

List of City Services Open/Closed for the Holiday

Wards 1&2 will be hosting a Movie and Game night on Saturday...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: February 11, 2021

President's Day 2021- City Services Open/Closed

Please take notice that municipal offices in City Hall will close Monday, February 15th for President’s Day.

List of City Services Open/Closed for the Holiday

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City of Malden News
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2021 - City Services Open/Closed

Please take notice that municipal offices in City Hall will close Monday, January 18th, for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. Trash / Recycling is not picked up on Monday, and will be pushed forward one day for the rest of the week (Tuesday through ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: December 22, 2020

New Year's 2021 - City Services Open/Closed

Please take note of the municipal office hours for December 31st and January 1st. 

List of City Services Open / Closed for the Holiday 

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City of Malden News
Posted on: December 22, 2020

Christmas 2020 - City Services Open/Closed

Please take note of the municipal office hours for December 24th and 25th. 

List of City Services Open / Closed for the Holiday 

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New Year's 2021 - City Services Open/Closed City of Malden News
Posted on: November 24, 2020

Thanksgiving Day 2020 - City Services Open/Closed

Please take notice that municipal offices in City Hall will close at 12PM noon on November 25th, and will be closed on November 26th for the Thanksgiving holiday. 

List of City Services Open/Closed for the Holiday

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 10, 2020

Veterans Day 2020 - City Services Open/Closed

Please take notice that municipal offices in City Hall will be closed Wednesday, November 11th in observance of the Veterans Day Holiday and reopen on Thursday, November 12th for normal business hours.  

List of City Services Open/Closed for the H...

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City of Malden News

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Posted on: November 18, 2022

Police Officer Exam

Police Exam

Are you interested in a career in Law Enforcement? Sign up to take the Civil Service Exam!

Additional Info... Malden Police News
Posted on: November 8, 2022

Malden's Alert System is Being Updated

Malden Alerts Flyer (1)

Malden is converting the system it uses for mass alerts (CodeRED) over to a new system that will be known as Malden Alerts. All residents must sign up to our new system to receive emergency alerts from the City of Malden as well as other notices we think ...

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Malden Police News
Posted on: November 4, 2022

Holiday Toy Drive

Toy Drive

Your Malden Police Officers and Malden Firefighters will be collecting toys for our annual toy drive.  This toy drive will benefit children in our community. 

You can help by dropping off new and unwrapped toys at MPD Headquarters (800 Ea...

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Malden Police News
Posted on: November 4, 2022

Salute to Service Commemorative Patch

Veterans Patch

During the month of November in honor of Veterans Day, the MPD will be collaborating with the City of Malden Veteran Services Department.  We are excited to announce that these patches will be available for sale and the proceeds will go to suppor...

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Malden Police News

News Flash

Posted on: August 25, 2021

Hiking and Camping Trip

Group Photo During 4 Mile Hike

The MTEC Team led their first hiking and camping trip this summer with the help of the Appalachian Mountain Club. The teens learned to disconnect from their phones and work together on various tasks such as setting up tents and cooking.

Additional Info... Malden Teen Enrichment Center News
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Washington D.C Trip

Group Photo at Mount Vernon

With the help of the Bayrd foundation and an anonymous donor we were able to take 16 students to Washington D.C. This trip turned out to be a true learning experience for our youth involved in the teen center. Not only did they experience our country&...

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Additional Info... Malden Teen Enrichment Center News

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: October 20, 2022

Body-Worn Camera Program

Axon Body 3

Chief Glenn Cronin and Mayor Gary Christenson are pleased to announce a date for the implementation of the Malden Police Department’s Body-Worn Camera program.  Officers are scheduled to begin wearing and utilizing body-worn cameras on Monday, Oc...

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