News Flash

Posted on: August 5, 2020

Celebrating 90 Years Young!

Mayor Christenson presents Barbara Tolstrup with a Citation

Mayor Christenson recently surprised Historical Commission Chair Barbara Tolstrup with a citation in celebration of her 90th birthday! Barbara, who has served on the Commission since 1979 also serves on the Malden Historical Society. Barbara has long been...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: July 31, 2020

Mourning Former Malden Resident Paul Abare

Paul Abare

The City of Malden mourns the passing of larger-than-life former Malden resident and Malden Public Schools Educator Paul Abare. Paul was a true gentleman well-known for his kind ways and classy demeanor. A 1969 graduate of Malden High School, Paul was a b...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: July 29, 2020

COVID-19 MATV Live Call-in Show

As COVID cases in Massachusetts have risen slightly, Mayor Gary Christenson will resume his MATV Live Call-In Show on Tuesday, August 4th at 7 PM to address questions from residents. He will be joined by Board of Health Director Chris Webb, Board of Healt...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: July 28, 2020

Malden Awarded Grant to Complete ADA Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan

Through the advocacy of Malden’s Disability Commission, the City recently received a $40,000 grant from Governor Baker’s Community Compact Program to complete an American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan....

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City of Malden News
Posted on: July 28, 2020

Grand Opening of Breton Tax Services

Breton Tax Ribbon Cutting

Mayor Christenson recently attended a ribbon cutting ceremony for Breton Tax Services at their new location, 718 Salem Street. Launched in 2019 and formerly located in Chelsea, Breton Tax serves to assist individuals and small businesses with their daily ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Grand Opening of Faces on Pleasant

Ribbon Cutting of Faces on Pleasant

Nearly 30 years after Faces Nightclub in Boston shuttered its doors, the next generation of Martignettis has reprised the name ‘Faces’ for Malden’s newest brewery and restaurant. Brothers Dan, Joe, and Anthony previously ran ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Malden Awarded Grant for a Tree Inventory

The City of Malden recently received an Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Grant in the amount of $30,000. This grant is funded in part by the USDA Forest Service through the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation Urban and Community ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: July 15, 2020

Muslims for Humanity ICNA Emergency Food Pantry Distribution

Muslims for Humanity Food Distribution

The Muslims for Humanity ICNA Relief COVID-19 Emergency Food Pantry has begun a food distribution program every Friday at 2 PM from the Outreach Community and Reform Center located at 204 Pearl Street. Mosque members will hand out boxes of food containing...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: July 14, 2020

Summer Reading at Malden Public Library

Summer Reading Banner

Summer Reading is about to begin at the Malden Public Library! Residents are welcome to attend the parade-style “drive-through” event on Wednesday, July 15th from 2-3 PM by driving or walking by the Park Street entrance to greet librar...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Summary of Governor's Phase III, Step 1 MA Reopening of Parks and Recreation

On Monday, July 6th, Governor Baker’s Phase III, Step 1 of the Massachusetts Reopening Plan came into effect. This step in the plan includes the process by which organized sports and programs may be resumed in a limited manner. Attached is a bri...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: June 30, 2020

Independence Day 2020 - City Services Open/Closed

Please take notice that municipal offices in City Hall will be closed Friday, July 3rd in observance of the Independence Day holiday.

List of City Services Open/Closed for the Holiday

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City of Malden News
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Fire Chief Bill Sullivan’s Statement on Illegal Fire Works

As the Chief of the Malden Fire Department, and a Malden resident, I certainly share the concerns of all Malden’s residents, with respect to the use of illegal fireworks in our City. Many surrounding communities, as well as cities and towns acro...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: June 18, 2020

UniteMalden 2020

Mayor Gary Christenson announces a “UniteMalden 2020” initiative which is comprised of five specific action steps intended to immediately begin addressing racial inequity.

“This has been a trying time for our country, the effe...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: June 18, 2020

Ward 5 Celebrates two Centurions!

Happy 100th Birthday Neska

Last weekend Division Street neighbors and residents came together in a socially distant manner to wish two longtime Maldonians a very happy 100th birthday! Marge Crocker and Neska Berthel were both born in the year 1920 – the dawn of the &l...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: June 11, 2020

Reopening of Parks, Playgrounds and Athletic Fields

Effective Friday, June 12th, the parks, playgrounds and athletic fields will reopen for general recreation and limited organized sport activities. We continue to limit those activities that encourage groups to gather and that make social distancing diffic...

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Organized Sports & Programs Phase II, Step I City of Malden News
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Parking Meter Enforcement to Resume June 8th

Beginning Monday, June 8th the City of Malden will resume parking meter enforcement across the City, as well as enforcement of our resident parking regulations and our street sweeping program.

Our nearly three-month hiatus on parking enforcement across the...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Important Fire Safety Message to All Malden Residents from Fire Chief Bill Sullivan

Malden Fire Patch Logo

As the summer of 2020 rapidly approaches, there are some important home fire safety considerations to be mindful of for the safety and protection of your family and neighbors as well as your property. During the summer months the use of outdoor cooking eq...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: May 27, 2020

Phased in Reopening of Parks and Open Spaces

The City of Malden will begin a phased reopening of our parks and open spaces. The goal is to provide a place for residents to get fresh air and exercise while protecting public health and preventing a resurgence of COVID-19.

Effective Monday, May...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Walking, Running, Cycling Loop Encircles Malden River

Grand Opening of Bike Loop

Mayor Gary Christenson and Malden City Councillor-At-Large Stephen Winslow participated in a social distancing announcement of the establishment of a 3.2 mile/5-meter walking, running and cycling Loop connecting trails that encircle the Malden River. The ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Memorial Day 2020 - City Services Open/Closed

Please take notice that municipal offices in City Hall will close Monday, May 25th in honor of Memorial Day.For trash / recycling pickup, it will be pushed forward 1 day for the rest of the week (Tuesday through Saturday collection)

List of City Services O...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: May 20, 2020

COVID-19 Testing is Now available in Cambridge, Malden and Somerville

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) tests are now available to the public at no cost. People do not have to be displaying symptoms to be tested but must have an appointment in advance. Please call 617-665-2928 for an appointment. Testing is done Monday throug...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: May 18, 2020

City of Malden Launches Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Mayor Gary Christenson and the Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) with the support of the City Council launched the new Malden Rental Assistance Fund to help low-income Malden households unable to pay their rent due to the COVID-19 crisis. The program w...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: May 5, 2020

Cataldo Ambulance, Anthony’s of Malden Assist in Rockport Donation to EMS

Cataldo Ambulance assists in setting up Anthony's as a staging area

Shoe manufacturer The Rockport Group has donated 5,000 pairs of sneakers and walking shoes to Massachusetts Emergency Medical Service workers. Rockport’s “Responders in Motion Initiative” is their way of thanking emergency wo...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: May 4, 2020

MATV Initiative to Unite Community #maldentogether

MaldenTogether logo

The City of Malden will be collaborating with MATV (soon to be UMA, Urban Media Arts) on a new initiative called: #maldentogether. This multi-media project is intended to help unite residents during this pandemic crisis as we work to emerge out of it in t...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: April 30, 2020

2020 Street Sweeping Update

As we approach the beginning of our street sweeping season, we wanted residents to be made aware of the impact the COVID-19 situation will have on our approach. Our sweeping program will begin in earnest on May 1st and we encourage residents to m...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: April 28, 2020

Cambridge Health Alliance Launches COVID-19 Testing at Malden Care Center

Cambridge Health Alliance COVID-19 Testing

Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) today announced that, beginning Wednesday, April 29, COVID-19 testing will be available to existing CHA patients and members of the community via a stand-alone testing center at the CHA Malden Care Center (195 Canal Street,...

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Cambridge Health Alliance Website City of Malden News
Posted on: April 24, 2020

Malden Mayor Christenson Join Fellow Mayors in Call for Vote by Mail

Mayor Gary Christenson added his name to a letter sent to legislative leaders calling to move to a vote by mail system for the 2020 primary and general elections.

Earlier this week, a coalition of nearly two dozen mayors sent a letter to State House leader...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: April 23, 2020

Malden Board of Health Declaration of Public Health Emergency Action

On April 21, 2020 the Board of Health voted that due to the Public Health Emergency as a result of COVID-19 new requirements will take effect immediately and will remain in effect until it is determined that the Public Health Emergency no longer exists.

Ef...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: April 22, 2020

Honoring Veterans on Memorial Day despite Trying Times

Porch Flag

As conducting Malden’s traditional Memorial Day Parade is not an option during these times, the City has come up with a creative way to honor the deceased friends, relatives and loved ones of Malden residents who served in the armed forces. This...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: April 8, 2020

Mayor Issues Executive Order to Extend Tax Payment Deadlines and Penalties

Due to the unprecedented Public Health Emergency regarding the 2019 Coronavirus (COVID-19), on Tuesday, April 7th Mayor Gary Christenson issued an Executive Order on the collection of taxes, interest, penalties and fees regarding payments due to the City ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Update on Confirmed Malden Cases

Malden Public Health Director Chris Webb recently updated the latest numbers with respect to known cases of COVID-19. As of Thursday, April 2nd, the City of Malden has 83 tested and confirmed cases and these individuals are in isolation. There are also 85...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Hauler to Enforce Recycling Requirements Next Week!

Recycle Smart Partner Flyer

Beginning Monday, April 6, 2020 Malden’s trash hauler JRM will begin strictly enforcing proper recycling procedures and will leave behind all recycling materials that are not in compliance. Even the most conscientious recyclers must be c...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: April 1, 2020

April 1st is Census Day!

Recently residents received a letter from the U.S. Census Bureau inviting them to go online to respond to the 2020 federal Census. Malden’s 2020 Complete Count Committee is urging everyone to complete their census today, April 1st! There had bee...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Update on Confirmed Malden Cases

Malden Public Health Director Chris Webb has updated the latest numbers with respect to known cases of COVID-19. As of Thursday noon, March 26th, the City of Malden has twenty-one (21) tested and confirmed cases and these individuals are in isolation. The...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Hauler to Enforce Recycling Requirements

Beginning Monday, April 6, 2020 Malden’s trash hauler JRM will begin strictly enforcing proper recycling procedures and will leave behind all recycling materials that are not in compliance. Even the most conscientious recyclers must be c...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: March 25, 2020

MATV Live COVID-19 Update

Mayor Christenson will provide another update on the City’s response to the COVID-19 crisis on Wednesday, April 1 at 7PM. You may view the broadcast on MATV (Comcast channel 22 and Verizon channel 26) or may watch the YouTube L...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Closing of City Parks

The City of Malden has made the difficult decision to close our city parks until further notice, effective immediately. We truly understand the benefits of being outside during a time like this for fresh air and exercise, however we must do all we can to ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Local Student’s Artwork featured in City’s Marketing Campaign on Teen Stress

Find Your Calm Poster

The Malden Health Department launched a social marketing campaign called “Find Your Calm” aimed at promoting healthy ways to cope with stress among high school aged youth. With support from a Partnership for Success (PFS) prevention gr...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Update on Confirmed Malden Cases

Malden Public Health Director Chris Webb recently reported on the latest numbers with respect to known cases of COVID-19. As of this morning, Monday, March 23rd, the City of Malden has nine (9) tested and confirmed cases. At this point, exposure is more t...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Two Confirmed Coronavirus Cases in Malden

Malden Public Health Director Chris Webb recently reported on the latest numbers with respect to known cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus. As of Wednesday, March 18th, the City of Malden has two tested and confirmed cases of COVID-19. As a reference, there are...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Hauler to Enforce Recycling Requirements

Recycle Smart Partner Flyer

Beginning Monday, April 6, 2020 trash and recycling hauler JRM will begin strictly enforcing current recycling requirements. As of this date they will no longer collect bins that contain contaminated recycling materials.

According to JRM, Malden’...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Malden Responds to the Coronavirus

The City of Malden is actively monitoring the evolving health issues caused by COVID-19 and is working closely with federal and state public health officials. Board of Health Director Chris Webb along with Emergency Management Director Police Captain Glen...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

City of Malden Declares State of Emergency

On Wednesday, March 18th, 2020, Mayor Gary Christenson signed an order declaring a State of Emergency in the City of Malden in conjunction with the Malden Board of Health’s declaration of a public health crisis. The formal declaration enables th...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: March 12, 2020

Coronavirus Update as of 3/12/20 at 7:00PM

Given the evolving circumstances around COVID-19 in our communities, Malden’s Health Department and Emergency Management Team have been actively monitoring the situation and working collaboratively with the Department of Public Health, all Malde...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: March 5, 2020

Public Education Forum on Proper Recycling - Hauler will not accept contaminated recycling in April

The City of Malden will hold an educational forum on Wednesday, March 18th at 6 PM at the Linden STEAM Academy Auditorium, 29 Wescott Street. The purpose of the meeting is to inform the public about proper recycling to ensure continued curbside pickup of ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: February 5, 2020

Attention All Youth!

Mayor Christenson’s 2020 Summer Youth Employment Program application process begins on Friday, February 28th!  Applications must be filled out online by visiting: www.cityofmalden.org/msyep. Computers are available for use at t...

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MSYEP information page City of Malden News
Posted on: February 26, 2020

Habitat Homes Building in Full Swing

Debbie Burke, MRA Director,  Mayor Christenson, Habitat for Humanity, and NE Met. Reg. Vocational Sc

Malden Mayor Gary Christenson and Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) Executive Director Deborah Burke stopped by the Habitat for Humanity build site recently to thank students and teachers from the Northeast Metropolitan Regional Vocational High School ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: February 18, 2020

Remembering Malden’s City Treasurer Jonathan Davis

JON DAVIS

This past Saturday, the City of Malden received the sad news that our Treasurer, Jonathan Davis, had passed away. He was only recently diagnosed with cancer, so this loss feels very sudden. Although Jon served as our Treasurer for just two years, he was w...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: February 14, 2020

President's Day 2020 - City Services Open/Closed

Please take notice that municipal offices in City Hall will close Monday, February 17th for President’s Day.

List of City Services Open/Closed for the Holiday

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City of Malden News
Posted on: February 12, 2020

Grand Opening of El Mexsal Authentic Latin Food

MexSal Grand Opening

Mayor Gary Christenson attended the recent ribbon cutting of the El Mexsal Authentic Latin Food restaurant located at 97 Medford Street in the location of the former Sillari’s Pizza. Featured are authentic and flavorful Mexican and Salvadorean d...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: February 12, 2020

Malden’s Early Voting Schedule for Presidential Primary

vote!

The City of Malden offers Early Voting for the March 3rd Presidential Primary. From Monday, February 24th through Friday, February 28th, all registered Malden voters will have the option of casting their ballots early at the John & Christina Markey Co...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: January 29, 2020

Malden Receives Complete Streets Funding

Complete Streets Grant Photo

The City of Malden was one of only 24 Massachusetts cities and towns to receive funding from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) in the latest round of Complete Streets Funding Program awards. State officials joined elected leaders an...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: January 14, 2020

Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2020 - City Services Open/Closed

Please take notice that municipal offices in City Hall will close Monday, January 20th for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday.

List of City Services Open/Closed for the Holiday

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City of Malden News
Posted on: January 9, 2020

East Boston Savings Bank Donates $5K to Malden Affordable Housing Strategy

East Boston Savings Bank has donated $5,000 to support the City of Malden’s affordable housing strategies. The funds will help cover analysis the City needs to craft an inclusionary zoning policy. Inclusionary zoning is considered a best practic...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Grand Opening of Kristin Gennetti Group

Kristin Gennetti Group Ribbon Cutting

Mayor Gary Christenson recently attended the grand opening celebration of Century 21 North East – The Kristin Gennetti Group’s new office at 138 Pleasant Street. Ms. Gennetti’s dedicated team includes seven licensed real esta...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: December 18, 2019

New Year's 2020 - 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 

Christmas 2019- City Services Open/ Closed

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City of Malden News
Posted on: December 18, 2019

Christmas 2019 - 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 

*Christmas vacation week hours for Teen Enrichment Center are as follows:  December 23rd-27th. Open: ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: December 12, 2019

Single-Use Plastic Bags Banned as of January 1, 2020

No More Single Use Bags

Effective January 1, 2020, checkout bags used by Malden retail establishments may only be reusable, multi-use bags. The single-use plastic bags which are currently being used will no longer be allowed at any point of sale. Customers are encouraged to brin...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Grand Opening of The Pooch Room

The Pooch Room Ribbon Cutting

Mayor Christensen recently attended the Grand Opening celebration of “The Pooch Room” a dog grooming facility located at 190 Salem Street. The program ensures that our four-legged friends have access to a safe, cage free environment wh...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: December 3, 2019

Frank Stella Mural Ribbon Cutting

Frank Stella Mural

Malden Arts ARTLine is thrilled to announce the ribbon-cutting of the Frank Stella mural located on the wall of Malden High School facing Centre Street at the corner of Rt. 60 and Holden Streets on Wednesday, December 11th at 3 PM. Resid...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 25, 2019

Thanksgiving Day 2019 - City Services Open/Closed

Please take notice that municipal offices in City Hall will close at 12PM noon on November 27th, and will be closed on November 28th and November 29th for the Thanksgiving holiday. 

List of City Services Open/Closed for the Holiday

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 21, 2019

City Council Seeks Member to Human Rights and Fair Housing Commission

City Council Seeks Member to Human Rights and Fair Housing Commission

The Malden City Council is reaching out to Malden residents in an effort to fill the“resident member” position on the Human Rights and Fair Housing Commission (the &a...

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Human Rights& Fair Housing Commission application City of Malden News
Posted on: November 21, 2019

Malden Conservation Commission seeking 2 Members

Mayor Gary Christenson is reaching out to Malden residents in an effort to fill two vacancies on the Malden Conservation Commission.

The Conservation Commission is a local board, appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council. The Commission was ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 21, 2019

2020 Inaugural Celebration – Public Invited

The City of Malden is pleased to announce that the 2020 Inaugural Ceremonies will take place on Monday, January 6th at 6 PM at Malden High School, Jenkins Auditorium, 77 Salem Street. Members of the public are invited to witness Mayor Gary Christ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 19, 2019

City of Malden Adds One Additional Yard Waste Pick-up in 2019

The City of Malden has added an additional week of yard waste pick-up during the week of December 2-6 in order to assist residents with late fall yard waste. Yard waste must be placed curbside on your regularly scheduled trash pickup day in brown...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 18, 2019

About Malden’s Disability Commission

The Malden Disability Commission (“Commission”) has been meeting regularly since its organization in December of 2018. It was established in accordance with the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40, Section 8J and its c...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 14, 2019

Firefighter Exam Period Open

The City of Malden Fire Department announces to all Malden residents that the application period for the Massachusetts Civil Service Firefighter Exam is now open for those who wish to apply. Malden Firefighters are among the most dedicated and hardworking...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 14, 2019

Christmas Tree Lighting at Fellsmere Pond

Fellsmere Pond Christmas Tree Lighting

Councillor-at-Large Craig Spadafora and Mayor Gary Christenson invite residents to the Fellsmere Pond Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Historic Fellsmere Pond on Friday, November 29th at 6:30 PM. Santa Claus will be on hand to visit with children and e...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 7, 2019

Veterans Day 2019 - City Services Open/Closed

Please take notice that municipal offices in City Hall will be closed Monday, November 11th in observance of the Veterans Day Holiday and reopen on Tuesday, November 12th for normal business hours.  There will be a Veterans Day Parade&am...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 7, 2019

Mayor Gary Christenson Awarded the Mystic Municipal Prize

MWRA Presents Mayor Christenson with award

Every year at the Mystic River Watershed Association’s annual meeting, community leaders and volunteers are honored for their efforts to improve their local watershed. Mayor Gary Christenson was just named the Mystic Municipal Awardee, which hon...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 7, 2019

Salvation Army Not Accepting Donations at Main Street Location

The Malden Office of the Salvation Army Church at 213 Main Street Malden, has long been the recipient of donations from area residents. These donations consist of furniture, clothing, toys and bedding all of which are useful to those in need. Except, the ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 31, 2019

Malden Artists Celebrate Opening of The Gallery @57

Ribbon Cutting of The Gallery @57

Mayor Gary Christenson helped celebrate the grand opening of The Gallery@57 located at 57 Pleasant Street on October 26th, which was also the kickoff of Malden's #ArtsMatterDay. The well attended event exhibited a shop filled with beautifully handcrafted ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 30, 2019

2019 Veterans Day Parade and Memorial Service

Veterans Marching in Veterans Day Parade

The City of Malden’s Annual Veterans Day Parade will kick off at 10 AM on Monday, November 11, 2019 at the corner of Elm and Pleasant Streets (across from the former American Legion). This year’s parade route will be similar to last ye...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 23, 2019

Bank Celebrates Malden Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting, Community Celebration

East Cambridge Savings Bank Ribbon Cutting

East Cambridge Savings Bank officially opened its doors at 98 Pleasant Street with a ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening celebration on Oct. 11 and 12, respectively. On Friday, Oct. 11, Mayor Gary Christenson and City Councillor Craig Spadafora join...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 22, 2019

Groundbreaking for New Office Building in Malden at former Ryan Family Amusements

Rendering of 11 Charles Street Project

Mayor Gary Christenson recently announced the groundbreaking for a new office building to be built in Malden. The four-story office building totaling nearly 80,000 square feet will be built on the site of the former Ryan Family Amusements at 11 Charles St...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 21, 2019

2019 Malden Recycling Day!

The Department of Public Works (DPW) will hold a recycling day for a variety of items including tires, televisions, computer monitors and car batteries on Saturday, October 26, 2019. Residents of Malden will be able to bring recyclable items to t...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 21, 2019

16th Annual Malden Parade of Holiday Traditions & Christmas Tree Lighting

Malden Parade of Holiday Traditions

The City of Malden will kick off the Holiday Season with the 16th Annual Parade of Holiday Traditions on Saturday, November 30th at 2 PM. The Parade will lift off at the Salemwood School on Waite Street Extensi...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 21, 2019

Grand Opening of Ebisuya Noodles

Ebisuya Noodle Grand Opening

Mayor Christenson recently attended a ribbon cutting ceremony for Ebisuya Noodle House located at 64 Summer Street which specializes in ramen. Previously offering hand made fresh noodles to the Ebisuya Japanese Market in Medford, their product became so p...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 17, 2019

Grand Opening of Wanyoo Esports

(From left) Xueyi Lin, ZhiChao Chen, Mayor Gary Christenson, Torisa Wang, Councillor Craig Spadafora

Mayor Gary Christenson recently welcomed Wanyoo Esports, Asia’s largest gaming café chain to 96 Pleasant Street. The esports center will serve the New England area, providing multi-purpose gaming facilities, professional esports equip...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Mayor Tours Bio-Medical Companies in Malden

Mayor Gary Christenson recently toured three bio-medical device companies in their new offices at 350 Main Street. The companies, SpineFrontier, AxioMed, and NanoFuse are bio-medical device companies focusing on degenerative spine issues. Considered by ma...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 15, 2019

Malden Included in 15 Districts Selected to Strengthen Pipeline of Diverse Education Leaders

The Department of Elementary and Second Education (DESE) announced today that 15 school districts will participate in the Influence 100 pilot program, an initiative aimed at increasing the racial and ethnic diversity of superintendents and creati...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 10, 2019

Columbus Day 2019 - City Services Open/Closed

Columbus Day 2019 - City Services Open/Closed

Please take notice that municipal offices in City Hall will close Monday, October 14th for the Columbus Day holiday.

List of City Services Open/Closed for the Holiday:

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 9, 2019

Malden’s 2nd Annual Public Safety Day

Public Safety Day

In commemoration of Fire Prevention Week, the Malden Fire and Police Departments recently held their Second Annual Public Safety Day at Linden Park and School. Fire Prevention Week is a time that all are encouraged to recognize the dangers that can occur ...

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Photos of 2019 Public Safety Day City of Malden News
Posted on: October 7, 2019

Ribbon Cutting of Sunny Florists

(From left) Ose Schwab, Owner Sunny Chu, Mayor, Yu Du (owner of UpTea Hub), Charlotte Deng, and Anne

Mayor Gary Christenson recently welcomed new business Sunny Florists to 7 Pleasant Street. This is the second location for Sunny Florists, a full-service florist shop, who has serviced the South Boston Seaport and surrounding areas for nearly five years. ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 3, 2019

Malden Has a New Logo

Malden Logo

After six months of collaborative work under the direction of Councillor-At-Large Debbie DeMaria along with Malden Catholic and Malden High School students, the Historical Commission, and Malden Artist/Graphic Designer Busha Husak, three ideas for Malden&...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 26, 2019

Malden Receives $400,000 for Trafton Park

Trafton Park Improvements Rendering

The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) has won a $400,000 grant for improvements at Trafton Park on Granite Street, the maximum award amount under the state’s competitive Parkland Acquisitions and Renovations for Communities (PARC) grant progr...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 25, 2019

“Malden Works for Waterfront Equity and Resilience” awarded 2019 Norman B. Leventhal City Prize

A group of Malden community leaders, environmental advocates, urban design practitioners, and local government officials has been awarded the first ever Norman B. Leventhal City Prize from MIT’s Leventhal Center for Advanced Urbanism (LCAU) for ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 23, 2019

City, MRA Celebrate FitzGerald Park Improvements

FitzGerald Park Ribbon Cutting

Mayor Gary Christenson and Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) Executive Director Deborah Burke joined community groups, advocates and project partners for a ribbon cutting event celebrating the reopening of FitzGerald Park, a pocket park located in fron...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 18, 2019

Mayor’s Clarification on Malden’s Proposal to Build a Recovery Center

I want to set the record straight regarding a recent news story reported by Fox 25 News. Our goal for this interview was to bring to light the work of Malden Overcoming Addiction and their recent proposal to bring what is known as the Bridge Recovery Cent...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 17, 2019

Citizens Engagement Committee Meeting Scheduled

Councillor-at-Large Debbie DeMaria, Chair and Committee members Councillor Peg Crowe and Councillor Neal Anderson of the Citizens Engagement Committee announced the first of several public meetings to discuss the proposed changes to the current solid wast...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Mural Beautifies Bike Path

Mayor Christenson presents Sophia & Pat Sasso a citation in front of her mural at 15 Waite Court

Mayor Gary Christenson recently presented a citation to Pat Sasso and his daughter Sophia for their efforts in beautifying the city. Pat commissioned Sophia, a talented artist, to design and paint a mural on the side of his building at 15 Waite Court. The...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 6, 2019

Grand Opening of Nana Bee

Nana Bee Ribbon Cutting (From left) Peter Caso, Jianing Wang, Mayor Gary Christenson, Owner Lei Xu,

Mayor Gary Christenson recently attended the Grand Opening celebration of Nana Bee Store located at 13 Pleasant Street. The business specializes in beauty supplies along with Swarovski and Pandora jewelry. They also offer baby supplies and shipping servic...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 5, 2019

Championship Team Thunder Visit Mayor

Team Thunder

Last Tuesday, Mayor Gary Christenson welcomed players, coaches and parents from Malden Youth Baseball’s Minor League championship team Thunder. The team shared stories with the Mayor of their favorite moments of the season and of the championshi...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 5, 2019

Malden Cultural Council Seeks Funding Proposals

The Malden Cultural Council invites organizations, schools, and individuals to apply for grants that support cultural activities in the community. The application period opened on September 1st and closes on October 15th. These grants may support a variet...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: August 29, 2019

Residents invited to Help Choose Malden’s New Logo

Councillor-At-Large Debbie DeMaria recently rolled out an initiative that involved high school students in the creation of a new branding logo for the City of Malden. This was not an effort to replace the official City seal, which remains unchanged. The t...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: August 29, 2019

Labor Day 2019 - City Services Open/Closed

Please take notice that municipal offices in City Hall will be closed Friday, August 30th through Monday, September 2nd in observance of the Labor Day Holiday and reopen on Tuesday, September 3rd for normal business hours.

List of City Services Open/Closed...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: August 28, 2019

5th Annual Fairy House Festival at Pine Banks Park

Fairy House Attendees

Hundreds of residents from Malden and surrounding cities and towns attended Malden’s fifth Annual Fairy House event last Saturday at Pine Banks Park. Fairy House houses are whimsical habitats built for fairies and nature’s other friend...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: August 27, 2019

Habitat for Humanity Breaks Ground in Malden!

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity has recently broken ground on the first two units of an eight-unit development on Main Street, across from Pine Banks Park. Two single family homes are under construction with a six-unit townhome building to follow shortly. Homesteade...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: August 27, 2019

Boost Mobile by Push Wireless Opens in 2 Malden Locations

Mayor Christenson with Boost Mobile Employees

State Senator Jason Lewis recently attended a ribbon cutting ceremony of two Boost Mobile by Push Wireless locations in Malden at 190A Salem Street and 507 Main Street. Boost Mobile has been working to bring affordable prices and superior service within t...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: August 27, 2019

MHS Alumni Participate in Softball Tournament

Levine Club Softball Tournament Team

This past weekend several Malden High alumni put together a team with several other women to compete at the “Celebrate Life” Softball Tournament in Beverly. This is the fourth year the “Levine Club” has participated...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: August 27, 2019

Grand Opening of MAP Family Learning Center

Mayor Gary Christenson with MAP Employees (from left) Sachiko Murata, Chie Yasuda, Mayor Christenson

Mayor Gary Christenson recently attended the grand opening of MAP Family Learning Center located at 388 Pleasant St. Suite #304, across from the Beebe school. The afterschool program serves to provide students with supplemental high-quality Music, Art, an...

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City of Malden News