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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Free Curbside Textile Recycling Service Coming to Malden

Simple Recycling Informational Flyer

Beginning August 19, 2019 Malden residents will be able to recycle unwanted textiles and small household items simply by bagging them and leaving them at the curb on their regular trash/recycling collection day. Malden is providing the free new service in...

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Posted on: August 2, 2019

Mayor Proposes Sweeping Changes to Pay-As-You-Throw (PAYT) Program

65 Gallon “Toter”

Mayor Gary Christenson has proposed the elimination of the PAYT trash program and dual-stream recycling system. The new proposal calls for city issued barrels for both trash and recycling.    

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City of Malden News
Posted on: July 29, 2019

Ribbon Cutting of Mr. Suazo’s Barbershop

Ribbon Cutting of Mr. Suazos Barbershop

Mayor Gary Christenson recently attended the Ribbon Cutting celebration of Mr. Suazo’s Barbershop located at 16 Lebanon Street. The newly renovated full-service barbershop features a billiards table for clients to come in and relax while waiting ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: July 26, 2019

Two Malden Non-Profits Benefit from Casino Soft Opening

Mayor Christenson with recipients of Encore donation

Both the Malden YMCA and Bread of Life were extremely pleased that they were chosen by Encore Boston Harbor as two of the six non-profits to benefit from the “play days” held prior to its grand opening. That didn’t stop eithe...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: July 26, 2019

License Board Vacancy

Mayor Gary Christenson is reaching out to Malden residents in an effort to fill a vacancy on the License Board. The three-member Board regulates the sale and distribution of alcohol beverages in the city. In conjunction with the state Alcoholic Beverage C...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: July 24, 2019

Mayor’s Annual Senior Citizens BBQ

Mayors Senior BBQ

Mayor Gary Christenson will be holding his annual Senior Citizens Cookout on Thursday, August 15th from 4-6 PM at Anthony’s, 105 Canal Street. The event will be held for the benefit of Malden seniors and tickets are required for entry i...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: July 23, 2019

Grand Opening of Family Beauty Salon

Family & friends celebrate the grand opening of Family Beauty with Owner (left of Mayor) Iris Monge

Mayor Gary Christenson recently attended the Grand Opening celebration of Family 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 en...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: July 23, 2019

Malden to Host 13th Annual Challenger Day Games

Previous Challenger Day Event

Mayor Gary Christenson and the City of Malden will once again be rolling out the red carpet for the special athletes competing in the Medford Invitational Tournament’s 13th Annual Challenger Day. The games will take place on Sunday, August 4, 20...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: July 12, 2019

“City of Malden Live” Meeting – July 25, 2019

Mayor Gary Christenson will hold his next "City of Malden Live" meeting on Thursday, July 25th from 6-7 PM. The meeting will be shown on Facebook Live on the City of Malden official Facebook Page where residents may watch and ask questions of Ci...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: July 8, 2019

Malden Awarded $38,000 by Comm. of MA for GZA to develop Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Plan

Malden Settled 1640 Town 1649 City 1882

With support from a $38,000 grant from the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. (GZA), a leading multi-disciplinary firm providing geotechnical, environmental, ecological, water, and construction management serv...

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Posted on: June 27, 2019

City of Malden 2019 Summer Concert Series

Summer Concerts

Mayor Gary Christenson is pleased to present the City of Malden’s Summer Concert Series. A total of seven concerts will be featured this summer with a few newcomers! Local bands will be making the most of the summer heat on the followin...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: June 27, 2019

ARTLine Installation transforms Malden

ARTLine Ribbon Cutting

On Thursday, June 20th, Malden Arts' ARTLine unveiled two sculptures and one mural on the ARTLine at the Canal Street Hub on the Northern Strand Community Trail. A large crowd turned out to view the newly installed public art by artists Colin Selig and Jo...

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For more photos, click here! City of Malden News
Posted on: June 26, 2019

Resilient Mystic Collaborative Secures $1.1M in Regional Funding

MRWA

Mystic River Watershed Association, 14 Municipalities Move Forward on Climate Resiliency

The Mystic River Watershed Association announced today that the Resilient Mystic Collaborative has secured federal, state and philanthropic grants exceeding $1.1 milli...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: June 25, 2019

Malden’s 3rd Filipino Festival Packs House

Mayor Gary Christenson, Filipino Festival Organizer Kristine Bautista and host Marylaine Louise Vier

Started in 2017, Malden’s Third Annual Filipino Festival at the YMCA was even more jam-packed than the first two! The event was organized and coordinated by former Malden resident, Kristine Bautista, from her home in Washington State. The annual...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: June 25, 2019

Happy Birthday Mayor Converse!

Elisha Slade Converse

The City of Malden and Councillor-At-Large Debbie DeMaria invite residents to celebrate the 199th birthday of Elisha Slade Converse on Thursday, July 25th at 11 AM at Fellsmere Park (Savin Street.) The event will include complimentary birthday cake, lemon...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: June 19, 2019

Malden Declaration Day Activities in Malden 2019

Local Historian and period actor Tom Coots reads the "Town Instructions"

Have you ever wondered how Maldonians became revolutionaries in the 1770s? And how political divisions with Britain – and their neighbors - rocked their world? All are invited to the Malden Public Library, 36 Salem Street on Tuesday, June 25th at...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: June 19, 2019

Citywide Parking Permit Public Meeting

Park Malden

The City of Malden will hold a public meeting on Thursday June 27th at 6:30 PM in the Beebe School Auditorium, 401 Pleasant Street to present a proposal to implement a citywide overnight residential parking program. A presentation outlining the proposal w...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: June 13, 2019

Grand Opening of Spicy World

Spicy World Ribbon Cutting

Mayor Christenson celebrated the grand opening of Spicy World at 157 Pleasant Street. This will be the second location for restaurant owner and Malden resident Fan Huang, and the third time he has opened a business in Malden. “Not only am I plea...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: June 11, 2019

NE Metro Tech High School Carpentry Sophomore Class Surprise Mayor

NE Metro Tech Students with Mayor and New Podium

Mayor Gary Christenson began this week with a surprise visit by Northeast Metro Tech High School students Gloria Lanzi, Danny Lancelotte, David Woodworth, Matthew Royal, Andrew Keyes, Shawn Rosario and David Defilippo. Unbeknownst to the Mayor, over the l...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: June 6, 2019

Malden to Celebrate Flag Day 2019

Flag Day at Bell Rock Park

The City of Malden will celebrate Flag Day on Friday, June 14th at 5 PM at Bell Rock Memorial Park on Main Street. Attendees can look forward to patriotic songs being performed by the Malden High School Choral Arts Society and the Malden High School Band....

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City of Malden News
Posted on: June 5, 2019

Fellsway East/Highland Ave. Intersection Improvements to Commence

Malden Settled 1640 Town 1649 City 1882

Over the next three weeks, the Fellsway East/Highland Avenue Intersection will be undergoing roadwork improvements. Tufts Construction Inc. of Medford will be performing water main replacement work under the direction of the Malden Engineering Department....

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City of Malden News
Posted on: May 30, 2019

Malden Honors its Veterans on Memorial Day 2019

Thomas R. Moore Jr. Square Dedication-4

In preparation of Memorial Day 2019, Director of Veterans Services Kevin Jarvis along with students from the YWCA, YMCA, Malden Teen Enrichment Center, the Forestdale and Ferryway Schools and Malden Catholic High School spent many hours placing more than ...

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Photos of LCPL Moore Ceremony City of Malden News
Posted on: May 28, 2019

Malden Conservation Commission Seeking New Member

Malden Settled 1640 Town 1649 City 1882

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

The Conservation Commission members are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council. The Commission was e...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: May 28, 2019

Boston Wounded Vet Run Draws Large Crowds

Annual Wounded Vet Run drew large crowds

 The 9th Annual Boston Wounded Vet Motorcycle Run kicked off in Revere at the Boston Harley-Davidson store and ended with a very large gathering in Malden. More than 2,000 motorcycles rode through the cities of Revere, Saugus, Wakefield,...

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For more photos, click here! City of Malden News
Posted on: May 28, 2019

MVRCS Student Wins Essay Contest and a Duck Tour for Whole Class

Mayor Christenson with Hailey Tran, her family and Jim Healy of Boston Duck Tours (far right)

Mayor Gary Christenson recently invited Mystic Valley Regional Charter School 6th grade student Hailey Tran to the Mayor’s office to congratulate her on her first-place win in the 2019 “Bostonian Society and Boston Duck Tour”...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Jefferson Apartment Group Announces First Retail Tenants to Sign on at J Malden Center

Rendering by Jefferson Apartment Group

Jefferson Apartment Group (JAG), a leading multifamily developer and operator specializing in premier apartment communities throughout the East Coast, announces today J Malden Center in Malden, Massachusetts has signed its first two retail tenants to the ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: May 16, 2019

Congresswoman Clark Opens District Office in Malden Square

Grand Opening of Congresswoman Katherine Clark's District Office

Mayor Gary Christenson, State Representatives Steve Ultrino, Paul Brodeur and Paul Donato, City Councillors Steve Winslow, Neal Anderson, Ryan O’Malley and Debbie DeMaria along with representatives of the Chamber of Commerce celebrated Congressw...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: May 16, 2019

Breno Giacomini Football Camp and Dedication at Macdonald Stadium

Breno Giacomini and Mayor Gary Christenson

Malden native and NFL Super Bowl Champion Breno Giacomini returned to his hometown last weekend for his annual American Football Without Barriers Camp (AFWB), a football-related charity foundation. He was joined by former NFL Cleveland Browns tight end Ga...

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For more photos, click here City of Malden News
Posted on: May 14, 2019

Mayor Welcomes Cantella & Co., Inc. to Malden

Cantella Grand Opening

Mayor Gary Christenson recently participated in a ribbon cutting ceremony welcoming financial services firm Cantella & Co., Inc. to their new temporary office space at 350 Main Street. Originally founded in 1952 as a specialist on the floor o...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: May 14, 2019

Malden to Eliminate Single-Use Plastic Bags

Plastic Bag Ban

On Tuesday, May 7, 2019 Mayor Gary Christenson signed the bill into law that amends the City of Malden Ordinances to include a section regarding the use of recyclable and reusable bags. Effective January 1, 2020, checkout bags used by Malden retail establ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: May 9, 2019

Volunteers Needed for Malden Community Emergency Response Team

Malden Settled 1640 Town 1649 City 1882

The City of Malden is in the process of forming a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). The Team will consist of resident volunteers who will join Malden first responders and public safety officials in the event of an emergency or when additional assi...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: May 8, 2019

Malden Police Receive Public Safety Grant to Increase Enforcement of Seat Belt Law

Buckle up!

The Malden Police Department received grant funding from the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS) to increase seat belt enforcement patrols as part of the national Click It or Ticket campaign taking place May 13 - June 2. The Malden poli...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: May 7, 2019

Memorial Day in Malden 2019

Mem. Day Parade1

Please join the Malden community as we remember and honor the men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our Nation’s freedom at a series of events that will take place on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27th.

At 9 AM, there will be a dedication...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: May 6, 2019

Alex Gentile Memorial Park

Alex Gentile Memorial Park (5)

Mayor Gary Christenson and Ward 5 City Councillor Barbara Murphy welcomed nearly 100 family and friends for the dedication of the Alex Gentile Memorial Park at the Forestdale School. Although Alex sadly passed away in June of 2018 at age 21 his life conti...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: May 6, 2019

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Fellsway East/Savin Street Roadway Improvement Project

Malden Settled 1640 Town 1649 City 1882

BOSTON — Seeking to continue to improve pedestrian and vehicular safety across all Commonwealth parkways, the Baker-Polito Administration today announced a roadway improvement project at the intersection of Fellsway East and Savin Street in the City of Ma...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: April 25, 2019

Ribbon Cutting of Wilko Systems

Wilko employees and Chamber of Commerce members with (center, holding scissors) Owner Bill Kotowski

Mayor Gary Christenson recently attended a ribbon cutting ceremony at Wilko Systems new location at 99 Commercial Street. Established in 1989, by Malden native Bill Kotowski, Wilko is a full service electrical contracting firm that provides a wide range o...

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Wilko Systems website City of Malden News
Posted on: April 25, 2019

Grand Opening of Magnolia Dental

Magnolia Dental employees with (from left holding scissors Owner Dr. Yee Yan Chen, daughter Allison,

Mayor Gary Christenson recently attended the ribbon cutting ceremony of Magnolia Dental, located at 145 Exchange Street. Business owner Dr. Yee Yan Chen is a graduate of Harvard School of Dental Medicine and worked as a dentist for many years before openi...

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Magnolia Dental web address City of Malden News
Posted on: March 6, 2019

All-Tech Electric Donates Sign to City

John Spadafora with Mayor Gary Christenson

Late last fall, John Spadafora, proprietor of longtime Malden business All-Tech Electric, Inc., Malden High School graduate class of 1983 and lifelong Malden Resident generously donated a new digital display sign to the City. The new sign located on the f...

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City of Malden News