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Malden’s Sign Design Ordinance Gets a Complete Overhaul

Wednesday November 15, 2017

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

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The City of Malden Honors America’s Veterans 2017

Tuesday November 14, 2017

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

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Christmas Tree Lighting at Fellsmere Pond

Tuesday November 14, 2017

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

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Three New Malden Police Officers Sworn In

Monday November 13, 2017

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

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Celebrating Home Health and Hospice Care Month 2017

Monday November 13, 2017

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

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Malden Celebrates a Spooktacular Halloween

Thursday November 2, 2017

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

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Fundraiser for Puerto Rico

Thursday November 2, 2017

The First Parish Church in Malden hosted “Malden Salsas for a Cause” a fundraiser for Puerto Rico victims of the recent hurricanes. The event began in the historic chapel with introductions from Board President Heather Vickery and Social Justice...

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Answering the Call to Service

Tuesday October 31, 2017

Mayor Gary Christenson recently welcomed lifelong Malden resident Rene Spadafora home from eight weeks of United States Coast Guard Basic Training.  Seaman Apprentice Spadafora, a 2017 graduate of Malden High School, completed her training at...

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Mayor Seeks Members to the Malden Cultural Council

Tuesday October 31, 2017

Want to inspire arts and culture in Malden? Mayor Gary Christenson is reaching out to Malden residents to fill vacancies on the Malden Cultural Council. The Malden Cultural Council works to encourage and promote the artistic development...

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With a New Van, MTEC Teens are on the Move

Tuesday October 24, 2017

Members of the Malden Teen Enrichment Center (MTEC) are often afforded the opportunity to volunteer, attend sporting and cultural events and participate in other enrichment activities that they might not otherwise experience. A challenge that...

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Thai Food Restaurant Opens in Malden

Tuesday October 24, 2017

Mayor Gary Christenson, City Councillors Neal Anderson and Ryan O’Malley  helped to welcome new Thai food restaurant “Crying Thaiger” to Malden. Owners Usanus Siritararatn and Nisachon Thanangthirapong are excited to bring home-cooked Southeast...

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Malden Hosts DEA National Drug Take-Back Day

Monday October 23, 2017

The Malden Police Department along with the Malden Board of Health Substance Abuse Prevention Services are hosting the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Drug Take-Back Day to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of...

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Malden Streetlights will Soon Shine Brighter

Monday October 23, 2017

Last week, crews from Local 103 contractor Coviello Electric began the process of replacing the more than 3,400 high pressure sodium street lights with the latest LED technology. 

Mayor Gary Christenson and Councilor Craig Spadafora, who...

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Grand Opening of Crazy Good Kitchen

Wednesday October 18, 2017

Mayor Gary Christenson was recently on hand to celebrate the Grand Opening of Crazy Good Kitchen located at 906 Eastern Avenue at the location formerly owned by the Lunch Box Diner. The newly renovated eatery serves customers with a modern take...

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MPD and BOH Medication Safe-Disposal Box Re-established

Tuesday October 17, 2017

The Malden Police Department (MPD) in conjunction with the Malden Board of Health’s Substance Abuse Prevention Services has re-established the medication safe-disposal box in an effort to decrease access to prescription medication in the...

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Veterans Day 2017 - City Services Open/Closed

Tuesday November 7, 2017

Please take notice that municipal offices in City Hall will be closed Friday, November 10th in observance of the Veterans Day Holiday and reopen on Monday, November 13th for normal business hours.  There will be a...

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Commonwealth Office Supply Grand Opening

Wednesday October 11, 2017

Mayor Gary Christenson, State Senator Jason Lewis, and Councillor-At-Large David D’Arcangelo recently participated in the ribbon cutting ceremony of Commonwealth Office Supply, LLC (COS), located at 40 Eastern Avenue, No. 222. COS is proud to be...

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2017 Veterans Day Parade and Memorial Service

Wednesday October 11, 2017

The City of Malden Annual Veterans Day Parade will take place on Saturday, November 11, 2017 with kickoff at the corner of Elm and Pleasant Streets (across from the American Legion).

The parade will step...

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Malden Superintendent Interviewed on Haitian Radio Show

Thursday October 5, 2017

Superintendent of Schools John Oteri participated in last month’s Haitian American Radio Show “The Way of Salvation” at the Philadelphie Seventh Day Adventist Haitian American Church. Hosted by Communication and Radio Assistant Director Evenns...

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A Golden Anniversary!

Thursday October 5, 2017

Long time Ward 5 residents Charles and Christine DiStefano recently celebrated 50 years of marriage at a party organized in their honor by their family and friends. Mayor Gary Christenson and Ward 5 City Councillor Barbara Murphy provided...

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2nd Annual North Shore Hispanic Association Festival

Wednesday October 4, 2017

The North Shore Hispanic Association, Inc. (NSHA) recently held its second annual Hispanic Heritage Month Festival at the Malden High School Courtyard. The Festival kicked off Hispanic Heritage Month and featured the rich Latino culture through...

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