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Honey Honey Dessert Café Opens in Malden

Wednesday January 18, 2017

Mayor Gary Christenson recently helped to welcome Malden’s newest sweet shop, Honey Honey Dessert Café located at 480 Main Street. Business owners Stacey Zhang and Karen Lei have long dreamed of opening a dessert shop and spent nearly $350,000...

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Open Space and Recreation Committee

Friday January 13, 2017

Mayor Gary Christenson has announced an 11 member committee to assist the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) in updating the City of Malden Open Space and Recreation Plan (OSRP) which was last updated in 2009 and covered the period of 2009...

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Forestdale Students Hold Food Drive for Bread of Life

Monday January 9, 2017

Mayor Christenson recently congratulated Forestdale School 7th and 8th grade Student Council members for their commitment to collecting more than 1,200 food items. The project was coordinated by Social Studies teacher Matt Patrie. The food will...

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Police Station Time Capsule

Wednesday January 4, 2017

Malden’s newest time capsule was recently interred in a cornerstone of the brand new police station building located at 800 Eastern Avenue. The watertight, airproof container is roughly the size of a cement cinderblock and will stay buried for at...

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Hair Café - 40 Years in Malden!

Wednesday January 4, 2017

Mayor Gary Christenson recently congratulated Hair Café owner Judi Robinson on 40 years of serving the Malden community. For the last four decades, the Hair Café has been a fixture in downtown Malden at 422 Main Street offering its patrons a...

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Permanent Superintendent Search Committee Announced

Friday December 23, 2016

Members of the Malden School Committee have established a Search Committee for the permanent Superintendent position. Currently, Dr. Charles Grandson is serving as the Interim Superintendent. The Search Committee will consist of 13 members and...

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A Christmas Carol at MHS

Wednesday December 21, 2016

Mayor Gary Christenson, former Malden High School Principal Dana Brown along with Malden High School employees Evan Mauser, Constance Halks and Ellsworth Fersch helped spread the holiday spirit by participating in a dramatic reading of Charles...

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Santa Claus at Pine Banks Park

Wednesday December 21, 2016

Santa Claus took time out of his busy schedule at the North Pole to visit his Malden headquarters at Pine Banks Park last weekend. This was Santa’s 67th Annual trip to see the good little boys and girls of Malden and Melrose! Santa visited with...

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Malden Pops Up

Wednesday December 14, 2016

On December 9th, Malden Pops Up, a “pop up” art shop set up shop in an unrented storefront at 480 Main Street. The community-based initiative is known as “Malden’s Local Artist Marketplace” and features handmade crafts, artwork and artisan...

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Lifelong Malden Resident Celebrates 94 Years

Wednesday December 14, 2016

Longtime Malden resident Eva Marshall will be 94 years young on December 25th! A celebration organized by her family was recently held in her honor. A citation from the City was presented to Eva in recognition of her milestone birthday. Eva, a...

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Malden Remembers Pearl Harbor

Tuesday December 13, 2016

The Malden Public Library will host a Memorial Exhibition by artist John Webster to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor. On December 7, 1941, a surprise Japanese military strike devastated Pearl Harbor, killed more than 2,000 and...

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Story Time with the Mayor

Tuesday December 13, 2016

The Malden Public Library recently hosted a “Story Time with the Mayor.” Mayor Christenson joined several families in the Children’s Room and read a few favorite holiday classics selected by the children. “Spending time at the Library and reading...

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Annual Reading of Polar Express

Tuesday December 13, 2016

Mayor Gary Christenson recently joined children of all ages along with the young-at-heart for his annual reading of “The Polar Express” at the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church. The beloved tale written by Chris Van Allsburg features a young...

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A Season of Giving

Thursday December 8, 2016

For the third year in a row, George Tsakirgis of Jay's Ice Cream and Pizza organized an event to provide Christmas trees and toys to families in need. Councillor-At-Large Debbie DeMaria reached out to ABCD.org, Hallmark Health Community Services...

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“Zonta Says No” Campaign to End Violence

Thursday December 8, 2016

Mayor Gary Christenson and Police Chief Kevin Molis came out in support of the Zonta Club of Malden as they participated in a stand-out last week as part of the "Zonta Says NO" campaign to end violence against women and girls. The stand-out was...

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MFD and MPD Joint Blood Drive

Wednesday December 7, 2016

Police Chief Kevin Molis and Fire Chief Kevin Finn are collaborating to hold a “Blue Blood vs. Red Blood” Blood Drive event on Monday, December 19th from 9AM-3PM at Malden Fire District 1 Station, 1 Sprague Street. The Dana-Farber Cancer...

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Ward 7 Annual Holiday Sleigh Ride

Tuesday December 6, 2016

Mayor Gary Christenson joined City Council President Neal Anderson and his team during his annual sleigh ride through Ward 7 to spread Holiday cheer! Councillor Anderson’s newly renovated festive float toured half of the ward last Sunday and will...

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