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Arbor Day in Malden 2017

Thursday May 25, 2017

Ward 3 City Councillor John Matheson recently held his Annual Arbor Day Celebration and tree planting at Fellsmere Park. This American tradition serves to remind the community about the importance of taking care of and protecting our trees. This...

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City Releases New Street Sweeping Notification Service

Thursday May 25, 2017

The City of Malden recently implemented a new notification system whereby residents may receive automated alerts regarding their street sweeping schedule by phone, email, text or electronic calendar.  Residents are encouraged to visit the City’s...

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FOOGI Annual Pawrade

Tuesday May 23, 2017

Mayor Gary Christenson recently participated in the Friends of Oak Grove’s (FOOGI) annual Pawrade - a one-mile pageant walk on the Bike Path from Roosevelt Park to the Dockside showcasing people of all ages with their pets in costume....

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Complete Streets Public Forum

Tuesday May 23, 2017

Last fall, the City of Malden’s Complete Streets Policy went into effect which is designed to enhance safety and accessibility for all the users of our streets, including pedestrians, bicyclists, transit riders, motorists, and people of all ages...

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Students raise funds for a Boy from Ghana with Rare Cancer

Monday May 22, 2017

Salemwood School 7th Graders were recently surprised by a visit from Channel 7 News upon learning about the students’ diligent efforts to raise funds to help a boy across the world suffering from a rare eye cancer. The young boy, David, is from...

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YWCA 2nd Fun and Fit 5K Road Race

Monday May 22, 2017

Mayor Gary Christenson, State Representative Steve Ultrino, and members of the community participated in the Malden YWCA’s second annual Fun and Fit 5K event on a sunny spring Sunday at Pine Banks Park. The race was sponsored in part by Brookline...

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Statement of Mayor Gary Christenson Regarding MVRCS

Friday May 19, 2017

Malden has long been committed to embracing its diversity. I have been concerned to hear about allegations of discrimination at the Mystic Valley Regional Charter School. Although I have no authority over the school’s policies, I do hope that the...

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City Hall Celebratory Demo Event

Tuesday May 16, 2017

A celebratory “Demolition Event” was recently held at 200 Pleasant Street to commemorate the tearing down of the Police Station and City Hall buildings. Sandi Silk, Senior Vice President of Jefferson Apartment Group (JAG) coordinated the event...

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Nomination Papers Available June 20th

Tuesday May 16, 2017

Nomination papers will be available for the November 7 City Election on Tuesday, June 20th.

Nomination papers may be obtained at the City Clerk’s office, 110 Pleasant Street, only by a candidate or a person presenting the signed...

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Answering the Call to Service

Thursday May 11, 2017

Mayor Gary Christenson recently attended a celebration for Malden resident Anthony Schultz as his family and friends wished him farewell as he will soon begin his training with the United States Army. Anthony will be departing for Basic Combat...

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Babe Ruth Opening Day 2017

Wednesday May 10, 2017

Mayor Gary Christenson threw out the first pitch at the Malden Babe Ruth Baseball League’s First Game of the Season at Pine Banks Park last week. Bob Rotondi, the Vice President of the League also welcomed East Division players as the Flames...

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2017 Special Olympic Games in Malden

Tuesday May 9, 2017

Mayor Gary Christenson assisted Malden High School Principal Ted Lombardi and Interim Superintendent Dr. Charles Grandson in opening the 2017 ceremony of the Malden School Day Special Olympics Games on Thursday, May 4th at Macdonald Stadium. This...

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Ribbon Cutting Celebrates Forestdale Park Improvements

Monday May 8, 2017

An official ribbon cutting ceremony took place to commemorate the completion of upgrades to Forestdale Park which include improvements to bring the park into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act, in particular ADA compliant...

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Malden Public Library Wine Tasting

Wednesday May 3, 2017

Mayor Gary Christenson recently attended the 15th Annual Friends of the Malden Public Library Wine Tasting and Chocolate Buffet in the Ryder Gallery of the Malden Public Library. The well-attended annual event featured a large selection of wine...

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Malden Youth Baseball Opening Day 2017

Wednesday May 3, 2017

The Malden Youth Baseball Opening Day Celebration began with a parade that began at the Beebe School and marched to Bruce Field at Devir Park. The festivities continued with lively baseball games played by the Minor and Major League division...

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MHS Generation Citizen Class

Tuesday May 2, 2017

The Malden High School Freshman class completed their Generation Citizen Project on the topic of addiction. Mayor Gary Christenson and Malden Overcoming Addiction President Paul Hammersley recently attended the presentation of Mr. Ellsworth...

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MHS Principal Interviewed on Haitian Radio Show

Monday May 1, 2017

Malden High School Principal Ted Lombardi participated in this 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...

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Memorial Day Activities in Malden 2017

Monday May 1, 2017

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 event that will take place on Memorial Day on Monday, May 29th...

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Hugh O’Neill’s Celebrates 15 Years in Malden Center

Monday May 1, 2017

Mayor Gary Christenson congratulated Shane Smyth, Proprietor of Hugh O’Neill’s Restaurant & Pub on more than 15 years of restaurant service in the heart of Malden. Hugh O’Neill’s, a neighborhood pub is a favorite spot where families and...

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Community ‘N Unity Celebration

Monday May 1, 2017

To celebrate the efforts during the past year of the Community ‘N Unity group, a community celebration was held in the High School Courtyard featuring food, music and local talent. Several MHS students worked hard to organize the very well-...

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