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Pho Bistro Earns a Second Best of Boston Award!

Wednesday January 17, 2018

Mayor Gary Christenson and Ward 4 City Councillor Ryan O’Malley congratulated Malden business Pho Bistro on winning their second Best of Boston Award. The downtown Malden eatery which serves a wide variety of pho and other Vietnamese specialties...

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Christmas Tree Removal

Saturday December 30, 2017

The City will provide curbside pick-up of Christmas trees the week of January 8 through January 12, 2018. Trees should be placed curbside on your regular trash day.  Since the trees will be recycled for...

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Wreaths Across America at Forest Dale Cemetery

Tuesday December 19, 2017

Jim Sherman from Malden Boy Scout Troop 603 reached out to Mayor Christenson and Veterans Services Director Kevin Jarvis to let them know that he would be coordinating the Malden effort of “Wreaths Across America” at the Forest Dale Cemetery. Boy...

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Santa Claus at Pine Banks Park

Tuesday December 19, 2017

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 68th Annual trip to see the good little boys and girls of Malden and Melrose! Santa visited with...

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2018 Inaugural Celebration – Public Invited

Tuesday December 12, 2017

The City of Malden is pleased to announce that the 2018 Inaugural Ceremonies will take place on Tuesday, January 2nd at 6 PM at Malden High School, Jenkins Auditorium, 77 Salem Street. Members of...

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Housing Families Gift Drive

Tuesday December 12, 2017

Councillor-At-Large Debbie DeMaria was joined by Mayor Christenson’s Office and the Junior Aid Association at Housing Families to deliver gifts and donations for families in need. As part of its Annual Holiday Gift Drive, Housing Families...

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MTEC Celebrates Five Year Anniversary

Tuesday December 12, 2017

The Malden Teen Enrichment Center (“MTEC”) recently celebrated its five year anniversary. Mayor Gary Christenson joined MTEC Coordinator Cathy MacMullin, many teens, the MTEC Board of Directors and City officials, to celebrate this milestone....

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City’s Snow and Ice Removal Ordinance is Updated

Tuesday December 12, 2017

To further enhance the safety of all pedestrians, including children, elderly residents, and mobility-impaired individuals, the City of Malden’s Walkability Committee initiated the updating of the City’s Snow and Ice Removal Ordinance to clarify...

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Malden Resident Answers the Call to Service

Tuesday December 12, 2017

Mayor Gary Christenson recently welcomed Malden resident Jean Letang home from 17 weeks of United States Army Basic Combat and Advanced Individual Training. Born in Haiti, Private Letang is a 2016 graduate of Malden High School. He completed his...

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2017 Ward 7 Holiday Sleigh Ride

Thursday December 7, 2017

Ward 7 City Councillor Neal Anderson and his team were joined by Mayor Gary Christenson and State Representative Paul Donato for their annual sleigh ride through Ward 7. Councillor Anderson’s festive float toured half of the ward last Saturday...

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Bike Share Pilot Program to End December 8th

Wednesday December 6, 2017

The City of Malden has announced that the Pilot Program for the Station-free Bike Sharing program utilizing Ofo Bikes and LimeBike will be ending on Friday, December 8th. The program was scheduled to run until the end of the calendar year or...

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New Donut Villa Diner Owners Celebrate a Grand Re-Opening

Tuesday December 5, 2017

Mayor Gary Christenson and State Representative Steve Ultrino congratulated the new owner of Donut Villa Diner, Erin Bashllari, at a recent ribbon cutting. For more than 40 years, Donut Villa located at 1 Highland Avenue has perfected the warm,...

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Main St. Laundromat Grand Opening

Tuesday December 5, 2017

Mayor Christenson recently welcomed Main St. Laundromat to 780 Main Street. The newly refurbished, modern laundry facility provides a clean environment, stainless washers and a state-of-the-art card system that accepts both cash and credit. Main...

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Young Malden Resident Donates Funds to help Students

Monday December 4, 2017

Mayor Gary Christenson was on hand as the Salemwood School accepted a generous donation from Cohen Baclawski, a very special three year-old Malden resident who attends My Little Best Friends Early Learning Center in Malden. Cohen has a strong...

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Santa Claus is Coming to Town!

Thursday November 30, 2017

Santa Claus will take time out of his busy schedule at the North Pole to visit his Malden headquarters at Pine Banks Park on Saturday, December 16th and Sunday, December 17th from 3-6 PM. This is...

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WWII Holocaust Survivor Shares Experiences with MHS Seniors

Wednesday November 29, 2017

Israel “Izzy” Arbeiter, a 92-year-old Holocaust survivor, made a rare public appearance in Malden in early November where he spoke before a large group of local high school students and painted a riveting portrait of tragedy and survival at the...

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Malden Senior Center Gets a New Van!

Wednesday November 29, 2017

Transportation for Malden’s Senior Center members just got better! One of their only means of transportation, an old van was in poor shape, often in need of repair and the crucial accessible lift was no longer functioning. Human Services Director...

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Festive Parade Kicks Off Malden’s 2017 Holiday Season

Tuesday November 28, 2017

Malden’s 14th Annual Parade of Holiday Traditions was held on Saturday, November 25th as spectators lined the route from Maplewood Square, along Salem Street to the reviewing stand in front of the Malden Teen Enrichment Center. School bands,...

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Fire Department Promotions

Tuesday November 28, 2017

Mayor Gary Christenson, Fire Commissioner Emery Haskell, Assistant Fire Chief Bill Sullivan and City Councillor-At-Large Debbie DeMaria joined families and friends at a recent ceremony at the Malden Senior Center to promote seven Fire Department...

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Answering the Call to Service

Tuesday November 28, 2017

Mayor Gary Christenson and Veterans Services Director Kevin Jarvis recently welcomed Malden resident Elijah Avevor home from eight weeks of United States Air Force Basic Training.  Airman Avevor, a 2017 graduate of Malden High School, completed...

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