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Community Input Requested on Open Space and Recreation

Tuesday April 18, 2017

The Malden community is asked to take part in a second public forum on May 3rd to learn more about the draft Open Space and Recreation Plan (OSRP), provide comment on goals and action items and to review survey findings. The...

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Community ‘N Unity Celebration

Thursday April 13, 2017

The students of the Malden High School Honor Society in partnership with the Mayor’s Office will host a Community ‘N Unity Celebration at the Malden High School Courtyard on Thursday, April 27th from 5:30-7:30 PM...

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Fire Hydrant Testing

Wednesday April 12, 2017

The Malden Fire Department will be testing fire hydrants throughout the City over the next few months. During testing, residents may experience temporary low water pressure or rusty water. Once flushing is complete, if there is a rusty color in...

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Idle Hands Brewery Supports Malden DAV

Wednesday April 12, 2017

Idle Hands Craft Ales brewery recently held a fundraiser in support of the Malden Disabled American Veterans organization. Mayor Gary Christenson stopped by to commend Idle Hands owners and staff on their partnership with the Black Ale Project, a...

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Malden High School Blue and Gold Gallery

Tuesday April 11, 2017

Mayor Gary Christenson once again enjoyed the brilliant artwork of Malden High School students at the Opening Reception of the Annual Blue and Gold Gallery hosted by John Preotle at 350 Main Street. The Mayor was pleasantly surprised by Tiffany...

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National Public Health Week

Tuesday April 11, 2017

Mayor Gary Christenson celebrated National Public Health Week at an event at the Linden STEAM Academy which was sponsored by Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) and DentaQuest. This year’s focus was Pediatric Dental Health. Students from Ms. Weldai’s...

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Malden Catholic Celebrates Solar Energy System

Tuesday April 11, 2017

Mayor Gary Christenson participated with Malden Catholic High School officials in a ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the school’s installation of a 476 kilowatt solar energy system on its roof. Malden Catholic partnered with Solect Energy...

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Springing Through Ward 7

Tuesday April 11, 2017

Ward 7 City Councillor Neal Anderson and his team participated in the annual journey through Ward 7 with the Easter Bunny last weekend! Children throughout the ward were delighted to visit the Easter Bunny on the beautifully adorned float and had...

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100th Anniversary of U.S. Entering WWI

Tuesday April 4, 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017 will mark the 100th Anniversary of the United States entry into World War I, declaring war against Germany. Also known as the First World War, it was a global fight originating in Europe from July 28, 1914 to November 11,...

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Malden Families Host Japanese Exchange Students

Tuesday April 4, 2017

Several local families from Malden and the Greater Boston area hosted a group of Japanese students from Himeji Nishi Senior High School from March 21 to 26. Himeji is a city in the Kansai region of Japan, known for the Himeji Castle. The Program...

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Read Across America Day at the Early Learning Center

Tuesday April 4, 2017

Mayor Gary Christenson recently celebrated “Read Across America” Day at the Early Learning Center. The event takes place annually in March to commemorate the birthday of favorite author Dr. Seuss and brings together schools and libraries with...

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Bowling Stones Win Medals at Special Olympics Winter Games

Tuesday April 4, 2017

Mayor Gary Christenson recently surprised the “Bowling Stones” Bowling League at the Town Line Luxury Lanes for a few games of bowling. The Mayor congratulated the team of 19 athletes, coaches and parents who recently returned from the Special...

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Florence Burns, Former Library Trustee, Honored

Tuesday March 28, 2017

Florence C. Burns, who passed away in 2001 at age 80, was recently honored with a dedication of the Fireplace Reading Room in the Converse Building of the Malden Public Library. The fireplace has recently been refurbished with an electric...

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Al Locke Basketball League Thunder take Championship!

Tuesday March 28, 2017

Mayor Gary Christenson recently attended the Al Locke Basketball League 2017 Championship game at the Salemwood School. The Thunder took the Championship Crown by beating the Heat in an exciting game. Way to go Thunder!

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Malden Schools Participate in Model UN Project

Wednesday March 22, 2017

Mayor Gary Christenson congratulated Forestdale School Social Studies Teacher Matthew Patrie and the 7th grade students who participated in the Model UN Project which took place on March 3rd at Northeastern University. Students from six Malden...

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Complete Streets Task Force Public Forum

Tuesday March 21, 2017

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

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Paws Up Daycare Grand Opening

Tuesday March 21, 2017

Mayor Christensen recently attended the Grand Opening celebration of “Paws Up Daycare and Training,” a doggie daycare and training facility located at 297 Highland Avenue. The kennel free daycare facility ensures that our four legged friends have...

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Longtime Senior Center Driver, Tom Glynn, Remembered

Tuesday March 21, 2017

A Remembrance and Dedication Ceremony was recently held in honor of Senior Center Shuttle Service Provider, Tom Glynn, who passed away in January. A memorial portrait of Tom was unveiled by the Council on Aging at the ceremony which took place on...

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Housing Families Annual Legislative Breakfast

Monday March 20, 2017

Housing Families, Inc. (HFI), a Malden-based nonprofit recently held its annual Legislative Breakfast at the Irish American Club in Malden. The annual event brings together legislators, homeless and formerly homeless families to encourage a...

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Library Employee Celebrates 45 Years of Employment

Wednesday March 15, 2017

Mayor Gary Christenson joined Malden Public Library Director Dora St. Martin and Library staff to congratulate longtime employee, Marjorie Glennon on 45 years of outstanding service to the Library. In 1972 Marge began working for the Library as a...

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Community ‘N Unity Report Presentation

Wednesday March 15, 2017

Mayor Gary Christenson, City and elected officials, faith based leaders and residents gathered for the presentation of a report on the “City of Malden’s Community Conversations on Race” which was compiled and delivered by facilitators Strategy...

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