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What's the 311 Podcast

PodcastA podcast from the office of Mayor Gary Christenson in the City of Malden, Massachusetts. Tune in to find out all things Malden. Mayor Christenson interviews business leaders, elected officials, community members, city officials, residents and more. To submit an audio question that will be played on the podcast, click here to record your message. If you would like to submit a question via email, send your question to rcochran@cityofmalden.org.
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WT311 - 017: The Malden Recreation Department Joins Mayor Christenson

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Joe Levine an Laura Perez joined Mayor Christenson to discuss the popularity and success of the Malden Recreation Department.

  • Find out what Pickleball is and why it is so popular in the department
  • What's in store for the summer...
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WT311 - 016: Quiz Bowl Champs From The Cheverus School

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Mayor Christenson invited Malden Catholic Quiz Bowl competitors from the Cheverus Middle School in to discuss their success.

Cheverus Students were Champions in the Malden Catholic 23rd Annual Quiz Bowl Competition! In the Lancer Division,...

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WT311 - 015: Newly Elected Officials

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Joining Mayor Christenson in studio were newly elected Malden School Committee Members Emmanuel Marsh (Ward 2), Tara Beardsley (Ward 5) and Catherine Bordonaro (Ward 7).  

In this episode , we learn what inspired these individuals to pursue...

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WT311 - 014: Holiday, Hockey and Hoffs

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Episode 14 of the What's The 311 podcast is all about Thanksgiving!  Hear in Malden, we have a couple of great holiday traditions and we are about to have a third.  One of Malden's most exciting new businesses, Hoff's Bakery, is in the process of...

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WT311 - 013: Chad Ellis from Boda Borg

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Boda Borg Boston, the Swedish company officially opened its first United States franchise where participants are transported into a real-world gaming environment; an...

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WT311 - 012: Malden High School Principal Dana Brown

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This year Principal Dana Brown will retire from his position as Principal of Malden High School after 13 years of service to the City of Malden.  Dana Brown reflects on his accomplishments and shares some of his favorite moments over the years....

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WT311 - 011: NFL Pro Breno Giacomini Joins Mayor Christenson to Talk Some Football

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Mayor Christenson is joined by NFL Professional Football Player and Malden native Breno Giacomini as he comes back to his home town to give back. Each year Breno comes to Malden to host his American Football Without Barriers camp which is a free...

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WT311 - 010 : Mayor Christenson Talks July 4th in the City of Malden

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Mayor Christenson interviews Ward 5 Councillor Barbara Murphy, Ward 1 Councillor Peg Crowe, Ward 7 Councillor Neal Anderson and Ward 8 Councillor Jadeane Sica

  • Dates and times of all events city wide are discussed
  • Favorite and...
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WT311 - 009: Mayor Christenson Talks Summer Activities with Anne Wooley and Jason Surpris from MTEC and Neil Anderson from Friends of the Fells

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  • Anne Wooley who was on the original Teen Center Task Force that helped propose the Malden Teen Enrichment Center (MTEC).  Anne currently attends Fitchburg State and will be working at MTEC this summer
  • Jason...
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WT311 - 008 : Mayor Christenson Talks Graduation with Students From Mystic Valley, Malden Catholic and Malden High

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Mayor Christenson talks to representatives of the Class of 2015 from all three of Malden's high schools.  Representing Malden High School was Ashley Yung; Mystic Valley Regional Charter School was Andre DeFilippo; Malden Catholic - Brian Senier...

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WT311 - 007 : Mayor Christenson Talks With Emily Gouillart From Stockpot Malden

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In episode 7, Mayor Christenson interviews the Chief Operating Officer of one of Malden’s most exciting businesses, Stock Pot Malden.  Stock Pot Malden is an incubator for small or individual food entrepreneurs.

Malden Neighborhood...

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WT311 - 006 : Mayor Christenson Talks with State Senator Jason Lewis

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Discussed in the episode:

  • The record-breaking snow of the winter of 2015
  • Issues with the MBTA during this winter
  • ...
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WT311 - 005 : Mayor Christenson Interviews State Rep Steve Ultrino

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In this episode, Mayor Christenson interviews Malden's newly elected State Representative representing the 33rd Massachusetts district.

Discussed in this episode

  • Rep...
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WT311 - 004: Mayor Christenson Joined By Mr. Malden, Peter Levine

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  • Peter Levine - guest host for the episode.  Peter is known as Mr. Malden and writes the famous Malden column known as “Malden Musings.”

Around Malden

  • Election year wraps up.  Results of Malden...

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WT311 - 002 Mayor Christenson Talks Business With Guest Kevin Duffy

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WT311 - 001 : Mayor Christenson's First Podcast in the City of Malden

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  • Mayor Christenson launches the podcast with the first episode.  In this episode, he discusses why we started the podcast and what our plans are for the future of the podcast.  The Mayor discussed how the...
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