News Flash

Posted on: November 24, 2020

25 MPH Default Speed Limit in Malden

Drive 25 Lawn sign

Effective immediately, the City of Malden will begin to implement the new “Drive 25” ordinance which was sponsored by City Councillors Peg Crowe and Barbara Murphy and voted favorably by the entire City Council. This means that the def...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 24, 2020

Malden Installs Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Electronic Vehicle Station

The City of Malden is pleased to announce the installation of Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations. In total the City will install 22 EV stations across five city wide locations. Working with National Grid, Public Facilities Director Eric Rubin and the...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 24, 2020

Christmas Tree Lighting at Fellsmere Pond – 2020 Style!

fellsmere pond tree lighting 2020 flyer

Although this year’s event will look different from the past, Councillor-at-Large Craig Spadafora, Ward 3 Councillor Amanda Linehan, and Mayor Gary Christenson are looking forward to kicking off the official start to Malden’s holiday s...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 24, 2020

Thanksgiving Day 2020 - City Services Open/Closed

Please take notice that municipal offices in City Hall will close at 12PM noon on November 25th, and will be closed on November 26th for the Thanksgiving holiday. 

List of City Services Open/Closed for the Holiday

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Malden Launches Eviction Prevention Program

News Photo

Malden residents facing eviction will now have extra help staying in their homes through a new Eviction Prevention Program announced by the City of Malden and the Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA). The program will provide court-based legal aid, mediat...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 18, 2020

Malden Resident Celebrates 80 Years

Mayor Gary Christenson and Francis Spignese

Longtime Malden resident Francis Spignese recently turned 80 years young! Mayor Gary Christenson recently stopped by the home that he shares with his lovely wife of 50 years, Karen, and presented him with a citation in recognition of his milestone birthda...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 18, 2020

Mask Man to Distribute Masks in Ward 1

Mask Man at Oak Grove

Mayor Gary Christenson a/k/a Mask Man will team up with Ward 1 City Councillor Peg Crowe to distribute washable masks with the City logo to residents on Thursday, November 19th from 4-5 PM at the intersection of Main Street and E...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Update on COVID-19

News Photo

The City of Malden is actively monitoring the evolving health issues caused by COVID-19 and is working closely with public health officials. The surge in cases statewide has also been seen in Malden and surrounding communities. The City’s latest...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 12, 2020

Mask Up Malden Distributions Continue

Mask Man Distributes Masks through the city

Mayor Gary Christenson a/k/a Mask Man has been seen throughout the City this week distributing washable masks with the City logo. Tuesday morning, he joined City Council President Jadeane Sica in Linden Square and handed masks out to residents on their wa...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 12, 2020

Grand Opening of My Pals Barbershop

Pictured (from left) Denise Brogna, John Angelo, Owner Dominique Peña, Mayor Gary Christenson, Angel

Mayor Gary Christenson recently participated in the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of My Pals Barbershop, 252 Highland Avenue, the location of the former Gabby’s Barbershop. New owner Dominique Peña revealed that Gabby&...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 10, 2020

Veterans Day 2020 - City Services Open/Closed

Please take notice that municipal offices in City Hall will be closed Wednesday, November 11th in observance of the Veterans Day Holiday and reopen on Thursday, November 12th for normal business hours.  

List of City Services Open/Closed for the H...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 9, 2020

Owl Rescued on Knollin Street

Animal Control Officer Kevin Alkins works to free trapped owl

It was “owl” in a day’s work for Animal Control Officer Kevin Alkins when a call came in from a Knollin Street resident that a Barred Owl had gotten entangled in some mesh fencing in his yard. Officer Alkins working with a wi...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 4, 2020

Great Eastern Vintage Ribbon Cutting

Great Eastern Vintage Ribbon Cutting

Mayor Gary Christenson recently welcomed Great Eastern Vintage, 258 Highland Avenue to the Edgeworth neighborhood of Malden. Business Owner Nephtaliem McCrary is excited to be opening a second vintage retail location, continuing the legacy of Great Easter...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 4, 2020

Town Line Luxury Lanes Makes Generous Contribution to Malden Together Fund

Anthony Decotis, Joe Decotis and Mayor Gary Christenson

Once again Town Line Luxury Lanes Owner Anthony Decotis has stepped up to assist his hometown in a time of crisis by donating $2,500 to the Malden Together Fund. The recently launched Malden Together Fund is a collaboration of the City of Malden, United W...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 3, 2020

Mask Up Malden – Next Distribution on Friday

Halloween Mask Handout

Mayor Gary Christenson a/k/a Mask Man spent some time on Halloween distributing washable masks with the City logo at the Board of Health’s Flu Clinic at the Salemwood School. He then joined City Councillor Neal Anderson a/k/a the Pirate at Lincoln Commons...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 28, 2020

Licensing Board Votes to Waive Section 12 Licensee Renewal Fees

News Photo

In light of the impact COVID-19 has had on the Section 12 licensees, at its October 27, 2020 meeting the Malden Licensing Board voted unanimously to waive 2021 renewal fees. Section 12 of Mass. General Laws, Chapter 138 regulates the sale of alcoholic bev...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 28, 2020

DCR, Mayor, Elected Officials Celebrate Fellsway/Highland Ave. Improvements

Mayor Christenson, Local & State Elected Officials with DCR Commissioner Jim Montgomery

Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) Commissioner Jim Montgomery yesterday joined Mayor Gary Christenson along with state and local officials to celebrate the completion of roadway safety improvements in the City of Malden. The $1.6 million imp...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 28, 2020

Mask Up Malden – Halloween Edition!

With Halloween upon us, Mayor Gary Christenson is reminding residents to do their part to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus by continuing to take all precautionary measures such as limiting private gatherings, maintaining social distancing, wearing a ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 27, 2020

Longtime Malden Resident Celebrates a Century!

Alfred Contreas with Mayor Christenson

Longtime Malden resident Alfred Contreas recently turned 100 years young! Mayor Gary Christenson stopped by his home that he shares with his lovely wife of 55 years, Helen, and presented him a citation in recognition of his milestone birthday. When Mayor ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 27, 2020

Second Socially Distant Fire Department Promotions & Swearing-In Ceremony

FF Swearing in 10-22-20

Mayor Gary Christenson, Fire Chief William Sullivan and Commissioner Emery Haskell presided over a second promotional and swearing in ceremony promoting four officers and welcoming three firefighters to the Department. Also in attendance were State Repres...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Mayor Christenson and MRA Roll out Eviction Prevention Resources and Court Based Aid

News Photo

In response to the state eviction moratorium ending on October 17, 2020, Mayor Gary Christenson and the Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) have rolled out www.cityofmalden.org/eviction, a resource page for tenants and landlords to help prevent ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 21, 2020

City seeks Community Input on Accessibility to City Programs and Services

News Photo

Mayor Gary Christenson is pleased to announce that the City was awarded a $40,000 grant through Governor Charles Baker’s Community Compact Program to complete an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan. Malden&a...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 20, 2020

Grand Opening of Malden Center Fine Wines

Malden Fine Wines Ribbon Cutting

Mayor Gary Christenson recently attended the ribbon cutting ceremony of Malden Center Fine Wines located at 220 Pleasant Street. Business Owner Chris Lianos opened his first wine shop in Waltham in 1995. After five years of building his business, he found...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 19, 2020

Patron of 621 Restaurant Tests Positive for COVID-19

The City of Malden Health Department would like to inform customers of the 621 Tavern, 621 Broadway, Malden, that on October 13, 2020 at least one person at the restaurant between the hours of 3 PM and closing has tested positive for COVID-19. All custome...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 15, 2020

Mask Up Malden!

Mask Up Malden

Late last week Mayor Gary Christenson announced that Malden is experiencing an uptick in confirmed COVID-19 cases which as of October 8th led to our city being designated a “red” community.  The Mayor reminded residents to con...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 15, 2020

Once Again Lights Illuminate Flags at Fellsmere Park

Flags at Fellsmere Pond

When Councillor-At-Large Craig Spadafora realized that the flags flying over Fellsmere Pond were no longer being illuminated at night he set out to remedy the situation. He began researching replacement lighting for burnt out lights that were now obsolete...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 8, 2020

Columbus Day 2020 - City Services Open/Closed

Please take notice that municipal offices in City Hall will close Monday, October 12th for the Columbus Day holiday.

List of City Services Open/Closed for the Holiday:

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 5, 2020

Grand Opening of Soul City Yoga

Soul City Yoga Ribbon Cutting

Mayor Gary Christenson recently participated in the ribbon cutting ceremony of Malden Center’s newest arrival, Soul City Yoga. The boutique community yoga studio was founded in 2016 in Lynn, Massachusetts by Shanel Anderson who aimed to address ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: October 5, 2020

Demolition of One Salem Street to Commence

One Salem St.

 After months of review and independent structural analysis, the Malden Historical Commission has concluded that the building at One Salem Street poses a serious public safety threat and should be demolished. 

 

Following the fili...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 29, 2020

Grand Opening of Biao Ge Pool Hall

Bio Ge Pool Hall Ribbon Cutting

Mayor Gary Christenson recently welcomed the newest addition to Malden's Gaming District. The Biao Ge Pool Hall is a beautifully refurbished space that contains seven tables and includes pool, snooker, and billiards among the tables.&...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 29, 2020

Malden Census Completion Countdown!

Malden Census image

Mayor Gary Christenson is urging every Malden resident to complete their 2020 census as soon as possible. “Time is of the essence,” said Mayor Christenson, “it is imperative that we count every Malden resident as crucial reso...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Christenson Joins Boston to Urge Federal Court to Block Naturalization Application Fee Increases

Led by the City of Boston and Mayor Martin Walsh, Mayor Gary Christenson recently joined 33 other American cities and counties along with the United States Conference of Mayors and the Metropolitan Planning Area Council (MAPC) in submitting an amicus brie...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 23, 2020

Malden Cultural Council Announces Availability of Funds and Seeks Proposals

The Malden Cultural Council invites organizations, schools, and individuals to apply for grants that support cultural activities in the community. The application period opens on October 1, 2020. Proposals for community-oriented arts, humanities,...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 22, 2020

2020 Malden Scholarship Committee Award Recipients

Mayor Gary Christenson congratulates the recipients of this year’s Malden Scholarship Committee Scholarships. Awards of $400 each were made to the following Malden High School graduates:

  • Maura Anning, Class of 2020 will be attending Salem State U...
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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 22, 2020

Grand Opening of Paws & Purrfection

Paws & Purrfection Ribbon Cutting

Mayor Gary Christenson recently attended the grand opening ceremony of Paws & Purrfection, a small business located at 240 Main Street. Open since August, the retail operation offers pet supplies, local delivery, pet waste removal services, as well as...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 21, 2020

Grand Opening of Beca Shoes

Beca Shoes Ribbon Cutting

Mayor Gary Christenson recently attended the grand opening ceremony of Beca Shoes located at 242 Main Street. Two years ago, owner Fabiana Teodoro who hails from Brazil saw an opportunity to provide commodities from her homeland when she began selling sho...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 16, 2020

Malden Awarded FY21 MVP Action Grant for “Malden River Works for Waterfront Equity and Resilience”

The Baker-Polito Administration has awarded the City of Malden a Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) Action Grant in the amount of $150,015 to continue work on the Malden River Works project. Through the MVP program, the State has invested over $44...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 14, 2020

Fall Cleanup Day in Malden - Saturday, September 19, 2020

Volunteers are requested to help clean up some key recreational spots in Malden on Saturday, September 19th

  • Limit of 20 volunteers per location (Groups of five or more please RSVP Councillor-At-Large Steve Winslow (781-662-8032) swinslow@cityofm...
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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Supporting Victims of our Namesake City of Malden, Washington

The City of Malden is partnering with the Malden Fire Department to help support the victims of the devastating fires taking place in Malden, Washington. Incorporated on December 20, 1909 the town was established as a station stop and was named by railway...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Update on COVID-19

The City of Malden is actively monitoring the evolving health issues caused by COVID-19 and is working closely with public health officials. Since last week Malden has an additional 37 cases which brings our number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 1453. &am...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Socially Distant Recovery Coach Academy to be Held

Thanks to a grant from RIZE Massachusetts the City of Malden’s Health Department is pleased to announce that they will be holding a socially distant Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) Coach Academy. This Academy is planned to ta...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Please Submit Your Veterans Day Virtual Parade Video

With Veterans Day on the horizon and as the COVID-19 pandemic has not gone away, it has become clear that the prospect of having a traditional in-person Veterans Day Parade is not possible. Building from the success of our Memorial Day virtual parade vide...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 9, 2020

Malden Awarded Grant for Clean Energy Initiatives

On Friday, September 4th, the City of Malden was notified by the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) Green Communities Division of a grant award in the amount of $165,365. As a designated Green Community, Malden qualified for this competit...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 9, 2020

United Way provides $50,000 to Launch Malden Together Fund to Assist residents impacted by COVID-19

The City of Malden, United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley and several community partners today announced the launch of the Malden Together Fund to support the essential needs of Malden residents most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The M...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 9, 2020

LEGAL NOTICE - CITY OF MALDEN CABLE TELEVISION LICENSE RENEWAL PROCEEDING

The City of Malden, by the Mayor as the statutory Cable License Issuing Authority, will hold a public ascertainment hearing on Monday, September 28, 2020, at 6:00 p.m., to identify cable-related needs of the City and public in connection with the possible...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 8, 2020

Mayor Pushes Forward on Trash & Recycling Changes

In February, Mayor Christenson submitted to the City Council a proposal to modernize the solid waste program. Ever since the City introduced the Pay as you Throw (PAYT) system in 2008 under then Mayor Richard Howard, residents have sought changes to make ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 3, 2020

Labor Day 2020-City Services open/closed

Please take notice that municipal offices in City Hall will be closed Monday, September 7th in observance of the Labor Day Holiday and reopen on Tuesday, September 8th for normal business hours

List of City Services Open/Closed for the Holiday

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 3, 2020

After Decades in Business, Gabby’s Barber Shop Closes

mayor Christenson, John Angelo, and friends

Mayor Gary Christenson recently congratulated John Angelo, a lifelong Maldonian and longtime proprietor of Gabby’s Barber Shop on his retirement and commended his nearly 60 years in business. Gabby’s Barber Shop was initially located o...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 3, 2020

Update on Confirmed Malden Cases

Malden Public Health Director Chris Webb recently updated the latest numbers with respect to known cases of COVID-19. As of September 2nd, the City of Malden has confirmed 1,416 positive cases. Sadly, the City has also reported 87 confirmed deaths due to ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 3, 2020

MIT Challenger Athletes Meet for a Drive-By Hello

Challenger League Meets up to get their new masks

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Medford Invitational Tournament (MIT) Challenger League was unable to hold their annual baseball tournament at Bruce Field in Malden. Mayor Gary Christenson and MIT President and CEO Ron Giovino met up last Sunday to gree...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 3, 2020

Malden Fire Department Recipient of DHS/FEMA Grants

On Wednesday September 2, 2020 Fire Chief William P. Sullivan of the Malden Fire Department was notified by the Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Grants Management Branch that the Malden Fire Department is the...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: September 1, 2020

Mayor Commends Malden Firefighters’ Actions at Revere Fire

Firefighters, Chief and Commissioner with Mayor Christenson

Mayor Gary Christenson recently paid tribute to six Malden Firefighters who assisted the City of Revere Fire Department during a horrific fire on August 5th which also resulted in the rescue of a trapped resident. Revere firefighters were occupied at anot...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: August 26, 2020

Advisory Group for Obama’s Pledge

As part of Mayor Christenson’s UniteMalden2020 initiative, an advisory group to review the Malden Police Department’s use of force policy has been established. The specific goal of this group is to work on the Obama Foundation&rsqu...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: August 21, 2020

Outdoor Dining Thrives in Malden

Outdoor Restaurant Photo

COVID19 had dealt a devastating blow to the restaurant industry. After being closed completely for months, restaurants began to reopen, faced with the reality of reduced capacity and a public reluctant to dine out even with strict protocols in place. &...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: August 19, 2020

Malden Census Completion Rates are Up!

Malden Census image

We are excited to report that as COVID-19 shut down Malden’s 2020 Census Committee’s aggressive campaign plans in mid-March, we recently regrouped and are pleased to report that Malden’s response rates have jumped due to thes...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: August 13, 2020

Update on Confirmed Malden COVID-19 Cases

Malden Public Health Director Chris Webb recently updated the latest numbers with respect to known cases of COVID-19. As of August 13th, the City of Malden has confirmed 1,347 positive cases. Sadly, the City has also reported 85 confirmed deaths due to th...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: August 13, 2020

City Hall to Reopen with a Modified Schedule by Appointment Only

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, City employees have remained steadfastly committed to providing communication and services to our residents. Although our goal of returning to a new “normal” is happening more slowly than we hoped, a b...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: August 12, 2020

Ribbon Cutting at Triangle’s Training Center at 157 Pleasant Street

Triangle Ribbon Cutting Photo

Mayor Gary Christenson recently attended a ribbon cutting for a new office of Triangle, Inc. at 157 Pleasant Street. This new location will serve as Triangle’s hub for individual job seekers and referrals from the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Co...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: August 12, 2020

Ward 7 Neighborhood Meeting to Discuss Rodent Issues

Malden Board of Health Director Chris Webb and Ward 7 City Councillor Neal Anderson will hold a socially distant Neighborhood Meeting on Tuesday, August 18th at 6 PM at Lincoln Commons, Cross Street to discuss the current uptick in rodents in the neighbor...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Celebrating 90 Years Young!

Mayor Christenson presents Barbara Tolstrup with a Citation

Mayor Christenson recently surprised Historical Commission Chair Barbara Tolstrup with a citation in celebration of her 90th birthday! Barbara, who has served on the Commission since 1979 also serves on the Malden Historical Society. Barbara has long been...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: July 31, 2020

Mourning Former Malden Resident Paul Abare

Paul Abare

The City of Malden mourns the passing of larger-than-life former Malden resident and Malden Public Schools Educator Paul Abare. Paul was a true gentleman well-known for his kind ways and classy demeanor. A 1969 graduate of Malden High School, Paul was a b...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: July 29, 2020

COVID-19 MATV Live Call-in Show

As COVID cases in Massachusetts have risen slightly, Mayor Gary Christenson will resume his MATV Live Call-In Show on Tuesday, August 4th at 7 PM to address questions from residents. He will be joined by Board of Health Director Chris Webb, Board of Healt...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: July 28, 2020

Malden Awarded Grant to Complete ADA Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan

Through the advocacy of Malden’s Disability Commission, the City recently received a $40,000 grant from Governor Baker’s Community Compact Program to complete an American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan....

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City of Malden News
Posted on: July 28, 2020

Grand Opening of Breton Tax Services

Breton Tax Ribbon Cutting

Mayor Christenson recently attended a ribbon cutting ceremony for Breton Tax Services at their new location, 718 Salem Street. Launched in 2019 and formerly located in Chelsea, Breton Tax serves to assist individuals and small businesses with their daily ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Grand Opening of Faces on Pleasant

Ribbon Cutting of Faces on Pleasant

Nearly 30 years after Faces Nightclub in Boston shuttered its doors, the next generation of Martignettis has reprised the name ‘Faces’ for Malden’s newest brewery and restaurant. Brothers Dan, Joe, and Anthony previously ran ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Malden Awarded Grant for a Tree Inventory

The City of Malden recently received an Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Grant in the amount of $30,000. This grant is funded in part by the USDA Forest Service through the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation Urban and Community ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: July 15, 2020

Muslims for Humanity ICNA Emergency Food Pantry Distribution

Muslims for Humanity Food Distribution

The Muslims for Humanity ICNA Relief COVID-19 Emergency Food Pantry has begun a food distribution program every Friday at 2 PM from the Outreach Community and Reform Center located at 204 Pearl Street. Mosque members will hand out boxes of food containing...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: July 14, 2020

Summer Reading at Malden Public Library

Summer Reading Banner

Summer Reading is about to begin at the Malden Public Library! Residents are welcome to attend the parade-style “drive-through” event on Wednesday, July 15th from 2-3 PM by driving or walking by the Park Street entrance to greet librar...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Summary of Governor's Phase III, Step 1 MA Reopening of Parks and Recreation

On Monday, July 6th, Governor Baker’s Phase III, Step 1 of the Massachusetts Reopening Plan came into effect. This step in the plan includes the process by which organized sports and programs may be resumed in a limited manner. Attached is a bri...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: June 30, 2020

Independence Day 2020 - City Services Open/Closed

Please take notice that municipal offices in City Hall will be closed Friday, July 3rd in observance of the Independence Day holiday.

List of City Services Open/Closed for the Holiday

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City of Malden News
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Fire Chief Bill Sullivan’s Statement on Illegal Fire Works

As the Chief of the Malden Fire Department, and a Malden resident, I certainly share the concerns of all Malden’s residents, with respect to the use of illegal fireworks in our City. Many surrounding communities, as well as cities and towns acro...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: June 18, 2020

UniteMalden 2020

Mayor Gary Christenson announces a “UniteMalden 2020” initiative which is comprised of five specific action steps intended to immediately begin addressing racial inequity.

“This has been a trying time for our country, the effe...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: June 18, 2020

Ward 5 Celebrates two Centurions!

Happy 100th Birthday Neska

Last weekend Division Street neighbors and residents came together in a socially distant manner to wish two longtime Maldonians a very happy 100th birthday! Marge Crocker and Neska Berthel were both born in the year 1920 – the dawn of the &l...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: June 11, 2020

Reopening of Parks, Playgrounds and Athletic Fields

Effective Friday, June 12th, the parks, playgrounds and athletic fields will reopen for general recreation and limited organized sport activities. We continue to limit those activities that encourage groups to gather and that make social distancing diffic...

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Organized Sports & Programs Phase II, Step I City of Malden News
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Parking Meter Enforcement to Resume June 8th

Beginning Monday, June 8th the City of Malden will resume parking meter enforcement across the City, as well as enforcement of our resident parking regulations and our street sweeping program.

Our nearly three-month hiatus on parking enforcement across the...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Important Fire Safety Message to All Malden Residents from Fire Chief Bill Sullivan

Malden Fire Patch Logo

As the summer of 2020 rapidly approaches, there are some important home fire safety considerations to be mindful of for the safety and protection of your family and neighbors as well as your property. During the summer months the use of outdoor cooking eq...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: May 27, 2020

Phased in Reopening of Parks and Open Spaces

The City of Malden will begin a phased reopening of our parks and open spaces. The goal is to provide a place for residents to get fresh air and exercise while protecting public health and preventing a resurgence of COVID-19.

Effective Monday, May...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Walking, Running, Cycling Loop Encircles Malden River

Grand Opening of Bike Loop

Mayor Gary Christenson and Malden City Councillor-At-Large Stephen Winslow participated in a social distancing announcement of the establishment of a 3.2 mile/5-meter walking, running and cycling Loop connecting trails that encircle the Malden River. The ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Memorial Day 2020 - City Services Open/Closed

Please take notice that municipal offices in City Hall will close Monday, May 25th in honor of Memorial Day.For trash / recycling pickup, it will be pushed forward 1 day for the rest of the week (Tuesday through Saturday collection)

List of City Services O...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: May 20, 2020

COVID-19 Testing is Now available in Cambridge, Malden and Somerville

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) tests are now available to the public at no cost. People do not have to be displaying symptoms to be tested but must have an appointment in advance. Please call 617-665-2928 for an appointment. Testing is done Monday throug...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: May 18, 2020

City of Malden Launches Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Mayor Gary Christenson and the Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) with the support of the City Council launched the new Malden Rental Assistance Fund to help low-income Malden households unable to pay their rent due to the COVID-19 crisis. The program w...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: May 5, 2020

Cataldo Ambulance, Anthony’s of Malden Assist in Rockport Donation to EMS

Cataldo Ambulance assists in setting up Anthony's as a staging area

Shoe manufacturer The Rockport Group has donated 5,000 pairs of sneakers and walking shoes to Massachusetts Emergency Medical Service workers. Rockport’s “Responders in Motion Initiative” is their way of thanking emergency wo...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: May 4, 2020

MATV Initiative to Unite Community #maldentogether

MaldenTogether logo

The City of Malden will be collaborating with MATV (soon to be UMA, Urban Media Arts) on a new initiative called: #maldentogether. This multi-media project is intended to help unite residents during this pandemic crisis as we work to emerge out of it in t...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: April 30, 2020

2020 Street Sweeping Update

As we approach the beginning of our street sweeping season, we wanted residents to be made aware of the impact the COVID-19 situation will have on our approach. Our sweeping program will begin in earnest on May 1st and we encourage residents to m...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: April 24, 2020

Malden Mayor Christenson Join Fellow Mayors in Call for Vote by Mail

Mayor Gary Christenson added his name to a letter sent to legislative leaders calling to move to a vote by mail system for the 2020 primary and general elections.

Earlier this week, a coalition of nearly two dozen mayors sent a letter to State House leader...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: April 23, 2020

Malden Board of Health Declaration of Public Health Emergency Action

On April 21, 2020 the Board of Health voted that due to the Public Health Emergency as a result of COVID-19 new requirements will take effect immediately and will remain in effect until it is determined that the Public Health Emergency no longer exists.

Ef...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: April 22, 2020

Honoring Veterans on Memorial Day despite Trying Times

Porch Flag

As conducting Malden’s traditional Memorial Day Parade is not an option during these times, the City has come up with a creative way to honor the deceased friends, relatives and loved ones of Malden residents who served in the armed forces. This...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: April 8, 2020

Mayor Issues Executive Order to Extend Tax Payment Deadlines and Penalties

Due to the unprecedented Public Health Emergency regarding the 2019 Coronavirus (COVID-19), on Tuesday, April 7th Mayor Gary Christenson issued an Executive Order on the collection of taxes, interest, penalties and fees regarding payments due to the City ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Update on Confirmed Malden Cases

Malden Public Health Director Chris Webb recently updated the latest numbers with respect to known cases of COVID-19. As of Thursday, April 2nd, the City of Malden has 83 tested and confirmed cases and these individuals are in isolation. There are also 85...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Hauler to Enforce Recycling Requirements Next Week!

Recycle Smart Partner Flyer

Beginning Monday, April 6, 2020 Malden’s trash hauler JRM will begin strictly enforcing proper recycling procedures and will leave behind all recycling materials that are not in compliance. Even the most conscientious recyclers must be c...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: April 1, 2020

April 1st is Census Day!

Recently residents received a letter from the U.S. Census Bureau inviting them to go online to respond to the 2020 federal Census. Malden’s 2020 Complete Count Committee is urging everyone to complete their census today, April 1st! There had bee...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Update on Confirmed Malden Cases

Malden Public Health Director Chris Webb has updated the latest numbers with respect to known cases of COVID-19. As of Thursday noon, March 26th, the City of Malden has twenty-one (21) tested and confirmed cases and these individuals are in isolation. The...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Hauler to Enforce Recycling Requirements

Beginning Monday, April 6, 2020 Malden’s trash hauler JRM will begin strictly enforcing proper recycling procedures and will leave behind all recycling materials that are not in compliance. Even the most conscientious recyclers must be c...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: March 25, 2020

MATV Live COVID-19 Update

Mayor Christenson will provide another update on the City’s response to the COVID-19 crisis on Wednesday, April 1 at 7PM. You may view the broadcast on MATV (Comcast channel 22 and Verizon channel 26) or may watch the YouTube L...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Closing of City Parks

The City of Malden has made the difficult decision to close our city parks until further notice, effective immediately. We truly understand the benefits of being outside during a time like this for fresh air and exercise, however we must do all we can to ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Local Student’s Artwork featured in City’s Marketing Campaign on Teen Stress

Find Your Calm Poster

The Malden Health Department launched a social marketing campaign called “Find Your Calm” aimed at promoting healthy ways to cope with stress among high school aged youth. With support from a Partnership for Success (PFS) prevention gr...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Update on Confirmed Malden Cases

Malden Public Health Director Chris Webb recently reported on the latest numbers with respect to known cases of COVID-19. As of this morning, Monday, March 23rd, the City of Malden has nine (9) tested and confirmed cases. At this point, exposure is more t...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Two Confirmed Coronavirus Cases in Malden

Malden Public Health Director Chris Webb recently reported on the latest numbers with respect to known cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus. As of Wednesday, March 18th, the City of Malden has two tested and confirmed cases of COVID-19. As a reference, there are...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Hauler to Enforce Recycling Requirements

Recycle Smart Partner Flyer

Beginning Monday, April 6, 2020 trash and recycling hauler JRM will begin strictly enforcing current recycling requirements. As of this date they will no longer collect bins that contain contaminated recycling materials.

According to JRM, Malden’...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Malden Responds to the Coronavirus

The City of Malden is actively monitoring the evolving health issues caused by COVID-19 and is working closely with federal and state public health officials. Board of Health Director Chris Webb along with Emergency Management Director Police Captain Glen...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: March 5, 2020

Public Education Forum on Proper Recycling - Hauler will not accept contaminated recycling in April

The City of Malden will hold an educational forum on Wednesday, March 18th at 6 PM at the Linden STEAM Academy Auditorium, 29 Wescott Street. The purpose of the meeting is to inform the public about proper recycling to ensure continued curbside pickup of ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: February 5, 2020

Attention All Youth!

Mayor Christenson’s 2020 Summer Youth Employment Program application process begins on Friday, February 28th!  Applications must be filled out online by visiting: www.cityofmalden.org/msyep. Computers are available for use at t...

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MSYEP information page City of Malden News
Posted on: February 26, 2020

Habitat Homes Building in Full Swing

Debbie Burke, MRA Director,  Mayor Christenson, Habitat for Humanity, and NE Met. Reg. Vocational Sc

Malden Mayor Gary Christenson and Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) Executive Director Deborah Burke stopped by the Habitat for Humanity build site recently to thank students and teachers from the Northeast Metropolitan Regional Vocational High School ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: February 18, 2020

Remembering Malden’s City Treasurer Jonathan Davis

JON DAVIS

This past Saturday, the City of Malden received the sad news that our Treasurer, Jonathan Davis, had passed away. He was only recently diagnosed with cancer, so this loss feels very sudden. Although Jon served as our Treasurer for just two years, he was w...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: February 14, 2020

President's Day 2020 - City Services Open/Closed

Please take notice that municipal offices in City Hall will close Monday, February 17th for President’s Day.

List of City Services Open/Closed for the Holiday

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City of Malden News
Posted on: February 12, 2020

Grand Opening of El Mexsal Authentic Latin Food

MexSal Grand Opening

Mayor Gary Christenson attended the recent ribbon cutting of the El Mexsal Authentic Latin Food restaurant located at 97 Medford Street in the location of the former Sillari’s Pizza. Featured are authentic and flavorful Mexican and Salvadorean d...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: February 12, 2020

Malden’s Early Voting Schedule for Presidential Primary

vote!

The City of Malden offers Early Voting for the March 3rd Presidential Primary. From Monday, February 24th through Friday, February 28th, all registered Malden voters will have the option of casting their ballots early at the John & Christina Markey Co...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: January 29, 2020

Malden Receives Complete Streets Funding

Complete Streets Grant Photo

The City of Malden was one of only 24 Massachusetts cities and towns to receive funding from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) in the latest round of Complete Streets Funding Program awards. State officials joined elected leaders an...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: January 14, 2020

Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2020 - City Services Open/Closed

Please take notice that municipal offices in City Hall will close Monday, January 20th for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday.

List of City Services Open/Closed for the Holiday

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City of Malden News
Posted on: January 9, 2020

East Boston Savings Bank Donates $5K to Malden Affordable Housing Strategy

East Boston Savings Bank has donated $5,000 to support the City of Malden’s affordable housing strategies. The funds will help cover analysis the City needs to craft an inclusionary zoning policy. Inclusionary zoning is considered a best practic...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Grand Opening of Kristin Gennetti Group

Kristin Gennetti Group Ribbon Cutting

Mayor Gary Christenson recently attended the grand opening celebration of Century 21 North East – The Kristin Gennetti Group’s new office at 138 Pleasant Street. Ms. Gennetti’s dedicated team includes seven licensed real esta...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: December 18, 2019

New Year's 2020 - City Services Open/Closed

Please take note of the municipal office hours for December 31st and January 1st. 

List of City Services Open / Closed for the Holiday 

Christmas 2019- City Services Open/ Closed

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City of Malden News
Posted on: December 18, 2019

Christmas 2019 - City Services Open/Closed

Please take note of the municipal office hours for December 24th and 25th. 

List of City Services Open / Closed for the Holiday 

*Christmas vacation week hours for Teen Enrichment Center are as follows:  December 23rd-27th. Open: ...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: December 12, 2019

Single-Use Plastic Bags Banned as of January 1, 2020

No More Single Use Bags

Effective January 1, 2020, checkout bags used by Malden retail establishments may only be reusable, multi-use bags. The single-use plastic bags which are currently being used will no longer be allowed at any point of sale. Customers are encouraged to brin...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Grand Opening of The Pooch Room

The Pooch Room Ribbon Cutting

Mayor Christensen recently attended the Grand Opening celebration of “The Pooch Room” a dog grooming facility located at 190 Salem Street. The program ensures that our four-legged friends have access to a safe, cage free environment wh...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: December 3, 2019

Frank Stella Mural Ribbon Cutting

Frank Stella Mural

Malden Arts ARTLine is thrilled to announce the ribbon-cutting of the Frank Stella mural located on the wall of Malden High School facing Centre Street at the corner of Rt. 60 and Holden Streets on Wednesday, December 11th at 3 PM. Resid...

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 25, 2019

Thanksgiving Day 2019 - City Services Open/Closed

Please take notice that municipal offices in City Hall will close at 12PM noon on November 27th, and will be closed on November 28th and November 29th for the Thanksgiving holiday. 

List of City Services Open/Closed for the Holiday

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City of Malden News
Posted on: November 21, 2019

City Council Seeks Member to Human Rights and Fair Housing Commission

City Council Seeks Member to Human Rights and Fair Housing Commission

The Malden City Council is reaching out to Malden residents in an effort to fill the“resident member” position on the Human Rights and Fair Housing Commission (the &a...

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Human Rights& Fair Housing Commission application City of Malden News