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MRA Staff Participate in Housing Panel

The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) partnered with the Malden Housing Authority (MHA) on a panel discussion “Federal Capital Fund Program and Environmental Review Process” at this week’s annual meeting of the Massachusetts Chapter of the...

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Grand Opening of Infused Kreyol

City and Malden Redevelopment Authority officials recently celebrated the grand opening of Infused Kreyol at 423 Main Street, the latest addition to Malden’s diverse dining scene. The family owned business features a fusion of Haitian, Latin and...

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Request for Proposals for Parking Management and Revenue Collection Services

The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) administers the Off-Street Parking Program in the City of Malden. The MRA is seeking proposals from qualified professional parking management firms to provide management and operating services including...

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Opportunity to Re-Tool Commercial Street

MassDevelopment recently teamed up with the Mayor's Office, City Officials and Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) on a plan to reinvigorate the Commercial Street corridor.
 

MassDevelopment engaged two consultants for the project...

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MRA Partners With Local Artists on Garage Mural Project

The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) partnered with MaldenArts on a mural project that will enliven a small pocket park in front of the CDB Garage at the corner of Route 60, Middlesex and Exchange Streets.

 

The mural has been...

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Malden's Downtown Success Topic of MassDevelopment Webinar

Malden Redevelopment Authority Executive Director Deborah Burke joined Jefferson Apartment Group Vice President Sandi Silk on a webinar talking about the successful transformation of Malden Center through a public private partnership.

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Malden Celebrates Community Development Week

As communities across the nation celebrate National Community Development Week, April 2-6, 2018, the City of Malden is preparing another year of projects funded under the Community Development Block Grant program. The Mayor, Gary Christenson, is...

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City Uses Gaming Commission Grants for Parking, Planning and Transportation Assessments

On behalf of the City of Malden (City), the Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) is currently managing three grants from the Gaming Commission that fund an array of planning and transportation activities. They are as follows:
 

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Notice of Intent to Request Release of Grant Funds

DATE OF NOTICE FEBRUARY 9, 2018

 

Malden Redevelopment Authority

17 Pleasant Street, 3rd Floor

Malden, MA  02148

Nick Pernice, Environmental Specialist (781) 324-5720

 

Grant Number: MALHB0650-17

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MRA Site Office Hours Changed

Beginning Tuesday, January 16, 2018, hours at the Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) Site Office, 176 Pearl Street, will be:

Monday: 8 AM to 4 PM
Tuesday: 8AM to 7 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM to 4 PM...

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Notice of Funding Availability, Public Hearing and Revision to Citizen Participation Plan for Community Development Block Grant and HOME Program

In accordance with U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development regulations, the City of Malden is required to advise residents about the progress of its current Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) programs and seek input from residents...

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Construction Progresses at 184 and 200 Pleasant Street

Construction progresses at the site of the former Malden Government Center.  Pictures below (Dec. 13, 2017) show the North Building which will eventually house the new City Hall offices. 

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Housing Prices Strong in Malden

The Warren Group has released a report that Malden continues to attract homebuyers. According to the report, the median selling price of a single family home in Malden is $430,000.00 which is an increase of 19.5 percent.

MRA Staff Makes Donation to Housing Families Holiday Gift Drive

MRA staff purchased toys, clothing, etc. to donate to Housing Families' Annual Holiday Gift Drive. Housing Families, a Malden-based agency that aims to end family homelessness in Massachusetts, will open a Wonderland Boutique where parents can...

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Increased Pedestrian Safety at Eastern Avenue (Route 60) and Franklin Street Intersection

The Route 60 and Franklin Street intersection, notorious for drivers not yielding to pedestrians, received a face lift. The newly installed solar pedestrian-activated rectangular rapid flash beacon (RRFB) system complements new sidewalks with...

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Holiday Decorations at CBD Garage Pedestrian Overpass

New holiday decorations brighten the pedestrian overpass from the CBD Garage to Pleasant Street.  The CBD Garage is managed by Laz Parking on behalf of the Malden Redevelopment Authority.

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November 25, 2017 is "Small Business Saturday"

As a way to remind residents and visitors to shop local for holiday gifts, dining and activities, Mayor Gary Christenson recognized November 25, 2017 as "Small Business Saturday" in Malden.   

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Malden’s Sign Design Ordinance Gets a Complete Overhaul

Malden’s Sign Design Ordinance was in need of a major overhaul. Its rules were confusing, offered little flexibility, did not address all types of signs or consider the neighborhood context of signage, or meet current best practices. Members of...

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Decorating Malden Square for the Holidays

DPW employees have begun decorating Malden Square by installing new holiday banners and bows on lightpoles on Pleasant, Main, Exchange and Jackson Streets. The banners were designed by Malden Redevelopment Authority employee Debi Morelli.
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