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MRA Staff Donates School Supplies to Housing Families

Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) staff members donated funds and purchased school supplies including backpacks, notebooks, pencils, lunch boxes, etc. for Housing Families' Annual Backpack Drive.  Housing Families is a Malden-based agency that...

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First Public Meeting Regarding Commercial Street Framework Plan was held July 19

On July 19, 2017, the City of Malden and Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) held the first public meeting regarding the Commercial Street Framework Plan study (view...

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Date to Submit Applications Extended to Monday, August 21, 2017: HOME Director - Malden Redevelopment Authority/North Suburban Consortium

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The HOME Director will work at the Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA), the lead agency for the North Suburban Consortium (NSC), an eight municipality consortium that receives federal HOME funds from the Department of...

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MRA Receives $1.2M Federal Grant for Lead Paint Abatement

The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) has been granted a new Lead Paint Abatement Grant by the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes. The MRA will be receiving a $1,179,085.22 Lead...

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New ADA Improvements at Coytemore Lea Park

Ribbon cutting ceremonies were held at Coytemore Lea Park celebrating the completion of improvements consisting of the removal the existing gravel walkway and replacement with a new ADA-compliant asphalt walkway which will allow wheelchairs and...

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Bob Rotondi Recognized for Twenty Years of Service on Malden Redevelopment Authority Board

At its 2017 Annual Conference which was held in May in North Falmouth, the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Association of Housing & Redevelopment Officials (MassNAHRO) presented more than a dozen annual Longevity Awards.  Robert Rotondi...

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City of Malden and MRA to Hold Public Meeting July 19 to Discuss Commercial Street Corridor Study

The City of Malden and Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) will hold a public meeting Wednesday, July 19, 2017 from 6-8 pm, to discuss the Commercial Street Framework Plan study. The meeting will be in the gymnasium of the John and Christina...

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MRA Staff Escapes!

Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) staff took part in a team building exercise at 8D Room Escape and Board Games, which opened in Malden June 1.  In addition to board games, 8D has three escape rooms with unique themes and cutting edge...

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MRA Wins Best Team Spirit Award a Second Time

For the second year in a row, Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) wins Best Team Spirit Award at the Malden Chamber of Commerce Superbowl II, a business to business bowling competition that was held June 15, 2017 at Town Line Luxury Lanes.  The...

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Officials Tour Forestdale Park Assisted Living Model Units

City, State and Malden Redevelopment Authority officials had the opportunity to tour the two model units at...

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ABCD Head Start Opens New Center in Malden

Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) staff joined City, Federal and State officials at the recent ribbon cutting ceremonies celebrating the opening of a new state-of-the-art Head Start preschool learning center in Malden. The new ABCD Head Start...

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Malden Residents to Receive Preference for Jobs at Wynn Boston Harbor

The City of Malden and Malden Redevelopment Authority will host a job fair on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 from 6:30-8 PM at Oppa’s Restaurant and Bar, 157 Pleasant Street. The event will highlight job opportunities soon to be available at the Wynn...

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Learn More About Forestdale Park Senior Community

Volunteers of America has scheduled two information sessions for seniors to learn more about Forestdale Park, an independent and assisted living and compass memory support facility being developed at 341 Forest Street, Malden (the site of former...

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Open Space and Recreation Plan Public Forum May 3, 2017

More than 60 residents turned out for the second public forum on the City of Malden's Open Space and Recreation Plan. The City is developing a new seven-year plan and reached out to residents via two public forums and an on-line survey to solicit...

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Forestdale Park Ribbon Cutting April 30, 2017

The City of Malden held a ribbon cutting ceremony Sunday, April 30, 2017 at Forestdale Park.  Improvements and renovations at the park included removal of pavement, benches and chain link fencing and installation of ADA accessible concrete...

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MRA Mourns Passing of Former Longtime Employee Mei Deng

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of former longtime employee Mei Deng.  Mei worked for the MRA from February, 2001 through February, 2016.  She leaves her husband and son.  Services were held at Weir MacCuish Funeral Home on...

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National Community Development Week Celebration

The City of Malden observed National Community Development Week at a reception held April 26, 2017 at The John and Christina Markey Senior Community Center.  The event highlighted resources provided through the City’s Community Development Block...

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Is the Next Hot Place to Live Already Out of Reach? | WGBH News

WGBH News  Stephanie Leydon
 

The hilly street where Amanda and Mark Linehan live with their three-year-old daughter, Georgia, is lined with well-tended bungalows. There's a basketball hoop set up on the sidewalk and plenty of trees....

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MRA Mourns Passing of The Honorable Jeffrey A. Abber, Former Board Member and Judge

It is with deep sadness and regret that the Malden Redevelopment Authority announces the passing of former longtime Board Member and Judge Jeffrey A. Abber. Judge Abber presided in the Middlesex Probate and Family Court. A former attorney in...

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Malden to Observe National Community Development Week

The City of Malden will observe National Community Development Week to highlight resources provided through the City’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Investment Partnership (HOME) Programs. The CDBG and HOME programs are U.S....

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