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Mums Planted at CBD Garage Pedestrian Overpass

Youths from the Malden Teen Enrichment Center along with Laz employees planted mums in the flower pots in the pedestrian overpass that links the CBD Garage at 170 Centre Street to Pleasant Street in Malden Square. 

 

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City/MRA to Hold Second Public Meeting October 16 on Commercial Street Corridor Plan

The City of Malden and the Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) will hold a second public meeting to discuss the Commercial Street Framework Plan study on Monday, October 16, 2017 from 6-8 PM.  The meeting will be held in the Blue Room at Anthony...

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Forest Street Road Works Begins September 25, 2017

Beginning Monday, September 25, 2017, road paving will begin on Forest Street from Sylvan Street to the Melrose City Line. The work will likely affect traffic in the area so please leave extra time for your commute.  Forest Street will be reduced...

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Notice of Public Comment Period, Public Hearing and HUD Program Year 2016 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) has completed a draft of the FY 2016-17 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) and is making it available for public review and comment for 15 days – September 13, 2017 through Sep...

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North Suburban Consortium Helps Fund Arlington Affordable Housing Project

The North Suburban Consortium (NSC) which is managed by the Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA), provided $1.35 million of NSC HOME funds for the 20 Westminster Avenue project in Arlington. The MRA has been the lead agency for the NSC since the...

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Summer Interns Complete Six Weeks at the MRA

Through the Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program, the Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) was fortunate to have two Malden High School students, Lana Giha (incoming sophomore) and Michael d'Entremont (incoming junior) work at the MRA Main...

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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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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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