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Announcement of Public Hearings and Comment Periods-City of Malden and North Suburban Consortium Consolidated Plan 2020-2024 and Annual Action Plan

The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) on behalf of the City of Malden (Malden) and the North Suburban Consortium (NSC) will conduct public hearings regarding the development of the Five Year Consolidated Plan (2020-2024) and the 2020 Annual...

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Piantedosi Baking Company Opens New Sales Center

Malden Redevelopment Authority Executive Director Deborah Burke recently joined Mayor Christenson and former Mayor Howard for Piantedosi Baking Company’s new Sales Center ribbon cutting.  The 5,000 square foot space is the home for the sales team...

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Frank Stella Mural Ribbon Cutting

A ribbon cutting was recently held at the Frank Stella Mural on the Centre Street/Route 60 wall of Malden High School.  Frank Stella, a former Maldonian, is a well-known painter, sculptor and printmaker.  His generosity to his hometown continues...

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A "Pleasant" Autumn Stroll

Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) Executive Director Deborah Burke took a stroll for a curb side view of activities taking place along Pleasant Street.  See photos below.

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New Signage at J at Malden Center

New signage has gone up at J at Malden Center a mixed-use development opposite the Malden Center MBTA Station. 

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It's That Time of Year.....

Downtown Malden is decorated for the upcoming holiday season. Persons interested in sponsoring a banner should contact the Malden Chamber of Commerce at 781-322-4500.

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Public Information Meeting on Roosevelt Park Design Set for November 25, 2019

The City of Malden will unveil the design for the Roosevelt Park Improvement Project at a public information meeting to be held Monday, November 25, 2019 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Salemwood School (Cafeteria 5-8). The design elements will...

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“Malden River Works for Equity and Resilience” Awarded 2019 Norman B. Leventhal City Prize

A group of Malden community leaders, environmental advocates, urban design practitioners and local government officials has been awarded the first ever Norman B. Leventhal City Prize from MIT’s Leventhal Center for Advanced Urbanism (LCAU) for...

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City and MRA Begin Planning Process for the Broadway (Route 99) Corridor

In 2018, the City of Malden was awarded a Massachusetts Gaming Commission Non-Transportation Planning Grant to complete a land use and economic development plan for the Broadway (Rte. 99) Corridor in Malden. The Malden Redevelopment Authority is...

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MRA Executive Director Visits New City Hall


MRA Executive Director Deborah Burke, Kathleen Manning Hall of the...

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Malden Receives $400,000 for Trafton Park

The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) won a $400,000 grant for improvements at Trafton Park on Granite Street, the maximum award amount under the state’s competitive Parkland Acquisitions and Renovations for Communities (PARC) grant program,...

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MRA and City Celebrate FitzGerald Park Improvements

Mayor Gary Christenson and Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) Executive Director Deborah Burke joined community groups, advocates and project partners for a ribbon cutting event celebrating the reopening of FitzGerald Park, a pocket park...

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MRA Volunteers at Habitat Build

Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) staff took part in a community build at the Habitat for Humanity Boston affordable housing site in Malden.  Under the direction of experienced on-site construction managers one MRA crew assembled and installed...

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Affordable Housing Strategies for Malden

The City of Malden received a Housing Needs Assessment (HNA) from the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) in June 2019 that demonstrated a need to address housing affordability in Malden. Working closely with the office of Mayor Gary...

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Malden's Newest Assisted Living Development Open for Business

Malden’s newest assisted living development is open for business.  Owned by Volunteers of America, a not-for-profit, Forestdale Park Assisted Living & Compass Memory Support at 341 Forest Street features 3 independent senior apartments, 60...

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ARTLine Mural on Exchange Street Side of 110 Pleasant Street Building

Shout out to MaldenArts as it continues its ARTLine mural project on the Exchange Street side of the 110 Pleasant Street building. This mural has a “...

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Activating the Creative Economy in Malden

The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) recently joined the Mayor’s Office and Malden Access Television to co-host a reception entitled, “Activating the Creative Economy in Malden” which brought together artists, local developers and business...

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New Decorative Lights at Coytemore Lea Park

New decorative lights adorn the walkway at Coytemore Lea Park on Mountain Avenue.  The upgrade was funded with Community Development Block Grant funds administered by the Malden Redevelopment Authority.

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Faces Brew Pub and Restaurant On Track to Open Fall of 2019

Malden continues to attract new restaurants to its great dining scene. Faces Brew Pub and Restaurant will open Fall of 2019. The owners are retrofitting what was once the First National Bank of Malden at 46 Peasant Street into a 300-seat...

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J Malden Center Development

This colorful banner recently went up on the new J Malden Center mixed-use development opposite the Malden Center MBTA Station.

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