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Notice of Intent to Request Release of Grant Funds



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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Rehabilitation Specialist

CATEGORY:            Full-Time Position


SALARY:                 Commensurate with Experience




This is responsible technical work of property inspection and related areas to...

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MRA Site Office Hours Changing

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

Monday: 8 AM to 4 PM
Tuesday: 8AM to 7 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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MRA Observes National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA), a recent recipient of a $1.1 million HUD Lead-Based Paint Abatement Grant, is urging residents to get the facts about lead poisoning during the national weeklong observance of Lead Poisoning Prevention...

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Second Public Meeting on Commercial Street Corridor Plan Was Held October 16, 2017

On October 16 the City of Malden and the Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) held a second public meeting to discuss the Commercial Street Framework Plan study.  The meeting took place in the Blue Room at Anthony's of Malden (meeting space was...

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Mums Planted at CBD Garage Pedestrian Overpass

Youths from the Malden Teen Enrichment Center along with Laz Parking 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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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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