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MRA Will Provide Free Training in Lead Safety Practices

The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) administers a federally funded lead paint abatement program that has resulted in the abatement of lead paint from several hundred housing units in Malden. 

The MRA is committed to making Malden...

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DRAFT 2020-2024 Malden and North Suburban Consortium Consolidated Plan Available for Review and Public Comment

The DRAFT 2020-2024 Malden and North Suburban Consortium Consolidated Plan is available here and at the Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA), 17 Pleasant Street, Third Floor, Malden for a 30-day comment period.  Comments may be emailed to...

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CDBG FY 2020-2021 Application Available (SUBMISSION DEADLINE: February 28, 2020 by 12 PM)

CDBG FY 2020-2021 Application available.  Applications must be submitted by 12 PM, Friday, February 28, 2020 to Alexander Pratt, Malden...

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MRA Seeking Contractors for Lead Hazard Control and Housing Rehabilitation Program

The MRA is seeking qualified construction contractor firms to provide lead paint abatement services in conjunction with its Federally-funded Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control Grant and Housing Rehabilitation Program. 

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“Smart Meters” Installed at the Main Street Parking Lot

The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) installed two pay stations (“smart meters”) in the Main Street Parking Lot next to Citizens Bank at 399 Main Street.  Parkers can use cash, credit or debit cards at the smart meters to pay for parking in...

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Announcement of Public Hearings and Comment Periods-City of Malden and North Suburban Consortium Consolidated Plan 2020-2024 and CDBG/HOME 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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