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MRA Office Hours Dec. 25 - Jan. 1: Dec. 25 Closed; Dec. 26 8 am - 7 pm; Dec. 27 8 am - 4 pm; Dec. 28 8 am - 4 pm; Dec. 29 Closed; Jan. 1 Closed. Happy Holidays from the MRA Staff.

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An Unsuspecting Neighborhood Was Predicted the Sixth Hottest in the US: Malden’s Edgeworth Neighborhood is Apparently Very Cool

Boston Magazine  By Madeline Bilis| Home & Property| January 19, 2017

When you think of all of the hip neighborhoods Americans are flocking to right now, which ones come to mind? An oh-so-cool corner of Portland, Oregon? Maybe...

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MRA Congratulates Housing Authority on Grant Award

Representatives of the Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) were on hand for the announcement that the Malden Housing Authority would be receiving a $6.695 million grant from the state to make capital improvements to the Forestdale Public Housing...

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Wynn Boston Harbor Seeking Local and Minority-, Woman-, and Veteran-Owned Businesses for Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment Purchases

Wynn Boston Harbor is seeking local and minority-, woman-, and veteran-owned businesses for over $90 million in Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment (FF&E) purchases for the new Wynn Boston Harbor Resort in Everett.  Wynn is committed to the...

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MRA Staff Joins the City's Human Resources Department to Usher in the Holiday Season

MRA staff joined the City's Human Resources Department to usher in the holiday season with an ugly sweater get-together.  Happy Holidays.   

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MRA Staff Makes Donation to Housing Families' Holiday Gift Drive

MRA staff members 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 to give...

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Holiday Decorations at CBD Garage Pedestrian Overpass

New holiday decorations adorn 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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Malden Police Headquarters Ribbon Cutting

More than 200 people turned out at the October 22 ribbon cutting ceremonies for Malden's new Police Headquarters located at 800 Eastern Avenue.  Speakers at the event included Mayor Gary Christenson, Jay Ash, Massachusetts Secretary of Housing...

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Public Hearing on Substantial Amendment to Consolidated Plan

In accordance with U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development regulations, the City is required to advise residents about the progress of its current federal entitlement programs and seek input from residents.
 

The Malden...

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MRA Main Office Relocates to 17 Pleasant Street

The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) Main Office has moved from 200 Pleasant Street to 17 Pleasant Street.  In an effort to revitalize Malden Square, City Hall and the Police Station at 200 Pleasant Street will be sold and demolished,...

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MRA Auctioning Off Miscellaneous Office Equipment

The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) is holding an auction to dispose of miscellaneous office furniture and equipment including the following:  lateral and vertical file cabinets, desks, and various other office equipment.  The auction will...

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MRA Staff Makes Donation to Housing Families' Annual Backpack Drive

Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) staff members donated funds to purchase school supplies including binders, notebooks, pens, pencils, backpacks, lunch boxes, etc. for the Housing Families' Annual Backpack Drive.  Housing Families is a Malden-...

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Funds Approved for Eastern Avenue Affordable Housing Project

The North Suburban Consortium (NSC), of which the Malden Redevelopment Authority is the lead agency, recently approved the allocation of $1.2 million in Federal HOME funds to subsidize some of the construction costs associated with a 14-unit (all...

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Improvements Made to Jackson Street Garage

Waterproofing improvements have been made to the Jackson Street Parking Garage located at 7 Jackson Street.  These improvements are the first in a series of a long-range plan to improve the downtown parking facilities. The majority of the long-...

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MRA Team Wins Award at Malden Chamber of Commerce Superbowl Event

The Malden Redevelopment Authority team was presented with the Best Team Spirit Award at the first Malden Chamber of Commerce Superbowl business to business bowling competition that took place June 16 at Town Line Luxury Lanes. The MRA placed 12...

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MRA Board Chair Attends Asian Community Development Corporation FTHB Workshop

The Asian Community Development Corporation hosted a workshop for First Time Home Buyers at Century Bank, 140 Ferry Street, Malden.  Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) Board Chair, Amanda Linehan (far right in picture below), attended the event...

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Northeastern University Transportation Study Recommends Ways to Make Downtown Malden More Accessible

A group of Northeastern University Civil Engineering students in the Capstone Program developed transportation engineering solutions to improve an external client’s accessibility for pedestrians, cyclists, public transportation and vehicular...

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New Artwork at MRA Main Office

Artwork depicting the various programs and activities the Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) performs for and on behalf of the City adorns the lobby area at the MRA Main Office. 

 

Designed by Malden resident Virginie Nogara, the...

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Malden Earns Mass BioReady Platinum Rating

MassBio recently announced that the City of Malden improved its BioReady Rating to Platinum.  The BioReady Community designation signifies that a municipality has biotech and life sciences-friendly zoning, a streamlined permitting process and...

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MRA Promotes Lead Paint Abatement Program

The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA), which administers a Federally-funded Lead Paint Abatement Program, is expanding its promotional efforts to include billboard advertising along the MBTA. Shown is a new promotional billboard at the Oak...

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New LED Lights Installed at Malden Towers Garage

To improve lighting in the Malden Towers Garage, the Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) is replacing the existing sodium pressure lights with LED lights.

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