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Neighborhood Improvements

Mayor Names Open Space and Recreation Committee

Mayor Christenson announced a 13 member committee to assist the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) in updating the City of Malden Open Space and Recreation Plan (OSRP) which was last updated in 2009 and covered the period of 2009-2016. The...

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ADA Upgrades Underway at Coytemore Lea and Forestdale Parks

The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) has entered into a contract with Sunshine Paving of North Chelmsford, Massachusetts to make ADA-compliant improvements at Coytemore Lea Park on Mountain Avenue and Forestdale Park on Goodhue Street.

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Phase I Improvements Completed at Pearl Street Playground

Phase I improvements to the Pearl Street Playground located in the City’s Edgeworth section are complete.  Improvements included: basketball pavement replacement with new hoops and the replacement of playground stone surfacing with engineered...

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Contractor Completing "Punch List" Work at Richard C. Howard Park and Robert "Bob" Rotondi Field

The Richard C. Howard Park and Robert "Bob" Rotondi Field (formerly South Broadway Park) are open.  The $7.6 million transformation was funded in partnership with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts through its...

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Lincoln Commons Offers Variety of Activities to Residents

The most recent addition to Lincoln Commons, a passive and active recreational play space in Ward Seven, is a splash pad.  The splash pad contains ground nozzles that spray water upwards with a draining system directly underneath so little or no...

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Miller Park Named After Resident Who Dedicated Life to Youth

The refurbished Miller Park has been rededicated. Located at 217 Harvard Street, Miller Park is named for the late Robert D. Miller, who dedicated his life to the youth of Malden.

Mr. Miller was born September 3, 1936 and grew up...
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A Transformed Waitt's Mount Popular with the Public

Waitt's Mount continues to be popular with local residents since its recent refurbishment under a City of Malden-financed project.  The park was designed by landscape architect, Pam Shadley of Shadley Associates. This public improvement project...

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City's First All-inclusive Playground at Coytemore Lea Park

Using a combination of grant sources, the City created its first all-inclusive playground at Coytemore Lea Park located on Mountain Avenue. 
The City combined a $136,000 Parkland...

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Improvements Completed at Callahan Park

The Callahan Park facelift is complete.  Located at the corner of Pearl and Charles Streets, adjacent to Macdonald Stadium, the improvements included: 

  • A fully rehabilitated softball field.
  • A new sodded playing field and...
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