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CBD Garage Repairs Beginning June 23, 2021

The CBD Garage will undergo concrete repairs and waterproofing improvements beginning June 23, 2021 continuing through the end of the year.  The work is being done on the exit ramp from the roof level to the ground level, the ramp and parking...

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Beebe School Celebrates New Accessible Playground

A new playground has opened at the Beebe School, offering a myriad of play opportunities for children of all abilities.

 

Mayor Gary Christenson, Ward 3 City Councillor Amanda Linehan, Ward 3 School Committee member Jennifer Spadafora...

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City Organizes Summer Festivals in Support of Malden's Re-opening

Mayor Gary Christenson is announcing a series of outdoor Summer Festivals in Malden Center this summer. Beginning June 12th and occurring every other Saturday through the end of August, the City will be sponsoring live music, cultural...

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Community Ribbon Cutting Celebrates Trafton Park Improvements

The first phase of construction under the Trafton Park Master Plan has been completed, bringing an expanded playground with new play equipment, ball field dugouts, benches, picnic tables, and trees to the park, as well as improvements to walkways...

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Malden Featured in First Edition of HUD Section 108 Loan Guarantee Program Newsletter

The City of Malden through the Malden Redevelopment Authority used Section 108 financing for a city-wide program for design and reconstruction of streets and roads.  The reconstruction project is featured in the first edition of HUD's Section 108...

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Roosevelt Park Section 108 Loan Application Submitted

The Malden Redevelopment Authority has submitted a Section 108 loan application for the Roosevelt Park Improvement Project to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. For more information and to view the application, please visit...

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Habitat Main Street Homes Phase I Nears Completion

After a year of challenges the two single-family homes constructed by Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston at the once blighted parcels at 964-968 Main Street near completion. 

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Supporting Malden Center Businesses with Four Hours Free Parking

The Office of Mayor Gary Christenson in partnership with the Malden Redevelopment Authority is launching a new parking validation program for customers who come to Malden Center to dine, shop or conduct business. The program begins Monday, May 10...

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City Departments Move to 215 Pleasant Street

City departments moved into the new City Hall at 215 Pleasant Street June 2020.  City Hall is a 45,000 square foot condominium within the mixed-use development by Jefferson Apartment Group where the old Malden Government Center was located. ...

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Malden Embraces Outdoor Dining

Twenty-five restaurants across the City have received City approval to open outdoor dining areas. In Malden Center, construction is complete on the outdoor seating area for Exchange Street Bistro. Owner John Carlino installed a wrought iron rail...

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New Nine-Story Downtown Office Tower Could Employ Upwards of 400

The Malden City Council gave the green light to a private developer to construct a nine-story mixed use office tower in Malden Center. Quaker Lane Capital, which owns the adjacent former Granada Theatre Building at 21 Pleasant Street, has...

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2021 Small Business Assistance Program Launched

The City of Malden and Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) have launched a 2021 Small Business Assistance Program to provide up to $10K in grants for COVID-19 relief to eligible Malden businesses. Businesses with five or fewer full-time...

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MRA Opens Filed General Bids for CBD Parking Garage 2021 Concrete Repairs and Waterproofing Project

The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) opened filed General Bids Thursday, March 4, 2021 for waterproofing, damp-proofing and caulking; resilient floors;  and painting for the CBD Parking Garage 2021 Concrete Repairs and...

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Construction Complete at Beebe School Playground

Construction of a new playground at the Beebe School has been completed. The playground is located directly west of the Beebe School, in a play area that did not have any play structures for the school to use. Now, an ADA accessible playground is...

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MRA Plays Key Role in City’s Housing Stabilization Program During COVID-19

The City and the Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) have been working tirelessly to stabilize Malden residents affected by coronavirus. The efforts have included a $500,000 eviction prevention program to provide every Malden resident facing...

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Malden River Works Project Continues to Make Headlines

The Malden River Works Project continues to make headlines as it advances efforts to create public access and a riverfront park behind the Malden Department of Public Works. ...

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MRA Opens Filed Sub-Bids for CBD Parking Garage 2021 Concrete Repairs and Waterproofing Project

The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) opened filed sub-bids Thursday, February 18, 2021 for waterproofing, damp-proofing and caulking; resilient floors;  and painting for the CBD Parking Garage 2021 Concrete Repairs and Waterproofing Project,...

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Angelo Napolitano, Former Longtime MRA Employee, Passes Away

The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) is saddened to learn of the passing of former longtime employee Angelo A. Napolitano. Mr. Napolitano worked for the MRA for more than four decades serving as the Director of Real Estate.  ...

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Increasing Public Access to the Malden River

The City of Malden, various advocacy groups, and the Malden Redevelopment Authority joined forces with the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) to produce this report: “Placemaking: A Catalyst for Change on the Malden River.” The report...

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Public Comment Period on Application to HUD for Roosevelt Park Improvements Begins January 25, 2021

The City of Malden is in the process of making improvements to Roosevelt Park, located at 529 Salem Street, Malden. The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) is administering this project on behalf of the City.  Beginning January 25, 2021 there is...

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