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MRA Collaborating with City to Create Rental and Small Business Assistance Programs

Help for Tenants

The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA), in collaboration with the City of Malden, is creating a rental assistance program to assist low-income Malden renters who are unable to pay rent...

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COVID-19 Means Changes to Downtown Off-Street Parking Program

The CBD Garage, located at 170 Centre Street at the corners of Route 60 and Middlesex Street has reopened to short-term parkers.  The Jackson Street Garage at 7 Jackson Street opposite the Malden Center MBTA Station remains closed to short-term...

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Ferryway Tot Lot Improvements Underway Spring 2020

The Ferryway School tot lot will receive upgrades Spring 2020 to make it accessible to all children, including those with physical mobility challenges. The Ferryway School has a number of children who use wheelchairs and who are currently unable...

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Bay State Commons Groundbreaking

City Officials and Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) Executive Director Deborah Burke attended the groundbreaking for Bay State Commons at 368 Pleasant Street, Malden.  Bay State Commons is a 30-unit condominium complex that will operate as a...

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Faces Brew Pub Eyeing April 2020 Opening

Faces Brewing Co. is coming to Malden Center, bringing a brand new gastropub and brewery to Pleasant Street. The 300-seat establishment, located in a former bank building at 50 Pleasant Street, plans to open early April 2020. Owned and operated...

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New England Coffee Featured on CBS Boston WBZ TV News

New England Coffee, a 100-year old family run business in Malden, was recently featured on...

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Habitat Homes Building in Full Swing

Malden Mayor Gary Christenson and Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) Executive Director Deborah Burke stopped by the Habitat for Humanity build site recently to thank students and teachers from the Northeast Metropolitan Regional Vocational...

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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. 

Construction...

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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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