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Malden Residents to Receive Preference for Jobs at Wynn Boston Harbor

The City of Malden and Malden Redevelopment Authority will host a job fair on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 from 6:30-8 PM at Oppa’s Restaurant and Bar, 157 Pleasant Street. The event will highlight job opportunities soon to be available at the Wynn...

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Learn More About Forestdale Park Senior Community

Volunteers of America has scheduled two information sessions for seniors to learn more about Forestdale Park, an independent and assisted living and compass memory support facility being developed at 341 Forest Street, Malden (the site of former...

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Open Space and Recreation Plan Public Forum May 3, 2017

More than 60 residents turned out for the second public forum on the City of Malden's Open Space and Recreation Plan. The City is developing a new seven-year plan and reached out to residents via two public forums and an on-line survey to solicit...

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Forestdale Park Ribbon Cutting April 30, 2017

The City of Malden held a ribbon cutting ceremony Sunday, April 30, 2017 at Forestdale Park.  Improvements and renovations at the park included removal of pavement, benches and chain link fencing and installation of ADA accessible concrete...

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MRA Mourns Passing of Former Longtime Employee Mei Deng

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of former longtime employee Mei Deng.  Mei worked for the MRA from February, 2001 through February, 2016.  She leaves her husband and son.  Services were held at Weir MacCuish Funeral Home on...

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National Community Development Week Celebration

The City of Malden observed National Community Development Week at a reception held April 26, 2017 at The John and Christina Markey Senior Community Center.  The event highlighted resources provided through the City’s Community Development Block...

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Is the Next Hot Place to Live Already Out of Reach? | WGBH News

WGBH News  Stephanie Leydon

The hilly street where Amanda and Mark Linehan live with their three-year-old daughter, Georgia, is lined with well-tended bungalows. There's a basketball hoop set up on the sidewalk and plenty of trees....

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MRA Mourns Passing of The Honorable Jeffrey A. Abber, Former Board Member and Judge

It is with deep sadness and regret that the Malden Redevelopment Authority announces the passing of former longtime Board Member and Judge Jeffrey A. Abber. Judge Abber presided in the Middlesex Probate and Family Court. A former attorney in...

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Malden to Observe National Community Development Week

The City of Malden will observe National Community Development Week to highlight resources provided through the City’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Investment Partnership (HOME) Programs. The CDBG and HOME programs are U.S....

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Public Forum on Malden's Draft Open Space and Recreation Plan

A public forum is scheduled for Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 6:30 to 8:00 PM at the Malden YMCA, 99 Dartmouth Street.  The Malden community is invited to comment on the City's s draft Open Space and Recreation Plan and to review the open space and...

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Notice of Availability of Annual Action Plan, Possible Amendment to Five-Year Consolidated Plan, 30-Day Public Comment Period and Public Hearing

The City of Malden and the North Suburban Consortium (NSC) comprised of the communities of Malden, Medford, Arlington, Everett, Chelsea, Melrose, Revere and Winthrop, acting by and through the Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) completed a...

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Malden: Affordable and Innovative

A Boston Globe article profiled Malden as one of “7 school districts in affordable communities to watch”. The...

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Farewell to Malden City Hall

The City has officially sold the Malden Government Center and Police Station properties at 200 Pleasant Street to a private developer. City, state and federal officials along with current and former employees of City Hall recently posed for one...

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Community Input on Open Space and Recreation

The Malden community is asked to take part in a public forum to learn more about the City’s Open Space and Recreation Plan and to provide input on the plan moving forward. A thirteen (13) member committee will be assisting the Metropolitan Area...

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Notice of Public Hearings and Availability of Funds

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 prior to drafting the FY17-18 Annual Action Plan, seek input...

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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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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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