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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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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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