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Frank Cali, the lucky winner of “Lunch with the Mayor” at last month’s Swing into Spring Senior Citizen Daffodil Dance, and three of his friends enjoyed a fantastic meal, courtesy of Mayor Christenson at All Seasons Table.

Trainor Dedication - Congresswoman Katherine Clark joined Mayor Christenson, Senator Lewis, Representatives Donato and Ultrino, members of the city council, Kevin Jarvis and the Malden VSO, and the City of Malden for the dedication of the Private First Class Paul W. Trainor Memorial Square.

The MHS Crew held its 5th Annual “Moose on the Malden Regatta” - the largest home regatta of the season with 15 teams from all over New England competing in 17 different events. Our Crew took home medals in several events.

Mayor Gary Christenson attended Angel Baseball’s First Annual Fundraising Gala last weekend at Anthony’s of Malden. Angel Baseball, established in 2004 provides an opportunity for local youth to play competitive baseball at a nominal cost. See story below:

The Public Schools hosted a series of Drum Otha Day events, an interactive “drum circle” which consists of a group of people who play drums and percussion to create in-the-moment music to encourage creativity, communication and a healthy lifestyle. The performances were enjoyed Mayor Christenson and by the children who were encouraged to dance as well as play the drums.

Bringing Students and Seniors Together - An Intergenerational Spring Sing Along Event featuring the Malden High Choral Arts Society was held at the Senior Center. In an effort to bring senior citizens and Malden’s youth together, Councillor-at-Large Debbie DeMaria has worked to bring together students, the Senior Center, and the Mayor’s office for “Bridging our Seniors and Students” events on a regular basis.

Malden Teen Enrichment Center youth volunteers were among the Volunteers of the Year at the Bread of Life Recognition dinner. They regularly work to assemble the newsletter, they shoveled snow at the First Baptist Church for evening meals during three blizzards and regularly help to serve meals.

Sensimetrics Corporation, of Malden, was recognized by the Boston Business Journal for the development of a Smartphone app called “Whist.” It provides relief from an auditory condition known as tinnitus - a chronic ringing in the ears - by providing background white noise sounds and allowing the patient to adjust pitch and tone to match his or her symptoms.

Two Malden Students Receive NAAAP Boston Scholarship Awards - Malden High's Eugine Szeto was awarded a $5,000 MassMutual Future Leader Scholarship and Mystic Valley Regional Charter School's Emily Luu was awarded the Liberty Mutual Future Leader Scholarship in the amount of $5,000.

Mayor Gary Christenson, HR Director Ellie Cushing, and employees accepted the Public Sector Leader in Wellness Award presentedby Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, in recognition of Malden’s encouraging wellness initiatives in 2014.

Hundreds of seniors participated in a fun-filled night complete with dinner, swing music, dancing and raffles to celebrate Mayor Christenson's first annual “Swing into Spring Senior Citizen Daffodil Dance” at Anthony’s.

Principal Dana Brown brought the games to Malden 12 years ago and every year since the number of athletes taking part has steadily increased. More than 430 Special Olympic Athletes from Medford, Melrose, Wakefield, Reading and other towns competed in this year’s games.

Mayor Christenson, Senator Lewis, Representative Ultrino and Beth Rosa from MRA celebrated the official ribbon-cutting ceremony of the newly refurbished Callahan Park. School Committee members Weldai and Doucette also attended the ceremony.

The Mayor, Councillor DeMaria and Bike to the Sea volunteers did a spring cleanup of the Linden to Revere portion of the Northern Strand Bike to the Sea Trail. This summer the one-mile section is slated to have a gravel trail to link Everett, Malden, Revere and Saugus into a seven mile trail.

a much-needed cleanup of Devir Park that was organized by members of the the Eritrean Community. Devir Park was used by the City last winter as a “snow farm” for storage of the unprecedented amounts of snow that fell. Children and adult members of the group turned out with rakes, shovels, and worked all day to clean up.

Two Mass Veterans are on their way to Vietnam for the 40th Anniversary of the Fall of Saigon. Retired Marines Corporal John Ghilain who was raised in Malden and Sargeant William Newell from Hopkington are making the journey.

Purcell’s opera, Dido and Aeneas was performed at the Salemwood School by Ms. Comeau’s 8th Grade Music Class with the Polymnia Choral Society, an ensemble based in Melrose. The Opera is based on Book IV of Virgil’s Aeneid and recounts the love of Dido, Queen of Carthage for the Trojan hero Aeneas, and her despair when he abandons her.

Once again, MHS art students present thier fine works 350 Main Street. Congresswoman Katherine Clark admired a realistic portrait of herself by MHS Sophomore, Gianna Giuliano. The Blue and Gold Gallery will be on display at 350 Main Street until Friday, May 15th.

The week of April 13th marked the "Week of the Young Child" in Massachusetts. At the Malden ELC was a gallery of children's art as well as a showcase of community childcare centers. Fun activities were run for families and children who also enjoyed plastic firehats from Malden Firefighters. Mayor Christenson shared the importance of early childhood education and then read to a group of children.

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The BASE and Malden’s Angel Baseball Celebrate a Grant
The BASE and Malden’s Angel Baseball Celebrate a Grant by Governor Baker and Lt. Governor Polito Mayor Christenson and Julio Henriquez, President of Malden’s Angel Baseball Program joined The BASE founder and President Robert Lewis, Jr. at the BASE’s…
House Budget Includes Investments for Malden
Rep. Ultrino secures money for community garden, education - Malden State Representative Steve Ultrino joined his colleagues in the Massachusetts House of Representatives to pass its FY16 budget which emphasizes economic growth through investments in…
Fertilization/Weed Control Applications to Parks and Schools
The Dept of Public Works will be applying fertilizer and a weed control application to the parks on Saturday, May 23rd (weather permitting). Upon completion, flags will be placed at the entrance to the park and along the field. Areas of treatment …
MHS Freshman Generation Citizen Project at the State House
Mr. Copithorne’s Freshmen U.S. History class invited Mayor Christenson to attend their Generation Citizen Civics Day presentation at the State House in support of H.1733, an act to establish pay equity. Also in attendance was the Forestdale School…
John Tramondozzi and Frank Russell Honored
Mayor Gary Christenson attended the Malden Historical Society’s 128th Annual Meeting at the Malden Public Library which featured a presentation of the overhaul of The Hebrew Charitable Burial Ground on Lebanon Street. Barbara Tolstrup, the Chair of …
Two Malden Students Receive NAAAP Scholarships
Mayor Christenson recently attended the National Association of Asian American Professionals Boston Chapter (NAAAP Boston) 2015 Celebration for Future Leaders Gala and congratulated two Malden students for winning significant scholarships.…
Special Olympic Game Day
Principal Dana Brown brought the games to Malden 12 years ago and every year since the number of athletes taking part has steadily increased. More than 430 Special Olympic Athletes from Medford, Melrose, Wakefield, Reading and other towns competed in…
Callahan Park Ribbon Cutting
Mayor Gary Christenson, State Senator Jason Lewis, State Representative Steve Ultrino and Beth Rosa from Malden Redevelopment Authority celebrated the official ribbon-cutting ceremony of the newly refurbished Callahan Park last Friday.…
Malden Man One of Last Men Out of Vietnam
Two Massachusetts Veterans are on their way to Vietnam for the 40th Anniversary of the Fall of Saigon. Retired Marines Corporal John Ghilain who was raised in Malden and Sargeant William Newell from Hopkington are making the journey with former…
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