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YWCA held its first Fun and Fit 5K event on a sunny spring Saturday at Pine Banks Park. Runners turned out for what is hoped to be an annual event. Sponsors: Brookline Bank, Eastern Bank Foundation and Cruz Companies, Inc. with proceeds to support the YWCA Malden.

Mayor Christenson, Councillor Crowe, and DPW Director Knox joined Girl Scout Troop 78130, Leader Kerry Collins, and parents as they planted a tree in their ongoing mission to perform community service.

The Ferryway School first grade teachers, led by Mrs. Israelson, spearheaded a school-wide campaign to collect cleaning supplies for Housing Families in an effort to promote social responsibility among the staff, students, and families. Last week Mrs. Maguire's first graders and Ms. Ivy's eighth graders worked together to organize the supplies and write welcome letters to the families in need.

A welcome banner in many languages was unveiled last week at the Malden Senior Center. The collaborative effort was undertaken by Councillor-At-Large Debbie DeMaria and the Senior Center as a result of a Restorative Justice process that was completed to make seniors feel as though their concerns were being heard.

Ralph Boyd, the Chief Executive Officer of The American Red Cross of Massachusetts and members of the Red Cross staff worked in Malden last Saturday with the Malden Fire Department to install smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in approximately 20 homes.

Subway recently celebrated the Grand Opening of its newest Malden location at 207A Centre Street. Mayor Gary Christenson, Chamber of Commerce Director Jenna Coccimiglio, Chamber President Tony Bartolo and State Representative Steve Ultrino welcomed new owners Ram Parekh & Dinesh Patel.

Mayor Christenson & DPW Director Bob Knox met with Timothy Stratford’s 8th Grade Social Studies class at Ferryway School for their Generation Citizen project. Generation Citizen, a non-profit organization works to provide a civics education. Students learn the skills necessary to participate as engaged citizens and how to take effective political action. They work together to complete a project on an issue they feel is important within their community.

On One Boston Day, residents are encouraged to volunteer to feed the hungry, clean up streets, organize a community service project, or show random acts of kindness. Mayor Christenson and Councillor Crowe teamed up with members of the Malden Teen Enrichment Center to answer the call to service by picking up trash in the Ward 1 area and along the Bike Path.

Century Bank founder and father Marshall Sloan has turned 90 years young, and continues to head the Bank’s Medford headquarters! Marshall, a Veteran, husband, father and grandfather daily confers with his son, Barry, on bank affairs. His told his secret for a long and healthy life to Mayor Christenson, “having a purpose in life.”

Proper Realty Group (PRG) recently celebrated the grand opening of its new offices at 671 Salem Street. Mayor Gary Christenson and Chamber of Commerce Director Jenna Coccimiglio welcomed brothers and Co-Owners Jason and Matthew Shuster and employees for a tour of PRG’s extensive updates and renovations.

Mayor Gary Christenson welcomed new cadets Patrick Kinnon and Daniel Sylva to the Malden Police Department. Both young men, who will back-fill vacancies due to retirements, have impressive backgrounds.

Mayor Gary Christenson attended the Linden Steam Academy’s Culture Museum, an annual program organized by Mrs. Mary Jane McDonagh’s third grade class. The project is based on a story in the Reading Street reading series about families who immigrate to America called “How My Family Lives in America” by Susan Kuklin

Mayor Gary Christenson and Veterans Services Director Kevin Jarvis congratulated Lee Sullivan of A&A Window Products, Inc. for being the recipient of this this year’s “Patriot Award” from the Middlesex County Employer Support for Guard and Reserve Citizen Warriors (ESGR), a Department of Defense office.

Mayor Gary Christenson participated in the fourth Annual Corporation for National and Community Service “Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service” with Mystic Valley Elder Services (MVES). The Mayor joined volunteers from the MVES RSVP Program to serve hot lunches to residents of the senior housing site at 630 Salem Street.Mayor Gary Christenson, Police Chief Kevin Molis, Captain Kevin Sheridan, and Commissioner Salvatore “Butch” Gennetti congratulated Malden Police Department’s newest Officer Joseph Keefe, as he was sworn in before beginning his training at the Reading Police Academy.

Forestdale School Students have been working hard to make a difference. One a month, the entire fifth grade comes together as a group for “Connections” and participates in team building exercises.

Mayor Christenson was invited by Reverend Mark DeAngelis of Sacred Hearts Parish to an unveiling of a replica painting of a portrait of Bishop Jean-Louise Ann Madelain Lefebvre de Cheverus. The original oil painting known as “The Good Bishop” by famous American artist Gilbert Stuart was commissioned in 1823 by Mary Babcock Gore and currently hangs in the Museum of Fine Arts

“The Point at 180,” located at 180 Eastern Ave, kicked off construction with a groundbreaking ceremony. Mayor Gary Christenson, City Councillor Neal Anderson, and local elected and City officials joined Rebecca Mattson, principal of Developer Sagebrook Development LLC for the ceremonial groundbreaking.

Mayor Christenson, Fire Chief Colangeli and City Councillor O'Malley welcomed Malden’s five newest Firefighters during a swearing-in ceremony last week at City Hall. Steven Chinal, Martin Cahill, Michael Gilardi, Devon Perry and David O’Connor were sworn in by City Clerk Karen Anderson in front of family and friends.

Mayor Gary Christenson issued a Proclamation to lifelong Maldonian Ed Trabucco in celebration of his 100th birthday! Ed’s public service, including his many years as a Police Officer and Police Chief.

Sun Kong Restaurant is featured in Boston Magazine as having the best Dim Sum around! The article commended Sun Kong for surpassing the likes of popular Boston restaurants China Pearl, Hei La Moon, and Winsor Dim Sum Cafe. Mayor Christenson, a regular customer, presented a citation for achievement and making Malden proud!

Linden STEAM Academy’s will be holding it's 4th Annual Exhibition this June 2nd, from 6:00PM to 8:00PM. Please join us at 29 Wescott Street Malden for this great event. As with last year’s exhibition, the LSA faculty sees this exhibition as highly important to the student learning pr...
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Mayor Gary Christenson recently thanked Malden Business Owner Anthony DeCotis, of Town Line Luxury Lanes for generously donating $7,000 to Malden Pop Warner. The funding has been earmarked for new uniforms for all the teams in the league as they are in rough shape and need to be replaced. Town Lin...
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Malden City officials recently met with a group of seven Northeastern University senior Civil Engineering students in the Capstone program who, for their senior design project, developed transportation engineering solutions for an external client’s transportation project. The students presen...
Mayor Gary Christenson threw out the first pitch at the Malden Babe Ruth Baseball League’s First Game of the Season at Pine Banks Park last week. Bob Rotondi, the Vice President of the League also welcomed East Division players as the home team Phillies played against the Pilots.  Continue...
The Ferryway School first grade teachers, led by Mrs. Israelson, spearheaded a school-wide campaign to collect cleaning supplies for Housing Families in an effort to promote social responsibility among the staff, students, and families. Last week Mrs. Maguire's first graders and Ms. Ivy's ...
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Please join the Malden community as we remember and honor the men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our nation’s freedom at the Malden Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 30th. The parade will begin at 10 AM and will start at the corner of Salem, Ferry, and Main Streets and will p...
A welcome banner in many languages was unveiled last week at the Malden Senior Center. The collaborative effort was undertaken by Councillor-At-Large Debbie DeMaria and the Senior Center as a result of a Restorative Justice process that was completed to make seniors feel as though their concerns w...
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The Malden Police Department in partnership with the Highway Safety Division of the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security, the Massachusetts State Police, and more than 200 Massachusetts police departments will take part in the national Click It or Ticket campaign between May 9th and May ...
A Lantern Walk to Celebrate The Malden Hospital Legacy - Past and Future.. Saturday evening, June 4, a Lantern Walk around Fellsmere Pond will remember and celebrate the extraordinary Malden Hospital legacy of great benefit to the people of Medford and Malden for over 100 years. The Lantern Walk wi...
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Mayor Gary Christenson congratulated Daniela Xavier Moreira and the "Chic by Karina Foundation” for being honored and recognized on Saturday, April 30th at the New England Revolution vs. Orlando City game at Gillette Stadium. The Chic by Karina Foundation was established to honor t...
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Mayor Gary Christenson recently appeared with Pastor Glauder Oliveira on the Assembly of God Church Radio Show. The show, broadcast on Station WLYN 1360 AM is entirely in Portuguese. Malden High School student Isadora Noga translated for the Mayor. Questions ranged from street sweeping and snow re...
Ralph Boyd, the Chief Executive Officer of The American Red Cross of Massachusetts and members of the Red Cross staff worked in Malden last Saturday with the Malden Fire Department to install smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in approximately 20 homes. Mayor Gary Christenson participated in...
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