• January 11 2019,  Malden

    City seeking new member for Historical Commission

    Mayor Gary Christenson is reaching out to Malden residents in an effort to fill a vacancy on the Malden Historical Commission due to a recent retirement. The Historical Commission is a five-member Board appointed by the Mayor. The Commission was established in 1973 as a local historical commission pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40, Section 8D to assist with the preservation, protection and development of the historical or archeological assets of Malden. Applicants should have a keen interest in architecture and historical preservation. Members are appointed to three-year terms and the Commission meets as needed. To apply, please complete the online Boards and Commissions Application in full by logging…

  • January 11 2019,  Malden

    City of Malden receives $300,200 in state Municipal Public Safety Staffing Grant

    Malden was announced as one of the awardees of the Massachusetts Municipal Public Safety Staffing Grant through the state Office of Public Safety and Security. Malden is one of 10 municipalities across the Commonwealth to receive assistance through this grant, which helps cities and towns throughout the state to address and meet the staffing needs of their police and/or fire departments. Massachusetts House of Representatives members Steve Ultrino, Paul Donato and Paul Brodeur were integral in procuring the funding through this grant program. The Malden House of Representative delegation is proud to continue advocating for state funds to support public safety personnel and services. Malden was awarded $300,200 overall: $150,100…

  • Featured News,  January 11 2019,  Malden

    Healthcare Management Solutions opens in Downtown Malden

    Mayor Gary Christenson recently welcomed Healthcare Management Solutions (HMS) to 350 Main St. With over 2,500 employees in 25-plus offices across the country, the Irving, Texas–based company provides industry-leading technology, analytics and engagement solutions to the healthcare industry. With more than 40 employees located at its Malden office, HMS is excited to begin having an impact on the Boston area healthcare scene. HMS aims to reduce costs, improve health outcomes, enhance member experience and increase the value of the healthcare system so that healthcare dollars benefit more people. Clients include more than 325 health plans, 40 state Medicaid agencies, 225 employers and three federal agencies. “I am pleased to bring…

  • January 11 2019,  Malden,  Malden Sports,  Sports

    Revere-Malden co-op hockey team doubles up Everett for first win

    By Joe McConnell   The Revere-Malden boys’ co-op hockey team (1-3 in the Northeastern Conference South Division, 1-7-1 overall) got a much needed win on Wednesday night, Jan. 9, when they doubled up Everett to the tune of 8-4 at the Cronin Rink. The win came after a 6-2 loss to Gloucester last Saturday. “We hung in there against a really good club [Gloucester], and it shows we are making some progress in each game,” said coach Joe Ciccarello. The Fishermen led after one period by only a 1-0 count. But a couple of Gloucester power play goals turned this game around in their favor rather quickly. “Overall, we are…

  • January 11 2019,  Malden,  Malden Sports,  Sports

    Malden Neighborhood Basketball League News

    Malden Neighborhood Basketball League News *Season 34 is Officially Underway as 2 teams played both their games with 5 players each – 1 went 2-0 but the other went 0-2!!  Saturday 1-5-19 Game 1 – Celtics 60 Hawks 23            The Emerald opens our season with a dominant victory behind a 14-1 advantage after the 1st quarter. S. Cherefant led the team with (16) B. Culleton added (13) and A. Cohen had (12) for the Green. The Hawks struggled throughout the game to find that next level as they played with 6 players and the lead scorer A. Nguyen had just 7 points. On a good note they did not…

  • January 11 2019,  Malden

    21st Annual Triple Threat Trivia Library Fundraiser

    The Malden Public Library’s 21st Annual Triple Threat Trivia Fundraiser fast approaches.  Trivia will be held at Anthony’s Restaurant on Thursday, January 24, 2019 and we are looking for anyone that wants to support the library and have a great evening of fun. To play Triple Threat Trivia, write a check for $360 to the Malden Public Library for a table of 10, along with your team’s name.  Price includes dinner and 3 rounds of trivia.  The buffet begins at 5:30 p.m. and trivia questions begin at 6:30 p.m. As you know, one point can make the difference and teams still have a chance to get that all important one…

  • January 11 2019,  Malden,  Malden Sports,  Sports

    Golden Tornadoes swim team wins two

    Golden Tornadoes swim team wins two  By Steve Freker They certainly jumped back into the pool in strong fashion after a lengthy layoff with no signs of rust whatsoever. The Malden High School (MHS) Tornadoes co-ed swim team went nearly two weeks without a meet but was running on all cylinders this past week with pair of exciting wins to go to 4-1 on the season. Malden greeted the New Year with a thrilling, down-to-the-last-minute, 92-91 victory over visiting Peabody in a key Northeastern Conference (NEC) meet at the MHS Pool on January 3. On Tuesday this week, the Tornadoes squad topped visiting Danvers, 98-80.   Ochoa, Lombardi and Wang…

  • January 11 2019,  Malden,  Malden Sports,  Sports

    Malden High boys basketball splits a pair of games; Tornado girls basketball looking for the right combination in NEC play

    Malden High boys basketball splits a pair of games; Tornado girls basketball looking for the right combination in NEC play By Steve Freker After a string of solid performances, the Malden High boys basketball squad dropped a clunker on the road to a potential MIAA State Tournament berth, falling 65-46 to visiting Medford High Tuesday night, January 8. Medford led by a basket after the first quarter, 18-15, but exploded for a 23-11 second quarter to post a 41-26 lead at the halftime break. Turnovers by Malden led to a number of Medford points and on the other end of the court, the home team Tornado shots were not falling.…

  • January 11 2019,  Malden

    MATV Orientation – All are welcome

    The next monthly orientation for MATV, Malden’s Media Center, will be held on Wednesday, January 30th from 6:30 – 8:00 pm.  Take a tour of the station and learn about our history, programs, and services. Orientations are free and open to all community members. Orientations are also required in order to participate in any of our media production classes.  Please call 781-321-6400 to sign up or register online for the orientation at www.matv.org (click on Join>Orientations). You can also download our current workshop schedule off the website. Orientations are held at MATV, 145 Pleasant St. in Malden.

  • January 11 2019,  Malden

    Malden Reads News

    Malden Reads News  Malden Reads and Chinese Culture Connection team up for a Chinese New Year Celebration The public is invited to join Malden Reads and the Chinese Culture Connection for a Chinese New Year Celebration at Malden High School on Saturday, January 26, from 1:00–5:00 p.m. In keeping with the spirit of the 2019 Malden Reads book selection, “The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane” by Lisa See, Malden Reads will kick off the season with a collaborative event – a Chinese New Year Celebration – held in conjunction with the Chinese Culture Connection. There will be information and social time, a line-up of live cultural performances and a selection…