• Malden,  March 30 2018

    Oteri opts to replace Linden School principal

    By Barbara Taormina   Families with students at Linden STEAM Academy were surprised to learn this week that Principal Richard Bransfield will not be back in September. “It is with a heavy heart that I inform you that after 35 years in Malden, 15 as an administrator, Superintendent Oteri has decided to not renew my contract here in Malden, and as of June 30th, I will no longer be your principal,” Bransfield wrote in a letter to staff and colleagues this week. Bransfield did not offer any explanations about the decision not to renew his contract, and Oteri is not able to publicly discuss any personnel decisions. And that has…