• Malden,  March 2 2018

    Citywide fundraising effort for World War I Monument renovations

    The City of Malden in collaboration with Malden veteran organizations, including the Jewish War Veterans and Irish American Club, is launching a citywide fundraising effort to support the renovation of the World War I (WWI) Monument at Devir Park. The Monument was dedicated on July 4, 1920, and specifically honored Malden’s “Edgeworth” WWI veterans. The City of Malden recently became aware that nearly three-quarters of Malden’s WWI veterans are not memorialized anywhere in the community – the existing Monument lists roughly 500 names of the 2,000 or so who served. As a result, this 100-year-old Monument will undergo a transformation with the addition of two bronze plaques bearing the names…