• Malden,  March 23 2018

    Renovated monument will honor all of Malden’s World War I vets

    By Barbara Taormina   Although Malden is focused on building for the future, the city is also strengthening its ties to the past with a plan to refurbish the World War I Monument at the entrance to Devir Park. The city has teamed up with Malden veterans’ organizations, including the Jewish War Veterans and the Irish American Club, to raise $50,000 needed to restore and expand the monument. Dedicated back on July 4, 1920, the monument was erected to honor roughly 550 World War I veterans from the Edgeworth neighborhood. Thanks in part to City Councillors Paul Condon and Peg Crowe and Veterans’ Services Officer Kevin Jarvis, the city recently…

  • Malden,  March 16 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…

  • Malden,  March 9 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…

  • 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…