Families in Need of Help in Malden, Mayor Christenson

As you may know, several Malden families have become homeless after two separate fires on Boylston Street occurred within weeks of each other. With both homes likely taking months to be repaired, Mayor Gary Christenson is asking the public for their help with housing or donations for these displaced families. If you are a property owner and you can provide emergency placement for a displaced family, please contact Chris Webb, Board of Health Director at BOH@cityofmalden.org or call: 781-397-7053. Continue reading

Quincy to Celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Quincy will celebrate the life and work of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., at its 16th Annual Breakfast on Monday, January 16, 2012, which marks his birthday in 1929. Dr. King was a Baptist Minister and Social Activist, who led the Civil Rights Movement in the United Statesfrom the mid 1950’s until his assassination in 1968. Continue reading

Gary Christenson Speaks at AACA Community Forum

The Asian American Civic Association (AACA) hosted the City of Malden’s newly elected Mayor Gary Christenson as part of its Fall 2011 Community Forum series on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011 at 12 – 1 p.m. More than 75 attendees crowded into AACA’s fourth-floor conference room to listen to Christenson speak on “Embracing Diversity in the City of Malden.”
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Stroll the Mall

South Shore Elder Services held the “Stroll the Mall” fund raising event for Meals-on-Wheels at theSouthShorePlazaon November 13, 2011. The Plaza gives South Shore Elder Services the space at the front entrance near Cheesecake Factory for registration and space for activities such as blood pressure testing, balloon animal making, making cards for homebound elders and free Health Care information. Continue reading

New Affordable Housing Opens in Quincy Center

In a ceremony that included speeches from recently re-elected Quincy Mayor Thomas P. Koch and Asian Community Development Corporation Board President Michael Tow, thirty-four new affordable housing units were opened in Quincy at 6 Fort Street.

The complex, which has been restored from a predominantly vacant and disinvested building, features some 42,000 square feet of residential space and roughly 1,000 square feet of community space. The building includes 63 parking spaces and incorporates around 8,000 square feet of outdoor recreational space. Continue reading