After two years in office, I am convinced that resident engagement and participation as well as easy access to information and services are essential to the continued success of our community. This was a goal during the past two years and will continue to be a priority in 2014. Continue reading
The Sharewood Project, a free, student-led community health clinic, has been offering unscheduled care to the medically underserved populations of the greater Boston area since 1997. The clinic is currently providing free pregnancy care service for women, which connects patients to primary care physicians as well as health insurance enrollment assistance. Continue reading
Mayor Gary Christenson is reaching out to Malden residents in an effort to fill three vacancies on the Malden Cultural Council. Continue reading
The Malden Board of Health has received a report that West Nile Virus has been detected in mosquitoes collected from a mosquito pool in the area of Lynn Street and U.S. Route One, Malden. This result was gathered from a test sample of 121 mosquitoes collected on August 8, 2013. Continue reading
Last week, Mayor Gary Christenson attended the Malden High School Adventures & Academics Program (MAAP) Presentation and at the conclusion of the program, Director Pat Laidley shared some distressing news with the Mayor. One of her students, Deyshawn Boucicault, who is entering 9th grade in September, had his bike stolen the day before and Pat wondered if the Mayor knew of any way to help Deyshawn get a second-hand bike.
The Mayor invited Deyshawn to his office under the pretense of discussing the MAAP Program and surprised him with the brand new bike! Continue reading
More than 150 Chinese residents of Malden attended the city’s monthly safety meeting for Asian residents on July 15 at the Malden Senior Center. Malden Mayor Gary Christenson attended the meeting along with city representatives from the fire and police departments. Continue reading