Sunday, December 9, 2012
PLUS: Malden Teen Center to open next week, a new tech company downtown and more.
JRM Responds to Trash Collection Complaints Before City Council:Officials from JRM Hauling and Recycling and the city's Department of Public Works were on-hand to field concerns about trash collection during Tuesday night's council meeting. Malden Teen Center to Open Next Week: With all preparations nearly complete, the Malden Teen Enrichment Center will finally open it's doors next week. The opening ceremony is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12 at the Center's 1 Salem St. location. Tech Company Opens Chic Downtown Office: Malden entrepreneur Michael Kruckenberg could have opened shop in any number of Greater Boston area tech hubs when he decided to expand his homegrown business earlier this year. Instead, the Malden High …
Sunday, December 2, 2012
Here are our top stories from last week.
Maplewood Square Citizens Bank Robbed Thursday: Both the Malden Police and FBI are investigating a bank robbery at the Citizens Bank on Lebanon St. Thursday afternoon, a detective has confirmed. A male suspect reportedly passed a note with demands around 1:20 p.m. and then fled in the direction of Hartshorn Ave. and the Mystic Valley Regional Charter School, according to police scanner reports. Mystic Valley Cuts Ribbon at New Athletic Field: A group of local elected officials joined members of Mystic Valley’s Board of Trustees and a large number of Mystic Valley students, alumni and parents to celebrate the opening of the school’s new athletic field on Eastern Avenue. Salvation Army Hands Out Turkeys, Fixings For Those In Need: …
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Missed come coverage? Here are our top stories this week:
Shooting Reported at Harvard St. Park: Malden Police have confirmed a shooting occurred near Harvard Park late Sunday morning, though no injuries were reported. Witnesses on social media reported hearing 3-4 shots during an altercation between a group of people at the park. City Asks Readers to Take Survey on Blue Bags: Recently Mayor Gary Christenson assembled a volunteer group of Malden residents to thoroughly examine Malden’s waste disposal process and the Pay-As-You-Throw (PAYT) program. The group will issue a report along with recommendations to the Mayor about potentially modifying the program based on a review of data and input from the community. A survey of nine questions has been prepared that will aid the group in its report …
Sunday, November 11, 2012
Our top stories from last week.
Malden Election Results 2012: Turnout Just Under 70%: Malden's turnout was a bit lower than other surrounding communities Tuesday night. City Winter Parking Rules In Effect: The city's winter parking rules began this month. Got Snow? Clear Your Sidewalks to Avoid Fines: Now that we've had our first snowfall, here's everything residents need to know about ice and snow on their property. Waitts Mountain Cleanup a Success: Ward 4 Councilor Jim Nestor & the Tufts University Mountain Club cleaned the park last weekend. National Grid Activates 'Emergency Response System' for Second Time in 10 Days: National Grid said it was ready to go with more than 500 crews in the event of power outages from Wednesday night's Nor'Easter.
Sunday, November 4, 2012
Here are our top stories this week.
City Provides Update on Shootings, Robberies, Arrests: A number of serious crimes hit Malden over the weekend. Here is an update from the city on major incidents, including a number of arrests. Man Struck, Injured by Orange Line Train: Both MBTA and Malden Police responded to a reported trespasser struck by a train in the city around 8:40 p.m. Tuesday night, hospitalizing a victim with non-life threatening injuries. Police received a report that an inbound Orange Line train had struck a trespasser right before the Mountain Ave. bridge near the Malden Center stop. Chronicling Hurricane Sandy’s Destruction Along the Northeast: Portions of the Northeast are still picking up the pieces after Hurricane Sandy ravaged the East Coast earlier this …
Sunday, October 28, 2012
PLUS: Police search for a missing baby, changes in downtown traffic directions and a visit by Gov. Deval Patrick.
Mayor's Quest To Tear Down City Hall Underway: The city council approved plans to issue two requests for proposals Tuesday night, both seeking plans to relocate city hall services as part of Mayor Gary Christenson's goal of tearing down city hall by the end of his term. Once vacated, the city will likely begin a separate process seeking proposals for redevelopment of the 200 Pleasant St. parcel. Malden Coyote Shot By Police Near Mill St.: The Malden coyote, sighted repeatedly throughout the city this week, was shot by police on Mill St. Friday. Missing Baby Incident Ends in Assault Charge: A Malden man now faces domestic violence charges after allegedly assaulting his wife and leaving with their 18-month-old child early Thursday morning…
Sunday, October 14, 2012
ALSO: Man faces five charges of attempted murder, three firefighters graduate.
Malden Man Faces 5 Attempted Murder Charges After Family Arson Attempt: A man who allegedly tried to set his Malden home on fire with family inside was later arrested on 5 separate charges of attempted murder, police confirmed Monday. Juliet Edward Gustave, 38, of 7 Fremont St. in Malden, allegedly began dousing his family's home in gasoline around 8:45 p.m. Saturday night as a woman inside the home called 911. Three Graduate from the Fire Academy: Firefighter Stephen W. Wishoski, Firefighter Eric S. Truesdale and Firefighter Thomas P. Walsh, III graduated from the academy last month. Do You Know This Man? Police Say He Assaulted an MBTA Bus Driver: The MBTA Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man they said spit on a …
Sunday, September 9, 2012
Miss our big stories this week? Check out our round-up of this week's headlines, including a car in a pool, criticisms about the teen center lease and a major power outage.
Former Malden High School Asst. Principal Passes Away: Long-time former Malden High School teacher and assistant principal Brendan Duffy, aka "Mr. Duff," passed away, the city's Facebook account announced late Wednesday afternoon. Stop and Shop Robbed at Gunpoint: Police are seeking two men in connection with an armed robbery at the Stop and Shop on Charles St. this holiday weekend. Two males entered the store around 6:30 a.m. Monday morning, with one man creating a diversion while a second man approached the customer service desk, brandishing a gun. Man's Life Saved After Crashing Car into Pool (PHOTOS): An elderly driver was saved by a quick-thinking homeowner Tuesday, after he pulled the man from a car he crashed into a backyard pool …
Saturday, October 15, 2011
A look back at this week's top Malden news.
No need to worry if you haven't been able to keep up with all the local news this week. In this weekly feature, Malden Patch recaps the most top news for you in a quick, convenient package. Below are excerpts from the news in Malden this week. "Occupy Boston" protesters were given warnings by police to abandon a second encampment or face arrest Tuesday morning, but, despite the openly stated intentions of protestors to only passively resist their evacuation, a number of officers were seen using what appeared to be excessive force against them. As activists locked arms in a show of peaceful civil disobedience, officers dressed in all-black quickly surrounded, slowly pushed and - some, but not all - employed aggressive physical force. …
Saturday, October 8, 2011
A look back at this week's top Malden news.
No need to worry if you haven't been able to keep up with all the local news this week. In this weekly feature, Malden Patch recaps the most top news for you in a quick, convenient package. Below are excerpts from the news in Malden this week. Note: Check out our footage from the rally at Dewey Sq. Wednesday. While activists have yet to camp out in Malden Center, the "Occupy Wall Street" movement has inspired at least some residents to camp out in Boston's Dewey Park this week. The makeshift tent city in Boston's financial district continues to grow, as “Occupy Boston” demonstrators maintain a tent city of about 100 dwellers just outside the city's federal reserve bank. Many of you may wonder why I am so passionate about protecting the …