IN MALDEN FOR GOOD: Do you remember the Malden Sun-Times?

In 1980, the Malden Sun-Times shut its doors after seven years of being one of the premier weekly papers serving the city. After rummaging through old collections, MATV Executive Director Ron Cox came upon a treasure-trove of old issues of the paper spanning from 1973 to 1978. As you look through the front-page headlines, stories of a Malden that once was seem to show a city dealing with some of the same issues of today: drugs, development, and matters of political inclusion. What is of particular interest is the style in which the paper is written: in many ways, the words breath the emotions most likely held by the readers of the Malden Sun-Times. Take a look at a selection of these issues from Cox’s collection: Do you remember when the City Council wanted people to shovel their own sidewalks? Or, when they banned self-service gas stations? Tell us what you remember. Were you ever effected by any of these issues? Do you remember when you appeared in the paper, or what your favorite story […]


Malden Reads kicks off dining series at Henry’s Patio

Due to the snowstorm on March 14, the Malden Reads Community Dinner at Henry’s Patio has been re-scheduled to Tuesday, April 4. Plan to join fellow community members on this date for an evening of great food, company and conversation as part of the Malden Reads 2017 community dining series. Henry’s Patio is located at 80 Broadway in Malden. Reservations must be made by April 2. If you enjoy a relaxed, casual atmosphere and a full bar, this will be an event you can’t miss. The event will feature a limited menu with a choice of a chicken, steak tips, or haddock prepared in a variety of ways by the chef, an appetizer, side vegetables and dessert. The cost is $20, not including tax, beverages, and tip. Meats and fish are procured from local quality markets such as McKinnon’s, the Maplewood Meat Market and the Maplewood Fish Market. Henry’s Patio has been re-imagined from its former incarnation (“The Patio”) as a cozy neighborhood spot serving up fresh, tasty food and drink in a relaxed setting. […]