ELECTION 2019: Questions for the Candidates: Week 3 of 5: Trees & Traffic

By Prisco Tammaro The 2019 elections in Malden are approaching. The Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019. To provide Malden voters with information, Neighborhood View is running a series of “Quality of Life” questions and answers with the city council and mayoral candidates. Suggestions for questions were provided via Facebook on a Malden (MA) Politic’s poll; 10 questions were formulated by the moderators in consultation with Neighborhood View and sent to all  candidates. Each candidate was given 150 words to respond to each question. Every effort was made to reach out to every candidate. Below are answers to Question 5 and 6 which focus on trees and congestion in Malden. See links for previous questions at the bottom of this page.  QUESTION 4: What can we do to increase the number of trees in the City, and preserve the existing stock we have? MAYOR – Incumbent – GARY CHRISTENSON I am committed to making sure we set aside funding for tree plantings so that we can continue to plant over 150 […]