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By adamg - 5/16/20 - 10:51 am

WHDH reports (scroll down the page a bit) that police in Malden had to break up a big birthday party - in the parking lot of a local bowling alley - that City Council President Jadeane Sica-Bernbaum threw for her daughter on turning 21. The station quotes her as saying she really does get this pandemic stuff, you know, like not having gatherings of more than ten people, but dammit, she's a mother, too.

By adamg - 4/1/20 - 9:38 am
99 vs. 99

A California chain of Asian supermarkets that recently opened an outlet in Quincy is suing a similarly named Asian supermarket in Malden for trademark infringement. Read more.

By adamg - 3/20/20 - 12:36 pm

Kevin Duffy lists hours at Dunkin' Donuts in Malden.

By perruptor - 3/6/20 - 7:50 am

Not that they have any particular reason to. No cases; no suspected cases; nobody arriving from places with cases. Read more.

By adamg - 2/21/20 - 4:13 pm

Cambridge Police report that the three teens who were arrested on charges they stole a pair of Lamborghini SUVs in Wayland and crashed the $225,000 vehicles in Malden on Tuesday are now charged with stabbing a man on Hingham Street in Cambridge Monday night after he saw them jumping on cars and told them to stop. Read more.

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By adamg - 2/18/20 - 9:47 am

Kristin MacDougall reports:

My mom says that two Lamborghinis were stolen and crashed into each other in front of Pisa Pizza in Malden this morning.

WFXT fills in the details: Read more.

By adamg - 1/29/20 - 11:09 am
New Orange Line train taken out of service

Hammar's thougts on her brief ride.

At 8:13 a.m., Sam Hammar was one happy Orange Line camper: She got to Oak Grove and there, waiting for her like a shiny new carriage was one of the new Orange Line trains. She was so excited, she posted a video - with hearts on it.

That new-train feeling didn't last long. Read more.

By adamg - 12/13/19 - 10:49 am

Julio Salado videoed a short miscreant in a fur coat on his neighbor's porch in Malden: Read more.

By adamg - 12/4/19 - 8:51 am
Crowded train, platform at Malden Center

Another morning, another mess on the Orange Line. Finn reports from an inbound train at Malden Center: Read more.

By adamg - 11/22/19 - 9:33 am

The MBTA at first reported Orange Line delays of up to 20 minutes because of "a power problem" near Malden Center, then just gave up and brought in the shuttle buses between Oak Grove and Wellington.

FrettyDavis reports from Oak Grove: Read more.

By adamg - 11/5/19 - 9:38 am
Truck storrowed in Malden

Roving UHub photographer Paul Sherman was forced to stop roving this morning due to a truck driver who sardine-canned at the Medford Street Orange Line bridge in Malden this morning.

By adamg - 10/21/19 - 7:44 am
Waiting for a train that isn't coming.

Extra riders at Malden Center commuter-rail stop, 7:12 a.m. Photo by Manny Lim.

The T reports no Orange Line service between Sullivan and Tufts "due to the late completion of weekend work" - the repair work that was supposed to make the Orange Line more reliable. Read more.

By adamg - 9/30/19 - 1:09 pm

WGBH reports that one of the little metal signs that lets T workers know where underground wires and stuff are came loose just as a train was passing by at the Medford/Malden line and came into contact with both the third rail and one of the train's electrical "shoes," causing a big spark that started a fire.

By adamg - 9/30/19 - 8:55 am
People waiting at Malden Center on the Orange Line

Manny Lim was among the growing horde stuck at Malden Center shortly after 7 a.m., what with firefighters on the tracks investigating the source of smoke rising from them. The T reports everything's back to normal now.

By adamg - 9/9/19 - 8:35 am

Around 6:30 a.m., the T advised riders they'd have to board shuttle buses between Wellington and Oak Grove due to smoke on the tracks in Malden. Finn reports some riders took the T at its word: Read more.

By adamg - 9/2/19 - 7:38 pm
Kayaker in Malden

Andy Woodruff watched a kayaker glide down Salem Street in Malden after the torrents stopped this afternoon.

Over in East Boston, Steve Holt watched a geyser erupt on Marginal Street: Read more.

By adamg - 8/23/19 - 3:57 pm
Unhappy commuters at Community College

You can guess how these Orange Line riders at Community College are feeling while waiting for a shuttle bus. Photo by Spiffs Queer Adventures.

The MBTA has to reset its "It's been __ days since last T disaster" signs now that a track fire erupted under a train in Malden shortly after 3 p.m., forcing its passengers to evacuate on the tracks and shutting down the entire line from Community College to Oak Grove just as rush hour was about to start.

Kim Vanderbeck has videos and a running description of her sudden status as an Orange Line refugee: Read more.

By adamg - 8/17/19 - 9:41 pm
Spirit in the Sky mural on Exchange Street in Malden

A roving UHub photographer captured the work on Exchange Street in Malden to create a mural of a hand releasing a rainbow into the sky, in honor of the release of "Spirit in the Sky." by Malden's own Norman Greenbaum, 50 years ago. Read more

By adamg - 8/15/19 - 10:27 am
Everett man arrest

Transit Police report arresting an Everett man on a charge of open and gross lewdness on the Malden Center commuter-rail platform after, they say, people waiting on the neighboring Orange Line platform turned to see where some grunting sounds were coming from around 7:25 p.m. yesterday. Read more.

By adamg - 8/6/19 - 2:22 pm
Tavarez

Transit Police report arresting a Haverhill man they say would board a nearly empty Orange Line car, sit next to a woman and then expose and fondle himself while using a newspaper to hide what he was doing from the rest of the passengers. Read more.

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