City of Malden - Ward 4

Open Issues: 135 Closed Issues: 6,436 Acknowledged Issues: 43
Watching issues created after: 2013-02-13

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  • Failing Grade Archived
    17 Pleasant St Malden, MA - Malden Ward 4
    Why is it we aren’t able to comment on issues anymore? Some citizens were bringing up some great points and suddenly the comments were shut down. This isn’t a very good way for the city to treat people. I can’t say I’m surprised. Typical Massachusetts politics. I give the city a F for this.
  • 12 Autumn St Malden, MA 02148, USA - Malden Ward 4

    Re: issue 6510319. Since the city won't allow us to comment on other posts, I've had to open a new one. The poster suggested making Autumn a one way. ABSOLUTELY NOT. For those of us who live on Autumn and the adjacent streets, making us sit through multiple light cycles at Winter and Main just to get home around the corner would be completely unfair. The idea has been raised before. Residents have been quite clear in their opposition.

    The poster is however absolutely correct that the area has become unacceptably dangerous. I've seen the same reckless maneuver s/he describes more times than I can count. But the issue is a TOTAL AND COMPLETE LACK OF TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT at that intersection and more generally, city-wide. We need ENFORCEMENT of traffic laws against the people committing the violations, not rules that punish residents on top of everything else they are already being subjected to by commuters using our neighborhood as a shortcut. I have NEVER seen a traffic stop on Autumn. Literally NEVER, despite probably a violation a minute every day during rush hour.

  • Other Archived
    17 Pleasant St Malden, Massachusetts - Malden Ward 4
    Why can't we comment on this site anymore?
  • Other Archived
    City Wide Malden, Massachusetts - Malden Ward 4

    I am wondering why the attached city ordinance is not being enforced
    No person, other than the city collector or an authorized representative of a private waste contractor, shall scavenge or remove waste which has been placed at the curb for collection.

    I find it unacceptable to have people doing this in our city.

    Thank you

  • 28 Autumn St Malden, MA 02148, USA - Malden Ward 4
    We need a traffic officer at the intersection of Autumn and Winter please. Traffic has been rerouted due to construction on Main. As a result, traffic is backed up down Autumn as far as I can see. Rosemont is backed all the way to Main. Autumn is in complete gridlock. Residents are stuck. There needs to be an officer to hold traffic on Winter so that traffic can clear Autumn. Thank you.
  • Winter St Malden, Massachusetts - Malden Ward 4

    Any update on the intersection at main/winter/forest?? Last I heard it was referred to complete street but someone is going to get killed here. Between cars jumping the light on main and now today I was stopped at the light on winter coming up from oak grove. We were the first car at the light and car behind us (a white lift car, happened too fast to get a license plate) decided they couldn’t wait and swerved around us and speed through the intersection down forest st. I believe the walk signal was on but thankfully no was in the two cross walked he bombed through. I see other cars use the bank parking lot to try avoid the light. Now supposedly there is a camera near the funeral home but do the ever review it??

    I don’t know what the solution is but they have to take a serious look at this intersection before someone is killed.

  • Intersection Of Main St. And Mountain Ave Malden, Massachusetts - Malden Ward 4
    The crosswalk at Main St and Mountain Ave is signaled by the antiquated method of red and yellow traffic lights lighting up simultaneously rather than a crossing light. I see cars fail to stop at the signal routinely as families, the elderly, and children try to cross the streets. I don't think the drivers even realize what the signal means. This intersection is a main crossing point for the people travelling to the Early Learning Center, YMCA, and senior housing. I think an actual crosswalk light would be helpful. Also, a signal that beeps when the walk light is lit would be useful here as multiple visually impaired pedestrians make use of this crossing in their daily lives.
  • Traffic Archived
    434-438 Main Street Malden, MA 02148, USA - Malden Ward 4
    coming from the square when making a left turn on to main street there is a sign that says left turn on green arrow only. constantly ignored by people turning left including buses. congests the traffic and I see pedestrians almost get hit along with accidents ive seen happen because they run the red light evan after its been red for more than 30 seconds.
  • 259 Exchange St Malden, MA 02148, USA - Malden Ward 4
    can you something about this insertion? cars don't pay attention to the no turn on red and the crosswalk is hard to see during the day because it is bent. thanks
  • Fairlawn Avenue Malden, Massachusetts - Malden Ward 4
    There is some inconsiderate jerk who rides his extremely loud motorcycle around this neighborhood (Main st and Fairlawn, Wedgemere, Rosemont, Kenmore and Autumn) at the worst hours. He woke up the neighborhood this morning at 4 am and again just before 6 am. He usually heads left on Main st towards Melrose but sometimes heads into Malden. This is extremely frustrating and is interrupting quality of life in this neighborhood. I understand he’s allowed to ride his motorcycle but there have to be laws against making so much noise with it all the time. He’s too fast for me when I run outside to try to confront him. Can the police set up something to get a hold of him and explain that there are people with jobs in this area who need to sleep at night? I’m also sure that people with young kids don’t appreciate this jerk interfering with them getting a full night’s sleep. This has gone on for a while now, something has to be done.
  • Pothole Archived
    1-11 Mt Vernon St Malden, MA 02148, USA - Malden Ward 4
    Large pothole plus chunks of asphalt in the road.
  • Other Archived
    Montrose St. Malden, Massachusetts - Malden Ward 4
    Why hasn't Stop and Shop had blue trash bags for over a week? Just went to Harvard Market and they said they might get them Friday. Very nice job Malden. If you know of any store that has them NOW, please let me know. I am not going to drive around this beautiful city going from store to store. Christmas week, no trash bags. Lovely!!!!