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By Victoria Fowler
Gazette Reporter 

Malden seasonal cheer said to be under scrutiny

 

October 3, 2019



Colleen Cross of Malden is calling for holiday and seasonal cheer in the community.

Back in October of 2014, Cross started a Positivity Campaign which she said included repainting the park's welcome sign and weeding in the park garden.

According to the 2017 census, the population of Malden is 209.

A resident since 2012, Cross noticed how those who volunteered to upkeep the community would become discouraged and give up.

“Then came me,” Cross mentioned.

She noticed that town officials would give verbal permission to plant flowers in the park garden, but then turn off the water spigot of...



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