Page 2 THE MALDEN ADVOCATE–Friday, April 22, 2022 Advertise in The Advocate 617-387-2200 Lawrence A. Simeone Jr. Attorney-at-Law ~ Since 1989 ~ * Corporate Litigation * Criminal/Civil * MCAD * Zoning/Land Court * Wetlands Litigation * Workmen’s Compensation * Landlord/Tenant Litigation * Real Estate Law * Construction Litigation * Tax Lein * Personal Injury * Bankruptcy * Wrongful Death * Zoning/Permitting Litigation 300 Broadway, Suite 1, Revere * 781-286-1560 lsimeonejr@simeonelaw.net SABATINO INSURANCE AGENCY Call for a Quote 617-387-7466 Or email Rocco@sabatino-ins.com We cover: * Auto * Home * Boat * Renter * Condo * Life * Multi-Policy Discounts * Commercial 10% Discounts * Registry Service Also Available By Steve Freker M ulti-tasking is the way to go in the world today, as anyone can attest. In recognition of Earth Day, which is today, April 22, Ward 8 City Councillor Jadeane Sica and Council President Craig Spadafora are joining with Malden Mayor Gary Christenson to host a citywide clothing drive. "The aim of this clothing drive has two goals," Councillor Sica said, "To honor Earth Day, we can recycle clothing and other textiles that Malden residents no longer need and keep these items out of landfills. "We are also donating all prohttp://www.sabatino-ins.com SABATINO 564 Broadway Everett, MA 02149 617-387-7466 Hours of Operation are: Mondays - Fridays 9am to 5pm Saturdays by appointment only ceeds from our recycling partner to Malden Public Schools," Councillor Sica added. Councillor Sica noted that in addition to clothing items, ALL forms of textiles will be accepted, including bedding, linens, shoes, draperies, towels and more. All of the textiles are recycled and a private company, Helpsy, which collects them and returns a dividend to the donor. A year-round program is already in place at a number of school building locations citywide. The event will be held tomorrow, Saturday, April 23 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.at the Linden School parking lot, 29 Westcott Rep. Donato Announces Re-Election Campaign Kick-Off The Friends of State Representative Paul J. Donato (D-Malden and Medford) will be hosting a Cocktail Reception and Buffet Dinner fundraiser to celebrate the kick-off of Donato’s re-election campaign. The event will be held on Wednesday, May 4 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Anthony’s, 105 Canal St. in Malden. St.Proceeds that come from the textiles collected go directly to the Malden Public Schools. Those who would like to donate may drive up and drop off and a member of the city's textile recycling vendor Helpsy will be on hand to take donations. CITY COUNCIL ROUNDUP: Earth Day Clothing & Textiles Drive hosted by Mayor, Councillors Sica, Spadafora Saturday; Ward 7's Simonelli has big plans on tap Collection Drive benefits Malden Public Schools; Lincoln Commons improvements, Ward 7 Beautification under way Mayor Christenson, Councillors Sica and Spadafora and other city officials including members of the Malden School Committee and other volunteers will be on hand as well. This Earth Day event is one of several that Councillors Sica and Spadafora plan to conduct citywide through the course of each year during their Council service. ***** Ward 7 Councillor Simonelli has big plans for the ward and neighborhood Ward 7 City Councillor Chris Simonelli outlined a number of ambitious plans on the agenda ROUNDUP | SEE PAGE 20

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