THE MALDEN ADVOCATE–Friday, November 19, 2021 Page 5 City Hosts Fellsmere Pond Tree Lighting on Sat., November 27 This annual community event Advertise in theADVOCATE Call now! 617-387-2200 advertise on the web atwww.advocatenews.net C ouncillor-at-Large Craig Spadafora, Ward 3 Councillor Amanda Linehan and Mayor Gary Christenson invite members of the public to Fellsmere Pond on Saturday, November 27 at 6 p.m. for the lighting of the Fellsmere Pond holiday tree, complete with music, hot chocolate, and a special visit from Santa! EVICTIONS | FROM PAGE 1 the tenants were told that although they needed to move out, they had until April 2023 to do so. However, that all changed when the residents received a letter from Attorney Thomas Brennan, counsel for MVRCS. With the holiday season just weeks away, the November 10 letter stated that residential tenants only had until the end of December to move out. Although there are also commercial units in the building, Brennan’s letter was only sent to the residents. Once he was informed of the situation, Spadafora contacted Warren to ask that residents have until after the fi rst of the year to move out. “My request was very pointed, very direct,” said Spadafora. “It’s tough to fi nd aff ordable housing around here during the holidays.” However, Spadafora said the City Council could not force the is free and open to all. Join in person or watch the livestream on the City of Malden's Facebook page, facebook.com/cityofmalden. At the event, donations of new unwrapped toys and non-perishable food will be accepted for local holiday drives as well. Come kick off the season with cheer. board to completely reverse its decision. “I don’t expect them to change their course in the longterm,” he said. Six hours after their initial conversation, Warren told Spadafora that he and the board would hold off on any evictions until 2022. Warren said he was very appreciative of Spadafora reaching out; in fact, it is unfortunate Mystic Valley had to step up the notices to quit for tenants due to Councillors Stephen Winslow’s and David Camel’s actions taken over the summer and recently toward Mystic Valley, without regard to the impact such actions might have on their constituents who are current tenants at the purchased properties. While it is possible, Spadafora said, he does not expect any foul play going forward. “I would fi nd it insulting if they went back on their word,” he said. “I don’t think they will.” We’re Celebrating Our Grand Re-Opening at 650 Broadway, Everett FREE Roll-up Blanket1 up with Members Checking account opening - No Monthly Service Charge - 30,000 Surcharge-FREE CO-OP ATMs - Get Paid Early with Direct Deposit - Easy Mobile & Digital Wallet Banking - No Minimum Balance requirement - Free Debit MasterCard® & Digital Wallet Technology) opening Stop by and register to win a 55” Samsung TV 3 (features Contactless “YOUR CHOICE” HOLIDAY LOAN SPECIAL as low as 5.19% APR 2 Shopping, Debt Consolidation, Vacations – YOU CHOOSE! Open an account or apply online at memberspluscu.org, or just stop by! 617-389-9000 650 Broadway, Everett 1While supplies last. 2APR = Annual Percentage Rate. Payments for 5.19% APR for 12-months are approximately $85.70 per month per $1,000 borrowed. Payment does not reflect disability and/or credit life insurance and may differ slightly due to rounding. Terms up to 12 months. Minimum loan amount $500 and maximum loan amount $5,000. APR is based upon member’s credit score. Rates listed above reflect excellent credit scores. Rates effective 11/01/21 and subject to change without notice. Membership requires a $25 deposit in a share/savings account. 3 No purchase necessary. Deadline for entry is 11/30/21.

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