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UMA/MATV Reopening Policy

Based on plans offered by the Governor’s Office of the State of Massachusetts, UMA/MATV will reopen in four phases. This strategy is being carefully considered in order to provide the best service for the City of Malden while protecting the health of its residents, UMA/MATV members and staff. As with so many other factors during this unprecedented time, the timeline may change as new information arises.

Statement From Executive Director

During these troubling times, our staff has been thinking and talking about racism, equity through email, phone calls and a virtual Zoom staff meeting. We are a diverse staff that represents different races, cultures, ages and life experiences. Sharing our personal stories, thoughts, and reflections has helped underscore the impact of dialog and “uncomfortable conversations.” As Executive Director of MATV/UMA, I am committed to the ongoing education of our staff on issues of racial and cultural sensitivity, as well as extending that education outward to the community through use of our media channels and programming.

Virtual Taste of Malden 2020

MATV/UMA was delighted to produce a video for The Malden Chamber of Commerce's Virtual Taste of Malden! This clever adaptation to the pandemic's restrictions to socializing offers a virtual glimpse of local participating restaurants to entice a visit to take advantage of special offers during restaurant week - until October 24, 2020. Passports available through the <a href=" https://www.maldenchamber.org/site/319032-2/"Malden Chamber of Commerce.

Eli and Hudson | Voices of the future speak now (ep 8)

The latest Culture Matters in Malden episode. Its a time we are all grappling with. And for educators, parents, and students there are challenges. But with challenges come opportunities. What can happen when we invite students into the conversation about solving problems or making things better. After this conversation, Eli and Hudson met with the Mayor Gary Christenson of Malden to ask things like where the city gets energy? How is the crime rate? How is city dealing with systemic racism? They also shared their thoughts about school and what could make it better as well as ideas for what might help the community be more connected.

Malden Chamber Hosts “Taste of Malden”

One of MATV/UMA’s community partners, the Malden Chamber of Commerce, is proud to sponsor this year’s virtual version of its annual Taste of Malden! The event kicks off on Monday, October 19th and runs through Saturday, October 24th. For more information about this exciting event, and to learn how you can participate in supporting local businesses during the coronavirus pandemic, view this video and….

Comcast Public Hearing – speak in support of MATV/UMA

The City of Malden, by the Mayor as the statutory Cable License Issuing Authority, will hold a public ascertainment hearing on Monday, September 28, 2020, at 6:00 p.m., to identify cable-related needs of the City and public in connection with…