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PHOTOS: Take a Tour of the New Teen Center

The Malden Teen Enrichment Center is slated to open at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Students can register for the for the center anytime this week. 

Doors open at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. 

Diana December 12, 2012 at 10:37 AM
WHY ON EARTH WOULD YOU NOT BE USING AN AIR HOCKEY TABLE?!?!?!? Unless, of course, you have a NEW air hockey table. That makes sense. ;)
Suzanne December 12, 2012 at 11:53 AM
It was not my intention to talk negatively about any kids, I apologize if that is how you took it, I was just trying to make a point of give it a chance before we all bash it. The city is trying finally to do something positive.
maldenmike December 12, 2012 at 04:51 PM
I like the idea of a wish list! whether or not they are new or used would never have bothered me 10 years ago. I always just wanted something to do. your right though, good intentions are only as useful as the will of the people. you can lead a horse to prune juice, but you can't make him drink it.
Eric Robitaille December 13, 2012 at 05:44 AM
I think this is a great idea and I truly hope it takes off and works out. But I do have a random question, why is there a big flat screen TV in the "reading room"? I feel that if it is a room for reading, there should not be a TV there...just my opinion. But other than that, I wish the Center good luck!!!
Leslie December 14, 2012 at 06:05 AM
I wonder if the people who are already criticizing it have done anything to contribute to it? It's easy to sit back and think the worst. I say "give it a try" and be positive about it. Teens read The Patch and it's sad to read negative adults bashing it before it even opens. It is discouraging. Kids need a place to hangout. Even though it doesn't look "cool" yet, that's ok. I would be offended if I'd been the one who donated some of the furniture and people are making fun of it saying it looks like a nursing home or a doctors office. Where's the gratitude? I wish all the people who are volunteering and organizing it, Best Wishes for Much Success.

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