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Salem Celebrates July 4th

Mayor Kimberley Driscoll is pleased to announce that Salem will hold its Independence Day celebration at the Salem Maritime National... more ››

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Temporary Closure for Part of Canal Street Moving Early to Phase 2

Phase 1 now expected to end around June 28; Phase 2 (Hersey Street to Forest Avenue) begins same week

The temporary closure of part of Canal Street for the roadway reconstruction project is ahead of schedule as work progresses quickly.

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Salem’s Draft CDBG/HOME Action Plan Available for Review

Public Hearing June 29, 2017, 6pm, 120 Washington Street, Salem

 Salem Mayor Kimberley Driscoll announced the availability of the City of Salem’s Draft Action Plan for Fiscal Year 2018 (July 1, 2017 to... more ››

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Tufts Health Plan Foundation Awards $30,000 to Friends of the Salem Council on Aging

Grant will fund feasibility study of new City shuttle system

The Friends of the Salem Council on Aging have been awarded a $30,000 grant from the Tufts Health Plan Foundation to conduct a feasibility... more ››

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City of Salem Holding Public Meeting on Derby Neighborhood Envision 2020 Upgrades

Monday, June 26, 6:00 p.m., House of the Seven Gables

The City of Salem and its traffic engineering firm, VHB, will hold a public meeting to provide an update on the status of the ongoing Derby... more ››

Resources and Information Following Fatal MBTA Accident

Our community has suffered a tragic loss with the death of Jaydon Dancy, a student at the Carlton Innovation School who was accidently... more ››

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City of Salem Marks 325th Anniversary of the Salem Witch Trials

Proctor’s Ledge Memorial Dedication Date Announced, Mayor Kim Driscoll Issues Proclamation for Day of Remembrance

On June 10, 1692, Bridget Bishop became the first of 25 innocent people to lose their life as a result of the Salem witch hysteria. To mark... more ››

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Salem Farmers' Market Kicks Off 9th Season Today

Derby Square & Artists Row on Front Street, Thursday 3-7pm, June 8-October 12

This afternoon the Salem Farmers’ Market will officially kick off its ninth season on Derby Square. With over 35 vendors, the market will... more ››

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Sail Boston Comes to Salem

Five yachts from Sail Boston 2017 fleet to visit Salem June 13-16

Several of the nearly 40 ships sailing into Boston Harbor for the 2017 Sail Boston festivities will berth in Salem during their visit from... more ››

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City of Salem to Hold Public Webinar on Forest River Park Concept Plans

Public invited to log in for a live online presentation or to participate in person

The City of Salem is advancing the feasibility study for substantial upgrades to Forest River Park.

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Salem Memorial Day Weekend Events for 2017

Salem Memorial Day Weekend Events for 2017 Sunday... more ››

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Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll Announces Free Trolley Rides for Salem Residents

Sixth year of free trolley rides for Salem residents, with ID, June 1 through September 30

Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll, in partnership with the Salem Trolley, is pleased to once again offer free rides on the Salem Trolley for Salem... more ››

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Temporary Closure for Part of Canal Street Starts May 30

Phase 1 (Ocean Ave to Hersey St) for 7 weeks; Phase 2 (Hersey St to Forest Ave) for 5 weeks

As part of the on-going Canal Street... more ››

Five Community Events to help design the new public space at 289 Derby Street

Wednesday evenings, 5-8pm, May 24-June 21

The City of Salem, Salem Public Space Project, and Creative Salem welcome the community to participate in an exciting and innovative... more ››

Salem PowerChoice Program to Lower Prices a Second Time in June 2017

New electricity supply contract maintains City commitment to 100% green energy

Beginning with June electricity meter reads, participants in the Salem PowerChoice program will see their rates lower for a second time in... more ››

Dedication of the Joseph A. O'Keefe, Sr., Fire Station

64 Loring Avenue, June 17, 9:30 a.m.

Mayor Kimberley Driscoll, Salem Fire Chief David Cody, the firefighters and staff of the Salem Fire Department, and the O’Keefe... more ››

City of Salem to Launch New Salem Bike Share

New bike share through Zagster Inc. available starting May 16

The City of Salem and Zagster, Inc., with the support of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts and Salem State University, are proud to... more ››

Salem Celebrates National Preservation Month in May

Workshops, historic neighborhood signage installation, informational website, building survey, and more

The City of Salem will host a series of events in May to celebrate National Preservation Month. These events will highlight local... more ››

City of Salem Releases Spring Street Sweeping Schedule

Entrance corridors April 18-27. Neighborhoods May 1-26.

Spring street sweeping will begin on Salem’s entrance corridors on Tuesday, April 18 through April 27 and continue into residential... more ››

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