Salem Launches Free Park and Shuttle Options for Final October Weekends

Free parking and shuttles run 10/21-22 and 10/28-29 from satellite lots

Mayor Kim Driscoll has announced that the City of Salem will be launching a pilot program for free satellite parking and shuttle service... more ››

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City of Salem Launches "Change It': Panhandling Alternative Giving

Text SALEM to 50555 to give; donors receive discounts at local businesses

Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll is proud to announce that the City of Salem, in partnership with Lifebridge, North Shore Community Action Programs... more ››


City of Salem Announces Road Closures/No Parking for Haunted Happenings Parade

Downtown streets close to through traffic at 6 p.m. on Thursday, October 5

On Thursday, October 5th the annual Haunted Happenings Grand Opening Parade in Salem will begin at 6:30 p.m. rain or shine.


Mayor’s Night Out – Fun for the Whole Family

Friday October 6th - Trick-or-treating, free museum admissions and parking, and merchant specials for Salem residents

Mayor Kimberley Driscoll, in partnership with Salem’s local attractions, museums, and downtown merchants, is pleased to announce that this... more ››


Salem Boosts Zagster Bike Share for Wicked Fun October

System expanding for October with four “wicked” bikes, new temporary hubs, more bikes, and new regular hub

As October and Haunted Happengins are getting underway, the City of Salem and Zagster are temporarily expanding the bike share program with... more ››


Salem Expands Bulky Trash Item Collection Options

Bulky item dumpster available at Transfer Station for October weekends

The City of Salem is again expanding the bulky trash item collection options available to residents and landlords. For the month of October... more ››


Salem Stands with Puerto Rico

City Leaders Encourage Salem Residents to Donate to Relief Effort

Following the devastation in Puerto Rico following the recent hurricanes, Mayor Kim Driscoll and the City of Salem is encouraging all... more ››

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City of Salem Announces Planned Road Closures for October

Follow and for updates

The list below outlines the planned and anticipated road closures for October in Salem, including lot closures and traffic impacts from... more ››


Free October Weekend Parking Downtown for Salem Residents

With ID, Salem residents park for free at Bridge Street and Church Street municipal surface lots

Salem residents with ID can park for free on all October weekends at the municipal surface parking lots at 252 Bridge Street, near the MBTA... more ››


Notification of Partial Lot Closure at Blaney Street

Sunday, October 1st 11:30 p.m. to Monday, October 2nd 5 p.m.

In order to comply with the requirements of the federal Maritime Transportation Security Act, for the arrival of the Le Soléal... more ››


Annual Public Meeting: Community Preservation Act

October 10, 2017, 6pm

Notice of Public Hearing Community Preservation Act (CPA)


3rd Annual Hire-a-Vet Job Fair

November 1, 8:30am-3pm, Salem Five Community Room, 210 Essex Street

The North Shore Career Center's 3rd Annual Hire-a-Vet Community Conference and Job Fair will take place on Wednesday, November 1st at the... more ››


Household Hazardous Waste & E-Waste Collection Day

Saturday, September 30, 8am-noon, Salem High School

The City of Salem will hold a household hazardous waste and e-waste collection on Saturday, September 30, from 8:00 a.m. to noon, at Salem... more ››

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September curbside yard waste collection

September 25-29 on your scheduled trash day

On Monday, September 25 through Friday, September 29, yard waste will be picked up curbside on your scheduled trash day. Please place your... more ››


Pedestrian Crossing Patterns Changing at Eight Salem Intersections

City piloting concurrent crossings to alleviate congestion, improve pedestrian access

The City of Salem will be adjusting the pedestrian crossing phases at as many as eight key intersections, in a pilot effort to reduce... more ››


Salem Parking Garages Piloting Space-Finding Technology

Museum Place and South Harbor Garages to feature Parking Logix system in October and November

Salem’s Museum Place Parking Garage and South Harbor Parking Garage will be deploying a pilot of the Parking Logix system in October and... more ››


City of Salem Announces Fall Tree Plantings

Approximately 200 new trees going in during Fall planting season across the city

Mayor Kim Driscoll announced today that the City of Salem will be starting its Fall tree planting effort later this month. The plantings,... more ››


City of Salem Plans Fall Street Sweeping

September 11 through October 19

Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll today announced that fall street sweeping will begin in Salem’s neighborhoods on Monday, September 11 and run... more ››


September Salem Days

Free Admission to New England Aquarium

Mayor Kim Driscoll is pleased to announce the start of the annual September Salem Days on September 1. The event is again made possible... more ››


Salem for All Ages presentation: Universal Design for Salem's housing

Tuesday, September 26, 3pm and 6pm, 120 Washington Street

The City of Salem and the Salem for All Ages Task Force will welcome Valerie Fletcher, Executive Director of the... more ››