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Default Speed Limit in Salem Drops to 25 MPH on April 4

Except on streets posted otherwise, base speed limit lowered from 30 MPH to 25 MPH on 4/4

Following a vote of approval by the City Council earlier this month, the default speed limit on all City streets in Salem will be reduced... more ››

FEMA Issues Flood Map Revisions for Salem

Following City appeal in 2016, FEMA reduces flood elevations in certain areas

In 2015 the City of Salem retained Applied Coastal Engineering to conduct a closer study of the then recently issued FEMA flood insurance... more ››

Salem Gets Walking

Walk to School Day March 22, Second Round of Walk-Time Wayfinding Signs Announced

Salem Public Schools and the City of Salem will hold another “Walk to School Day” on Wednesday, March 22, this time with organized walks... more ››

Bertram Field Phase 2 - Public Presentation and Discussion

March 27, 6:30pm, Salem High School

The City of Salem is holding a public meeting for the architect to present the feasibility study that was conducted at Bertram Field... more ››

Brennan Memorial Skate Park meeting moved to Thursday

March 16, 6pm, 5 Broad Street

Due to the snow forecast, the Ryan Brennan Memorial Skate Park meeting has been moved to Thursday, March 16, 6pm, Salem Senior... more ››

Public Meeting for Canal St. Flood Control Project Phase 2 & Forest River Park Concept Plan

Reunión Pública del Canal Street Flood Control Project Phase 2 y el Forest River Park Concept Plan

Click here for the flyer.The... more ››

Final Presentation of Lafayette Park Design Alternatives

Presentación final del diseño y alternativas del parque Lafayette

Click here for flyer.Tuesday, March 21, 6:45 p.m.
Park & Recreation... more ››

Public Hearing of the Salem City Council Ad-Hoc Committee for Sanctuary for Peace

Wednesday, March 29, 6pm, Bentley School, 25 Memorial Drive

CITY OF SALEMPUBLIC HEARING OF THE SALEM CITY COUNCILAD-HOC COMMITTEE FOR... more ››

SalemRecycles’ Book Swap Returns to the Senior Center

March 18th, 10am, 5 Broad Street

On Saturday, March 18, 2017, SalemRecycles hosts their ever-popular free book swap from 10am to 1pm at the Salem Senior Center at 5 Broad... more ››

Student Government Day Sign-Up

Program takes place April 13, sign up by March 31

The Salem Youth Commission invites all Salem youth in grades 11 and 12 to participate in the 41st annual Student Government Day, which... more ››

REMINDER: Imagine Salem Community Meeting

3/8/17, 6:30pm, Salem High School Auditorium

We want to hear from you!

Canal Street Flood Control Project & Forest River Park Upgrades - Public Informational Meeting

March 15, 7pm, SSU Enterprise Center conference room

There will be a public meeting on March 15, 7:00 p.m., in the Sullivan conference room at SSU’s Enterprise Center, 121 Loring Avenue, to... more ››

Salem Residents Survey Now Online Through April 14

City seeks residents’ input and feedback on quality of life and city services

Mayor Kimberley Driscoll today announced the eighth annual Salem Residents Survey is now online. The survey is available by clicking the “... more ››

 “Celebrating the Urban Environment”: Salem Public Art Call for Artists & Designers

Proposals sought for Summer 2017 public art installations

The City of Salem seeks proposals from artists and designers interested in creating site-responsive public art installations in the heart... more ››

City of Salem Raises White Ribbon Flag March 1st Inviting Men to Stand Up Against Violence Against Women

Salem joins global education effort to combat gender-based violence.

On March 1 the City of Salem will raise the White Ribbon Flag at City Hall, 93 Washington Street, at 1:00 p.m. as part of a global campaign... more ››

Ryan Brennan Memorial Skate Park meeting

March 14, 6:00 p.m., Senior Center, 5 Broad Street

The City of Salem is undertaking a project to upgrade the Ryan Brennan Memorial Skate Park located in Gallows Hill Park. This is the only... more ››

Presentation of Collins Cove Living Shoreline Project

Thursday, February 16 | 7:00 P.M. | Bentley School Cafetorium | 25 Memorial Drive

Last year the City of Salem received a Green Infrastructure for Coastal Resilience Grant from the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone... more ››

City of Salem to Hold Public Meeting on Swampscott Road & First Street Intersection Improvements

Tuesday, February 28, 6:00 p.m., Salem High School Library

The City of Salem’s traffic engineers have completed a study and design for potential alterations intended to improve traffic conditions in... more ››

City of Salem Launches “Imagine Salem”

Salem community members invited to participate through broad variety of civic engagement opportunities

In Mayor Kim Driscoll’s State of the City address last month, she announced a community visioning process called, Imagine Salem.

Salem Public Schools Strategic Plan: Salem Residents Survey

Salem Public Schools is in the midst of a district-wide strategic planning process to outline a blueprint for the future.

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