Chanukah Menorah Lighting - Lappin Park 12/16 6:30pm

Chanukah Menorah Lighting

Chanukah Menorah LightingLappin Park, Salem, MaSaturday, December 16, 20176:30 p... more ››


Salem CPA Determination of Eligibility Application Available

FY18 Eligibility Applications Requested for Submission by January 4, 2018

The Community Preservation Committee (CPC) has released its FY18 Community Preservation Plan and FY17 Annual Report. The Community... more ››


City Seeks Input on Biking in Salem — Hop on a Bike or on the Web

City Seeks Input on Biking in Salem—Hop on a Bike or on the Web


Yard Waste Drop-Off Ends at Salem Transfer Station after December 17

Swampscott Road facility open Saturday 7am-3pm, Sunday 9am-5pm for two more weekends

Salem residents with proof of residency or property ownership will be able to continue dropping off their yard waste at the Salem Transfer... more ››


Salem Redevelopment Authority Public Presention

Urban Land Institute Recommendations for Approach to Downtown Development

Salem Redevelopment AuthorityMeeting NoticePublic PresentationUrban Land... more ››


Discounted Orange Trash Overflow Bags Available for Holiday Season

$1 bags available at City offices from December 18 through January 8

Salem residents may purchase official Orange Overflow trash bags for $1 per bag for any holiday overflow. Each household may purchase up to... more ››


McGlew Park Construction Update

Great progress has been made on the renovation of McGlew Park, located at 201 ½ North Street. Construction activities will slow down during... more ››


Salem Again Offers “Peas for Fees” Ticket Fee Amnesty Program

Bring in canned goods when paying a parking violation December 1-21 and late fees are waived

The City of Salem's annual "Peas for Fees" ticket amnesty program will run December 1 through December 21. The program allows for the... more ››


Phone System Upgrade at Salem City Hall and City Hall Annex

Effective Wednesday, November 22, 7am

Please be aware that the City of Salem’s telephone system for City Hall and City Hall Annex will be switching to a new voice-over-IP (VOIP... more ››


SalemRecycles Hosts Seventh Annual Textile Recycling Drive

Saturday, November 18, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Riley Plaza

In honor of America Recycles Day, celebrated annually on November 15th, SalemRecycles is partnering with Recycle That, LLC to host the City... more ››


Salem PowerChoice Provides Savings Compared with National Grid Winter Rates

Salem’s municipal electrical supply program offers lower rates than basic service for winter

Salem PowerChoice residential program participants are now saving more than two and a half cents per kWH compared with National Grid’s... more ››


Haunted Happenings 2017 Public “After Action” Meeting

Thursday, November 30, 5 p.m., Salem Five Community Room, 210 Essex Street

The City of Salem will hold a public “after action” review of Haunted Happenings and Halloween 2017 on Thursday, November 30, 5:00 p.m. to... more ››


Salem PowerChoice energy mix disclosure label

Salem recently changed our municipal aggregation electricity provider for Salem PowerChoice to Agera. Please see the attached disclosure... more ››

PSA: Kidde recalls almost 38 million fire extinguishers

Per the U.S. Fire Administration and U.S Consumer Product Safety Commission:


Haunted Happenings 2017 Salem Residents’ Survey Now Online

Resident feedback survey will be online until Monday, November 13th

The 2017 Salem residents’ Haunted Happenings and Halloween survey is now online at... more ››


Salem Receives Ninth Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

Recognition from Government Finance Officers Association represents commitment to transparency, sound financial practices

The City of Salem has received its ninth Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA), a... more ››


SalemRecycles and The Bridge at 211 to Host North Shore’s Second Repair Café

Saturday, November 4, 9:00 a.m. to noon, 211 Bridge Street

After a highly successful “inaugural” event this summer, SalemRecyles will hold a second Repair Café on November 4th from 9am to noon at... more ››


City of Salem Limiting Number of Visitors to Charter Street Cemetery

Friday October 27-Tuesday October 31: no more than 100 individuals at a time permitted in historic cemetery

Per Order of the Salem Police Department and in recognition of the City’s efforts to undertake historic preservation work in the cemetery... more ››


City of Salem Offers New Email to Directly Report Parking Violations now live, in conjunction with expansion of neighborhood parking enforcement personnel

Mayor Kim Driscoll announced today that the City of Salem has set up a dedicated email address for residents to report non-emergency... more ››


New Traffic Pattern at Brown Street/Washington Square in Salem

Please be aware that the traffic patterns at the intersection of Brown Street and Washington Square West near Salem Common have been... more ››