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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

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

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

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


Discounted Orange Trash Overflow Bags Available for Holiday Season

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

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

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

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 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

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

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


Salem Receives Ninth Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

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

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

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

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 ››