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Salem Celebrates National Preservation Month in May

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

Salem Celebrates “Arbor Day” Week with Tree Plantings

The City of Salem will celebrate Arbor Day by planting three large caliper trees in the median of Hawthorne Boulevard on Wednesday April 26... more ››

Call for Artists: 2017 Salem Mural Slam

The City of Salem is seeking artists to participate in a “Mural Slam”, a public art project to take place during the Salem Main Streets,... more ››

Washington St. & Margin St. Paving

Notification of Nighttime Roadway Paving

City of Salem Releases Spring Street Sweeping Schedule

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

Salem-Ota Cultural Exchange Seeks Local Host Families

The Salem-Ota Cultural Exchange is seeking host families for 28 middle school students from Ota, Tokyo, Japan, who will be in Salem from... more ››

City of Salem Expands Bulky Trash Item Collection Options

The City of Salem is expanding the bulky trash item collection options available to residents.

Yard Waste Drop-Off Resumes April 22 at Salem Transfer Station

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

Default Speed Limit in Salem Drops to 25 MPH on April 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

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

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

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

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

Final Presentation of Lafayette Park Design Alternatives

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


SalemRecycles’ Book Swap Returns to the Senior Center

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

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

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

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 ››