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Salem Launches Free Park and Shuttle Options for Final October Weekends

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Notice of Public Hearing Community Preservation Act (CPA)


3rd Annual Hire-a-Vet Job Fair

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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