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City of Salem COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics Jan. 17 and 21

12-4PM, Community Life Center, 401 Bridge St.,

The City of Salem will hold two free COVID-19 vaccination clinics at the Mayor Jean Levesque Community Life Center, 401 Bridge Street, on... more ››

Vaccine Requirement Effective January 15

The Salem Board of Health order requiring proof of vaccination for entry into certain types of businesses goes into effect on January 15,... more ››

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MLK Day Closures in Salem

City offices and COVID test sites closed, one day trash/recycling delay

Salem City offices will be closed on Monday, January 17, 2022 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Curbside recycling/trash pickup delayed one... more ››


Free COVID-19 Testing for Salem Residents

January 16th 1-5pm and January 18th 4-8pm, 401 Bridge Street

The City of Salem will again offer free COVID-19 PCR tests for Salem residents on Sunday January 16th from 1-5pm and Tuesday January 18th... more ››

rapid tests

​​​​​​​City of Salem Continues Distribution of Rapid COVID Tests

Distribution efforts prioritize high risk and disproportionately impacted populations

This week the City of Salem took delivery of a shipment of iHealth Labs COVID-19 rapid antigen test kits. Each kit contains two tests.

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City of Salem Call for Creatives

Public Artists in Residence & Artists' Row tenants

The City of Salem is pleased to announce a call for creatives for the Public Artist in Residence Program for 2022, 2023, and 2024 and... more ››


Salem & Peabody Hosting Resilient North River Public Forum

Tuesday, January 25, 6PM on Zoom

Salem and Peabody are collaborating with government and non-profit partners to improve climate resilience within the North River Corridor... more ››


Stop the Spread COVID-19 Testing Sites Closed January 11

State closing both Salem testing sites due to extreme cold

The City of Salem has been informed that the state will be closing both of its "Stop the Spread" COVID-19 testing sites in Salem - at St.... more ››

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Salem Housing Road Map: Community Forum #2

The City is currently developing a Housing Roadmap for Salem. The goal of this project is to develop goals and strategies on how Salem will... more ››

school facilities forums

Salem Public Schools: Designing Learning Environments for the Future

Community Forums January-February

We need your help to determine what our schools could and should look like in 10 years. Have you ever wondered how our students’ physical... more ››

snow update

Snow storm update

Salem's Public Services Department and its contractors began snow removal work overnight and will continue to do so through this snowstorm... more ››


Free COVID-19 Testing for Salem Residents January 9 and 11

PCR testing at CLC January 9 & 11, registration required, Salem residents only

The City of Salem will again offer free COVID-19 PCR tests for Salem residents on Sunday January 9th from 1pm-5pm and Tuesday January 11th... more ››


State closing "Stop the Spread" testing sites located in Salem for the day on January 7

The City of Salem has been informed that, due to the forecast of inclement weather, the state's two "Stop the Spread" COVID-19 testing... more ››

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Donations to Assist Families Displaced by Lussier and Boston Street Fires

City accepting donations and gift cards to support fire victims

The City of Salem is conducting a relief effort for the Salem residents who were displaced by the devastating recent fires on Lussier... more ››

COVID Testing at Salem High School Closed for January 5th

The City of Salem has been informed that the state’s “Stop the Spread” COVID-19 testing site at Salem High School will be closed today,... more ››

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Notice of Public Hearing FY23 Action Plan/AVISO DE AUDIENCIA PÚBLICA PLAN DE ACCION FY23


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Stop the Spread COVID-19 Testing at Salem High School

This is an update about the Commonwealth's "Stop the Spread" COVID-19 testing taking place via drive-up at Salem High School. Please be... more ››


City of Salem to Develop Annual CDBG Action Plan

Public input process starts with January 20, 6pm hearing

Mayor Kimberley Driscoll has announced that the City of Salem is developing its annual Action Plan, which will outline priority activities... more ››

Salem PowerChoice Energy Disclosure Label

The electricity supplier for Salem PowerChoice, the City's electricity program, has sent energy mix disclosure labels.

Christmas Tree bonfire cancelled

The City of Salem's annual Christmas Tree bonfire for 2022 has been cancelled. Curbside collection of trees will continue through January... more ››