City of Salem Announces Harbor Connector Path Sculpture Garden

Seven sculptures to be installed along new multi-use path in upcoming public art project

Seven sculptures will soon be installed along the newly created Salem Harbor Connector Path in celebration of the path’s completion this... more ››


COVID-19 Testing at Willows Postponed Until 2pm-6pm Today (11/23)

Due to the heavy rain interfering with the ability to collect reliable samples, the COVID-19 testing site at Salem Willows has closed... more ››

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City of Salem COVID-19 Update – November 20, 2020

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City of Salem Offering Additional Resident-Only COVID-19 Testing

Free testing November 22-24 at Salem Willows through the Salem Coronavirus Awareness Network (SCAN)

The City of Salem will offer free COVID-19 testing for Salem residents only as part of its Salem Coronavirus Awareness Network (SCAN)... more ››


Text to Subscribe to City Alerts

Text SALEM to 99411 to sign up for CodeRED

The City of Salem is now offering a text to subscribe function for those who wish to sign up for CodeRED, the City's reverse notification... more ››


E-Waste Collection Day cancelled

Saturday, December 26, 2020 event cancelled

The electronic waste collection day originally scheduled for Saturday, December 26, 2020 has been cancelled.

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City of Salem COVID-19 Update – November 13, 2020

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City of Salem Again Receives National Award for Financial Reporting

Government Finance Officers Association awards Salem highest recognition for annual finance report

The City of Salem has once again been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government... more ››


Salem CPA Draft Community Preservation Plan Available

Public comment can be submitted by November 30, 2020

Salem's Community Preservation Committee (CPC) has released its Draft FY21 Community Preservation Plan and FY20 Annual Report. The... more ››

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Veterans Day in Salem

All City of Salem offices will be closed tomorrow, November 11th, in honor of Veterans Day. In addition, the state's "Stop the Spread"... more ››

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City of Salem COVID-19 Update – November 6, 2020

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Forest River Artists Selection Jury Seeks Public Input

Community feedback sought on five finalists for public art installation

The City of Salem Public Art Commission and Forest River Outdoor Recreation & Nature Center Artist Selection Jury wants to hear from... more ››

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2020 City of Salem Veterans Day Ceremony

November 11th, 11:00 a.m.

‘The 11th month, of the 11th day, on the 11th hour’

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SalemRecycles Hosts Textile + TerraCycle Recycling Drive

November 21st at Riley Plaza 8am until 1pm

Start saving now! SalemRecycle's annual Clothing & Household Textiles Recycling Drive is Saturday, Nov. 21 from 8:00am - 1:00pm. Look... more ››


COVID-19 Testing Update for November 3rd

Testing at Old Town Hall 9am-2pm today; no testing at Salem High School site today

Free COVID-19 testing today, November 3rd, is taking place in Salem at Old Town Hall from 9am-2pm. Please note that the Salem High School... more ››

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City of Salem Launches Website to Promote New Businesses & Economic Growth provides one-stop site for prospective business owners to learn about Salem and resources available to them.

Mayor Kim Driscoll today announced the launch of, a new website that... more ››


It's "Knowvember" in Salem

Free COVID-19 testing, six days a week, two convenient locations

It's Knowvember in Salem. You can get free COVID-19 testing at the two sites in Salem below through December 31st. Protect yourself and... more ››


Reward for information related to fires at 12 Pope Street

Call 1-800-682-9229 if you have information

The Salem Fire Department and the Massachusetts Department of Fire Services are asking for the public's assistance in providing additional... more ››

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City of Salem COVID-19 Update – October 30, 2020

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COVID-19 Testing Cancelled Today Due to Weather

Due to inclement weather, the Stop the Spread COVID-19 testing at Salem High School has been cancelled for the remainder of the day today,... more ››