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Gallows Hill Park Open House Visioning Session

Witchcraft Heights Elementary School, 1 Frederick St.

Gallows Hill Park Open House Visioning SessionJune 27th 6-7pmWitchcraft Heights Elementary School, 1 Frederick St. Drop in anytime between... more ››

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Salem Community Food Assessment Published

Presentation of findings and recommendations July 16, 7:00 p.m., City Hall Annex, 98 Washington Street

Mayor Kim Driscoll and Mass in Motion Salem are pleased to announce the publication of the Salem Community Food Assessment.

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Proposed Short Term Rentals Ordinance Public Information & Listening Meeting

June 26, 7pm, City Hall Annex, 98 Washington Street

The City will hold a public meeting to hear input and comment as it develops a draft short-term rentals ordinance.

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Salem-Zagster Bike Share Now Accessible at All City Bike Racks

New system increases convenience and flexibility for riders.

The popular Salem-Zagster Bike Share has undergone a major system improvement, allowing riders to check in and check out a bike using any... more ››

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Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll Announces Return of Free Trolley Program for Salem Residents

Sixth year of free trolley rides for Salem residents, with ID, June 1 through September 30

Salem Mayor Kimberley Driscoll, in partnership with the Salem Trolley, is pleased to once again offer free rides on the Salem Trolley for... more ››

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In the Wake of the Storm - Post Storm Assistance Outreach

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm98 Washington St., 1st Floor Conference Room This event is being sponsored by Massachusetts Coastal... more ››

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Clean Salem, Green Salem 2018

May 5: City-wide volunteer clean-ups and Swap & Drop

Clean Sweeps Day

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Online Survey on Future of Palmer Cove Park

Encuesta en línea sobre el futuro del Parque Palmer Cove

Online Survey on Future of Palmer Cove Park

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Collaborative for Hope

Public meeting on homelessness in Salem, April 24, 6pm, Bentley School

You’re invited to attend a community discussion about homelessness in Salem. We’ll share what we know about the homeless population in our... more ››

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What’s Happening on Highland?

Neighborhood meeting April 23, 6-8pm, Salem High School auditorium

Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll and City Councillors Tim Flynn and Lisa Peterson invite you to a Highland Avenue neighborhood meeting on Monday,... more ››

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Yard Waste Drop-Off Resumes April 7 at Salem Transfer Station

Salem residents may drop off leaf, grass, and brush at Transfer Station on weekends starting April 7: Saturdays 7am-3pm and Sundays 9am-5pm

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

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City of Salem Announces Community Life Center Survey

Residents invited to provide input on programming for Mayor Jean Levesque Community Life Center; survey online through May 8

As Salem’s Department of Park, Recreation, and Community services prepares to move into the new Mayor Jean A. Levesque Community Life... more ››

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289 Derby Street Park Update

Parking will be prohibited in lot after March 19

The creation of the new waterfront park at 289 Derby Street consists of the following site work: installation of new paving, granite walls... more ››

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Salem-Zagster Bike Share Relaunches March 1 After Successful First Season

50 bikes at ten stations around the city reopen on Thursday

The City of Salem and Zagster, Inc., with the support of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts and Salem State University, are proud to... more ››

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Imagine Salem Issues Progress Report

Initiative offers vision for Salem in 2026 on its 400th birthday

One year after it launched, the Imagine Salem community visioning initiative has released a progress report outlining the key... more ››

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Salem Public Art Commission Call for Performers

Performer Series for Summer 2018 in Artists' Row and Derby Square

Mayor Kimberley Driscoll and the Salem Public Art Commission announce the Performer Series for Summer of 2018 in Artists’ Row and Derby... more ››

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City of Salem Launches Official Twitter Account

Feed of City news, notices, and information available whether or not you are on Twitter

The City of Salem has launched an official City Twitter account, @CityofSalemMA, which can also be read by individuals without Twitter... more ››

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Salem Shuttle Study Public Comment Meeting

Monday, February 12, 6:30pm, 120 Washington Street

The City of Salem is collaborating with the Friends of the Council on Aging, the Salem for All Ages initiative, and consultant TransAction... more ››

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Planning Underway for Preservation Improvements to Charter Street Cemetery in Salem

Archaeological review required this spring prior to start of work later this year; public access restrictions will be in effect.

The City of Salem has announced that it will begin landscape restoration at the Charter Street Cemetery, Salem’s oldest burial ground, this... more ››

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Rigid Plastics Recycling Suspended at Caraustar in Salem

Caraustar Corp. at 53 Jefferson Avenue in Salem (formerly North Shore Recycled Fibers) has notified the City of Salem that it has suspended... more ››

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