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Chat Bot Live on Salem Website

New system designed to provide quick answers to common questions

The City of Salem has launched a new tool to help residents find quick answers to their questions about City services, programs, and... more ››

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Resilient Together: Salem & Beverly Climate Action and Resilience Plan

Cities seek public input on draft plan

The Cities of Beverly and Salem are enthusiastic to share the draft Resilient Together, and announce a public... more ››

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Cooling Center Opening in Salem for June 8th

Community Life Center, 401 Bridge Street, 8AM-4PM

Due to today’s expected high temperatures, the City of Salem is opening a cooling center at the Mayor Jean Levesque Community Life Center... more ››

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Ride Salem Skipper Free to the Salem Willows on Summer Weekends

Fridays 7AM-7PM, Saturdays 10AM-6PM

The Salem Skipper, the City’s low-cost public ride-sharing service, will provide free... more ››

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Cooling Center Opening in Salem for June 7th

Community Life Center, 401 Bridge Street, 8AM-4PM

Due to today’s expected high temperatures, the City of Salem is opening a cooling center at the Mayor Jean Levesque Community Life Center... more ››

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Police Chief Swearing-In & Public Meet and Greet

June 8th: Swearing-In Online Live 10AM, Meet & Greet at Armory Park 11:30AM-12:30PM

Salem’s Police Chief Official Swearing-In Ceremony Being Streamed Live on Tuesday, June 8, at 10:00 a.m.... more ››

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Mayor Kim Driscoll Presents FY2022 City Budget

Balanced budget invests in priorities to ensure Salem continues to work for everyone

Mayor Kim Driscoll has filed the proposed FY2022 City budget with the City Council, which has begun their budget hearings this week. The... more ››

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Rabies Vaccination Clinic

June 2nd, 4-6pm, 95 Margin Street

Rabies Vaccination ClinicDate & Time:  Wednesday, June 2nd 2021    -   4:00pm to 6:00pm... more ››

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Salem Ferry Service Cancelled May 29 & 30

Due to the marine weather forecast for the weekend, Salem Ferry service for Saturday and Sunday, May 29th and May 30th, has been cancelled... more ››

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Salem Willows Phase 1 Improvement Project Begins in June

Alternative parking areas will offset temporary work site

Phase 1 of the Salem Willows signature park project will begin in the first week of June, after Memorial Day weekend. You may see... more ››

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Alan Dionne Appointed Salem Fire Chief

28-year Salem Fire Department member and current Acting Chief promoted by Mayor Kim Driscoll

Mayor Kim Driscoll has appointed Acting Salem Fire Department Chief Alan Dionne to serve as the department’s next full Chief.

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Salem and Beverly Offering Property Assessed Clean Energy Program

Participation in state clean energy program reduces carbon footprint of commercial and industrial buildings

In July 2020, MassDevelopment and the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources launched Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE)... more ››

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Changes to City Buildings Rules & Openings in Salem

Mask requirement in City buildings to remain; Library and Community Life Center reopening

For the continued protection of the public and City employees, masks will continue to be required inside all City buildings... more ››

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City of Salem 2021 Memorial Day Ceremony

Monday, May 31st, Noon

City of Salem 2021 Memorial Day CeremonyMonday, May 31, 12:00 noonBroad Street Cemetery, Salem

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Downtown Striping Work Sunday Night

Temporary No Parking in Some Locations

The City will be re-striping and striping new lines, primarily parking stalls and crosswalk buffers for greater pedestrian safety, in the... more ››

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Mack Park Farm and The Salem Pantry

Partnership to distribute Salem-grown produce expanding

City of Salem’s Mack Park Farm and The Salem Pantry Partner to Distribute Salem-Grown Produce

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Vaccine Clinic Hours Changed for May 25 and 27

SSU O'Keefe Center, 225 Canal Street, 3-6pm

Hours for the North Shore Regional Vaccination Clinic located Salem State (225 Canal Street) have been adjusted for next week to after-... more ››

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Community Input Sought for Charlotte Forten Park in Salem

Feedback survey for memorial open through May 31st

The City of Salem is collecting feedback as part of a visioning process to better understand how the community would like to commemorate... more ››

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

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

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

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Lead Levels Detected on Trails Near McGrath Park

No detection on soccer fields or playground area; signage, fencing will be posted.

Testing of soil samples from a wooded area with walking trails adjacent to the upper soccer fields at McGrath Park in Salem has been found... more ››

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