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Electric Scooter F.A.Q.

Preguntas Frecuentes de Motores Electrónicos

Should scooters be driven on the road or on the sidewalk?

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City of Salem to Name New Park for Abolitionist Charlotte Forten

Park at 289 Derby Street on the South River features performance and program space, harbor walk, and other amenities.

In July, Salem residents were invited to vote on their preference for naming the City’s newest park, located at 289 Derby Street on the... more ››

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EPA Removal Action Near Gallows Hill Park

Work commencing later in August at three residential properties adjacent to park

Commencing later in August the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will be removing contaminated soil from residential... more ››

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Salem Heritage Days - 11 Days of Fun!

Dozens of events take place August 1-11 across the City

Mayor Kimberley Driscoll is pleased to announce that Heritage Days will begin on Thursday, August 1 and continue through August 11, 2019.

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City of Salem Joining Solarize Mass Clean Energy Program

Program will offer Salem residents access discounted clean energy technologies, including solar, solar hot water, and air source heat pumps

Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll and the Baker-Polito Administration have announced that Salem has been selected to participate in the 2019... more ››

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National Night Out

Salem Common, August 6, 5-8pm

The Salem Police Department will host National Night Out on Salem Common, August 6th, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m., featuring music, food, antique cars... more ››

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Presentation on Updating Salem's Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan

Thursday, August 8, 6:30 p.m., City Hall Annex, 98 Washington Street

The City of Salem is in the process of updating its Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan, a document that describes local natural hazards such as... more ››

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Inclusive Biking for the Salem Community

Monday, August 5, 1-3 p.m., Community Life Center, 401 Bridge St

Inclusive Biking for the Salem CommunityMonday, August 5, 2019 | 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.Great Room at the Community Life... more ››

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Excessive Heat Warning

Noon Friday to 8PM Sunday

Please be advised that if you lose power or you do not have a sufficient cooling system at your residence, the Community Life Center,... more ››

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Donate to Assist Families Displaced by Cromwell Street Fire

City accepting donations and gift cards to support fire victims

The City of Salem has launched a relief effort for the seven residents who were displaced by yesterday’s devastating fire on Cromwell... more ››

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Electric Scooter Workshop

July 18 and 19, 8am, Noon, and 4pm, 289 Derby Street

Electric Scooter pilot is launching in Salem! Zagster will host several workshops over two days to help residents learn how to safely use... more ››

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Parking and road restrictions around Salem Common

Filming takes place Thursday, July 18, from 6:30pm-2am

Filming will be taking place in the western portion of Salem Common on Thursday, July 18 from approximately 6:30pm to 2:00am.

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Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll Invites Salem Residents to Vote on New Park Name by July 31

New park at 289 Derby Street includes performance and program space, musical elements, swing seating, and a boardwalk along the South River

Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll invites Salem residents to weigh in on a slate of options for naming the new park at 289 Derby Street. The new... more ››

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Salem for All Ages initiative announces first Certified Age-Friendly Businesses in Salem

Five Salem businesses complete process to become first Certified Age-Friendly Businesses in the city

Five businesses in Salem have completed the process to become Certified Age-Friendly businesses by the Salem for All Ages Task Force. They... more ››

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Conversations with Kim: Accessory Dwelling Units

Thursday, July 11th, 6:30 p.m.

Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll will hold an online "Conversations with Kim" Q&A on Thursday, July 11th at 6:30 p.m.

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Mayor Kim Driscoll Announces Capital Projects Map

New website details over 150 capital investments underway in FY2020.

With the start of the new fiscal year, Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll today announced that a new online map showing all of the capital projects... more ››

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Salem Assessors Inspecting Properties

Board of Assessors staff will be inspecting properties through the summer

The Salem Board of Assessors is now carrying out the state mandated inspection program for all properties in the City of Salem. This... more ››

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Salem Receives MassTrails Grant

$300,000 to be used for construction of new Harbor Connector Path

The City of Salem has received a $300,000 MassTrails grant from the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation. The funds will... more ››

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Salem Awarded $320,861 Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Grant

Funds will support sustainability and resiliency projects downtown, at Gallows Hill Park, and at Bertram Field

The City of Salem has been awarded a Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) Grant in the amount of $320,861 from the Commonwealth in... more ››

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Salem Shuttle Study Presentation

June 26, 7pm, City Hall Annex, 3rd floor, 98 Washington Street

On Wednesday, June 26th (7PM) in the City Hall Annex (3rd Floor Conference Room) come hear from city staff and the consultants from Nelson... more ››

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