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 ››


SalemRecycles Book Swap Returns March 17

Free community book swap, March 17, 10am to 1pm, 5 Broad Street

Just in time for spring cleaning, SalemRecycles will hold another free book and media swap on Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 1... more ››

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Dominican Independence Flag Raising in Salem to Honor Dominican Independence Day

Tuesday, February 27th, 5:00 p.m., Lafayette Park

Mayor Kimberley Driscoll will host the raising of the Dominican flag to honor Dominican Independence Day on Tuesday, February 27th, at 5:00... more ››

Bike Master Plan Flyer

City Seeks Input on Biking at Open House and Online ~ El Comité Asesor de Ciclismo de Salem te invita atender a la Jornada del Plan Maestro de Ciclismo a Puertas Abiertas

2/27/18, 6:30-8:00pm, 120 Washington Street

City Seeks Input on Biking at Open House and OnlineThe Salem Bicycling Advisory Committee invites you to attend the Bike Master Plan Open... more ››


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 ››


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 ››


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 ››


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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City of Salem Announces Temporary Parking Restrictions on Some Streets

Snow removal operations taking place overnight this week in some locations.

Following the heavy snowfall of last week, the Salem Police Department has imposed temporary parking restrictions on the following streets... more ››


Discounted Orange Trash Overflow Bags Available Through January 12

$1 bags available at Collector's Office and Council on Aging

With the delay of trash collection this week due to the snow storm, the City is extending the availability of discounted official trash... more ››


Trash and Recycling Collection Delay - Update

Due to extreme temperatures impacting Waste Management's collection vehicles this week and the winter storm expected tomorrow:There will be... more ››

2018 Bonfire Cancelled

2018 Bonfire Cancelled

Cancellation Notice2018 Christmas Tree Bonfire 


Trash and Recycling Collection Delay

Curbside Christmas tree collection delayed one week

Due to mechanical issues with their vehicles, Waste Management is behind schedule on their regular trash and recycling collection... more ››


City of Salem to Develop Annual CDBG Action Plan

Public hearing January 18, 6pm, 120 Washington Street

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

Old Town Hall - New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve Salem: LAUNCH!

New Year’s Eve Salem : LAUNCH!


UPDATE - Power On at Salem City Hall

93 Washington Street offices open regular hours today

Power has been restored to Salem City Hall, 93 Washington Street, and all City offices will be open for regular business hours today,... more ››


Salem to Carry Out Lighting Upgrades at Five Schools

New efficient fixtures estimated to bring over $32,000 in annual electricity savings.

Over the next month the City of Salem will convert interior and exterior lighting at several schools to more energy efficient LED fixtures... more ››


City of Salem's 15th Annual Christmas Tree Bonfire

 City of Salem's 15th Annual Christmas Tree Bonfire


Lafayette Park Construction Update

Construction work ending for winter, will resume in spring; parts of park may be closed during winter.

Substantial progress has been made on the renovation of Lafayette Park, located at the intersection of Lafayette, Washington, and Harbor... more ››


Salem Trash & Recycling Collection over Christmas and New Year's Weeks

The City wants to inform you that over the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, trash and recycling will be picked up one day later, Tuesday... more ››