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 News Archive (August, 2015 and earlier)


City of Salem Completes Shuttle Feasibility Study

The Friends of the Salem Council on Aging, the City of Salem and its consultant, TransAction Associates, have completed a feasibility study... more ››


Dumpster at Transfer Station for Disposal of Flood-Damaged Items

Following last week's major rainstorm, the City of Salem will provide a dumpster at the Transfer Station at 12 Swampscott Road for... more ››

Movie at Willows Shell Cancelled

Due to inclement weather, the movie, My Fair Lady, scheduled to be shown at the Willows Shell tonight, August 11th, is being cancelled.  It... more ››


Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll Announces Opening of Mayor Jean Levesque Community Life Center

Mayor Kim Driscoll today announced that the new Mayor Jean Levesque Community Life Center will open to the public on Monday, September 10,... more ››


Salem Heritage Days Includes 13 Days of Fun Family Events

Salem’s Heritage Days festival will run August 1 through August 13, with up thirteen days of non-stop fun and special events.


Public Meeting for Palmer Cove Park

The City of Salem is holding a public meeting to discuss the renovation of Palmer Cove Park. A landscape architect hired by the City has... more ››


Applications Available for Reserved Spaces in Salem’s Museum Place & South Harbor Garages

Application forms are now available for those interested in applying for a reserved parking space in either the Museum Place garage or... more ››


Salem Summer Eats 2018

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Federal Disaster Declaration for March 2-3 Storm

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts received a Federal Disaster Declaration on June 25, 2018 for impacts due to the March 2-3, 2018 Nor’... more ››


Public Meeting: Draft Adaptive Reuse Zoning Overlay District

Public Meeting NoticeDraft Adaptive Reuse Zoning Overlay Districts Monday, July 9, 2018, 6:00 PMCity Hall Annex98 Washington StreetFirst... more ››


Salem Launches “Mode Shift” Participatory Budgeting

Mayor Kim Driscoll today announced that the City of Salem has launched a “mode shift” participatory budgeting program, where residents will... more ››


Salem Celebrates July 4th

Mayor Kimberley Driscoll is pleased to announce that Salem will hold its Independence Day celebration at the Salem Maritime National... more ››

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Gallows Hill Park Open House Visioning Session

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


Salem Community Food Assessment Published

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


Proposed Short Term Rentals Ordinance Public Information & Listening Meeting

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


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

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 ››


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

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 ››