Kimberley Driscoll, Mayor

Welcome to the City of Salem’s Official Website! Whether you are a resident, visitor, or entrepreneur, here you will find a wealth of useful information about our waterfront community. Salem is known for its rich maritime history, as being the birthplace of the National Guard and for the infamous Witchcraft Trials of 1692. Salem is also a vibrant, pedestrian-friendly City where its residents, and over a million tourists annually, can easily visit historic architecture, unique attractions, world-famous museums, and an eclectic mix of shops and dining options. And, with easy access to public transportation - including our own ferry direct to Boston - Salem is a great city in which to live, work, study, and play. I invite you to discover all that Salem has to offer!

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Reporting Illegally Parked Vehicles in Salem »

As traffic volume increases in October in Salem, please remember that to report an illegally parked vehicle you should...

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​​​​​​​Property Tax Exemption for Affordable Rent Accessory Units in Salem »

On September 23, 2022, Governor Charlie Baker signed into law legislation granting homeowners in Salem the option of...

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City of Salem Announces Planned Road Closures for October »

The City of Salem has announced planned and anticipated road closures for October in Salem, including lot closures and...

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Upcoming Events

October 1, 2022 (All day) to October 31, 2022 (All day)
October 3, 2022 - 10:34am
October 3, 2022 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
October 3, 2022 - 5:00pm