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City of Salem Directs ARPA Funds to Winter Heating Assistance

$500,000 will supplement existing LIHEAP funds to assist more Salem residents this winter

Mayor Kim Driscoll today announced that the City of Salem has directed $500,000 of its federal American Rescue Plan Act funds to supplement... more ››

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Housing Stability Service - December Hours

Housing Workshop December 15, 4pm, CLC

Housing Stability Service: December 2022 / Estabilidad de Vivienda: Diciembre 2022

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Curtis Memorial Park Community Meeting/Parque Conmemorativo Curtis Una Sesion De Comentarious De La Comunidad

The City of Salem and Cottrell/Crowley will be hosting a community meeting on Thursday, December 1st... more ››

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Salem Again Offers “Peas for Fees” Ticket Fee Amnesty Program

Bring in canned goods when paying a parking violation December 1-23 and late fees are waived

The City’s annual "Peas for Fees" ticket amnesty program will run December 1 through December 23. The program allows for the waiver of late... more ››


Collins Cove to Salem Willows Resilience Study

Public meeting November 29, 7pm, Bentley School

The first public meeting for the City of Salem's "Collins Cove to Salem Willows Resilience Study" will take place on November 29th, 7PM, at... more ››

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Small Business Saturday Supports and Celebrates Local Small Businesses

Parking at City lots, garages, meters free November 25-27 to encourage downtown shopping

Mayor Kim Driscoll today announced the City of Salem’s participation in the 12th annual Small Business Saturday.

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Salem Transfer Station Closing December 11

Curbside yard waste collection week of December 12

The final day for yard waste drop-off at the Salem Transfer Station this season will be December 11th. Curbside yard waste collection takes... more ››


Curative COVID-19 PCR Testing Site in Salem Closing 12/31

The City of Salem has been notified by Curative that their free COVID-19 PCR testing site in Riley Plaza will close on December 31, 2022.... more ››


Salem Public Art Commission announces Merry & Bright

Free family-friendly events Old Town Hall & Derby Square to spread holiday cheer

Looking to activate public spaces in the month of December, the Salem Public Art Commission has collaborated with local artist and art... more ››

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Salem PowerChoice Energy Disclosure

Updated electricity generation disclosure labels are available for the City's electricity program, Salem PowerChoice.


Naumkeag Portrait Dedication

December 14, 11am, City Hall

In 2021 the City of Salem commissioned a portrait for City Hall to represent Salem’s Indigenous community. This portrait has been in... more ››


Shetland Park Community Meeting

December 3, 1-3pm, 16 Lynch Street

The next open community meeting in the Shetland Park visioning process takes place on Saturday, December 3rd from 1-3pm in the gym... more ››

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SalemRecycles’ Textile and TerraCycle Drive

Riley Plaza, November 19, 8am-1pm

SalemRecycles hosts a textile andTerraCycle drive at Riley Plaza on Saturday November 19th from 8 AM -1 PM.At this event, clothing and... more ››


Temporary Housing for Families Experiencing Homelessness

Partnership between City of Salem, DHCD, Salem State University, and Centerboard

The City of Salem, Salem State University (SSU), and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts through the Department of Housing and Community... more ››


Haunted Happenings 2022 Salem Residents’ Survey

Survey online until November 18th

The 2022 Salem residents’ Haunted Happenings and Halloween survey is now online at... more ››


Free COVID Tests for Salem Residents

Rapid COVID tests available for at-home use

The City of Salem has additional free rapid antigen COVID-19 tests available for at-home use.


Mattress Recycling in Salem

Curbside pick-up for recycling in Salem

Per new state regulations, mattresses and box springs can no longer be disposed of as trash and instead must be recycled. The City of Salem... more ››

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Calling All Artists & Creatives

City of Salem Request for Submissions for Temporary Interactive Public Art

The City of Salem, MA, invites artists from the greater Boston area to submit materials for consideration for the award of a $12,... more ››

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Salem Housing Stability Service

November and December Schedule

City of Salem Fall Street Sweeping Schedule

Neighborhood street sweeping takes place November 1 – December 2

Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll today announced that fall street sweeping will begin in residential neighborhoods in Salem on Tuesday, November 1... more ››