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 “Mama Tingo” by sculptor Will Smith Cabrera. Photo by John Andrews of Creative Collective.

2nd Annual Harbor Connector Path Sculpture Garden

On November 29th, eight new sculptures were installed along the Salem Harbor Connector Path for the 2nd Annual Salem Harbor... more ››


Sneak peek at the Forest River Park Outdoor Recreation & Nature Center

Salem residents and other community members interested in getting a closer look at the new Forest River Park Outdoor Recreation and Nature... more ››

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Public Health Advisory

The Salem Board of Health is issuing this advisory to inform the residents of Salem that COVID-19 cases are again on the rise.


COVID Vaccine Boosters

Massachusetts residents can access booster doses from more than 1,000 locations, with appointments available now across the... more ››


Mobile COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

Mass General Brigham will be providing free vaccinations and boosters at the Salem YMCA, 1 Sewall Street in Salem, this coming Saturday... more ››


Curative Free COVID Testing Site Downtown

Curative, the company that operated the City's free rapid COVID testing site in October, will continue to serve the Salem community with a... more ››


COVID Vaccinations for Children Age 5-11

Salem children age 5 to 11 are now eligible to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. In-school vaccination clinics are being scheduled by... more ››


Salem PowerChoice Expanding Renewable Electricity Supply

Salem PowerChoice, the City of Salem’s municipal electricity program, is increasing its... more ››

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Salem Awarded $3.3M MassWorks Grant

The City of Salem has been awarded two MassWorks grants by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, both directed advancing major roadway and... more ››


Storm Updates

The Salem Department of Public Services (DPS) is responding to multiple branches/tree falls due to the high winds. Please drive with... more ››


COVID-19 Boosters

COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters are now available. Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson boosters are safe, effective, and widely available... more ››

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Vineyard Wind Partnership for Salem Harbor Port

Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between Avangrid Renewables, a subsidiary of AVANGRID, Inc.


New Electricity Contract in Salem Results in 100% Renewable Municipal Energy

In support of the City of Salem’s commitment to a sustainable future and meeting its climate change goals, the City has contracted through... more ››

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Salem Police Advance Body-Worn Cameras Program

The City of Salem, the Salem Police Department, and the Salem Police Patrolmen’s Union today announced that they have reached an agreement... more ››

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Destination Salem Seeks Resident Input on Tourism

Destination Salem, the City's destination marketing organization, is seeking resident feedback about your sentiments regarding tourism in... more ››


Join the Salem Fire Department

The Salem Fire Department is recruiting qualified individuals to join the department this fall. Low-income applicants may be eligible for a... more ››


Salem Announces Rescue Plan Survey, Public Forums

The City of Salem has launched a survey, available online in English and Spanish at www.salem.com/... more ››

Masks in Salem

The Salem Board of Health is issuing this advisory to remind residents to continue to be vigilant against the danger of COVID-19.The Board... more ››


Rental Assistance for Salem Residents

The Essex County Bar Association offers free lawyer referral service and 30 minute consultation.


Special Message from the Salem Board of Health

Since July 1, 2021, the Salem Board of Health has seen an increase in COVID-19 cases. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has... more ››