Monday, September 26, 2016

2016 Community Survey

We have opened our annual community survey. The Salem Police Department is conducting this survey to better understand how its residents feel about crime, safety and the performance of the Police Department. This is your chance to help us learn more about how you view your neighborhood. We will use your answers to improve the Department. Your responses are strictly anonymous.

The survey is available in English at:
The survey is available in Spanish at:

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Residential Street Sweeping

The City of Salem will begin residential street sweeping on Monday, September 12th. Please review the information on this page at and have your vehicles off the street on your sweeping day. Vehicles not moved may be subject to ticketing and towing.

Please contact the Department of Public Services during normal business hours with questions or concerns.

Click here to view Street Sweeping Information

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Special Movice Screening

The Salem Overdose and Substance Use Prevention Coalition will be hosting a free movie screening of an episode of "Road to Recovery" next Wednesday, September 14th, at 6:30pm at the Salem Visitor Center.

This episode will talk about the recent trends in prescription opioid misuse and heroin use, opioid use disorders, efforts to reduce the distribution and use of heroin, and prevention/treatment efforts. A special panel discussion to follow after the episode.

Friday, September 2, 2016

Peace March 9/3/16

On Saturday, September 3, 2016 a peace march organized by several local churches will be taking place starting at 2:00 pm. The march will follow the following route:

  • Start on Congress St at Leavitt St
  • Continue up Congress St to Harbor St
  • Turn left onto Harbor St
  • Turn right onto Lafayette St
  • Turn left onto New Derby St
  • Turn right onto Washington St
  • Turn right onto Church St
  • Continue onto Brown St
  • Continue onto Salem Common
There will be rolling road blocks during the march, please seek alternative routes during the march.