The City of Salem, in partnership with the Point Neighborhood Association and the North Shore Community Development Coalition, hosted the re-opening celebration of Mary Jane Lee Park, at the corner of Palmer and Prince streets. Wednesday’s celebration included a variety of family-friendly activities and programs. Improvements include upgraded play equipment, new rubber play surfacing, an expanded lawn area, a reconfigured basketball court, a new shade pavilion, and new pipe-rail fencing. This project completes renovation of the park that began with the construction of a new splash pad that opened in June 2015.
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Witches Cup 2017 – Photo highlightsAugust 23, 2017
In the cycling boom of the 1980's, Salem proudly hosted annual elite caliber bicycle races with national exposure. It's the goal of the Witches Cup organizers to revive the strong bicycle racing tradition in downtown Salem, Massachusetts. After a seven year lull, the Witches Cup under the direction of Salem-based promoters, returned in 2007. The […]
Salem Music Photos – SJSF Derby Square Berklee Series – Mayah DysonAugust 23, 2017
Mayah Dyson is a singer, songwriter, actress, dancer and model born and raised in Woodbridge, Virginia. She discovered her musical talents early and began performing at the age of 7. She is currently a junior at the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts where she is working on her artistry.
Salem Photos – Ice Scream Bowl 2017August 23, 2017
The Salem Ice Scream Bowl is a Salem Main Streets project and fundraiser. Every year, over 1,000 people gather on historic Salem Common to sample some of their favorite ice cream flavors from local purveyors. Salem Main Streets would like to thank this year’s downtown vendors – Melt, Captain Dusty’s, and Maria’s Sweet Somethings – for generously […]
Salem Photos – Touch a Truck – Heritage Days 2017August 23, 2017
With over a dozen vehicles parked at the Salem Willows, the 2017 Touch a Truck was the biggest and most successful one yet! Kids of all ages had the opportunity to explore and interact with a wide range of vehicles. Touch a Truck is part of Salem Heritage Days