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May 23, 2022

Age-Friendly Salem, Massachusetts

What’s been achieved since joining the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities Click here to read the full article  ...

April 1, 2022

Spring Speaker Series at the Mayor Jean A. Levesque Community Life Center

Join us this spring for the return of our Speaker Series! All Speaker Series events will take place live in the Mayor Jean A. Levesque Commu...

March 24, 2022

CultureHouse in Downtown Salem!

  The City of Salem and CultureHouse are partnering to open a three-month-long community arts and culture pop-up hosted at Old Town Hal...

December 14, 2021

Sand for Seniors

“Sand for Seniors” is a program where a member of the Salem Police Department will deliver a bucket of sand to Salem senior citizens who...

December 4, 2021

Column: Salem the model of an age-friendly city

“From the very start of Salem for All Ages to today, as the first five years come to a close, Salem’s community-based, collaborative...

April 16, 2021

Salem Age-Friendly Training Promotes Social Inclusion for Older Adults 

Written by Chloe-Rose Crouch, AARP Massachusetts Outreach Intern “AARP’s Livable Communities Initiative strives to help communities ...

March 25, 2021

Call for Performers: City of Salem Summer Performance Series

Charlotte Forten Park & Derby Square, Summer 2021 Mayor Kimberley Driscoll and the Salem Public Art Commission (SPAC) announce the launc...

January 23, 2021

Local Food Resources

Food insecurity rates in Massachusetts have doubled since the beginning of the pandemic, and the number of Salem residents seeking food assi...

January 23, 2021

City launches Salem Skipper an On-Demand Rideshare Service

On December 16th the City launched the Salem Skipper, which is an on-demand rideshare transportation service. The service is intended to be ...

January 19, 2021

Eviction Diversion Initiative

The Department of Housing and Community Development wishes to share some important updates to the Governor’s Eviction Diversion Initiativ...

January 6, 2021

Affordable Housing Opportunity in Swampscott: Apply by 2/22/21

A Mixed-Income, 55+ Apartment Community1 Bedroom, Selection by Lottery The Machon offers the comfort and ease of apartment living with all o...

January 6, 2021

Applications are Available for Harbor Village: Apply by 2/8/21

“Harbor Village is a mixed-income apartment community located in Gloucester, Massachusetts. Offering One, Two and Three Bedroom apartm...