The posts on this page are from a variety of Salem blogs and the views expressed are those of the individual blog author.

April 7th, 2010

Barbed Wire is Gone at the Salem Jail!

  As promised, the barbed-wire fencing around the Salem Jail has finally been removed!  (A second, inner wall, was partially dismantled when the Jail was closed and demolished when the renovation began.) In other news, the new courthouse…

July 30th, 2009

Courthouse View is Developing

The framework of the new courthouse is all but complete.  I’d been wondering for a few years just what it would look like from my angle;  the closest neighbors are on the other side of the building, which has gotten the most controversy….