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

June 20th, 2011

Patriotic Sloops

Show your patriotic side with these limited edition Sweet Sloops! Foiled in red, silver and blue, these are the perfect addition to your July 4 celebration! 

Visit or the shop at 85 Leavitt Street before June 30th to get your fe…

June 20th, 2011

Help Us Find Summer Stars

Summer is almost here, but we know there are still great kids doing great things in the Witch City.
It doesn’t matter how big or small an accomplishment is — kids find countless ways to make their parents and loved ones proud. And we’d li…

June 16th, 2011

VIDEO: Ronan & Duff — ‘We Won the Cup’ Uncut

There was Sonny & Cher; there was Hall & Oates and then there was Ronan & Duff.As Salemites lost their minds following the Bruins’ Stanley Cup win, Ronan & Duff were kind enough to stop on Derby Street and contribute their musical bea…

June 16th, 2011

The Salem Farmers’ Market Opens Today!

Come to downtown Salem on Thursday, June 16 for opening day at the Salem Farmers’ Market and enjoy delicious local fruits, vegetables, lobster, breads, pastries, cheese and much more! 
The market bell will ring promptly at 3 p.m. signaling …

June 12th, 2011

Salem’s Social Media Week in Review

Salem Patch loves social media. It’s how we answer your questions and learn more about your thoughts. Social Media Sunday is a weekly feature where we’ll recap highlights from Facebook and other media from this past week. We’ll also point yo…

June 1st, 2011

‘Person of Interest’ in TD Bank Robbery Arrested in Andover

A male who is being eyed as a suspect in the May 15 TD Bank Robbery on Loring Avenue was arrested in Andover Tuesday night.
FBI and Andover Police arrested Christopher Decareau, 26, of Peabody, while he was allegedly casing a bank on Main Street…

May 17th, 2011

IMAGE GALLERY: The Making of Ceramic Art

Potters have been producing ceramics for both art and utilitarian purposes for over 12,000 years. It is a trade and craft that is found around the world, throughout modern history. It used to be that if you needed a bowl, or a statue, you went to you…

May 17th, 2011

E-Waste: Recycle it the Right Way

The following press release is courtesy of the Salem Chamber of Commerce.
Electronic Waste, or “e-waste” as it’s commonly referred to, describes used, broken, unwanted, obsolete or surplus electrical devices.  The Salem Chamber of Comm…

May 11th, 2011

5 Things You Need to Know Today: May 11

Welcome to 5 Things You Need to Know Today, your place for useful facts. We’ll provide this early morning digest each weekday to keep Salemites and Salem Patch users in-the-know.
Did you know…

May 7th, 2011

Sleepy Yet Sweet, Baloo is a Keeper

Baloo is a gentle cat in need of a home.
The 5-year-old cat was “unfortunately abandoned by his previous owner,” said Northeast Animal Shelter Communications Director Stephen Oakes.
Take a peek at our video to meet Baloo.
If Baloo is a…

April 29th, 2011

6 Open Houses This Weekend

If you’re looking for a Witch City home, be sure to check out these homes for sale this weekend.
Print out our list, hit the street and go hunting!
51 Charles St.
Sunday, noon to 1 p.m….

April 28th, 2011

Man Crushed at Sewage Plant

Fire officials said a man was crushed in an industrial accident Thursday at the South Essex Sewerage Plant on Fort Avenue after he got stuck between a forklift and a wall.The call came in just after 4 p.m.Deputy Fire Chief Gerry Giunta said the man w…

March 13th, 2011

Bienvenue au 62

Chef Antonio Bettencourt Revisits His Culinary Roots for Special Prix Fixe Wine Dinner at 62 Restaurant & Wine Bar

WHAT:                      …

March 7th, 2011

Jump into Spring Jazz Party

This is always a great party, so if you are looking for something to do on March 18, I think you’ve found it!  For more information, visit

February 23rd, 2011

PatchCast: Car Accidents and Ferry Renovations

Every weekday at 6 p.m. we’ll fill you in on the top stories from across the region. Today is Wednesday, Feb. 23.
Follow these links for more on today’s featured stories:

UPDATED: Driver Seriously Injured in Route 128 Crash
Dive …

February 12th, 2011

A New Take on an Old Mayoral Tradition

In 1838, Leverett Saltonstall, the first Mayor of Salem, was elected as United States Representative from the 2nd Massachusetts District. Little did he know, he was beginning a small local tradition.
There has been much recent conversation regar…

February 1st, 2011

IMAGE GALLERY: Local Leaders Pedal, Sweat for Salem Families

Saturday afternoon at the Salem Y was a day for  lots of sweat and good deeds.
Local political, law enforcement and business leaders worked up a sweat in order to raise money  for Children’s & Family programs at the Salem YMCA.

January 10th, 2011

Mark your calendar for Salem’s So Sweet!

Salem’s So Sweet Chocolate & Ice Sculpture Festival features 18 ice sculptures!
Organizers Salem Main Streets, the Salem Chamber of Commerce, and local retailers, restaurants and businesses invite you to attend the 9th annual Salem’s So Sweet…

December 29th, 2010

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Salem

Celebrate the old and ring in the new in Salem! Here are a few options… 
62 Restaurant & Wine BarGather, reconnect, and ring in the New Year with 62 Restaurant & Wine Bar! Chef/Owner Antonio Bettencourt is preparing a specially craft…

December 3rd, 2010

UPDATED: Celebrate Good Times, Come On!

Cool Promo
This month the Salem Theatre Company presents “The Long Christmas Ride Home.” Feedback for the show on Facebook has been amazing, and it only opened last night! This Sunday at 3 p.m., they are offering a special promotion, “Pay Wha…

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