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Salem, Massachusetts is located in Essex County. Zip codes in Salem, MA include 01970, and 01971. The median home price in Salem is $279,000 which is roughly $196/per square foot. More Salem information.

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Accrediting agency to review Gordon College

Gordon president D. Michael Lindsay was among 14 religious leaders who wrote to the White House requesting an exemption to an executive order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating in their hiring based on sexual orientation or gender identity.


Thu Jul 10, 2014

USA Today

Teen accused in teacher's murder charged in new attack

A 15-year-old Massachusetts boy charged with killing his teacher last year faces new charges after an assault on a state youth services staffer.


Wed Jul 09, 2014

City Cuts Ties With Gordon College, Ends Contract to Manage Old Town Hall

The Salem city government has cut ties with Gordon College after college President D. Michael Lindsay's wrote to President Barack Obama, pushing for an exemption from federal regulations that bar employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.


A&J King, Rouge Cosmetics and Museum Top List of 'Best of North Shore'

Forty Salem business, nonprofits and festivals have been honored by the editors and readers of Northshore magazine as the "Best of the North Shore."


The New Zealand Herald

Sideswipe: Humpty's destiny

There will be no putting Humpty Dumpty back together again after he fell and smashed at the Enchanted Forest in Salem, Massachusetts.


Tue Jul 08, 2014

Driver to be Charged After Allegedly Striking, Injuring Skateboarder

A 76-year-old Salem woman will face charges that she struck a skateboarder with her car and left the scene on Sunday night on Bridge Street.


Sun Jul 06, 2014

Whitefish Bay

Oral History: The Salem Witch Trials

Local actress Jessica Macha portrays Rebeka Nurses, a 71-year-old nearly-deaf woman accused in 1692 of being a witch in Salem, Massachusetts.


Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Free Dictionary

Nathaniel Hawthorne

He was born in 1804 in Salem, Massachusetts to Nathaniel Hathorne and the former Elizabeth Clarke Manning.


Chicago Reader

Your summer reading, part two: Megan Abbott's The Fever

I recommend Megan Abbott's new novel, The Fever , as ideal summer reading with a caveat: it will not last you through the summer.



A vexatious vexillologist

You may be familiar with the backside of certain daily calendar pages. They can include an interesting fact, a puzzle, a riddle or, sometimes, just a question.


Thu Jul 03, 2014

The stage is set for designer Nate Bertone

The house lights at Theatre by the Sea dimmed, and a soft orange light shone upon a sheer veil, decorated with a "Rydell High '59" emblem.


Daily Mail

Quentin Letts reviews The Crucible at London's Old Vic

There were more women than men in the Old Vic audience for The Crucible. They were there to gawp at film star Richard Armitage, who takes the central role of John Proctor, the farmer whose one marital infidelity leads to a downfall of alleged devilry and witchcraft.


She Knows

Hocus Pocus hokum? Tina Fey sequel not happening

Rumors of a Tina Fey-led Hocus Pocus sequel rocked the internets this week, but Fey's production company, Little Stranger, denies the project's veracity.


Sentinel & Enterprise

Report: Partners merger increases costs

Partners HealthCare's proposed merger with Hallmark Health System in the North Shore would reinforce Partners' dominance and increase medical spending in northeastern Massachusetts, according to a preliminary report issued on Wednesday by an independent state agency charged with monitoring the health-care market.


Mon Jun 30, 2014


Special Investigations Preview

The detectives are back with a new mission: Solving the biggest mysteries in American history! History Detectives Special Investigations premieres Tuesday, July 1, 2014.


Salem Medical Marijuana Dispensary Given the Green Light by State Officials

The Department of Public Health announced Friday that it has given provisional certificates to 11 medical marijuana dispensaries in Massachusetts, cutting 9 of the 20 applicants that were originally approved, the Boston Globe reported.


'Murdered: Soul Suspect,' reaction/review on first hour of game play

Please keep in mind that this only covers the first hour or so of game play. A full review on the entire game will be published in the near future.


Fri Jun 27, 2014

Boston-area to do list

If you aren't at this live recording you'll have to wait until the fall to hear what you missed.



Out Road Trip: Guy Scramble

Yesterday we spent a good deal of chilling around Ogunquit, which is definitely one of the cutest towns I've ever been to.


VCI releases a film more than 50 years old. The City of the Dead is still scary

For years, VCI and head honcho Don Blair has made the DVD company a blessing. Located in Oklahoma, smaller than the Brothers Warner, it's still universal when it comes to films that must be released or re-released, some of them we nvver heard of.



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