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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 $289,000 which is roughly $202/per square foot. More Salem information.

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20 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

Striper fishing continues to be spectacular in the area

The mouth of the Merrimack has been hot for weeks, and now a bonus fishery has opened -- the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge on Plum Island.


Thu Aug 28, 2014

Mayor Driscoll to Join Train Riders Headed to Free Museum Visit

Mayor Kimberley Driscoll and her family will lead one of the commuter rail trips to the Boston Museum of Science as part of September Salem Days .


Salem Being Pitched as Car-Free Destination for Maine Visitors

Salem residents may head to Maine for a summer vacation. But now, Salem is being marketed as a carfree destination for visitors from Maine.


For Years, Salem Man Picked Through Updike's Trash in Beverly Farms

A Salem man has admitted to taking trash from Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Updike during the final years of his life in Beverly Farms.


Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Market Basket revolt ends as Arthur T. Demoulas wins bid

Arthur T. Demoulas, the ousted Market Basket chief executive officer who inspired an employee revolt to get him back, won his bid to buy the supermarket chain.


Wed Aug 27, 2014

Swampscott Students Among First to Head Back to School

Students in the Swampscott Public Schools return to school on Wednesday - among the first on the North Shore to get back into the classroom.


Tue Aug 26, 2014

10 Rental Homes in Salem, Including a Fully Furnished Antique Unit

Patch is working with Zillow to bring you the latest in real estate news near Salem.


Mon Aug 25, 2014

Free Museum of Science Admission for Salem Residents Returns

During September, Salem residents and their families can visit the museum's 700 interactive exhibits, live presentations, indoor lightning show and hands-on demonstrations for free one time.


Sun Aug 24, 2014

Harvey Mapcase album release and Cape Ann Wildlife Inc. fundraiser, August 28th

Harvey Mapcase is a three piece Boston-based band comprised of Neil Gargill Doug Allen and Matt White .


Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Oregonian

Hillsboro High senior connects Islamic upbringing with role in Bag&Baggage's 'The...

Fear is a form of fuel for Hillsboro High School senior Melory Mirashrafi. She has been in Iran when people gathered in rebellion against strict Islamic boundaries, and witnessed police pull women and teenage girls into vans during peaceful protests that turned violent.


National Conference of State Legislat...

Wins Harrington Award

David Byerman, who serves as Secretary of the Nevada Senate, received the Kevin B. Harrington Award for Excellence in Democracy Education at the National Conference of State Legislatures' 2014 Summit this month in Minneapolis.


Wed Aug 20, 2014

Common Dreams

Demonstrators Occupy Footprint Power Headquarters

This morning, demonstrators from Massachusetts blockaded the entrance to the headquarters of Footprint Power to protest the company's proposed natural gas power plant in Salem, Massachusetts.


Tue Aug 19, 2014

Exclusive Sales Art Debut for The Inhabitants; See a Pair of New Production Stills

Back at the beginning of 2013, we got the first word on The Inhabitants , Michael and Shawn Rasmussen's follow-up to Dark Feed ; and now today the brothers are debuting the film's new sales art plus a pair of production stills.


Sun Aug 17, 2014

Ancient Egypt and the pharaohs' ruthless practices still amaze us

From gorging on lettuce leaves to spreading themselves with crocodile dung, the ancient Egyptians had some strange habits.


Sat Aug 16, 2014


Week in Travel: Your Fall 2014 Planner

Sure, it's still summertime, but in order to make the most of fall, you'll need to start planning now.


Thu Aug 14, 2014

Joanna Weiss DeFranco enlivens race against Tierney

There are a few standard paths to entering politics. You start as a selectman or a school committee member and work your way up.


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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Lowell Sun

Judge: Teen to be tried as adult in Salem teacher death

A judge has denied a request to have a Massachusetts teenager tried as a minor in the rape and murder of his math teacher.


The Leaf-Chronicle

Judge: Teen to be tried as adult in teacher death

Judge: Teen to be tried as adult in teacher death Lawyer argued that juvenile courts can hand down life sentences Check out this story on FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2013 file photo, Phillip Chism, 14, from Danvers, Mass., is lead into the court room at his arraignment in Salem Superior Court in Salem, Mass.


Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Star Online


INSPIRED by true events four words that are a TV producer's dream. New York Times bestselling author Katherine Howe takes us into familiar territory in Conversion, where she mixes real events from the past with actual events of the present in her latest novel aimed at young adults.



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