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  1. Salem Police Encourage Public Transit for Holiday WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Patch.com

    As you plan your visit to Salem on the 4th of July we suggest you consider walking or utilizing public transportation. Derby Wharf is a short walk from the MBTA Commuter Rail Salem Depot station and may be a better option than driving into the city.

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  2. Venue change denied for teen in murder trialRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    A judge has rejected a request to move the trial of a Danvers teen who is a accused of killing and a raping his high school a math teacher when he was just 14. Philip Chism's defense team was dealt a blow yesterday when Judge a David Lowry of Essex a Superior Court in Salem denied a request for a change of venue. Chism is scheduled to appear in a Essex Superior Court on Oct. 7 for the start of the trial.

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  3. Man Claims to Be with Police, Requests Photos of ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... he tracks. Police located a woman matching the description in the Tower School parking lot. The 48-year-old woman from Salem was placed in protective custody.

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  4. Salem Police Boost Security Measures for the Fourth of July FestivitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... bags and be prepared for possible bag checks by uniformed officers. Be safe. To ensure a safe and fun celebration, the Salem Police Department will have enhanced security in place on Saturday, the Fourth of July. Guests are asked to carry any items ...

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  5. Bring Your OwnRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    ... would be more than happy to fill up your travel mug. And we all know that plastic water bottles are a litter problem. Salem is fortunate to have safe, healthy drinking water which is tested regularly. And we know where it comes from. Can you say the ...

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  6. Witch City Triathlon is BACK in SalemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    The Witch City Triathlon in its 13th year in existence is a sprint distance triathlon to be held on Saturday August 8th in Salem, MA. Located 30 minutes north of Boston, The Witch City Triathlon is a great race for Triathletes all over New England.

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  7. ObituariesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Williston Observer

    ... of his much-loved sister and brother, as well as many other relatives, friends and colleagues. Dave was born in Salem, Mass., on Sept. 11, 1938, to the late Joseph and Irene Morency. He grew up in a loving extended family that included his two ...

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  8. United Way of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls Shares Annual Report for 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    ... ready to meet the needs of our community. Cost $40. Contact the United Way office for more information. October 17 - Salem, MA Bus Trip Join us for our 5th annual exciting Salem bus adventure that sells out quickly every year! 7:45 am departure from ...

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  9. Tax credit program boosts housing support for Salem, Beverly agenciesRead the original story

    Wednesday | Planning

    ... Johnsons donate to both Harborlight Community Partners in Beverly and North Shore Community Development Corporation in Salem . And because both agencies have been awarded Community Investment Tax Credits, the Johnsons can get more than half their ...

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  10. Salem Independence Day Celebration to be Held at Derby WharfRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    In case you missed it, the City of Salem will be holding our annual Independence Day celebration on July 4th at Derby Wharf. The festivities will include activities for families and children, concerts, a fly over, and a fireworks display.

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  11. The Bump and the Hollow of Thomas Hart BentonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The New Yorker

    "American Epics: Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood," at the Peabody Essex Museum, in Salem, Massachusetts , is a big, imaginative, even fun exhibition-one of those shows that start out being interesting for one reason and end up being interesting for a completely different one. You could say that Thomas Hart Benton represents the direction that modern art didn't go in, except that he is one of the artists responsible for the direction it did go.

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  12. Teen charged with killing math teacher wants trial movedRead the original story

    Wednesday | Greenwich Citizen

    In this Jan. 16, 2015, file photo, Philip Chism appears in Salem Superior Court for a hearing in Salem, Mass. Lawyers for Chism, a Massachusetts teenager charged with killing his high school math teacher, have asked a judge on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, to move his trial out of eastern Massachusetts, saying it will be difficult to pick an impartial jury given the large amount of publicity the case has received.

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  13. Mass. teen charged with killing teacher wants trial movedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KSNT-TV Topeka

    In this photo taken Tuesday, June 30, 2015, Philip Chism., right, and his one of his attorneys John Osler listen during a hearing in Salem Superior Court in Salem, Mass. Lawyers for Chism, a Massachusetts teenager charged with killing his high school math teacher, asked a judge on Tuesday to move his trial out of eastern Massachusetts, saying it will be difficult to pick an impartial jury given the large amount of publicity the case has received.

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  14. Why Was a Helicopter Flying Over Salem?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    The Massachusetts State Police Air Wing was over the downtown area in Salem for a short period of time on Tuesday evening assisting Salem Police in locating a missing person.

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  15. Salem's Traffic Island Beautification Program Tackles Median on Mill StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    ... "This is a much needed improvement, and I am grateful to the Committee for undertaking and funding this project." The Salem Beautification Committee manages the City's Traffic Island Beautification Program and takes care of over 40 traffic islands ...

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  16. What's Open, Closed in Salem for the Fourth of July HolidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    July 4 - the legal public holiday for Independence Day - falls on a Saturday this year. Most federal offices and some will be closed on Friday, July 3, in observance of the Independence Day holiday.

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  17. Teen Charged With Killing Danvers Teacher Wants Trial MovedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBS Local

    ... Click Here for Latest myTV38 Online Features Follow @myTV38Find Us On Facebook myTV38 LINKS AND INFORMATION Contact [] SALEM, Mass. (AP) - Lawyers for a Massachusetts teenager charged with killing his high school math teacher have asked a judge to ...

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  18. Danvers fireworks canceled after 30 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WHDH

    ... is also due to new security requirements after the Boston Marathon bombings in 2013. It is likely many will travel to Salem this year instead. The mayor said the town is preparing for the increase of Fourth of July visitors. While families in ...

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  19. Partners to close Union Hospital in LynnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Boston.com

    North Shore Medical Center and its parent company Partners HealthCare said Tuesday that they will close their community hospital in Lynn as part of a $200 million plan to redesign medical services in the North Shore over the next three years. The plan calls for consolidating services and adding 58 beds at the medical center's Salem Hospital campus, while shuttering the 126-bed Union Hospital in Lynn, less than six miles away.

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  20. Residents Disappointed At Danvers Fireworks Show CancellationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | CBS Local

    ... y events in Danvers this week leading up to the 4th of July. But with no fireworks in Danvers this Friday, neighboring Salem is ramping up for 30 thousand additional spectators at its show on Saturday.

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