Destination Salem

"No Backing Down" Book Release Event

Salem is about to start a new chapter in its literary history, and you're invited to the page-turning celebration. Written by player agent and Salem High School Hall of Fame member...
North Shore Art Throb

Tune In!

The 60s were a groovy time for over-the-top fashion, television, and more. This month's PEM/PM event brought some classic 60s flair to the atrium in the form of music, costume, and...
The Salem News

Around the Horn: HYDE AND SEEK: Danvers senior closing in on school wins record

The Danvers High baseball team has won a lot of games with coach Roger Day at the helm, 418 and counting to be exact. By the end of the 2014 season, no pitcher will have earned as many...
The Salem News

Probate Court set to move out this week

SALEM -- History will be made at the end of this week when the staff at Essex Probate & Family Court exits its building for a new home. This will be the first time since the Federal...
The Salem News

Pipeline company details likely project impacts

Algonquin outlines remediation plans for noise, dust Pipeline:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/Solid$ID/NothingText ColorText Color$ID/NothingText...
The Salem News

St. John's, Masco to host Creator's Crosse

The St. John's Prep lacrosse team entered the inaugural Creator's Crosse last season in pretty good shape. Sitting at 4-1 a year ago, expectations were high for the Eagles and they...
Boston Globe

Obituary: Aleyes Markarian

MARKARIAN, Aleyes "Al" Of Salem, in Beverly, April 22, 2014, age 85. Loving husband of Geraldine (Lynch) Markarian; son of...
Boston Globe

Obituary: James John Yeannakopoulos

YEANNAKOPOULOS, James (Jim) John Age 87, died peacefully at NorthShore Medical Center in Salem on Thursday morning. Jim was...
Salem Main Streets

Pickering Wharf, home of the Salem Spice Trade, is about to get even spicier! You're invited to attend "Fire and Spice", a fundraiser event for the Salem Arts Festival, this Thursday,...
Boston Globe

Obituary: Channing Bacall

Bacall, Jr., Channing Age 87, of Exeter, NH formerly of Salem, MA died Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at the RiverWoods retirement...
Destination Salem

Easter Bunnies, Easter Witches, Vacation Week, Oh My!

School vacation week in Massachusetts is just around the corner, and there will be plenty to do in Salem from April 18 through April 27. The week begins with Easter, and there is...
Destination Salem

The Servant of Two Masters at Salem State

Take a young couple about to be wed, add two manipulating fathers, a saucy maid, a gourmet innkeeper, a misjudged killer, a woman dressed as a man, awkward porters and rude waiters...
Salem Main Streets

Retro Dance Party At PEM

"Celebrities and TV icons" will flood the streets of Salem April17th as the Peabody Essex Museum presents its next episode of the highly popular monthly PEM/PM open late party series....
Destination Salem
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Earth Day to be celebrated at Salem State

Area residents are invited to join in a celebration of Earth Day this week at Salem State University. From Monday through...
Destination Salem

Salem State is building an opera. You know you want to know what that means!

Bring your phone to this interactive concert event where the audience determines the storyline for the opera to be performed that evening! #SSUBuildsAnOpera features the University...
Boston Globe

Challenger to US Rep. John Tierney reports strong fund-raising in first three months of the year

Seth Moulton, a Salem Democrat who aims to challenge US Representative John F. Tierney's reelection in the September primary,...
Destination Salem

Jim McAllister Lecture Series

Jim McAllister's Spring 2014 Salem Lecture Series has been announced. A wonderful historian and story teller, Jim's lectures are always informative and entertaining. Wednesday,...
North Shore Art Throb

Living and Selling the Dream: Exploring Lifestyle Aspirations through California Design

Just a few steps into the Peabody Essex Museum's newest exhibition, California Design 1930-1965, we see two black-and-white aerial photos of a Los Angeles intersection. The location...
Destination Salem
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State grants help Gloucester, Salem fortify against climate change effects

As global climate change brings fiercer coastal storms and more persistent flooding to the region, Gloucester and Salem are...
Destination Salem

Historic Burying Grounds

Salem has three cemeteries that are significant to the Witch Trials of 1692. The Howard Street Cemetery is said to be where Giles Corey was taken to be pressed to death, a torture...
Destination Salem

East meets west at the PEM this weekend

Sensational India returns to the PEM this weekend with drop-in art activities, lectures, and the incomparable Bollywood Dance Party! Visit pem.org for complete details and the schedule...
Boston Globe

Obituary: Claudia Marie Russo

Russo, Claudia Marie Of Salem and formerly of Lynn, died suddenly in Salem Hospital on Thursday, March 27, 2014. She was...
Salem Main Streets

Sensational India! Festival Returns to the PEM

Casting a spotlight on Indian arts and culture since 2009, the Peabody Essex Museum once again offers a diverse weekend of activities on April 5th and 6th for the Sensational India!...
Destination Salem

Turner's Seafood on Phantom Gourmet

"I want you to feel that you are someplace that's real, that's local, that's authentic..." - Kathy Turner We are happy to share this segment about Turner's Seafood at Lyceum Hall,...
Boston.com

Anti-Defamation League interfaith dessert seder Sunday at Salem State

The Anti-Defamation League New England Region will hold its North Shore Interfaith Dessert Seder Sunday, March 30 at Salem...
Boston.com

New Enterprise Center program targets execs of growing companies

The Enterprise Center at Salem State University will launch a program specifically for the owners and top executives of rapidly...
Boston.com

Salem Arts Festival calls for artists

The Salem Arts Festival has announced an invitation to local artists to submit their work for festival participation consideration....
Boston.com

HAWC St. Paddy's Breakfast

Thanks to the generosity of Rep. John Keenan, this year’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Irish Breakfast in Salem will benefit...
Connected

What you might not know

Dan Monroe has been at the helm here since 1993 and has led the museum’s transformation from two small, venerable museums...
Connected

Innovation conversation

I rejected the idea of getting a Roomba, years ago, when savvy folks began investing in the disk-shaped vacuum cleaner that...
Connected

Thoughts and meditations

I recently attended a lecture at MIT. This is usually not a compelling way to start a blog post, except that in this case...
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