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City of Salem Drinking Water Remains Safe to Drink

May 23, 2018

Water in Salem remains safe to drink despite the health advisory issued for Detroit Reservoir by the Oregon Health Authority.

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North Salem Investment Creates Affordable Housing, Improved Pedestrian Access, Jobs, and Educational Opportunities

May 22, 2018

The landscape of north Salem is changing. Thanks to significant investment by the region’s private and public sectors, once-blighted areas are receiving more than just a fresh coat of paint… they’re being rebuilt and enhanced.

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12th Street SE Southbound Widening Project Begins May 18

May 17, 2018

On Friday, May 18, 2018, the City of Salem will begin upgrading 12th Street SE between Hoyt Street SE and Fairview Avenue SE to improve safety and travel time for pedestrians, bicyclists and drivers.

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City of Salem Hires New City Librarian

May 10, 2018

The City of Salem is excited to announce that it has hired Sarah Strahl to serve as the new City Librarian. Her first day with the City will be May 29, 2018.

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2018 Annual Historic Photo Contest Winners Announced

May 10, 2018

The Salem Historic Landmarks Commission (HLC) will present awards to the winners of the 2018 “This Place Matters” Historic Photo Contest on May 17, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. in Council Chambers

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City of Salem and Rotary Club of Salem Announce New Riverfront Location for Amphitheater Project

May 9, 2018

The Rotary Club of Salem and the City of Salem, after working in close collaboration for over 18 months to develop a structure on the site of the existing Riverfront Park Amphitheater, have agreed that a better location for the Gerry Frank | Rotary Amphitheater is in the currently undeveloped 3.8-acre park property at the southeast end of Riverfront Park.

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Register for 2018 Summer Recreation Activities

May 8, 2018

Find out about summer sports programs and camps in the 2018 Summer Recreation Guide. You can register online.

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Salem City Council to Hold Deliberations on Lone Oak Reimbursement District and Union Gospel Mission Relocation on May 14

May 8, 2018

At the Monday, May 14, 2018 Salem City Council meeting, Council will conduct deliberations on two issues that were recently before Council at public hearings.

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What’s happening
Jun. 05
Storytimes at Salem LibraryChildren's Room
Salem Public Library
Jun. 06
Cancelled - West Salem Redevelopment Advisory Board Meeting7:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.West Salem Library
395 Glen Creek RD NW
Salem OR 97304
Literary Discussion Group1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.Plaza Room
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301
Scrabble Club6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.Plaza Room
Salem Public Library
North Lancaster Neighborhood Associaton (NOLA)6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.Scott Elementary School Media Center
4700 Arizona AVE NE
Salem OR 97305
Storytimes at the LibraryChildren's Room
Salem Public Library
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