Ward 2 Get Out and Vote!

Ward 2 Get Out and Vote!

Ward 2, this is it! The polls open today at 7:00am and close at 8:00pm Any issues regarding voter registration please call 978-745-9595.  For rides to the polls please call 978-744-3182.  New polling location is St. Peters church rectory located at 24 St. Peter’s...
Mary Usovicz Voting Yes on Salem Sanctuary City Ordinance

Mary Usovicz Voting Yes on Salem Sanctuary City Ordinance

Sanctuary City Issue I believe that it is helpful for the community to have a dialogue on this issue – neighbor to neighbor, not just to enact an ordinance that is left open to misunderstanding and misinterpretation. No policies or laws will be changed with respect to...
Council on Aging Director Teresa Gove Arnold Meeting

Council on Aging Director Teresa Gove Arnold Meeting

Today, I had the pleasure of meeting with the new Council on Aging Director, Teresa Gove Arnold. Teresa comes from a background in elder care and disabilities.  She is the former Executive Director of the Aging and Disability Resource Consortium.  I was pleased to...
Doggie Party was a Great Success

Doggie Party was a Great Success

Our first Doggie Party was a great success and our next event will include dogs  (The publicity in the Salem Evening News and Channel 5’s online version generated great interest in the event)!   Attendees were very happy to receive a Halloween- themed bandana and a...
Howard Street Parking Issue

Howard Street Parking Issue

I was out walking the other night for the second time down Howard Street.  They have a major parking/emergency vehicle issue.   The sidewalks are narrow but historical and the street is narrow and abuts the cemetery.   In order for the emergency vehicles to travel...
Homeless Street Advocate

Homeless Street Advocate

With an increase of 143% of calls to the police on homeless related issues this year, there is definitely an issue which needs to be addressed. The City Council has supported funding of a street advocate by the name of Melissa Miraglia. Ms. Miraglia will be reporting...