News & Events

Sidewalk Construction Follow-Up

Here is a link to the letter from the City Engineering Department regarding their decision. Please read below to see my email to Chuck Dam regarding the meeting to discuss sidewalks in the McIntire District and the Essex Street area: Dear Chuck, On behalf...

Salem Public Library and Monroe Street Sidewalks

Thank you to Chuck Dam, the new assistant engineer for the City of Salem for meeting with the McIntire residents and I over the sidewalks at the Salem Public Library and Monroe Street.  We look forward to hearing the City's final decision in the resident's...

CPA Hearing Follow-Up

I attended the CPA hearing for ideas from the public for the funding of FY18 Community Preservation Act projects.  Jane Guy provided a presentation on the CPA which will be available this week on Salem.com.   The following were the projects funded under...

Thank You!

I want to thank the organizers of last night's Ward 2 Forum at the Moose Lodge. I appreciate very much your hospitality and all of the hard work that went into organizing such an event.

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...

Ward 2 Councillor Forum October 3rd

A forum for candidates for Ward 2 Councillor will be held Tuesday, October 3rd at 6:30 at the Moose Hall, 50 Grove Street. All Salem voters, especially Ward 2 residents, are welcome and invited to attend. The forum will be moderated by State Representative...

City of Salem October Road Closures Announced

The list from the City of Salem below outlines the planned and anticipated road closures for October in Salem, including lot closures and traffic impacts from planned special events. The Salem Police will close roadways at any point if they determine it...

Getting Things Done!

Mary Usovicz Gets Things Done! The residents on Emerton Street asked me to get them a new street sign as the last one was ripped off by a big truck. I worked with the city to get a new sign put up post haste!

Community Preservation Act Public Hearing

The CPC Public Hearing is tomorrow. Please get back to me before 5:00 PM tomorrow with your ideas and suggestions! The Community Preservation Committee (CPC) will hold a Public Informational Hearing to solicit input from citizens regarding the development...

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