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13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Open Call for 'Ted 2' Extras on Saturday

Open Call for 'Ted 2' Extras on Saturday

If you want to be an extra in "Ted 2," head to Boston Casting on Saturday.
New App Takes 24-Hour Reports of Graffiti, Potholes, Missed Trash Pickup

New App Takes 24-Hour Reports of Graffiti, Potholes, Missed Trash Pickup

A new smartphone app and website allows Salem residents, business owners and visitors to report non-emergency issues to city officials.
Faster WiFi Coming to MBTA Commuter Rail Trains

Faster WiFi Coming to MBTA Commuter Rail Trains

A new faster, state-of-the-art WiFi system will be installed on MBTA commuter rail trains starting this fall.
11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss
Splash Pad Plans to be Presented, Feedback Sought

Splash Pad Plans to be Presented, Feedback Sought

A splash pad is planned for a park in The Point neighborhood.
Salem Crew Helps Search for Missing Diver

Salem Crew Helps Search for Missing Diver

The Salem dive team help search for a diver who went missing while diving off the Marblehead coast on Tuesday died. He died of an apparent drowning, according to investigators.
Salem Named One of Best 'Undersung' U.S. Cities to Visit

Salem Named One of Best 'Undersung' U.S. Cities to Visit

Salem has been named by an Australian travel writer as a "second-tier" city that is "unquestionably worth a detour from the big boys."
Smoke or Fog? It was a Question on Monday

Smoke or Fog? It was a Question on Monday

A meteorological phenomenon on Monday evening caused thick fog to sit along the water that looked very much like smoke to some people.
Salem Man One of 16 Arrests at DWI Checkpoint

Salem Man One of 16 Arrests at DWI Checkpoint

New Hampshire State Police, in conjunction with the Hampton (N.H.) Police Department and Rockingham County (N.H.) Sheriff's Office, conducted the checkpoint on Route 1A in Seabrook, N.H.
Bank Robbed with Threat of a Gun

Bank Robbed with Threat of a Gun

A man using the threat of a gun robbed the North Shore Bank on Sunday afternoon.
Are Politicians Overstepping in Support of Market Basket Boycott?

Are Politicians Overstepping in Support of Market Basket Boycott?

More than 30 elected officials in Massachusetts have come out in support of Market Basket workers and a boycott of the grocery store chain; in NH, officials hope the matter will be resolved
Salem Store Robbery One of Two in Area Thursday

Salem Store Robbery One of Two in Area Thursday

Within less than two hours on Thursday night, a Salem convenience store was one of two robberies in the area.
24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Final Weekend for Tobin Bridge Tollbooths

Final Weekend for Tobin Bridge Tollbooths

The Tobin Bridge tolls have shrunk in recent weeks, but the bridge goes to all-electronic collection starting on Monday.
Opponents to Driscoll's Old Town Hall Decision Prompt $5 Donations

Opponents to Driscoll's Old Town Hall Decision Prompt $5 Donations

Salem Mayor Kimberley Driscoll will donate money to the North Shore Alliance of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Youth for each phone call she gets opposing her decision to end the cit
20 Things to Do on the North Shore This Weekend

20 Things to Do on the North Shore This Weekend

Music, culture and blueberries are all on tap for this weekend.
Flash Flood Warning Issued, Street Flooding 'Imminent'

Flash Flood Warning Issued, Street Flooding 'Imminent'

A flash flood warning has been issued for parts of Essex and Middlesex counties on Wednesday afternoon.
Roofs Across Salem Add 35 New Solar Arrays

Roofs Across Salem Add 35 New Solar Arrays

Nearly three dozen new solar energy arrays have been added in Salem in the past six months.