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Local News for Salem, Connecticut


Salem to provide COVID-19 update

Uncas Health District Health Director Patrick McCormack will present an update on COVID-19, a disease caused by a member of the coronavirus family, at 6 p.m. March 18 at the Salem Free Public Library, 264 Hartford Road.McCormack will hold a 30 minute slideshow with information pertaining to the virus and a 30 minute Q&A session READ MORE.

Ash Wednesday

WASHINGTON – An Ash Wednesday service with Imposition of Ashes is planned for 7 p.m. Wednesday, February 26, at Salem Evangelical Covenant Church, 96 Baldwin Hill Rd. Read the rest of the article on READ MORE.

Hygienic Art

All Artists art cordially invited to submit one piece of artwork for Hygienic Art XLI Salon des Independants. No Judge No Jury No Fees No Censorship! Art drop off and hanging is January 25, 8am-6pm show opens at 7pm. NEW!! for large artwork and sculpture over 7 FT. Enter your piece at Hygienic Grande annex READ MORE.

Businesses can also be affected by robocalls

SALEM – Even though the winter is usually a hectic time for Wanda Hatch, owner of R&W Heating Energy Solutions, LLC, this past fall proved challenging, too.“It’s been an ongoing thing,” she said, “and unfortunately, negativity tends to hang around longer than the positive.”Hatch said her business phone had been call spoofed.Maddie Peterson, a trend researcher for Let’s READ MORE.

Hartford Courant

Two of the four CT grantees and $120k were awarded to research projects from New London’s Connecticut College. Congrats! Eileen Kane of Connecticut College, $60,000 to research and write a book, “Emigration from Russia and the Making of the Modern Middle East, 1840s-1940s.” Sufia Uddin of Connecticut College, $60,000 to produce a website about Hindu READ MORE.

Town of Salem Recreation

TAKE A TRIP TO BOSTON! The Town of Montville has chartered a bus to travel to Boston and Salem residents are welcome to join in on the fun! The bus will drop you off at Faneuil Hall for a day of “on your own” shopping, dining and exploring the City of Boston. You could also READ MORE.

ATTN: All Yoga-ers! Please note that the Yoga class scheduled for the last week of January (Wednesday, January 29) has been cancelled. Otherwise, classes are being held on Monday evenings, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Salem Volunteer Fire Company. Feel free to join us and don’t forget your mat & towel! $50 for 5 READ MORE.

Rose Arts Festival

The 2020 Rose Arts Committee is actively seeking passionate individuals for the following volunteer roles: Budding Artist Director, Downtown After Dark Coordinator, Director of Giving and Impact, and Marketing, Advertising, and PR Director. Interested? Email for details. #roseartsfestival #communitymatters #giveback #volunteer #wegrowtogether Read the article on READ MORE.

Lyman Allyn Art Museum

Did you know that you can view more than 30 rarely seen European Paintings in our current exhibition, “Brought to Light: European Paintings from the Collection”? On view are a selection of portraits, history paintings, still lifes, genre scenes, and landscapes from the early Renaissance through the 1800s. Circle of Giovanni Antonio Canaletto, View of READ MORE.

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