Salem's annual window box competition in now open to entries. The contest is designed to beautify the city and show off the gardening talents of residents and businesses - which are both eligible to enter.
Registration is open through Wednesday, July 30. Judging will happen between July 31 and Aug. 3.
The awards ceremony and reception will take place during Heritage Days on Thursday, Aug. 7 at 5:30 p.m. in the garden of the Brookhouse at 180 Derby St.
The contest is sponsored by Mayor Kimberley Driscoll, the Salem Beautification Committee and the Salem Garden Club.For more information and to register, call 978-619-5676 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject: “Window Box Registration” and include your name, street address and telephone number.