Friday, February 8, 2013
One central place to keep up with all the blizzard news and to share what you know with your Salem neighbors.
Saturday 4 p.m. — Statewide driving ban lifted. Saturday, 1 p.m. — The driving ban will be lifted at 4 p.m. today . Saturday, 11 a.m. — There will be no mail delivery today. Saturday, 10 a.m. — Salem firefighters assisting a trapped horse on Robinson Road. Click Here for our full story. Saturday, 9 a.m. — More than a foot of snow on the ground here in Salem. Get your shovels ready! Friday, 11:15 p.m. — Coastal flooding reported near Pioneer Terrace. Friday, 10:30 p.m. — Salem firefighters respond to burning plow truck on Scenic Road. Friday, 9:30 p.m. — More power outages reported on Sutton Avenue. Friday, 9:00 p.m. — 21 customers without power on Station Road, according to the same outage map. Friday, 8:00 p.m. — Fewer than five homes …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
A local man was reportedly beaten outside of the Salem Market Basket Sunday afternoon.
A Salem man was reportedly beaten in front of his wife and baby Sunday afternoon following an alleged road rage incident in the Market Basket parking lot. At 4:15 p.m., a man called the Salem Police Department to report that he had just returned home from the Highland Avenue market and wanted to report being beaten by four other men. The man told police that he was pulling into the parking lot with his wife and their baby when a white sedan backing out of a nearby parking space nearly struck his car. When he yelled out of his window to tell the other driver to be more careful, the man said the sedan stopped and one of the occupants slammed a car door into the driver's side of his vehicle and then things "got out of control," according to a…
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Salem Police say one man's luck was running short Sunday evening when he stopped in for some shopping at the Salem Market Basket.
One man's lucky day soured Sunday at Market Basket when police said he discovered the $100 bill he used was possibly counterfeit. At 6:31 p.m. Sunday, police said they responded to Market Basket on Highland Avenue for a call about a counterfeit bill. The man "found what he thought was a $100 bill on the streets of Lynn...Thinking it was his lucky day he went to DeMoulas and did some grocery shopping," police said. When he went to pay for his groceries, he presented the clerk with the bill, which was checked and believed to be counterfeit. The store manager told police he knows the man is a regular customer "and he notified police to file a report and retrieve the bill."
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
The following was provided by the Salem Police Department. Where charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
- POLICE & FIRE
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
The Salem Police responded to the following calls and made the following arrests on Sunday and Monday. Sunday, May 20 4:18 p.m. — Police responded to Lafayette Street on a report of threats. A woman said she had been served eviction papers the Friday prior, and "she claimed that the constable threatened her" and said "he was going to drag her out of the apartment on Tuesday." 4:54 p.m. — A missing person was reported on Lafayette Street. 5:16 p.m. — A neighbor yelling in a back yard was reported at Derby and Becket streets. Police spoke with a woman who said "she was not yelling, just talking loud." Police said the woman admitted to using curse words and she and another person said they were having a minor dispute, and they would quiet …