About three dozen people sang Christmas Carols to the former owner of Salem Trolley as she battles cancer at her Danvers home.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Robert Gates
Saturday, December 22, 2012
A Salem Trolley pulled up in front of Anne Turcotte’s home on Thursday, loaded to the brim with holiday cheer. When its passengers got out, they began to perform Christmas Carols for Turcotte, who is battling cancer. And the trolley was apropos, as Turcotte is the former president of Salem Trolley. Helen Medler, president of Hawthorne Tours, helped organize the group. She said “some are friends, some are employees” who filled the trolley that arrived at the Ledgewood Drive home. “I got the idea last week,” she said, and as the number of participants grew the idea to all ride in a trolley seemed to make sense. Among the participants were Salem Trolley employees, Hawthorne Tour guides and office employees, plus the owner of New England …
Pilot program will run from August through September.
Monday, August 13, 2012
The following press release is courtesy of the City of Salem. Any Salem resident looking to visit Salem Willows, Winter Island or Salem Common can now take the trip on board the Salem Trolley free of charge. Mayor Kimberley Driscoll and the Salem Trolley struck an agreement this week. “I hope Salem residents will take advantage of the Salem Trolley as an enjoyable way to see and visit many corners of our City,” stated Mayor Kimberley Driscoll. “The more residents that utilize the trolley, the fewer cars will be on our roads reducing congestion and the City’s overall energy footprint.” Here’s how it will work. In August and September, the City will initiate a pilot program that will allow all Salem residents to use the trolley along its …