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Halloween won’t be as much of a Happening in Salem this year

Pedestrians walk past the statue of Elizabeth Montgomery, who stared as Samantha Stephens on Bewitched, in downtown Salem. The City of Salem has cancelled many of its upcoming Halloween festivities as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Spenser Hasak)
In a normal year, Salem sees roughly 500,000 people flock to the Witch City throughout the month of October. But with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, city officials and event planners are canceling many of Salem’s Halloween festivities. Salem Halloween Happenings, which organizes many of the events, released a statement with Mayor Kim Driscoll detailing the…

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