news in salem

Salem Rep. Tucker off and running for DA | 7:06 PM

SALEM — State Rep. Paul Tucker (D-Salem) announced Wednesday that he will be running for Essex County district attorney to

SSU accreditation renewed | 9:38 PM

SALEM — The New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) approved Salem State University’s (SSU) continued accreditation for the next

How are we faring with COVID? | 8:13 PM

The COVID-19 pandemic has now raged into its third year, with the highly-contagious omicron variant at the forefront. With the

Salem to distribute rapid-COVID tests | 6:31 PM

SALEM — The city has received a shipment of iHealth Labs COVID-19 rapid antigen test kits, each containing two tests,

Salem takes another look at housing | 6:40 PM

SALEM  — The city announced Monday that it will hold a second community forum on Jan. 25 to discuss the

Area communities weather the storm Slideshow | 8:18 PM

The first snowstorm of the year hit early Friday morning, surpassing all expectations, dropping more than double the amount of

Woman killed by car in Salem | 8:13 PM

SALEM — One person died after a car struck two pedestrians on Highland Avenue on Thursday evening. The fatal crash

Happy birthday, | 8:10 PM

We’re celebrating a virtual birthday today at The Daily Item. It was 15 years ago today that our online platform