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Groundbreaking for Senior Living Facility

From Salem City Council Chambers, Mayor Troy Merry introduced developer Trent Nichols and manager Ryan Buchanan of Skyline Suites, an independent senior living facility. The project  is expected to be completed by early 2018. 

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Settler's Crossing Ribbon Cutting

A groundbreaking ceremony was recently held at Settler's Crossing, in Salem, for "Salem Small Shops", Mall. It will consist of Fantastic Sams, Maurices, Verizon, and Shoe Department with space for additional businesses. 

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Arbor Day Foundation Names Salem Tree City USA

Salem was named a 2016 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. 

Salem achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the program's four requirements: a tree board or department, a tree-care ordinance, an annual community fore try budget of at least $2 per capita and an Arbor Day observance and proclamation.

The Tree City USA program is sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation, in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service and the National Association of State Foresters.

"Everyone benefits when elected officials, volunteers and committed citizens in communities like Salem make smart investments in urban forests," said Matt Harris, chief executive of the Arbor Day Foundation. "Trees bring shade to our homes and beauty to our neighborhoods, along with numerous economic, social and environmental benefits."

Cleaner air, improved storm water management, energy savings and increased property values and commercial activity are among the benefits enjoyed by Tree City USA communities.

More information on the program is available at www.arborday.org/treeCityUSA.

About the Arbor Day Foundation: The Arbor Day Foundation is a million member nonprofit conservation and education organization with the mi ion to inspire people to plant, nurture, and celebrate trees. More information is available at arborday.org.

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NEW! Pay by Text Option Available

The City of Salem Utilities customers can elect to receive e-bill alerts via text messages and pay quickly with a simple text response. View & pay your bill online or try our new text option. For more information please contact the City of Salem Utlities office. 

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