Friday, May 10, 2013
Everything you need to know about these noisy bugs before they awaken from their 17-year hibernation.
Editor's note: Salem NH Patch recently received an email question asking us if we know anything about the cicadas and whether or not New Hampshire is likely to be impacted by their once-in-every-17-year emergence. We reached out to a story from our Southampton, NY Patch site, and for those of you who are worried about the plague-like event – which enthusiasts have dubbed the “Cicadapocalyps" – fear not. The answer is "no." These bugs are not likely to reach the Granite State. Within the next few weeks, hordes of insects will awaken from a 17-year slumber, crawl out of the earth, shed their skins, and set most of the East Coast abuzz. Known as the East Coast II brood, these cicadas will emerge between April and June, across North Carolina…
Thursday, March 14, 2013
You asked, and Patch answers your question.
We have received a few emails and calls related to Salem's Casino Advisory Committee. On Monday night, Salem Selectmen rounded out membership on the committee, which included the appointing of six citizen applicants from a pool of over 20 hopefuls. Salem Selectmen chose the following residents to round out the nine-member group, which will meet for the first time tonight. Richard Wilson Carlo Luiso Phil Commarata Howie Glynn Gary Boutin Harold Moore Rounding out the committee will be state Sen. Chuck Morse (R-Salem), Selectman Stephen Campbell and School Board member Michael Carney, Jr.
Friday, January 25, 2013
Find out where you can bust out those skates and rock the ice.
You Ask … Patch Answers is a weekly column for locals looking for solutions to community problems, issues and those "only around here" situations that you want solved. Who wants to hit the ice? Want to find a quality indoor ice skating experience? Look no further than these chilly options right near you: Ice Center (Salem) Check their public skate and open hockey schedule. Conway Arena (Nashua) The Conway Arena offers figure skating opportunities for everyone. Basic Skills classes are the foundation for both Learn to Play Hockey and Freestyle Figure Skating. The Basic Skills levels are developed by the United States Figure Skating Association (USFSA) and are designed to be the best beginning ice-skating program. This program caters to the …
Friday, December 28, 2012
The latest installment of "You Ask...Patch Answers."
Welcome to the latest edition of our new weekly feature called "You Ask...Patch Answers." The title is self-explanatory: Salem Patch readers can ask us a question and we'll get you the answer every week. This week we tackle a question that often gets asked this time of year: How do I submit a citizen petition for Salem town meeting? Recently, the town posted the information on the citizen petition procedure on the town website. We are re-printing the information here for your use. Here is a sample citizen petition form. INFORMATION ON SUBMITTING A CITIZEN PETITION New Hampshire RSA 39:3 requires that petition articles must have at least 25 signatures of registered voters in the Town of Salem in order to be included on the warrant. All …
Friday, December 14, 2012
The latest edition of "You Ask...Patch Answers."
Welcome to the latest edition of our new weekly feature called "You Ask...Patch Answers." The title is self-explanatory: Salem Patch readers can ask us a question and we'll get you the answer every week. This week we take a look at a property in Salem generally considered an eyesore that might have a promising future. One of our Facebook followers posted the following question on our page: "Does anyone know who owns that old vacant lumber yard in rte 28, next to the old ultimate electronics store?" The answer: Emmett Horgan, according to the town's Vision Appraisal online assessor's database. Horgan, the owner of the Rockingham Honda and Toyota dealerships in Salem, purchased the Rockingham Woodcraft land in September 2011 for $2.55 …
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Introducing our new weekly feature: "You Ask...Patch Answers."
Welcome to the first edition of our new weekly feature called "You Ask...Patch Answers." The title is self-explanatory: Salem Patch readers can ask us a question and we'll get you the answer every week. For this week, we're going to discuss a question that you may be wondering if you drive on North Broadway on a regular basis. One of our Facebook followers sent us a message recently asking the following question: "Do you know what is going to be built on the corner of route 28 an Taylor St?" The answer? A used car dealership, according to the Salem NH Town Projects website. The Salem Planning Board has approved the site at 202 North Broadway for a 3,500 square-foot used car dealership. Site plans for the space are available here. Another …