, Salem, MA

February 28, 2014

Introducing the first Salem News Best Bets contest

The Salem News

---- — Do you have a favorite pizza place, hair salon or gift shop on the North Shore? Honor your favorite local businesses by voting in our first Best Bets contest.

How it works:

Fill in your favorite area businesses next to the categories listed on the ballot on Page 11 or on the online ballot at If filling out the ballot on Page 11, return it to The Salem News, Attn: Best Bets, 32 Dunham Road, Beverly, MA 01915. All participants will be entered to win:

A $100 gift card to one of the Best Bets restaurant picks

A $50 gift card to one of the Best Bets restaurant picks

Contest rules:

1. You must be at least 18 years or older to enter.

2. You may only submit one completed ballot (either print or online) — no photocopies; additional submissions will automatically be disqualified.

3. All entries must be received in our office by March 12, 2014.

4. The gift-card prize winners will be chosen by random drawing.

5. The Best Bets of 2014 winners will be determined by the highest number of votes from the entries.

6. Best Bets of 2014 results will be published in April in The Salem News.

7. Contest results do not reflect the views of The Salem News.

Thanks for voting.