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April 16, 2014

North Shore News in Brief


The city of Salem’s 2014 Street Sweeping Program begins Tuesday on Salem’s entrance corridors and will be completed by Friday, May 2. Entrance corridor sweeping schedules alternate between odd and even sides of the street to allow for residents to alternate parking their cars on the opposite side of the street on sweep days. Parking is prohibited from 5 to 8 a.m. on scheduled entrance corridor sweep days. Residential street sweeping begins Monday, May 12, and continues through Friday, May 23, in Salem neighborhoods. Sweeping will take place on both sides of the street on the same day, and parking will be prohibited between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Temporary “No Parking/Tow Zone” signs will be posted. For a detailed schedule, visit the News & Announcement page or the Department of Public Works page at

Salem State University Theatre Department presents Carlo Goldoni’s comedic masterpiece “The Servant of Two Masters” on stage Thursdays through Saturdays, April 17 to 19 and April 24 to 26, at 7:30 p.m., with a matinee performance on Sunday, April 27, at 2 p.m. in Salem State’s Mainstage Theatre, 352 Lafayette St., Salem. Tickets cost $15 for general admission and $10 for students and seniors. Tickets are available at, 978-542-6365, and at the door.

Al-Anon, a nonprofit, public service organization that helps people who are affected by someone else’s drinking or drug abuse, will hold meetings every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at Knights of Columbus Hall, 96 Main St., second floor, Peabody. For more information or other locations in Massachusetts, call 508-366-0556 or visit

The Salem Parks and Recreation Department is offering programs for children during April vacation, including a yarn event, Skyzone trip, day trip to Boston, pottery class and an adventure in Salem. Also, a Guitar for Beginners class for children and adults begins Monday, April 21. For more information and to register for classes and events, visit, or contact Katie Duffey, recreation supervisor, at

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