Off-shore wind industry coming to Salem

Pat Gozemba, co-chair of SAFE, addresses the crowd gathered to hear the announcement of a public-private partnership to make Salem the next major offshore wind port in Massachusetts. On Salem's Blaney Street wharf, state and city officials gathered Thursday morning, September 30, with leaders of Vineyard Wind and Crowley Maritime to announce a public-private partnership … Continue reading Off-shore wind industry coming to Salem

State Considers $100 Million Proposal for Port Development

On September 9, the Massachusetts Legislature's Joint Committee on Ways and Means took up House Bill 3922, a proposal on how to disburse federal funding allocated to Massachusetts through the American Rescue Plan. Governor Baker proposed that $100 million of the funding go to port redevelopment in three communities: Salem, New Bedford, and Somerset.

Salem Awarded $20,000 to Plant New Trees

by David Rowand The Baker-Polito Administration has announced the expansion of the Greening the Gateway Cities Program (GGCP) to the cities of Salem, Fitchburg, Lowell, and Westfield. Through GGCP, the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) works with 18 Gateway Cities throughout the Commonwealth to increase tree canopy cover in urban residential areas, especially environmental … Continue reading Salem Awarded $20,000 to Plant New Trees

Salem: Perfect Site to Support Off Shore Wind Industry

At the December 3rd meeting of the Salem Harbor Port Authority (SHPA), the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) delivered exciting news to the city about the suitability of its port for playing a role in the burgeoning offshore wind (OSW) industry along the Atlantic seaboard. Slides of this draft report can be found at the … Continue reading Salem: Perfect Site to Support Off Shore Wind Industry