Salem Film Festival begins March 24. The hybrid event allows for in-person or virtual viewing.
[Comment from SAFE Co-Chair Jeffrey Barz-Snell: "The Ipswich River Watershed Assoc. is stepping up their efforts to engage communities in our area about water conservation. Salem and Beverly share a well designed water system but we do draw from the Ipswich River."] From a Boston Globe Editorial: After five months of dry weather, the drought has … Continue reading As drought grows, towns need to cut water usage
The June 28th presentations by Wayne Castonguay, Erin Bennett, PhD, and Cathy Kristofferson can now be seen on YouTube here. In Salem, the video will air on channel 3 on these dates and times: Friday, July 15, 2016: 9:30 PM Monday, July 18, 2016: 6:00 AM (go to SATV's online schedule for future airings) "Avoiding … Continue reading SAFE’s video of “Gas Pipelines and Salem’s Water Supply” now on YouTube and SATV
In Georgia, the citizens just defeated a Kinder Morgan pipeline from being installed; in Connecticut and Western Massachusetts, they're currently fighting one; and WE ON THE NORTH SHORE need to fight the extension of it that they want to build right alongside the Ipswich River. It's partly due to the fact that they'll be tearing … Continue reading Pipeline opponents plan to pack upcoming hearings
The controversy over the proposed Kinder Morgan gas pipeline has entered into the Massachusetts State Representative race in the 13th Essex District. Bob Croce is running against incumbent State Representative Ted Speliotis (Danvers). Croce is pointing out that Speliotis accepted campaign donations from Kinder Morgan, and that it's NOT coincidental that Speliotis doesn't oppose the … Continue reading Pipeline becomes issue in state rep race/Speliotis, Croce spar over money from lobbyist
A new study shows that the waters in the Gulf of Maine, (which a previous study showed to be warming faster than 99.9 percent of the rest of the Earth’s oceans), are warming at an even faster rate than previously thought. The gulf sits at the intersection of two currents: the warmer water in the … Continue reading Study: Gulf of Maine warming faster than thought
Thursday June 25, 7:00 to 8:30 First Church, 316 Essex St. Salem Have you seen coyotes in your yard? Walking in the woods? On the golf course? Do you have questions, concerns, or just a general interest in where these animals have come from? Please join us for a lively presentation on living with coyotes. Coyotes about … Continue reading Living with Coyotes