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How your neighbors cleaned up Mill Race Park

In 2017 Mitch and Mia bought and moved into their first house on Trade St. Soon they discovered Mill Race Park as a favorite stop on the daily dog walks. The park was in a state of neglect – so they decided to turn it back into the family friendly place it is today.

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Walk to the Saturday Market, and tour interesting sights along the way

The Salem Saturday Market near the Capitol is an endearing staple of our city. A good place for lunch or to pick up local produce and gifts. And who hasn’t discovered a new sweet to try or stared at a weird vegetable you never knew was locally grown? This article will show you how to walk to the market and see something interesting on the way.

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SESNA Meeting – March 23, 2021 at 7:00 PM via Zoom

SESNA: Monthly public meeting Tuesday, March 23, 2021 | 7:00 PM This meeting is open to the public. Agenda: https://www.cityofsalem.net/meetingdocs/south-east-salem-neighborhood-association-agenda-2021-03-23.pdf Join Zoom Meeting: us02web.zoom.us/j/3202397301 Meeting ID: 320 239 7301 One tap mobile +12532158782,,3202397301# US (Tacoma) +13462487799,,3202397301# US (Houston)

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Improve your favourite park with the City’s support

After some of our neighbours wanted to clean up their favourite park, they (and us) discovered the City has lots of support ready for such volunteers.

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Tuesday, January 26 at 7 PM – Join us on Zoom!

Get together with neighbors for a meeting via Zoom! This month, we will cover the following: [1]  Welcome, approval of December minutes, additions to agenda[2]  Neighborhood concerns and litter pick-up update[3]  Guests and special topics\ Tom Andersen: City Councilor: city updates, questions Lt. Jason VanMeter, city police; updates, questions [4]   Old Business:  SPIF grant due […]

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SESNA MLK Day of Services (photos)

Thank you! To those who came out on MLK Day of Services… We were blown away with the turnout of 12 folks at the SESNA MLK Day of Service litter pickup. We filled 25 bags in 90 minutes, mostly from the 14th and Tripp Streets area near the Mission St. underpass and on the littered […]

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SESNA MLK Day of Service Activity! – Jan. 18th

Join SESNA for a fun MLK, Jr Day of Service activity January 18, 2021 | 10:00 AM 14th Street SE at Tripp Street SE (south side of overpass on 14th) Do you like Covid-safe, family-friendly activities? Do you enjoy fresh air and exercise? How about meeting neighbors and improving the neighborhood? Snacks? Do you like […]

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Support local?!

With the always wholesome Pressplay Salem publishing The Anti-Racist Ally’s Holiday Gift Guide, we are reminded that many locally owned businesses are struggling. If you are looking for takeout, or a holiday gift, why not support local?! Here are some neighborhood options: Plants and flowers 13th Street Nursery – 1298 13th St SE – 13thstreetnursery.net […]

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Two homes and 13 th St. Nursery win Bright Spot awards

Congratulations to three property owners in SESNA for beautifying the neighborhood – a refreshing, inspiring sight to see during these stressful pandemic times. Take a walk through our neighborhood – you’ll notice so many improvements to homes and yards this year, which makes our choices even harder! SESNA is placing Bright Spot signs at 1865 […]

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Get rid of those leaves

When traversing the historic SESNA neighborhood, one of the things standing out are the many and diverse trees lining the streets. These tall companions provide shade on hot days, a respite from harsh winds, cover and living space for all kinds of small animals, color the neighborhood green in summer and colorful in fall… But […]