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Salem Massachusetts

Childe Hassam, American Impressionist

J. Michael Welton | Posted 03.29.2016 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Hassam was intensely drawn to the island, spending as many as 30 summers there, painting its landscape, its ocean views and Celia Thaxter's famous island garden too.

North Coast: Quirky & Historical Surprises You'll Find in Salem

Renee Blodgett | Posted 11.26.2014 | Travel
Renee Blodgett

Salem is a small city with a population of under 45,000, but there's a remarkable number of things to do, from boating, segway and walking tours to museums and a variety of activities which center around witchcraft. Here are ten of our favorite things to do based on an extensive visit this past August.

Mom Accused Of Slashing Kids And Burning Home Wants Evidence Suppressed

Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

A mother accused of slashing her two children's throats and lighting their Massachusetts home on fire will try an insanity defense in her upcoming tri...

Sharon Needles To Get Another Crown This Halloween

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Pack your bags and hop on that broomstick because it looks like Salem is the place to be this Halloween as everyone's favorite undead drag queen Sharo...

The Salem Witches Are Missing

Pat LaMarche | Posted 11.22.2012 | Weird News
Pat LaMarche

See, for generations after the "witches" were hanged and buried, the community -- at least the politically powerful -- thought they were well rid of these troublesome characters and neither preserved their execution site nor where their bodies were interred.

Anti-Gay Bullying is Today's Witch-Hunting

Irene Monroe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Irene Monroe

Due to homophobic bullying some of our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) children feel like they are looked upon as today's witches.