The Heartbeat of Haverhill

Good News from A Great City Haverhill, MA

Haverhill’s Downtown Walking/Biking Loop

Looking for an easy, scenic, minimal chance of ticks, walking loop that’s just about 2 miles? There’s always something new to discover, even if you’ve walked it a million times.

July 10, 2019 · Leave a comment

Lightning Strike Jeopardizes Historic Hamel Smokestack

A lightening strike on Sunday, June 30 hit the decommissioned L. H. Hamel Leather Company smokestack and led to it’s pending demise.

July 1, 2019 · 3 Comments

Modern Woodmen ‘Hometown Hero’ Supports Real Heroes at Veterans Northeast Outreach Center

The Hometown Hero award made me feel honored of course, but in light of the real heroes, our veterans and those who serve them, my contribution seemed less significant so I was anxious to pay it forward

June 27, 2019 · 2 Comments

Chris’ Farm Stand’s Berry Best

My favorite strawberry recipe was one that came with a brush with celebrity. 

June 24, 2019 · 1 Comment

Hot Diggity – Steaming things up on Bradford Common

Wade and Pam consider their dogs to be “Your classic childhood favorite hot dogs with a funky, new age twist.”

June 24, 2019 · 2 Comments

HAVERHILL FARMERS MARKET Growing like a weed, but a healthy really good tasting one

If you want to see EVERYONE on a Saturday morning head to the Team Haverhill Farmers Market

June 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

Museums (and Special Properties) of Haverhill

The definition of the word “museum” is evolving. Some argue it is just for traditional establishments with a paid entrance and a docent, others believe that historic neighborhoods or unique … Continue reading

March 9, 2019 · 1 Comment

Making something good in Haverhill

This past Saturday morning The Heartbeat of Haverhill headed downtown and stayed until the sun began its retreat. There was just so much to do.

February 10, 2019 · Leave a comment

Christmas Strolling in Haverhill with my camera

There are dozens of exceptional holiday events in Haverhill, so many that you can find yourself in need of a few fast flying reindeer to visit them all in just one day.

December 8, 2018 · 1 Comment

Countdown to the Top 13 Most Unusual Gifts for Unusual People

Odd friends….How can you ever find a gift to match the quirkiness of their tastes, the expansiveness of their interests, their zest for all things unique?

November 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

Alison Colby-Campbell



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