The Heartbeat of Haverhill

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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

Hoe Down at Harbor Place Haverhill

They decorated their hearts out simply but effectively, with the amazing result that they converted an outdoor urban downtown setting into a hoe down

August 26, 2018

The Last Fishing Trip and Why I Love Haverhill

At 93, how great is it to feel life still holds happy surprises?

August 15, 2018 · 3 Comments

Snowman Safari? Haverhill is one of Expedia’s Top Winter Wonderlands

Stowe, Vermont, Jackson, New Hampshire, Big Bear Lake, California, Camden, Maine, and….. Haverhill, Massachusetts made Expedia’s 2018 list of 17 of the Most Beautiful Winter Wonderlands¬† as determined by California-based … Continue reading

January 19, 2018 · 4 Comments

Finding Gratitude in Haverhill’s Winter Whites

The Heartbeat of Haverhill actively seeks out reasons to be happy for this season.

January 6, 2018 · 6 Comments

Finding THE tree in Haverhill

The Heartbeat of Haverhill holds a special place in our heart for the vastness of our agriculture most specifically at this time of year for the multitude of Christmas tree options.

December 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Haverhill’s Legacy of Integrity is Brought to the Stage by Local Author

Haverhill’s small but integral role in the Salem Witch Trials. A decision, though made almost 400 years ago, is a timeless display of honesty, integrity and selflessness despite the potential peril to one man’s reputation and business.

October 25, 2017 · 2 Comments

Alison Colby-Campbell



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