The Heartbeat of Haverhill

Good News from A Great City Haverhill, MA

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

Chris’ Farm Stand’s Berry Best

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

June 24, 2019 · 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

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

It’s Never to Late to Reinvent Yourself in Haverhill

If you know any Haverhill person who has brought forth the next stage of their life with vigor, like these folks, please put their names in the comment section below. THOH wants to compile my own list of the Top 50 Over 50!

September 29, 2017 · 4 Comments

‘Hold the Presses’ at Haverhill’s Museum of Printing

Haverhill has a new museum in the city (one we ‘stole’ from North Andover, Hillies gotta love that)

August 12, 2017 · 2 Comments

Haverhill’s Worshiping Oak Laid to Rest

Haverhill’s Worshiping Oak provided the place where the town’s people first worshiped.

May 2, 2017 · 14 Comments

Tropical Paradise – Palettes, Paint & Passion Artists from Haverhill and Beyond

THOH stopped in for a colorful respite and was immediately reminded of both the warm days ahead and our last tropical vacation

January 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Haverhill’s New Disc Golf Course Rates High with New & Experienced Players.

People play disc golf at any time in any weather, and nothing New England can throw at them is likely to cause a postponement.

October 23, 2016 · 2 Comments


Perfect weather, joyful hearts and strong commitments combined to make Haverhill’s Community Walk for Peace a brightly colored success.

October 15, 2016 · 5 Comments

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