The Heartbeat of Haverhill

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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 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 Autumnal Photo Album

A couple of recent drives through Haverhill brought forth the giddy sensation of falling in love or loving fall. One of the two. We found ourselves exclaiming repeatedly “Isn’t that beautiful.”

October 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Keeping Busy in Haverhill from Harvest through the New Year.

When readers ask The Heartbeat of Haverhill to provide a list of things to do in Haverhill, it can be a little overwhelming.

October 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

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

10 Fascinating Stories Learned While Walking through Rocks Village, Haverhill

Witches, Fishes, Strong Women and Combs make up part of the history of Rocks Village, Haverhill MA

April 23, 2017 · 2 Comments

Cedardale’s Place in my Heart, the Community, Haverhill, & Beyond

I watched the helicopter over head and the video camera trained on a window hoping for a power shot of flame and flame fighter in action, and I thought, “they are not looking at the right things.” This is not a story about a fire

March 3, 2017 · 3 Comments

Haverhill’s Fat Bike Circuit Brings Competitors from New England and Beyond

The specialty bike allows for trail riding over snow, sand, and bog courtesy of very fat, low pressure tires and very strong legs.

February 13, 2017 · 1 Comment

Haverhill’s Tractor Pull is Northeast Championship

But once a year, in its most understated manner, Crescent Farm becomes something of a legend

October 31, 2016 · 2 Comments

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