Merrimack Valley Life (2024)

HAVERHILL MULTICULTURE FESTIVAL

June 9, 2024

The Haverhill Cultural Council’s Multicultural Festival will take place Saturday, June 22, from noon to 6 p.m. at G.A.R. Park....

A ‘reel’ surprise!

June 4, 2024

Gone fishin’ and having a blast! Luka Pjetri (seen here with his big brother Arthur Pjetri) earned the Rotary Club’s...

GEMS YOUNG WOMEN’S APPRECIATION TEA

May 6, 2024

The GEMS Young Women’s Appreciation Tea, held in April at UMass Lowell’s Haverhill Innovation Hub, gave students in the Haverhill...

PUTTIN’ ON THE GLITZ!

April 19, 2024

The cast of the recent Showstoppers Dance Show sparkled with well-rehearsed moves and shimmery vests. For more on the performance,...

Dancers and masked characters brought Carnaval Dominicano, the Dominican Republic’s pre-Lent celebration

April 3, 2024

Dancers and masked characters brought Carnaval Dominicano, the Dominican Republic’s pre-Lent celebration, from the D.R. to the Hunking School’s second...

COMMUNITY

CLASS OF ’64 SCHEDULES ITS 60TH REUNION

June 9, 2024

The Haverhill High and Trade School Class of 1964’s 60th reunion will take place Sept. 25 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Roma Ristorante in...

Breakfast Exchange Club hosts successful Trivia Fundraiser

June 9, 2024

The Breakfast Exchange Club of Greater Haverhill raised nearly $15,000 at its fifth annual Trivia Fundraiser on May 7 at the AM Vets Hall in...

Atkinson Garden Club’s Annual Plant Sale is June 1

June 9, 2024

Gardeners and plant lovers alike are extended an enthusiastic invitation to one of the Atkinson Garden Club’s annual rites of spring, its Annual Plant Sale....

Evening stroll and sunset photography tips June 19

June 9, 2024

Greenbelt and Team Haverhill will host an easy evening stroll around Lake Pentucket (also known as Round Pond) on the eve before the summer solstice....

CiderFeast New England returns to Haverhill June 20

June 9, 2024

CiderFeast New England will return to Haverhill on Thursday, June 20, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Harbor Place Boardwalk. This will be the...

New chief is a 3rd-generation firefighter

By Darrell Halen
Salem Life Writer
| January 21, 2024

Craig Lemire, who followed his father and paternal grandfather into firefighting service 18 years ago, officially began working as chief of the Salem Fire Department...

Volunteer of the Year

October 23, 2023

The Chamber honored Jeffrey Marquis as the 2023 Richard E. Landry Volunteer of the Year. Presenting the award is Chamber President Cindi Woodbury.

Businessperson of the Year

October 23, 2023

The Southern New Hampshire Chamber of Commerce honored Al Letizio Jr., of A.J. Letizio Sales & Marketing Inc., in Windham as the 2023 William A....

By Alison Colby-Campbell
Salem Life Writer
| September 19, 2023

At just 15 years old, Tae-hyok Kim left behind everyone and everything that was familiar to him to make a dangerous solo move from Japanese-occupied...

Dr. Barchus joins Acuity Eyecare

September 19, 2023

Acuity Eyecare in Salem announces that Courtnee Barchus, O.D. has joined the practice and is accepting new patients at their 223 Main St., location. “We...

SCHOOLS

Ceremony honors 500 NECC Early College students

June 9, 2024

More than 500 graduating seniors from 22 local high schools earned college credits in addition to their high school diplomas this year as participants in...

Central Catholic names Andrew Murray as its new principal

June 9, 2024

Andrew Murray of Amesbury has been hired as the new principal of Central Catholic High School in Lawrence. He will assume the role on July...

Cheers to 20 Salem High seniors about to embark on work world!

June 4, 2024

One of the key factors in New Hampshire’s economic and demographic growth is to attract and maintain young people in the Granite State. Salem High...

Inside Salem Schools

By Dave Halpin,
Communications/Project Manager for the Salem School District
| June 4, 2024

Maura Palmer is committed to a vision of making the Salem School District “the best choice for every student; every family; every day.” After an...

Pinwheel Gardens blossomed again in 2024

June 4, 2024

The Salem Exchange Club’s annual child-abuse awareness project sprouted over 100 Pinwheel Gardens in the area. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, but the club...

It’s HER CALL behind the plate!

By Alison Colby-Campbell
Salem Life Writer
| June 4, 2024

At 12 years old, Molly Griffin is somewhat of a legend and an inspiration around Salem. In addition to attending Woodbury Middle School, where she...

Hard work pays off for javelin thrower Haroutunian

By Mike Previte
Salem Life Writer
| June 4, 2024

The ability to throw a javelin 175 feet comes from conditioning, practice and persistence. Joseph “JT” Haroutunian has been using that formula since his freshman...

Ex-Central star Devanney thriving in triple-A

By Mike Previte
Salem Life Writer
| June 4, 2024

In the February issue of Salem Life, we profiled Nashua native and former Central Catholic High School star Cam Devanney. He played in the Major...

SHS’ varsity tennis triplets: Amazing story of resilience

By Mike Previte
Salem Life Writer
| April 19, 2024

Madison, Cameron and Matthew Harding are no ordinary freshman varsity tennis players at Salem High School. These teenagers have overcome almost insurmountable odds to even...

SHS baseball coach Keheler impressed with players’ focus

By Mike Previte
Salem Life Writer
| April 19, 2024

Baseball season is here! Yes, the snow is a nuisance in early April. A varsity scrimmage against Bishop Brady on April 3 was canceled because...

MEMORIES OF HAVERHILL

by Zib Drelich | June 9, 2024

If you grew up in Haverhill or most anywhere in northern New England, you probably experienced going to a carnival or seeing an outdoor Christmas...

ART OF HAVERHILL

by Patricia J. Bruno | June 9, 2024

Downtown Haverhill seems to have a certain glow to it lately, and it’s not coming from the summer sun. A recent trend in window decor...

Haverhill Art Walk returns June 8

June 9, 2024

Haverhill Art Walk returns to the downtown Riverfront Cultural District on Saturday, June 8, from 2 to 8 p.m. It will showcase underutilized spaces and...

Looking Back

By Doug Seed | June 4, 2024

Many have seen it on maps, but relatively few have seen World’s End Pond in person. The pond can only be seen from a very...

SPEAKING OF ART

By Patricia J. Bruno | June 4, 2024

Gina Grimaldi makes it a point to settle into her home studio, paintbrush in hand, at least twice a week. “Practice is important,” she says....

Let’s Hike Haverhill has 2 hikes at Winnekenni Park in May

May 6, 2024

Greenbelt and Team Haverhill will host two hikes at Winnekenni Park in May. Haverhill Conservation Commission member Tom Wylie will lead a moderate to rigorous hike Saturday, May 18, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wylie will lead an easy to moderate hike on Wednesday, May 22, from 6 to 7:30...

CHURCHES

Black history at Calvary Baptist Church

By Alison Colby-Campbell | February 19, 2024

An historical gem was formed in Haverhill in 1866, yet it remains largely unknown by many of the city’s residents despite its rich legacy, impact...

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