Biz + Bitz:

Birth of the American Swizzle Stick

The story of the American swizzle stick is a stirring tale best told over a three-olive martini, or at least Jay Sindler might say so. After all, that’s how the idea for the swizzle stick came to him. It was the winter of 1934, just months after the end of prohibition.  The Boston native, who… Read More

Emilie-Noelle Provost

Duston-Dustin Garrison House

Some of Haverhill’s hometown heroes seem to have a little badass in them. It can’t be denied that Andre Dubus III and Rob Zombie come with an edge. And Hannah Duston (sometimes spelled Dustin) certainly had one many years ago. In Duston’s case, the edge was a sharpened hatchet blade that she wielded in the… Read More

Suzanne DeWitt

Education and Innovation

UML’s Satellite Campus in Haverhill After earning an associate degree in liberal arts from Northern Essex Community College last year, Paige Fournier wanted to continue her education within a reasonable commute of her home in Georgetown. When the 23-year-old learned that UMass Lowell planned to open its first satellite campus last fall in downtown Haverhill,… Read More

Cindy Cantrell
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