Haverhill Heritage Series articles

Haverhill’s Gilded Age Robber Barons: Haverhill Gas Light Co.

Haverhill’s Gilded Age Robber Barons: Haverhill Gas Light Co.

At right, Haverhill Gas Light Co.’s gas manufacturing plant, 284 Winter St., in 1949. The photograph was taken after a major derailment. By Tim Coco WHAV President and General Manager Concentration of wealth among the upper classes, stock manipulation, corporations sticking it to working families and a socialist promising change should he be elected. No,

Stained Glass Artist Ruocco Gets Even

By Tim Coco President & General Manager Francesco “Frank” Ruocco lost his famed stained glass studio to the construction of Ginty Boulevard during the 1960s Pentucket Urban Renewal Project. While the Haverhill Heritage Series often focuses on businesses and homes lost to the city’s ill-fated urban renewal projects of the 1960s and 1970s, Ruocco’s battles

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