Have an opinion on where in town to get the best cup of coffee?
What about the best bakery to get cookies and cakes?
Or where your pet can get the best medical attention when it is ill?
Here's your chance to let the community know.
The annual "Haverhill's Best'' balloting has begun, allowing Gazette readers to vote for the best of people and places in Haverhill — from the top breakfast nook to bakery to animal clinic, and virtually everything in between.
Here are the voting categories and a sampling of what they include:
Activities and sports — dance schools, gymnastic schools and golf courses
Appearance — hair salons and tanning salons
Automotive — auto repair and auto dealerships
Local people — service clubs and politicians
Professional services — accountants, banks, dentists, doctors and insurance companies
Food and drink — bakeries, doughnut shops, places with the best meals and drinks, function halls and caterers
Shopping — appliance stores, sales and service, flooring stores, convenience stores, liquor stores and pet groomers
Places — scenic spots and historical sites
Voting for “Haverhill’s Best’’ is easy. If you’re computer savvy, just click a few keys to cast your ballot for who and what are outstanding in Haverhill.
If you’re old fashioned, get out your scissors and cut out the ballot in today’s edition of the Gazette. The ballot will continue to appear in the Gazette during the month of June.
The deadline for voting is July 7.
Later in the year, the Gazette will publish a special section featuring stories about many of the top vote-getters.
HOW TO VOTE
Use the ballot inside today’s edition of the Gazette. Cut it out, make your votes and mail it in.
Go to our website — hgazette.com — where a ballot is available.