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The Queen City is a “Recession Buster”

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

In the “great news” department, Manchester, NH has been named one of three “recession buster cities” by National Geographic Adventure Magazine.

manchester_nh_mHere’s what the story said about the Queen City:

Manchester, New Hampshire
Pop. 108,586
In Manchester, old mills have been refurbished into small businesses, while big players such as TD Banknorth, Citizens Bank, and Elliot Hospital employ thousands. The river town claims one of the lowest unemployment rates in the nation: This summer it stood at 6.8 percent, compared to the 9.7 percent national average. And the state has zero income or sales tax. You can polish your ski and board skills right in town on McIntyre Ski Area’s 170 feet of vertical before taking on the steeper White Mountain runs an hour north. In summer, canoeists recoup from paddling trips on Massabesic Lake with fresh Buds at the nearby Anheuser-Busch Brewery.

To see more, visit: http://adventure.nationalgeographic.com/2009/10/best-places-to-live/washington-dc-text/2.

Congrats Manchester!