Living Here

A Great Place to Work.
A Great Place to Play.

  • Consistently ranked one of the best places to live in America, southern New Hampshire is an economically strong region with a low cost of living, including no state sales or income tax, outstanding schools, and safe and vibrant communities to raise a family.
  • Located just over the MA border, Nashua is less than one hour from Boston, the seacoast and White Mountains. The area is not only known for the premier medical and clinical excellence available, but vast recreational opportunities for every lifestyle.
  • Extensive cultural, recreational and social offerings are available locally, including the vibrancy of Boston’s culture, fashion, music, arts and entertainment scenes.
  • An abundance of spectacular outdoor recreation.
  • Home to some of the finest colleges and universities in the world.

Southern New Hampshire Health (SNHH) serves more than 32 communities in southern New Hampshire and northern Massachusetts, in more than 20 locations, with the flagship – Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, in Nashua, NH.

Top Place to Live

Nashua, NH Ranked one of the top 15 cities in the country (the only in the northeast) for physicians by Becker’s Hospital Review! Our unique location means close proximity to urban areas such as Boston Massachusetts, the beach, the mountains, small towns and everywhere in between! Experience the vibrance of New England’s culture, fashion, music, arts and entertainment scene! New Hampshire is also TAX FREE, so you can maximize your earnings!

Our Impact

Southern New Hampshire Health (SNHH) is a strong and growing integrated health care system that serves more than 32 communities in southern New Hampshire and northern Massachusetts. The region’s only clinical affiliate of Mass General Hospital, SNHH is comprised of Southern New Hampshire Medical Center (SNHMC) and Foundation Medical Partners (FMP), a health care model that aligns primary care providers with highly-trained subspecialists in one network.

Our Facilities

SNHMC, a 188-bed facility with two campuses, offers state-of-the-art resources, including the most advanced technologies for minimally invasive surgery in inpatient and outpatient settings. FMP, one of the region’s largest multispecialty group practices, includes hundreds of providers in 70 community-based practices. Primary care practices include experienced care teams with embedded care coordinators. SNHH also offers the region’s most comprehensive behavioral health services, extending from inpatient and partial hospitalization to outpatient care.

Buying a home or condo is a major undertaking that requires a lot of research and thought on what you can afford, what is most appropriate for you now and during the years you expect to remain in a particular location, what town or city you want to live in, and many, many other personal factors. There are many resources for you in NH and here are some of our favorites:

New Hampshire is home to 13 schools ranked among the U.S. News Best High Schools in 2012, including 6 silver medal schools and 7 bronze medal schools. New Hampshire also offers many outstanding opportunities to continue your college education at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

New Hampshire’s public and private accredited colleges that offer undergraduate programs only – (in alphabetical order): NH colleges and universities that offer undergraduate and graduate degrees (in alphabetical order): Boston Area Colleges (some of the best in the country, that are less than a hour away):
Antioch University New England Antioch University New England American International College
Chester College Daniel Webster College Bentley University
Colby-Sawyer College Dartmouth College Berklee College of Music
Daniel Webster College Franklin Pierce Law Center Boston Architectural College
Dartmouth College Franklin Pierce University Boston College
Franklin Pierce University Keene State College Boston University
Granite State College New England College Bentley University
Great Bay Community College Plymouth State University Emmanuel College
Keene State College Rivier College Fitchburg State University
Lakes Region Community College Southern NH University Harvard University
MA College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences – Manchester University of New Hampshire Massachusetts College of Art & Design
Manchester Community College University of NH at Manchester Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Nashua Community College Middlesex Community College
New England College Regis College
New Hampshire Institute of Art School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
New Hampshire Technical Institute Simmons College
Plymouth State University Suffolk University
River Valley Community College Tufts University
Rivier College Wellesley College
Saint Anselm College Wentworth Institute of Technology
Southern NH University Westfield State University
University of New Hampshire Wheaton College
White Mountains Community College Worcester State University

Of course, it is natural to think about the White Mountains and all things outdoors when thoughts turn to playing in New Hampshire. And yes, NH is a natural playground featuring mountains, rivers, ocean beaches, scenic highways and much more. That’s why we have millions visit NH each year from across the country and world! But New Hampshire also has a vibrant cultural community. You’ll find big name concerts, small intimate local summer theater, fabulous restaurants, tax-free shopping, and much more. You’ll also be close to the large city of Boston, Massachusetts, where you’ll also find lots to experience such as hot ticket shows, an immersive culture, delicious dining and more.

New Hampshire has lots to offer. With a major concert venue, The Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, and many smaller venues scattered throughout the state, music is vibrant and varied. Portsmouth NH offers an international film festival every fall; the Currier Museum in Manchester has special programs the first Thursday of every month.

Arts & Entertainment

Music & Concerts

There are major music venues in Manchester, Portsmouth and Hampton Beach and a large outdoor pavilion in Gilford. But, there is also plenty of live music in local bars, night clubs and small venues scattered in many cities and towns. Many venues and bands have their own websites and/or social media services that will keep you informed about what’s happening. We try to get you one step closer through this section. Be sure to check colleges, the websites for the towns or regions near you as well as the customized version of the NH event calendar- NH365

        • This NH Nightclubs site provides alphabetical listings by town and city for the current week.
        • Hippo Press lists live music and music venues mainly in the Concord-Manchester-Nashua regions.
        • Music venues and fairs features a searchable index of venues by town across the entire state.
        • Mary4Music.com lists clubs that play live blues music.
        • NH Country Music Association is dedicated to promoting country music throughout New Hampshire. Lists local country artists with links to their websites.
        • Meadowbrook Pavilion is an all outdoor venue in Gilford (near Lake Winnipesaukee) that offers both reserved, covered and lawn seats. Concerts run during an extended summer season and span a wide spectrum of music.
        • Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom draws some top names in entertainment. They are open from April to November. Recently, the Ballroom placed in the top 30 for worldwide ticket sales in venues under 3,000 seats.
        • The Verizon Wireless Arena is one of New England’s major venues for concerts, sporting events and family entertainment and is located in downtown Manchester.
        • Tupelo Music Hall is a small venue in Londonderry that presents talented nationally-recognized musicians. They offer light foot, BYOB (small opening fee) and a casual, friendly atmosphere.
        • Capitol Center for the Arts presents a wide mix of high-quality events, including Broadway shows, dance performances, pop and country stars, family shows, international performances, school-time shows and business conferences and seminars. It is located in Concord.
        • The Music Hall is a nonprofit performing arts center in Portsmouth that offers acclaimed film, music, theater, and dance performances.
        • Wolfeboro Folk Concert Series is an outdoor folk/acoustic concerts in the summer and indoor concerts in the fall and winter. Both locations are in Wolfeboro and have food as well as BYOB (with small BYOB fee).
        • A jazz fan? Check out NH Jazz Presentswhich is dedicated to the preservation and further evolution of jazz music. The company produces weekly concerts in small listening venues, including Studio 99 in Nashua and Blackstones in Laconia.
+ Real Estate

Buying a home or condo is a major undertaking that requires a lot of research and thought on what you can afford, what is most appropriate for you now and during the years you expect to remain in a particular location, what town or city you want to live in, and many, many other personal factors. There are many resources for you in NH and here are some of our favorites:

+ Education

New Hampshire is home to 13 schools ranked among the U.S. News Best High Schools in 2012, including 6 silver medal schools and 7 bronze medal schools. New Hampshire also offers many outstanding opportunities to continue your college education at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

New Hampshire’s public and private accredited colleges that offer undergraduate programs only – (in alphabetical order): NH colleges and universities that offer undergraduate and graduate degrees (in alphabetical order): Boston Area Colleges (some of the best in the country, that are less than a hour away):
Antioch University New England Antioch University New England American International College
Chester College Daniel Webster College Bentley University
Colby-Sawyer College Dartmouth College Berklee College of Music
Daniel Webster College Franklin Pierce Law Center Boston Architectural College
Dartmouth College Franklin Pierce University Boston College
Franklin Pierce University Keene State College Boston University
Granite State College New England College Bentley University
Great Bay Community College Plymouth State University Emmanuel College
Keene State College Rivier College Fitchburg State University
Lakes Region Community College Southern NH University Harvard University
MA College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences – Manchester University of New Hampshire Massachusetts College of Art & Design
Manchester Community College University of NH at Manchester Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Nashua Community College Middlesex Community College
New England College Regis College
New Hampshire Institute of Art School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
New Hampshire Technical Institute Simmons College
Plymouth State University Suffolk University
River Valley Community College Tufts University
Rivier College Wellesley College
Saint Anselm College Wentworth Institute of Technology
Southern NH University Westfield State University
University of New Hampshire Wheaton College
White Mountains Community College Worcester State University
+ Recreation

Of course, it is natural to think about the White Mountains and all things outdoors when thoughts turn to playing in New Hampshire. And yes, NH is a natural playground featuring mountains, rivers, ocean beaches, scenic highways and much more. That’s why we have millions visit NH each year from across the country and world! But New Hampshire also has a vibrant cultural community. You’ll find big name concerts, small intimate local summer theater, fabulous restaurants, tax-free shopping, and much more. You’ll also be close to the large city of Boston, Massachusetts, where you’ll also find lots to experience such as hot ticket shows, an immersive culture, delicious dining and more.

+ Arts & Entertainment

New Hampshire has lots to offer. With a major concert venue, The Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, and many smaller venues scattered throughout the state, music is vibrant and varied. Portsmouth NH offers an international film festival every fall; the Currier Museum in Manchester has special programs the first Thursday of every month.

Arts & Entertainment

Music & Concerts

There are major music venues in Manchester, Portsmouth and Hampton Beach and a large outdoor pavilion in Gilford. But, there is also plenty of live music in local bars, night clubs and small venues scattered in many cities and towns. Many venues and bands have their own websites and/or social media services that will keep you informed about what’s happening. We try to get you one step closer through this section. Be sure to check colleges, the websites for the towns or regions near you as well as the customized version of the NH event calendar- NH365

        • This NH Nightclubs site provides alphabetical listings by town and city for the current week.
        • Hippo Press lists live music and music venues mainly in the Concord-Manchester-Nashua regions.
        • Music venues and fairs features a searchable index of venues by town across the entire state.
        • Mary4Music.com lists clubs that play live blues music.
        • NH Country Music Association is dedicated to promoting country music throughout New Hampshire. Lists local country artists with links to their websites.
        • Meadowbrook Pavilion is an all outdoor venue in Gilford (near Lake Winnipesaukee) that offers both reserved, covered and lawn seats. Concerts run during an extended summer season and span a wide spectrum of music.
        • Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom draws some top names in entertainment. They are open from April to November. Recently, the Ballroom placed in the top 30 for worldwide ticket sales in venues under 3,000 seats.
        • The Verizon Wireless Arena is one of New England’s major venues for concerts, sporting events and family entertainment and is located in downtown Manchester.
        • Tupelo Music Hall is a small venue in Londonderry that presents talented nationally-recognized musicians. They offer light foot, BYOB (small opening fee) and a casual, friendly atmosphere.
        • Capitol Center for the Arts presents a wide mix of high-quality events, including Broadway shows, dance performances, pop and country stars, family shows, international performances, school-time shows and business conferences and seminars. It is located in Concord.
        • The Music Hall is a nonprofit performing arts center in Portsmouth that offers acclaimed film, music, theater, and dance performances.
        • Wolfeboro Folk Concert Series is an outdoor folk/acoustic concerts in the summer and indoor concerts in the fall and winter. Both locations are in Wolfeboro and have food as well as BYOB (with small BYOB fee).
        • A jazz fan? Check out NH Jazz Presentswhich is dedicated to the preservation and further evolution of jazz music. The company produces weekly concerts in small listening venues, including Studio 99 in Nashua and Blackstones in Laconia.