Manchester could soon twin with Sherbrooke, Quebec

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MANCHESTER, N.H. – In the very final action in the very last Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting of outgoing Manchester Mayor Joyce Craig, a request to investigate making Sherbrooke, Quebec into a sister city of Manchester was referred to committee for further study.

State Senator Lou D’Allesandro (D-Manchester) requested that the board move forward after several discussions with the Canadian city. D’Allesandro, who has sought to build ties between the two cities through his role chairing the New Hampshire/Canadian Trade Council, told the board that the two cities shared much in common regarding each having a burgeoning biofabrication industry.

According to the Business Council of Canada, America’s northern neighbor second largest export market for New Hampshire, exporting $843 million in goods and services annually.

Manchester currently has a sister city relationship with Taichung, Taiwan, which donated personal protective supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic.


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Andrew Sylvia

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Born and raised in the Granite State, Andrew Sylvia has written approximately 10,000 pieces over his career for outlets across Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont. On top of that, he's a licensed notary and licensed to sell property, casualty and life insurance, he's been a USSF trained youth soccer and futsal referee for the past six years and he can name over 60 national flags in under 60 seconds according to that flag game app he has on his phone, which makes sense because he also has a bachelor's degree in geography (like Michael Jordan). He can also type over 100 words a minute on a good day.