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EMPLOYMENT DATA
State Unemployment Rate (MA)
2.9% November 2016

U.S. Unemployment Rate
4.7%  December
2016

Metro Boston Unemployment Rate*
2.4% November
2016

State and Area Employment (000s)
3,582 November 2016

Jobs Added MA YoY
70,100 November 2016

Suffolk County Unemployment# & Rate 10,114; 2.4% Nov. '16 NSA

Boston Unemployment Rates
2.6% November 2016

U.S Productivity: 3.1% 3rd Qtr. 2016 

Suffolk County Avg. Wkly Wage
$1,571 (2nd Qtr 2016)

Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates (Boston Metro 5/2015)
$31.66 (avg. hr)
$65,860 (avg. annual salary.)

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Housing Permits (MA): 1110
November 2016

Massachusetts Homeownership Rate
60.5% (2015)

HomeOwnership Rate for MA 2013

Change in FHFA State House Price Indexes
(Seasonally Adjusted, Purchase-Only Index, 2016Q2: 1.08)

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U.S. CPI-U, All items, 12-month % change*
0.2% (11/2016 over 11/2015)
 
Boston Consumer Price Index
1.3% (11/2016 over 11/2015)

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Boston Average Price - Gasoline, Unleaded Reg., Per Gallon/ 2.138 November 2016

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Chelsea teen murder: Related to East Boston deaths?

This Saturday: Jermaine Wiggins at Wing Stop in Central Square.

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Walsh goes full pro-tenant! Patch: New housing policy push from City Hall Small property owners: Not so fast!

Eastie Jets: BH: High school football teams appeal to move to different divisions

East Boston resident named: Mayor Walsh appoints diversity outreach director to advance City’s diversity agenda in public and private sectors

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Bad Start to the New Year: BPD: Death Investigation in the Area of 220 Saratoga Street;  Hit and Run; Suspect Arrested "After Confrontation"

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Rogers of One East Boston: Boston Herald Radio Interview

Herald: Dead teens were friends.

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Back to 12/9 Belle Isle case: Teen found in salt marsh was murdered, police say Victim Identified

Latest:  Herald: Teen ID’d as agency jumps into slaying probe

WCVB-TV: DCF joins probe after another teen found dead in East Boston

Victim: 18-year-old from Central America More at BPD News

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Local history: A look back at the 200th year marking in 1975 of the Battle of Noddle's Island and Chelsea Creek.
   

History on line: East Boston Community News Archive @ NU (All Years) 
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HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS
SETTING THE HISTORICAL RECORD STRAIGHT! The Battle of Chelsea Creek and Noddle's Island! An East Boston.com Exclusive
REMEMBERING THE GREAT LUONGO RESTAURANT FIRE OF 1942. by Michael Laurano.
CAMBRIDGE P.C. LUNACY!  ELITE LIBERAL CITY SAYS GOODBYE TO COLUMBUS DAY!  Universal Hub
HEY CAMBRIDGE TAKE THIS!  The Italian American Experience in the People's
Republic

TELL CAMRIDGE TO GET REAL  And to remember this piece
MORE LOCAL HISTORY: A look back at the 200th year marking in 1975 of the Battle of Noddle's Island and Chelsea Creek.
WHEN LINCOLN DIED; THE EB REACTION Eulogy for Abraham Lincoln May 8, 1865. by the Rev. Warren H. Cudworth. PDF file (Special Thanks to Michael Laurano)

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