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EMPLOYMENT DATA
State Unemployment Rate (MA)
4.2% June 2016

U.S. Unemployment Rate
4.9%
June 2016

Metro Boston Unemployment Rate*
3.9% June
2016

State and Area Employment (000s)
3,563 June 2016

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67,300 June 2016

Suffolk County Unemployment# & Rate 18,005; 4.3% June '16 NSA

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4.2% June 2016

U.S Productivity: -0.5% 2nd Qtr. 2016 

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$1,943 (4th Qtr 2015)

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): 1479
June 2016

Massachusetts Homeownership Rate
60.5% (2015)

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Change in FHFA State House Price Indexes
(Seasonally Adjusted, Purchase-Only Index, 2016Q1: 1.18)

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U.S. CPI-U, All items, 12-month % change*
0.9% (6/2016 over 6/2015)
 
Boston Consumer Price Index
1.5% (5/2016 over 5/2015)

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Boston Average Price - Gasoline, Unleaded Reg., Per Gallon/ 2,363 June 2016

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Found! Woman who might help with info on June murder on Princeton Street interviewed by BPD

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It's Happy Valley! MaryJane Meds on McClellan: BG: Councilors back Eastie marijuana dispensary, reject Allston proposal

Paris St. Murder: BG: Man charged in  murder held without bail  More from Herald

Paris St. Murder: Arrest Made In Fatal East Boston Stabbing More from the Herald & BPDNews

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Woman killed on 1A, across from Courthouse Marriott  Fox: Limo Co. violations Party Bus Sun Chronicle: Victims of North Attleboro party bus in Boston fell out of emergency window exit

Busted: Search Warrant Leads to the Recovery of Rifle, Ammunition and Drugs

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City budget is $2.97 billion. What does that buy?


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Forget condos, not Boston families

This Old House: The East Boston Project: After

Conte: NewBostonPost.com: November ballot question: Lifting the charter school cap

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News: Massport Awards Annual Rauseo Memorial Scholarship; EB resident awarded $5,000 for college

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EAST BOSTON ALLSTAR TEAM WINS MAYOR’S CUP: Story here


EAST BOSTON ALLSTAR TEAM WINS MAYOR’S CUP
Pictured from left to right, Front Row: John Quinton, Sal Vigliotta, Chase Whiteknact, Christopher Testa, Stephen Smith, Nicholas Mustacchio Jr. Back Row: Coach Eldon Thomas, Jason DaSilva Jr., Ryan Thomas, Jaden Marshall, Johanix Amparo, Manager Jason DaSilva, Coach Nick Salerno Missing from photo: Yonaxi Alcantara, Ruben (Neal) DeLeon Jr., Coach Nick Mosca, Coach Mike Mosca Photo Credit John LaPlaca, Realty Ventures

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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.  


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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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