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EMPLOYMENT DATA
State Unemployment Rate (MA)
3.9% August 2016

U.S. Unemployment Rate
4.9%
August 2016

Metro Boston Unemployment Rate*
3.5% August
2016

State and Area Employment (000s)
3,576 August 2016

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68,100 August 2016

Suffolk County Unemployment# & Rate 21,224; 5.0% July '16 NSA

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3.7% July 2016

U.S Productivity: -0.6% 2nd Qtr. 2016 rev. 

Suffolk County Avg. Wkly Wage
$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): 1080
August 2016

Massachusetts Homeownership Rate
60.5% (2015)

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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% (8/2016 over 8/2015)
 
Boston Consumer Price Index
1.5% (8/2016 over 8/2015)

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Boston Average Price - Gasoline, Unleaded Reg., Per Gallon/ 2.087 August 2016

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October 13: North Suffolk Mental Health to host parent discussion on marijuana use

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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HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS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
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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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