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EMPLOYMENT DATA
State Unemployment Rate (MA)
3.9% September 2017

U.S. Unemployment Rate
4.1%
October 2017

Metro Boston Unemployment Rate*
3.3% September 2017

State and Area Employment (000s)
3,637 September 2017

Jobs Added MA YoY
62,300 September 2017

Suffolk County Unemployment# & Rate 14,545; 3.5% September 17 NSA

Boston Unemployment Rates
3.4% September 2016

U.S Productivity: 3.0% 3rd Qtr. 2017 est. 

Suffolk County Avg. Wkly Wage
$2,016 (1st Qtr 2017)

Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates (Boston Metro 5/2016)
$32.66 (avg. hr)
$67,930 (avg. annual salary.)

HOUSING
Housing Permits (MA): 1460
August 2017

Massachusetts Homeownership Rate
59.7% (2016)

HomeOwnership Rate for MA 2013

Change in FHFA State House Price Indexes
(Seasonally Adjusted, Purchase-Only Index, 2017Q2:1.96)

CONSUMER

U.S. CPI-U, All items, 12-month % change*
0.1% (10/2017 over 10/2016) All Items YoY: +2.0%
 
Boston Metro Consumer Price Index
2.7% (9/2017 over 9/2016)

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Boston Average Price - Gasoline, Unleaded Reg., Per Gallon/ 2.663 September st 2017

Massachusetts Average Price Heating Oil
$2.814 per gallon 11/13/17 (excl. taxes) 

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Tonight! Salesian Boys and Girls 11th Annual Pasta Dinner: November 17

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Can we preserve a little history in Maverick Square? Demolition of buildings delayed for two years.


144 Maverick Street Historical Preservation

Universal Hub: Fire at 137 Paris Street Update: UH "blowtorch" to heat water pipe




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Conte: Boston Business Journal: Why Amazon should 'one-click' Massachusetts for its second HQ;
TIA: Boston ranked in the top five for Amazon HQ2 WSJ: In top 5 BBJ: How the decision to lead with Suffolk Downs emerged in Amazon bid

Corporate News: Is anyone in the public sector paying attention to what GE is doing? BBJ: GE cuts Boston division

Crime News: East Boston man arrested for exposing himself in Peabody

Border Street Warehouse Fire. Firefighter injured. BH Fox Channel 7

The morning after

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UH: BFD says "may have been sparked by somebody sleeping in a trailer inside."

Here comes the Suffolk University dorm. School exploring East Boston options

No Greenway Meeting in November or December. See you next year.

HOW EAST BOSTON VOTED IN THE DISTRICT 1 CITY COUNCIL RACE

How East Boston voted for At-Large City Council.
Michelle Wu tops Ward 1

At Large City Council F2017 How East Boston 

Congratulations to Lydia Edwards, the new District 1 City Councilor.  Results Coverage: Herald WGBH 25News Historic City elects six women on color for council

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Dear Mayor Walsh: We are still waiting for Tom Malone's sign to be restored at Central Square
Tom Malone

artist Diana Thater ICA to open in 2018 with exhibition by artist Diana Thater

State Department of Education: Poor  MCAS results released

East Boston High School: "Underperforming"; A mayoral "concern"

ATLANTIC WORKS GALLERY: Nov. 2017
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Universal Hub: Boston to take steps to reduce odds of rising seas flooding parts of Charlestown, East Boston

Disruption: Getting East Boston ready for climate change
 
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R.I.P. Maxine Tassinari Teixeira, former EBCN columnist More here

Free computer training through East Boston APAC: Details

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The Map: Educational attainment in East Boston. Take a look

Conte at NewBostonPost.com: Millennials Like the Hub, But Can They Afford To Live Here?

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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.

Watch the trailer for "Destination East Boston" here

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Conte on the Flats Section of East Boston

 

 

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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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