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EMPLOYMENT DATA
State Unemployment Rate (MA)
4.9% February 2015

U.S. Unemployment Rate
5.5% February 2015

Metro Boston Unemployment Rate*
4.3% December 2014

State and Area Employment (000s)
3,447 December 2014 

Jobs Added MA YoY
60,900 December 2014

Suffolk County Unemployment# & Rate 17,672; 4.6% Dec. 2014 NSA

Boston Unemployment Rates
4.5% December 2014

U.S Productivity: 1.8% 4th Qtr. 2014(p)

Suffolk County Avg. Wkly Wage
$1,463 (2nd Qtr 2014)

Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates (Boston Metro 5/2013)
$29.97 (avg. hr)
$62,340 (avg. annual salary.)

HOUSING
Housing Permits (MA):1076
January 2015

Massachusetts Homeownership Rate
65.3% (2013)

HomeOwnership Rate for MA 2013

Change in FHFA State House Price Indexes
(Seasonally Adjusted, Purchase-Only Index, 2014Q3: 0.92)

CONSUMER

U.S. CPI-U, All items, 12-month % change*
-0.7% (1/2015 over 1/2014)
 
Boston Consumer Price Index
-0.7% (12/2014 over 12/2013)

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Boston Average Price - Gasoline, Unleaded Reg., Per Gallon/$2.209 January 2015

Massachusetts Average Price Heating Oil
$3.397 per gallon (excl. taxes)
March 2, 2015

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News from East Boston.com entering its 20th year!
There's an election March 31 for state rep  

Roundup: El Globo coverage: In East Boston House race, Democrat faces independent Walsh backs Adrian; Joanne says “We need women in there. Women power!”
Union clout: Local 589 Endorses Adrian Madaro for State Rep (1st Suffolk)  adrian madaro East Boston State Rep Candidate 2015

Background: Mayor holds forth post-primary at Orient Heights: Or as the Globe puts it: Walsh goes to Eastie; Adrian! It's Madaro! Congrats to the Democratic nominee...BH: Madoro wins close race

Politics: Joanne Pomodoro: Why I'm running for state rep  PomodoroPic1 #Eastboston

Economic Disparity:  New Boston Fed report finds large disparities in assets and debts among subpopulations in the greater Boston area

EBSB Lauded: East Boston Savings Bank honored by MassHousing for being a top producer of loans to minority borrowers and being a top producer in Suffolk County.

From Oscar's to Yoga: UH: Jeffries Point to get rooftop dining - and yoga

Q: Where Are the Safest Neighborhoods in Boston? A: East Boston is one of them.

Gove Street Citizens Association Meeting: March 30

Crime News: Universal Hub: Man shot near LoPresti Park in East Boston

Friends of East Boston Greenway & Greenway Council: March 26

Scholarship Application open through 4/24: Donna Rauseo Memorial Scholarship

Discover East Boston at the 15th Annual Open Studios Weekend: April 25 & 26

Odd! BG: Tropical birds found in apartment on Meridian Street

News: Pedestrian seriously injured in Winthrop car crash Update: Mental health exam ordered for mom charged with OUI

Don't tell the teachers union: Charter school success confirmed in Stanford study.

Report: Olympics would boost MA  economy... maybe

Conte: Worcester Business Journal: Why we tuned out Radio Shack

Scholarship Application open through 4/24: Donna Rauseo Memorial Scholarship

R.I.P. Bill Bagley, Jr. January 8, 1944 - March 13, 2015; A portrait of a friend by Michael Laurano

Mark the date: May 28 Salesian Fundraiser

Elegy for a Bakery: Michael Laurano remembers Betty Ann Food Shop, an East Boston institution in the Fourth Section 



Herald: Group pushes to update MA public records law

Special State Rep Race: Debate set for March 24.

Media award: Chamber's Heigelmann to Keynote Boston Media Exchange Awards

Universal Hub: 151 Porter a 'boutique hotel'?

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HOT EB R.E. @ $939,000 Curbed Boston: What It's Like to Live Inside an Historic House in East Boston
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Mayor Walsh Appoints Claudia Correa As Neighborhood Liaison For East Boston

Business News: 11.5M Paris Village Project to Add Housing in East Boston

Paris Street Development 2015

BMRB: Boston’s taxable value surpasses $100 billion for the first time

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Eastie gets organized. NOAH building a directory of civic organizations. Make sure your group gets listed


Arts: 13th Annual EAST BOSTON Open Studios! Details

2024 Boston Background: Mark the date now: Sept. 29 for Meeting on 2024 Olympics in Boston: and bring this column by Steve Buckley of the BH; More details from City Hall

Hiring Teens to Work on East Boston Greenway This Summer
Greenway Council is looking for young people who are interested in working outdoors for the summer as part of BNAN's Youth Conservation Corps. All applicants must be full-time residents of Boston and be between the ages of 15 and 18 years old, already registered with SuccessLink http://youth.boston.gov. To apply for a job with East Boston YCC and for more info, visit http://www.bostonnatural.org/ycc.htm.

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REMEMBERING THE GREAT LUONGO RESTAURANT FIRE OF 1942.   by Michael Laurano.
EB HISTORY FROM THE EPA  Documerica Project photographer recreates landmark Neptune Road photographs. 
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