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State Unemployment Rate (MA)
2.8% December 2016

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2016

Metro Boston Unemployment Rate*
2.8% December
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State and Area Employment (000s)
3,582 November 2016

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75,000 December 2016

Suffolk County Unemployment# & Rate 10,668; 2.8% Dec. '16 NSA

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$65,860 (avg. annual salary.)

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Housing Permits (MA): 935 December 2016

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60.5% (2015)

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(Seasonally Adjusted, Purchase-Only Index, 2016Q4:1.86)

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U.S. CPI-U, All items, 12-month % change*
0.6% (1/2017 over 1/2016) All Items YoY: 2.5%
 
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3.0% (1/2017 over 1/2016)

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Arlington feels the roar! Wicked Local Arlington: Local residents report on airplane noise in Massport meeting

Hey, would you like to work for the  arrogant owner of DownEast Cider of East Boston? Low class owner rants about job applicants Potty mouth no way to make a point

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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HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS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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