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November 2016

EMPLOYMENT DATA
State Unemployment Rate (MA)
3.3% October 2016

U.S. Unemployment Rate
4.9%
September 2016

Metro Boston Unemployment Rate*
3.1% September
2016

State and Area Employment (000s)
3,500 September 2016

Jobs Added MA YoY
71,400 October 2016

Suffolk County Unemployment# & Rate 11,049; 2.6% Oct. '16 NSA

Boston Unemployment Rates
2.6% October 2016

U.S Productivity: 3.1% 3rd Qtr. 2016 

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)

HomeOwnership Rate for MA 2013

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*
0.3% (9/2016 over 9/2015)
 
Boston Consumer Price Index
2.3% (9/2016 over 9/2015)

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Boston Average Price - Gasoline, Unleaded Reg., Per Gallon/ 2.151 October 2016

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$2.426 per gallon 11/14/16 (excl. taxes) End of Season

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League Champs: East Boston High School Girls Volleyball Team recognized by Boston City Council
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On Wed, Nov. 30, the Boston City Council honored the East Boston girls volleyball team for their 18-0 season win. The 14-member team is coached by Vanessa Bigby and three assistant coaches. East Boston recently beat Boston Latin Academy for the City Championship Title.

Local entrepreneur comes up with Warm Up Coffee BostInno: This High-Protein Coffee Brand Could Be Your New Best Friend

Eastie Holiday Makers Market: Dec. 4. 11 & 18

EBSB: Meridian Bancorp, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend

Need health insurance? City Hall is here to help. Details

Suffolk County DA:  Swampscott man charged with two counts of manslaughter / OUI / August 31 East Boston Accident

A hockey game with meaning: BG: Bruins honor police officers shot in East Boston

Herald's H.S. Football Player of the Week: Joel Pastrana 

Ballot stats: How Eastie voted on the ballot questions on November 8

Turkey Day Gridiron Classic: Eastie defeats Southie

No more change! What you need to know about electronic tolling roads in MA

Worth reading: Thanksgiving tragedy

A great story: BH: Eastie girl fighting leg paralysis is home for holiday

Stop & Shop steps up for Thanksgiving Day
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Nicolas Morales helps his mother, Iris Morales, pick up a turkey from Stop & Shop store manager Rich Nolan, Nov. 14 at the YMCA of East Boston in East Boston, Mass. Committed to sharing meals and giving thanks in the communities it serves, Stop & Shop is donating more than 21,000 turkeys to hunger relief organizations and families throughout the Northeast in need this holiday season.

Affordable housing funded: Proceeds of Winthrop Garage to fund housing in city, EB

Hardly News: Boston is a union town

Home for the holiday: WHDH-TV: Injured Officer Morris, involved in East Boston shooting, heads home

Moving out of the State House: Carlo Basile to join lobbying firm

Herald:  East Boston to get 50 new mixed-income units

WBUR: City releases draft plan for future development in Boston

R.I.P. Jimmy Magg's Magnasco, restauratuer

Election fallout: Alleged cyber bulling under investigation at East Boston High School

Patriot Nation: Robert Kraft celebrates 107 year old fan. She was born in East Boston

And so it begins: BH: Cops' deport retort: Locals vow to refuse Donald Trump's 'mass roundup' orders

BMRB: What if Boston votes yes for the CPA? It did. Read what it means here

News: Rep. Madaro honored by ABCD

Standing headline: Real Estate is hot in Eastie: Curbed: The least expensive homes in EB

News: Police thank doctors who saved officers after East Boston shooting

The right to pour: Tally of Post-2014 liquor licenses in Boston

BH ‘Classic con man’ sentenced to jail after bilking ‘clients’ out of $32G

Report: MS-13 surging with influx of youths crossing border, 92% arrested illegal

BH: How to be a constable: Application attorney only knew cop shooter 3 hours

Development News: Next phase of Portside is underway

EBSB: Meridian Bancorp, Inc. Reports Record Net Income for the Third Quarter And Nine Months Ended September 30, 2016

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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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