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State Unemployment Rate (MA)
6.0% October 2014

U.S. Unemployment Rate
5.8% October 2014

Metro Boston Unemployment Rate*
5.5% August 2014

State and Area Employment (000s)
3,425 September 2014 

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64,100 September 2014

Suffolk County Unemployment# & Rate 24,256; 6.4% Sept. 2014

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U.S Productivity: 2.3% 2nd Qtr. 2014

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

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Housing Permits (MA):1151
September 2014 

Massachusetts Homeownership Rate
65.3% (2013)

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(Seasonally Adjusted, Purchase-Only Index, 2014Q1: -0.25)

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Boston Average Price - Gasoline, Unleaded Reg., Per Gallon/$3.399 September 2014

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November 10, 2014

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Basile Family's Thanksgiving Dinner. Free to all. Nov. 27.

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Turkey Time! Stop & Shop to delivers 250 Turkeys to YMCA of East Boston Nov.13 in Time for the Holiday Season

EBBPL: New library now one-year old.

How East Boston voted on the four ballot questions in 2014. Results.

Politics:
Basile holds onto State rep seat; Baker wins Governorship. Coakley carries Eastie by 1350. State Rep & Gov results for EB

State rep:
CARLO BASILE 4959   76.07%
C. B. RIBEIRO MYERS 1531   23.49%

Gaming Vote: BH: Casinos here to stay

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Meridian Bancorp, Inc. Reports Net Income for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014

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