West-Boxford Real Estate News
Friday | via Nashoba Publishing Online
THE HOUSE AND SENATE: Beacon Hill Roll Call reports on the $361 million supplemental budget approved by the Senate last week. There were no roll calls on the budget itself or on any of the 23 proposed budget amendments. Comment?
Thursday Mar 26 | via Nashoba Publishing Online
Treasurer Deborah Goldberg is back in the state after spending two days at a national conference in Washington, D.C. where she said she pressed White House officials on the need to support aging public transit systems and infrastructure in states like Massachusetts. Goldberg also met with Treasury Department officials about federal efforts to improve financial literacy and retirement savings and talked with members of the state's Congressional delegation about the importance of protecting the tax deductible status of municipal bonds. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 24 | via WBUR-AM Boston
Single-family home sales in Massachusetts rose nearly 4 percent in February, a month that will go down in the history for its record snowfall totals. The Warren Group reported Tuesday that relatively low inventory levels, low mortgage rates and falling unemployment fueled sales, which are up by less than 1 percent over the first two months of 2015. Comment?
Saturday Mar 21 | via Boston.com
Colin MacNaught might be the most important official in Massachusetts public finance you don't know. For seven years, he has worked behind the scenes, as assistant state treasurer for debt management under three treasurers, overseeing the Commonwealth's $22 billion in outstanding borrowings. Comment?
Monday Mar 16 | via Business Journal
About a third of the state's banks reported year-over-year declines in headcount in 2014, though for most it was only a handful staffers. Sage Bank lost more employees than any other Massachusetts-based bank in 2014, a tumultuous year for the Lowell institution that saw heavy layoffs in its secondary-mortgage market organization. Comment?
40 min ago | via The Straits Times
Real estate agent Joanne Lee, 35, with her friend in front of Parliament House. They have been waiting since 6.45am, where a crowd of about 30 has gathered. Comment?
47 min ago | via Denton Record-Chronicle
Q: I am a 78-year-old widow and would like your opinion on what makes sense when it comes to buying a car. I have always paid cash. Comment?
48 min ago | via Denton Record-Chronicle
"We're doing really well right now, so it's kind of weird that the mall isn't," said John Yates, the manager at Zumiez. Yates said the company has a lease through 2017. Comment?
50 min ago | via Greenwich Citizen
The county sent notices to 320 people operating vacation rental, bed and breakfast and homestay businesses without proper permits, The Garden Island newspaper in Lihue reported. The alleged violators were identified from a list of 4,000 vacation rentals on Kauai, said Michael Dahilig , the county's planning director. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Independent.ie
After coming through the worst recession in our history, hard-pressed Irish consumers may find it hard to believe that they have one of the highest levels of disposable income in the world. According to a new survey, the average Irish person has more cash to spend than citizens in the UK and economic heavyweights such as Germany and Japan. Comment?
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