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2017-2018 pay for starting teachers in Massachusetts averaged $45,498

A beginning teacher’s salary in Massachusetts averaged $45,498 for the 2017-2018 school year, the eighth highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed by the National Education Association (NEA).

VA Boston HCS facility in Framingham scheduled 659 medical appointments in August 2019

The VA Boston Health Care System, subsidiary 523GA in Framingham, Massachusetts scheduled 659 pending appointments during the period ending September 1, according to data collected from the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs.

U.S. automotive parts, accessories and tire stores estimate 1.5 percent sales increase for June compared to last year

Automotive parts, accessories and tire stores in June 2019 saw a 1.5 percent increase in sales compared to the same month the previous year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Advance Monthly Retail Trade and Food Services Survey.

Massachusetts collected 4.7% more in taxes on motor vehicle operator licenses in 2018

Of the $29.7 billion in taxes collected by Massachusetts in 2018, $101.4 million came from taxes on motor vehicle operator licenses, a 4.7 percent increase over the previous year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections (STC).

Total OASDI retired beneficiaries in Massachusetts zip 2769 increases in 2018

There were 1,925 total OASDI retired beneficiaries in Massachusetts zip code 2769 in 2018, a 2.4 percent increase over 2017, which had only 1,880 total retired beneficiaries, according to the official Social Security Administration website.

Census Bureau reports Mansfield Center population was 7,744 in 2017

Mansfield Center had a population of 7,744 people in 2017, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Massachusetts Business Daily.

Census Bureau: More women than men in Falmouth in 2017

Of the 3,619 people living in Falmouth in 2017, 56.1 percent (2,031) were women and 43.9 percent (1,588) were men, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Massachusetts Business Daily

Cost of college went up for all students at Endicott College

Tuition and fees rose 2.8 percent for 2018-19 at Endicott College, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

VA Central Western Massachusetts HCS facility in Fitchburg scheduled 1,272 medical appointments in August 2019

The VA Central Western Massachusetts Health Care System, subsidiary 631GF in Fitchburg, Massachusetts scheduled 1,272 pending appointments during the period ending September 1, according to data collected from the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs.

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua non-farm payroll employees increase by 0.6% since last year

The number of employees on non-farm payrolls for the month of January in the Boston-Cambridge-Nashua metropolitan statistical area was 2,726,800, a 0.6 percent increase over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

U.S. used car dealers estimate 1.3 percent sales increase for June compared to last year

Used car dealers in June 2019 saw a 1.3 percent increase in sales compared to the same month the previous year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Advance Monthly Retail Trade and Food Services Survey.

Miscellaneous nondurable goods wholesalers report $21.5 billion in June sales

Sales by miscellaneous nondurable goods wholesalers in June 2019 were $21.5 billion.

VA reports increase in number of August appointments scheduled at VA Central Western Massachusetts HCS health facility in Fitchburg

The VA Central Western Massachusetts Health Care System, subsidiary 631GF in Fitchburg, Massachusetts scheduled 1,272 pending appointments in August compared to 1,141 during the same period last year, according to data collected from the U.S. Department of Veteran's Affairs.

U.S. furniture, home furnishings, electronics and appliance stores estimate 4.6 percent sales decrease for June compared to last year

Furniture, home furnishings, electronics and appliance stores in June 2019 saw a 4.6 percent decrease in sales compared to the same month the previous year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Advance Monthly Retail Trade and Food Services Survey.

77 percent of applicants to Boston Baptist College were admitted for fall 2018

At Boston Baptist College, 69 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 54 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Census Bureau: Everett, Massachusetts saw more residents between ages 25 and 34 in 2017

Of the 45,212 people residing in Everett, Massachusetts in 2017, the median age was 35, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Massachusetts Business Daily.

Census Bureau: 81.92% of people in Greenfield Town city were old enough to vote in 2017

Of the 17,474 citizens living in Greenfield Town city in 2017, 14,314 were old enough to vote as of Aug. 2, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Massachusetts Business Daily.

U.S. clothing and clothing access stores estimate 9.2 percent sales decrease for June

Clothing and clothing access stores in June 2019 saw sales decrease 9.2 percent from the previous month, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Advance Monthly Retail Trade and Food Services Survey.

Census Bureau: 81.58% of people in Great Barrington were old enough to vote in 2017

Of the 2,438 citizens living in Great Barrington in 2017, 1,989 were old enough to vote as of Aug. 2, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Massachusetts Business Daily.

Total OASDI disabled beneficiaries in Massachusetts zip 01075 decreases in 2018

There were 485 total OASDI disabled beneficiaries in Massachusetts zip code 01075 in 2018, a 1 percent decrease from 2017, which had 490 total disabled beneficiaries, according to the official Social Security Administration website.

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