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Analysis: Massachusetts posts 20th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 1,042 properties in Massachusetts started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 20th highest foreclosure rate in the nation, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: zip code 01966 in Rockport has 214th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. zip codes.

The number of vacant homes in the zip code 01966 zip code area was 296 in the third quarter of 2018, a 17-unit increase over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: 11 Massachusetts medical centers ranked among top U.S. hospitals

Eleven Massachusetts medical centers were listed among the top facilities in the nation in a study of patient care by Healthgrades.com, a company that aims to help hospitals maintain customer loyalty and provide objective health information to patients.

Analysis: Massachusetts has 20th highest average credit card debt

Massachusetts finished 20th in a study by the website 24/7 Wall St. examining average credit card debt among residents of the 50 states.

SUNOVION PHARMACEUTICALS INC.: Sunovion Announces Appointment of Dr. Antony Loebel as President and CEO Effective April 1, 2019

Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Sunovion) today announced the appointment of Antony Loebel, M.D., to the role of President and Chief Executive Officer, effective April 1, 2019.

ALKU: Anna Kochien Promoted to Personnel Services Manager

ALKU is excited to announce the promotion of Anna Kochien to Personnel Services Manager.

Analysis: Massachusetts' Plymouth County has 189th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. counties.

The number of vacant homes in Massachusetts' Plymouth County was nearly 1,800 in the third quarter of 2018, a three-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Worcester has 85th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas

The number of vacant homes in the Worcester area was more than 2,900 in the third quarter of 2018, a 368-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Massachusetts ranked No. 27 in average charitable giving

Massachusetts residents who took itemized deductions for charitable deductions on their federal income tax forms in 2016 donated $5,813 on average, according to an analysis released this month by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

NEWTON-NEEDHAM REGIONAL CHAMBER: Paulette Harwood to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

The Newton-Needham Regional Chamber will present Paulette Harwood with a lifetime achievement award at the chamber’s annual Needham Night Dinner on Jan. 30 at the Needham Sheraton Hotel.

Massachusetts has 10th lowest home vacancy rate in nation

Massachusetts posted the 10th lowest home vacancy rate among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Massachusetts’ population rose 0.6% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

Massachusetts’ population increased by 38,903, or 0.6 percent between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, according to estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.

ALKU: Leah Bourdon Promoted to Senior Director

Leah Bourdon has deservingly been promoted to Senior Director at ALKU.

Analysis: Home affordability in Suffolk County tanks

Suffolk County had the lowest home affordability index in Massachusetts in the third quarter, according to an analysis of 440 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions.

NEWTON-NEEDHAM REGIONAL CHAMBER: Maura Hickey Joins Bierbrier Development as Marketing Communications Manager

Bierbrier Development is pleased to announce the appointment of Maura Hickey as Marketing and Communications Manager.

ALKU: Bob Cordaro, Promoted to Regulatory & Scientific Recruiting Manager

ALKU is pleased to announce the promotion of Bob Cordaro to Regulatory & Scientific Recruiting Manager.

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