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BEVERLY— The North Shore Chamber of Commerce will host a series of financial education workshops starting in October to help young people secure a financially stable future.
Healey seeks more fed support for offshore wind

September 20, 2023 | By Christian M. Wade | Statehouse Reporter

BOSTON — Gov. Maura Healey has joined five other Democratic governors in urging the Biden administration to provide more federal funding and resources for offshore wind power projects.
U.S. National Debt Tops $33 Trillion for First Time

September 19, 2023 | Alan Rappeport

The fiscal milestone comes as Congress is facing a new spending fight with a government shutdown looming.
The statewide unemployment rate ticked up one-tenth of a percentage point to 2.6% in August
Production cuts made by OPEC and its allies have pushed crude oil to 10-month highs.
Mayors say lack of housing is region’s top problem

September 14, 2023 | By Paul Leighton

PEABODY — A shortage of affordable housing continues to be the No. 1 problem on the North Shore, according to the seven mayors and one town manager who spoke Wednesday…
PEABODY — More than 200 of the region’s top business and government leaders gathered for the North Shore Chamber of Commerce’s ‘State of the Region’ forum. Both Lynn Mayor Jared…
Employers and workers are expected to see an increase of about 6.5% or higher in the cost of their health plans next year.
A battle over the power to audit the Massachusetts Legislature could end up before voters in 2024 after Attorney General Andrea Campbell certified a ballot question Wednesday that would grant…