Report: Median house prices rise in Montgomery County

05/15/2014 06:06 PM EDT
NORRISTOWN - Data presented by the Montgomery County Planning Commission shows the median price of homes in the county increased in 2013. 
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05/15/2014 06:00 PM EDT - May is designated as National Military Appreciation Month. Did you ever wonder how military styles of leadership can translate into today's work environment? Full Story

Commuter rail

parking status a wait and see
By Jon Bishop AYER -- Selectmen had a relatively light agenda Tuesday night, consisting mostly of approvals and updates. Full Story
Project manager chosen for Town Hall

HARVARD -- During a brief, off-cycle session last week, selectmen met with Town Hall Construction Committee Chairman Richard Maiore to review the group's choice for owners project manager. Full Story
EPA metal limits too low for drinking water

DPW challenging new limits
PEPPERELL -- When the EPA sent a pre-draft of the wastewater-treatment permit to Pepperell, it contained metal limits that exceed the capability of the plant. Full Story
(Seth Wenig/AP)
US stocks move higher, building on Fed gains

12/18/2014 12:01 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market is moving sharply higher, building on gains from the day before after the Federal Reserve indicated it was in no rush to raise interest rates. 
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Manufacturing growth slows in Philadelphia region
12/18/2014 11:16 AM EST - WASHINGTON (AP) — Manufacturing in the Philadelphia region grew at a much slower pace in December compared with the previous month. Full Story

Average US 30-year loan rate falls to 3.80 percent
12/18/2014 11:36 AM EST - WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week, with the benchmark 30-year loan rate reaching a new low for the year. Full Story

Gauge of US economy rises 0.6 percent in November
12/18/2014 10:56 AM EST - WASHINGTON (AP) — An index designed to predict the future health of the economy posted a third straight solid gain in November. Full Story

US stocks rise; Oracle leads technology stocks higher
12/18/2014 12:31 PM EST - NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose sharply Thursday, led gains in by technology stocks after Oracle surged following a strong earnings report. Full Story

US stocks open higher, building on Fed gains
12/18/2014 09:46 AM EST - NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market is opening sharply higher, building on gains from the day before after the Federal Reserve indicated it was in no rush to raise interest rates. Full Story

Kraft Foods CEO to retire; Cahill named successor
12/18/2014 09:56 AM EST - NORTHFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Kraft Foods Group Inc. says that CEO Tony Vernon plans to retire later this month. Full Story

Worker spends 90 minutes stuck in mud up to waist

GREENLAND, N.H. (AP) — Fire officials say a fuel delivery worker in New Hampshire sank in soggy ground up to his waist and it took nearly 90 minutes to pull him back out. Full Story
(Ed Araquel/AP)
Review: 'The Interview' deserves to be seen

That I was one of the relative few to see "The Interview" is not a boast I take any pleasure in. It's with heavy sadness, not pride, that I review Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's North Korean farce. Full Story