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

Officials rehash super TM outcome

HARVARD -- Meeting at the interim Town Hall, the Joint Boards of Selectmen discussed the outcome of the June 8 Super Town Meeting. Full Story
DEC rep defends recent decision

Offers to visit more often
HARVARD -- James DeZutter, who for some time has served as one of the town's two representatives on the Devens Enterprise Commission, came to visit selectmen to get a read on the board's continued confidence in him. Full Story
20 new houses on the drafting table

PEPPERELL -- With a purchase-and-sale agreement in hand, a developer plans to take the next step in the process of building a 20-unit subdivision at the end of Birch Drive. Full Story
Sweden cuts key interest rate again citing Greek crisis

07/02/2015 04:41 AM EDT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Sweden's central bank has cut its key interest rate to a record low of minus 0. 
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What crisis? Stronger banks, economies ease fear over Greece
07/02/2015 03:16 AM EDT - The prospect of a Greek crackup isn't so terrifying anymore. In 2012, financial markets were rattled by the possibility that Greeks would elect a left-wing government, default on their debts and drop the euro currency. Full Story

Business Highlights
07/01/2015 06:11 PM EDT - ——— US probing possible airline collusion that kept fares high WASHINGTON (AP) — The U. Full Story

CEOs of mortgage giants Fannie and Freddie get big raises
07/01/2015 06:46 PM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — The CEOs of government-backed mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are getting large raises, to about $4 million a year, as the government relaxes rules that were imposed on the companies after they suffered big losses and were bailed out. Full Story

US sues to block GE appliance business sale to Electrolux
07/01/2015 07:21 PM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. government is seeking to stop Electrolux from buying General Electric's appliance division, saying the combined company would dominate sales of ovens and other cooking-related kitchen appliances, especially to customers like home builders, property managers, hotels, and governments. Full Story

3,000 baby floats recalled because they can deflate
07/01/2015 06:21 PM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — About 3,000 inflatable baby floats are being recalled because they can deflate, posing a risk that a child could drown. Full Story

Want a national day? Check a website in North Dakota
07/01/2015 03:02 PM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — To most Americans, July 4 is Independence Day. But on Marlo Anderson's calendar, it's also Caesar Salad Day and Barbecued Spareribs Day. Full Story

Man charged with robbing same New Jersey bank 5 years later

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Philadelphia man robbed a New Jersey bank four months after he was released from prison for robbing the same place five years earlier, prosecutors said. Full Story
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Deadheads get a new way to add Garcia to their social media

NEW YORK (AP) — Deadheads looking to add a little more Jerry Garcia to their lives can now incorporate the late Grateful Dead guitarist into their social media with the video storytelling platform Magisto. Full Story