Friday, November 4, 2011
A look at some area open houses this weekend.
Today, we bring you House Hunt—a weekly column dedicated to real estate open houses in the surrounding area. Make sure to check back with Patch each Friday for more open house listings. Information provided courtesy of Newenglandmoves.com and realtor.com
Thursday, November 3, 2011
A sampling of homes sold in the area Oct. 20 - Oct. 26
Click on the photo at right to look at a photo gallery of homes that sold in the area from Oct. 27 - Nov. 2. MLS data courtesy of www.newenglandmoves.com. In the market for a new home? Be sure to check out our House Hunt column on Fridays for open houses in your area. 16 Sandy Pond Lane Sale date: Nov. 2 Days on market: 152 Sale price: $620,000 Listed price: $699,900 Bedrooms: 3 Full bathrooms: 2 Half bathrooms: 1 Square feet: 3,600 32 Hemlock Lane, Mansfield Sale date: Oct. 28 Days on market: 107 Sale price: $291,000 Listed price: $289,900 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Half-Bathrooms: 0 Square feet: 1,070 31 Keith Road, Norton Sale date: Oct. 28 Days on market: 247 Sale price: $565,000 Listed price: $575,000 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3 Half-…
Thursday, January 13, 2011
The NVCC invited a three-person panel to speak on the economy for this fiscal year.
The recession may be over, but it doesn't quite feel like it. This was the general theme of the December Neponset Valley Chamber of Commerce's breakfast at the Four Points Sheraton in Norwood.The event included a buffet breakfast and a three-person panel on the economic forecast for the this fiscal year, and was attended by business people from several surrounding communities. Speakers included Michael J. Widmer, President of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation; George Donnelly, Editor of Boston Business Journal; and Michael Goodman, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Public Policy at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Goodman said that any attempt to predict the future is faulty. "It's an occupational hazard to …
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
The Neponset Valley Chamber of Commerce held an information session on changes to Mass. CORI laws.
The Neponset Valley Chamber of Commerce recently heard about some of the coming and already implemented changes in Massachusetts background check laws. Robert Shea, partner at Hinckley, Allen and Snyder LLP law firm of Boston, spoke to those in attendance at the Norwood office to explain what the changing laws mean for business owners. The two major changes Shea addressed were the already implemented change in the personnel records statute which now requires employees to be notified when negative information is entered into their record, and the newly enacted prohibition from asking about criminal records on an initial job application. "The idea is that many employers just screen out any individual with a criminal history," Shea said. …