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Courtney Pupkin recoiled from the idea of living through the renovations her husband wanted to make to their Easton home. For her part, she wanted a more social, kid-friendly neighborhood, which no renovation could deliver. They decided to move. Their Tait Avenue house sold in just two weeks last July for $592,000, and they made almost $30,000, she said. It was a sign of a quickening real estate market both locally and nationally over the last two years. Most of the south suburbs have seen double-digit percent increases in the number of homes sold, according to data from the Warren Group, a Boston company that tracks real estate statistics.
Matt Colleran and his wife, Laura, decided to move to the suburbs after finding themselves cramped in their two-bedroom Brookline condo with the birth of their second child. While the Collerans knew they would have to move someday, they had long expected to land in Needham or some other community along the Route 128 corridor.Instead, the Collerans bought a 4,600-square-foot Colonial in Hopkinton, eventually finding something at the high end of their $500,000-to-$800,000 price range. The young family joins a growing number of buyers from the Boston area and beyond seeking bigger homes at lower prices in the outer suburbs along Interstate 495.The influx of buyers has triggered a rebound in sales and prices along I-495, from Pepperell to Wrentham, brokers say.
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KIEV — Furious about President Viktor Yanukovych’s decision to scrap political and trade accords with Europe, Mykola Nomonko shut his auto parts store in the western city of Staryi Sambir, piled his five employees into a minibus, and drove to the capital, Kiev, to protest. It was Sunday, Nov. 24. Nearly two weeks later, he is still here.Like many of the thousands of demonstrators who are occupying Independence Square and several public buildings, Nomonko said he would not leave until Yanukovych was ousted. “He has to resign,” Nomonko said. “People became so angry that they will stand here to the end — to the happy end of Yanukovych’s career. We wait for the political death of Viktor Yanukovych.”
CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Sunday offered troops a rare glimmer of hope on the department's financial woes, saying a possible budget agreement back home could ease the automatic spending cuts that have hit the military hard.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The two youngest members of the U.S. Senate are co-sponsoring legislation aimed at lowering college costs by withholding federal funds from schools that fail to meet new national affordability and quality standards — a proposal likely to draw strong opposition from higher education institutions.
Fast-food workers and labor organizers marched, waved signs and chanted across the country Thursday for higher wages.
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