The Massachusetts economy gained jobs for the fourth consecutive month in March as as the state unemployment rate fell to the lowest level in more more than three years.Massachusetts employers last month added 8,700 jobs, after increasing payrolls by 7,200 jobs in February, and nearly 14,000 in January, the state Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development reported Thursday. The unemployment rate fell to 6.5 percent from 6.9 percent in February. The state unemployment rate, now at the lowest level since November 2008, remains well below the national jobless rate 0f 8.2 percent in March
Swirling winds drove the flames quickly, and soon a huge swath of Chelsea was consumed. Nearly 3,000 buildings were destroyed and 19 people lost their lives during the Great Chelsea Fire of April 12, 1908.