Across the country, state governments are grappling with how to sharply trim budgets amid the worst recession in decades. But nowhere is that debate more intense than in Michigan, where officials are scrambling to close a $2.8 billion deficit and avert a government shutdown at midnight on Wednesday.
If an e-mail popped up in your inbox promising a house for $100, you’d expect to see it sent from a guy in Nigeria asking you to wire him several thousand dollars first.
The economy in southern New Hampshire is not by any means among the worst in the nation. Still, according to city records, there are 29 foreclosed homes on the books in Nashua — many of which are in deplorable condition