$600,000 Homes in New Hampshire, New Mexico and Tennessee

This house is on Main Street in Center Sandwich, an area in the historic town of Sandwich, about two hours north of Boston. Squam Lake, where scenes in the 1981 movie “On Golden Pond” were filmed, and where there is a beach open only to residents, abuts the town’s southwest corner. The White Mountain National Forest is directly north. Center Sandwich has one restaurant, a library, a post office, two art galleries, a Shaker chair workshop and a kindergarten-through-sixth-grade school, and this house is a quick walk from all of them. It backs onto Quimby Field, a preserved green space with sports areas.

Size: 2,810 square feet

Price per square foot: $196

Indoors: The house, which has apparently been expanded over the generations, is a cluster of volumes with gabled

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Scott R. Norman of Tennessee buys house at 12233 N. Ocean Way.

Shareholders of entity that sold the North End house are based in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.

Darrell Hofheinz
 |  Palm Beach Daily News

An advertising executive from Tennessee is the new owner of a house developed on speculation and completed in 2017 on the North End of Palm Beach.

Scott R. Norman, principal of ARS Advertising in Chattanooga, paid a recorded $7 million for the four-bedroom house at 1233 N. Ocean Way. 

It was sold by Grammarian Inc., a Florida company for which the sole shareholders are Nazem and Hashim Fawwaz Nazem Alkudsi of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, according to documents recorded Nov. 20.

Grammarian Inc., which was previously registered in Oregon, paid a recorded $5.475 million for the house in May 2017, when it was new. With 5,236 total square feet, the house comes with a rare perk for a non-oceanfront property —

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$600K grant launching art therapy programs for Tennessee nursing homes

A $600,000 grant is bringing art therapy programs to up to 100 Tennessee nursing homes to help residents explore creativity in the hopes of improving autonomy and cognitive function. 

a group of people sitting at a table: A group of women draw in an art therapy session led by Angel Duncan in Naples, Florida.

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A group of women draw in an art therapy session led by Angel Duncan in Naples, Florida.

A three-year research study will examine how the moods and behaviors of residents change with the therapy and if they rely less on psychotropic drugs. The facilities will use assessments, questionnaires and personal observations for the research. 

The program is made possible by Tennessee Tech University Whitson-Hester School of Nursing, which will be partnering with ArtTherapy4Life for instruction, a Tennessee-based nonprofit that was founded this year. The art therapy grant is the first of its kind in the state. 

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The nonprofit, founded by Deborah Ferris, calls

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Tennessee Gas and contractor to pay $800,000 in penalties, repairs over controversial natural gas project in Otis State Forest

Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company and its contractor which installed a controversial natural gas line through Otis State Forest will pay a total of $800,000 in fines and to make repairs after damaging an ecologically-important vernal pool, failing to protect wetlands and damaging the roadway during the construction.

Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company and its contractor Henkels & McCoy, Inc. will make about $300,000 in penalties and payments to the Massachusetts Natural Resource Damages Trust and will spend about $500,000 to repave part of Cold Spring Road, in Sandisfield, according to the agreement between the company and its contractor Henkels & McCoy Inc. and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey.

The damage was done in 2017 while the company was installing a four-mile line through Otis State Forest as part of a 14-mile pipe extension that cut through New York and Connecticut. The work drew multiple protests and led to more than

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Texas, Florida, Tennessee attracting NYC entrepreneurs, residents: Peebles

Cities with a better quality of life and low-income taxes are growing as more people flee New York City and California, according to real estate expert Don Peebles.

The Peebles Corporation founder, chairman, and CEO told FOX Business on Friday that states in the “Sun Belt” where growth is “happening” includes Austin, Texas, Dallas, Texas, Nashville, Tenn., Memphis Tenn., and Nevada which is “ripe for recovery in terms of attracting businesses and industry from California.”

“South Florida is the No. 1 place where New York entrepreneurs and New Yorkers with means are going to and, also, we are seeing more of the working-class New Yorkers heading south to South Florida because there are jobs that are available and the lower cost of living and better quality of life,”

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