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    1. Cornerstone pays $111M for Financial District tower

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      Cornerstone pays $111M for Financial District tower

      Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers, a subsidiary of MassMutual Financial Group, has purchased 99 Summer St. in Boston’s Financial District for $110.8 million.

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      Mentions:   MassMutual

    2. TD Bank Q3 profit down 13% on insurance losses

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      TD Bank Q3 profit down 13% on insurance losses

      The U.S. banking operation generated a $445 million ($424 million USD) profit, a 57 percent increase.

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      Mentions:   TD Bank

    3. MassDevelopment gets $2M to fund energy savings on campus

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      MassDevelopment gets $2M to fund energy savings on campus

      MassDevelopment on Monday announced that it has closed on a $2 million structured financing that will fund a program to help colleges and universities in Massachusetts complete energy saving projects.

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      Mentions:   MassDevelopment

    4. These tomatoes are rated the best in Massachusetts

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      These tomatoes are rated the best in Massachusetts

      Red Fire Farm in Granby, noted for its tomatoes in Western Massachusetts, finished first in the slicing category and third in the cherry category among other placements. "This contest is awesome," said Laurie Rocco of Springfield, a pesticide inspector for the state Department of Agricultural Resources. "It's a great promotion for farming."

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      Mentions:   Springfield

    5. A look at movers and shakers in tech and biotech

      Explore bizjournals (Aug 16 2013)

      A look at movers and shakers in tech and biotech

      David Pinsky, P.E., President and Chief Executive Officer of Westfield’s engineering firm Tighe and Bond Inc., was appointed to Boston’s American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) board of directors. In this newly elected role, Pinsky will serve as secretary for fiscal year 2014.

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      Mentions:   Westfield

    6. Hampden Bank cuts streamline executive suite, cost $300K

      Explore bizjournals (Aug 8 2013)

      Hampden Bancorp Inc. said cutting two senior executives cost the bank more than $300,000, and pulled fourth quarter profits down even as per-share earnings reached record levels. Springfield-based Hampden Bank is one of two western Massachusetts banks under investor pressure to sell this year.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   Chicopee   Hampden Bank

    7. The Mass. economy hit a big roadblock in the second quarter

      Explore bizjournals (Aug 1 2013)

      The slowdown in the state’s economy was evident in the lack of job growth in recent months. Payroll employment grew at an annualized rate of 3 percent in the first three months of the year, but it actually fell by a slight 0.1 percent in the April-June period. The unemployed portion of the state’s labor force rose from 6.4 percent in March to 7 percent in June.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts

    8. Here's a look at movers and shakers in tech

      Explore bizjournals (Jul 26 2013)

      Here's a look at movers and shakers in tech

      The following personnel announcements at New England-area technology companies and organizations have been made in recent weeks.The University of Massachusetts-Amherst appointed Julie Buehler as vice chancellor of information services and strategy and chief information officer (CIO).

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    9. Joey Kramer lands deal to sell his coffee at Big Y, his biggest retail partner so far

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      Joey Kramer lands deal to sell his coffee at Big Y, his biggest retail partner so far

      But Kramer is now drumming up plenty of business with supermarket chains in New England. Earlier this week, Kramer landed his biggest retail account – a distribution agreement with Springfield-based Big Y Foods, a deal that will get Kramer’s coffee line in Big Y’s nearly 60 stores in Massachusetts and Connecticut.

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      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   Springfield

    10. Hasbro pays $112M for mobile game developer

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      Hasbro pays $112M for mobile game developer

      The Company’s DragonVale game was the number one top grossing iPad app and the number four top grossing iPhone app of 2012, according to Backflip.  The move will help Hasbro to advance its popular brands which include My Little Pony, Transformers, and Monopoly into all forms, according to Hasbro President and CEO Brian Goldner. “As mobile play continues its rapid growth, Backflip’s leadership position, great games and established network of users, makes Hasbro a more meaningful participant in digital gaming.”

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      Mentions:   Hasbro, Inc.

    11. Amherst College seeks stronger footing after $245M science-center stumble

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      Amherst College seeks stronger footing after $245M science-center stumble

      Weinman said the college intends to restart development of its science center once a new, more appropriate construction site is identified.

      In President Martin’s email earlier this month, she said “demands” of the previous site were contributing to cost overruns and unanticipated delays, adding that the college is committed to complete the new center on schedule in 2018.

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      Mentions:   Amherst College   Amherst

    12. New building opens at Worcester’s Gateway Park

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      New building opens at Worcester’s Gateway Park

      O’Connell Development Group dedicated its $32 million building at Gateway Park in Worcester, Mass., home to emerging companies, educational programs, and research laboratories.

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      Mentions:   Massachusetts Life Sciences Center   TD Bank   Holyoke

    13. Six Flags New England tests weather guarantee this year for entire company

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      Six Flags New England tests weather guarantee this year for entire company

      John Winkler, park president at Six Flags New England, says people generally will hesitate to visit the Six Flags park in Agawam if there’s any real chance of rain. So the park’s management has come up with a potential solution: a “weather guarantee” program.

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      Mentions:   Six Flags New England

    14. State lights first section of statewide broadband connection

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      State lights first section of statewide broadband connection

      Today, and in support of this mission, MBI, a division of the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, proudly lit the first segment of the new 1,200 mile MassBroadband 123 network to 51 out of 120 community institutions from Springfield to Sandisfield, Mass.

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      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Massachusetts Technology Collaborative   Springfield

    15. Berkshire Hills to repurchase 500K shares

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      Berkshire Hills to repurchase 500K shares

      Pittsfield-based Berkshire has about $5.3 billion in assets and more than 70 branches in western Massachusetts, Upstate New York, Connecticut and Vermont.

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      Mentions:   Berkshire Bank

    16. UMass pumps $200K into 8 tech projects

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      UMass pumps $200K into 8 tech projects

      The University of Massachusetts has awarded $25,000 to each of eight technology projects that are being driven by faculty on four UMass campuses

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    17. UMass gets $1.6M NIH grant

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      UMass gets $1.6M NIH grant

      The STEM Diversity Institute (SDI) will use the award to fund one-year internships for post-baccalaureate students from “underrepresented groups” with an interest in biomedical and behavioral research. The award is a follow-on award of a previous NIH PREP award given to the campus. The previous award served 40 students, most of whom, according to UMass, are now in doctoral or other professional programs at 20 institutions including UMass Amherst.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    18. Friendly's changes Fribble recipe for a third time as part of menu redesign

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      Friendly's changes Fribble recipe for a third time as part of menu redesign

      Maguire says he wants to make the change to hard ice cream improve the quality of the shake. By the end of May, he says the soft-serve machines will be removed from all of the 360 or so Friendly’s restaurants. (The company manufacturers its own hard ice cream.) By making the switch, Friendly’s can now offer Fribbles in any of its ice cream flavors (Maguire prefers black cherry).

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      Mentions:   Friendly's Ice Cream Corporation

    19. Wave Corp. takes in $1M in private placement

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      Wave Corp. takes in $1M in private placement

      Last November the company reported $7 million in revenues for the three months ending in September, down 26 percent year-over-year and down 10 percent from the second quarter. The company blamed the decline on a $1.6 million decrease in OEM royalties versus the prior year period, and a $3.2 million decrease in OEM bundling revenue since the beginning of 2012.

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    20. Yankee Candle owner follows 'Man Candles' success with a for-sale sign (report)

      Explore bizjournals (Mar 13 2013)

      Yankee Candle owner follows 'Man Candles' success with a for-sale sign (report)

      Madison Dearborn Partners acquired Yankee Candle Co. Inc. of Deerfield, Mass., in 2006 for $1.6 billion. The Chicago private equity buyout firm has hired Barclays and Bank of America Merrill Lynch to advise on a sale process still in the early stages, Reuters reports.

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      Mentions:   Yankee Candle Co.   Yankee Candle, Inc.   Bank of America

    21. Westfield Bank gets a foothold for Connecticut expansion

      Explore bizjournals (Mar 6 2013)

      Westfield Financial Inc. (NASDAQ: WFD) says it will push its bank subsidiary, Westfield Bank, into Connecticut. Within the next couple of months, the bank plans to open a full-service branch, its 12th, in Granby, Conn., a rural town on the Massachusetts border just south of Westfield. The bank is waiting for local and state regulatory approval. The branch will be in the Granby Village Shops shopping center.

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      Mentions:   Westfield   Westfield Bank

    22. Photos and outlook from today's Mass. Business Climate conference

      Explore bizjournals (Feb 18 2013)

      “Bottom line is it does not have to take a long time to get things done,” Grossman said. “When you see a problem in government you should be able to fix that problem far more quickly than we fix it. I would agree with that. Charlie talked about fast – boom, boom, boom. I agree.”

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    23. Raytheon gets $33.3M DOD contract; General Dynamics snaps up $41.5M

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      Raytheon gets $33.3M DOD contract; General Dynamics snaps up $41.5M

      Raytheon wasn’t the only New England company to get a piece of the DOD contract pie. General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp. of Groton, Conn. was awarded a $41.5 million firm-fixed-priced modification to the previously awarded contract for maintenance and modernization of the USS Hartford submarine.

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      Mentions:   Raytheon

    24. MassBenchmarks report: State GDP surpassed nation's; faster growth predicted in 2013

      Explore bizjournals (Jan 31 2013)

      Massachusetts’ real gross domestic product grew faster than the recovering national economy in the fourth quarter of 2012, increasing at an annual rate of 1.0 percent, according to the latest MassBenchmarks Current Economic Index released today by the University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute and the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Boston Fed

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