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  • PITTSFIELD, Mass. _ Berkshire Hills Bancorp Inc. on Monday reported second-quarter profit of $16 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 54 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • Charlie Baker is backing off his support of a plan to require online lodging services such as Airbnb to pay the same taxes as hotels and motels just days after he said levying the tax was necessary. On Thursday, Baker said during his monthly "Ask the Governor" segment on WGBH-FM that he would sign a proposal to apply the hotel tax to services such as San Francisco-...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 21- Agriculture technology startup Indigo has raised $100 million in a new round of funding, bringing its total financing to more than $150 million, a sign of growing investor interest in new ways to ease food scarcity. The $100 million investment led by the Alaska Permanent Fund, a $54.3 billion fund owned and managed by the state of Alaska, is...

  • CHICOPEE, Mass. _ Chicopee Bancorp Inc. on Friday reported net income of $221,000 in its second quarter. Chicopee Bancorp shares have risen almost 9 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Chicopee Bancorp, Earnings Report.

  • BOSTON— Wynn Resorts has fended off a challenge to a key state environmental permit as it looks to finally start construction on its nearly $2 billion Boston- area casino. Wynn said it will immediately start construction on the resort casino complex planned for the Mystic River waterfront in Everett once the environmental license is in hand.

  • Drawn from New York and Boston by good-paying jobs at the Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods resorts, Chinese and other Asian immigrants have been buying homes, raising families and growing their own food in what had once been largely white communities along Connecticut's Thames River. I can even fish, " Xu Song Mu, a 62- year-old former Mohegan Sun worker who moved from...

  • BELMONT, Mass. _ BSB Bancorp Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $3 million. BSB Bancorp shares have fallen 1 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: BSB Bancorp, Earnings Report.

  • HANOVER, Mass. _ Independent Bank Corp. on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $20.4 million. Independent Bank Corp. shares have risen 2 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Independent Bank Corp., Earnings Report.

  • BOSTON _ Boston Beer Co. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $26.6 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.97 per share. Boston Beer shares have declined 18 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • LOWELL, Mass. _ Enterprise Bancorp Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $4.8 million. Enterprise Bancorp shares have climbed almost 6 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Enterprise Bancorp, Earnings Report.

  • WOBURN, Mass. _ Skyworks Solutions Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $185 million. The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.21 per share. Seven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $750.1 million.

  • WATERTOWN, Mass. _ Athenahealth Inc. on Thursday reported a second-quarter loss of $1.9 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of 18 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 42 cents per share. Athenahealth expects full-year earnings in the range of $1.65 to $1.85 per share, with...

  • ALBANY, N.Y.— New York state has repealed its tax on tampons and other feminine hygiene products, a move expected to save women $10 million a year. "Sanitary napkins and tampons are simply not a luxury item; they're an everyday need," said Sonia Ossorio, president of the National Organization for Women-New York City. " Canada and states including Massachusetts,...

  • NORWOOD, Mass. _ Blue Hills Bancorp Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $1.4 million. The holding company for Blue Hills Bank posted revenue of $16.1 million in the period. Keywords: Blue Hills Bancorp, Earnings Report.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 21- Agriculture technology startup Indigo has raised $100 million in a new round of funding, bringing its total financing to more than $150 million, a sign of growing investor interest in new ways to ease food scarcity. The $100 million investment led by the Alaska Permanent Fund, a $54.3 billion fund owned and managed by the state of Alaska, is...

  • BRAINTREE, Mass. _ Altra Industrial Motion Corp. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $9.3 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 39 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $184.4 million.

  • July 21- Biogen Inc's quarterly adjusted profit blew past Wall Street estimates on higher sales of its multiple sclerosis drugs, and the company said Chief Executive George Scangos would leave in the coming months. Biogen's hemophilia drugs, Eloctate and Alprolix, posted sales of $125 million and $80 million, respectively, above estimates of $190 million.

  • NEW YORK— Biogen stock climbed Thursday after the drugmaker reported strong sales of some of its newest treatments for multiple sclerosis and hemophilia. In Thursday morning trading the shares gained $15.92, or 6.1 percent, to $278.33. The company said its net income grew to $1.05 billion, or $4.79 per share.

  • DHAKA/ NEW YORK, July 21- When the Federal Reserve Bank of New York cleared five transactions made by the Bangladesh Bank hackers, the money went in two directions. On Thursday, Feb. 4, the Fed's system sent $20 million to Sri Lanka and $81 million to the Philippines. That prompted Deutsche Bank, an intermediary in the transaction, and a Sri Lankan bank to contact...

  • DHAKA/ NEW YORK, July 21- Jupiter. That single word, by a stroke of luck, helped stop the Federal Reserve Bank of New York from paying nearly $1 billion to the cyber-criminals behind a notorious bank heist earlier this year, according to sources familiar with the incident. They were incorrectly formatted at first; they were mainly to individuals; and they were very...