2008 Decisions of the Commissioner of Banks and Board of Bank Incorporation

Through these decisions, the Division of Banks (DOB) offers perspective on current issues and questions in the financial services industry.
  • Decision of February 26, 2008
    • Decision relative to the petition of Independent Bank Corp., Rockland, Massachusetts to acquire Slade's Ferry Bancorp, Inc., Somerset, Massachusetts
  • Decision of February 26, 2008
    • Decision relative to the application of Rockland Trust Company, Rockland, Massachusetts to merge with Slade's Ferry Trust Company, Somerset, Massachusetts
  • Decision of April 27, 2008
    • Decision on the petition to establish Veritas bank in Lawrence, Massachusetts
  • Decision of April 30, 2008
    • Decision relative to the merger of Roxbury-Highland Co-operative Bank, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts with and into Mt. Washington Co-operative Bank, South Boston, Massachusetts
  • Decision of July 17, 2008
    • Decision on the application relative to the reorganization into a mutual holding company by Hyde Park Savings Bank, Hype Park, Massachusetts
  • Decision of July 17, 2008
    • Decision on the applications relative to the reorganization into a mutual holding company by Easthampton Savings Bank, Easthampton, Massachusetts
  • Decision of July 18, 2008
    • Decision on the applications relative to the reorganization into a mutual holding company by Greenfield Co-operative Bank, Greenfield, Massachusetts
  • Decision of July 18, 2008
    • Decision on the applications relative to the reorganization into a mutual holding company by Southbridge Savings Bank, Southbridge, Massachusetts
  • Decision of August 12, 2008
    • Decision relative to the merger of Lafayette Federal Savings Bank, Fall River, Massachusetts with and into Mechanics' Co-operative Bank, Taunton, Massachusetts
  • Decision of August 15, 2008
    • Decision relative to the petition of Eastern Bank Corporation, Boston, Massachusetts to acquire Massbank Corp., Reading, Massachusetts
  • Decision of August 15, 2008
    • Decision relative to the application of Eastern Bank, Boston, Massachusetts to merge with Massbank, Reading, Massachusetts
  • Decision of October 17, 2008
    • Decision relative to the merger of Marlborough Co-operative Bank, Marlborough, Massachusetts with and into Butler Bank, Lowell, Massachusetts
  • Decision of November 19, 2008
    • Decision relative to the merger of the Commonwealth Co-operative Bank, Boston, Massachusetts with and into Hyde Park Co-operative Bank, Hyde Park, Massachusetts
  • Decision of November 20, 2008
    • Decision relative to the merger of Northeast Community Credit Union, Haverhill, Massachusetts with and into Haverhill Bank, Haverhill, Massachusetts
  • Decision of December 16, 2008
    • Decision establishing certain maximum dishonored check fees at Massachusetts state-chartered institutions

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