In accordance with Governor Lamont's emergency declaration, employees and the public are asked to observe social distancing measures to ensure communal safety and to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). People are asked to work from home and telecommute wherever possible. Adhering to these instructions, the Department of Banking has closed its offices to the public. However, agency staff will continue to provide services to consumers and industry through telework. When contacting the Department, please use electronic communication whenever possible. Agency staff will continue to check voicemails during this time. Consumers are encouraged to use our online form for complaints. If you are unsure where to send an inquiry, you may send it to and it will be routed appropriately. Thank you for your patience during this time.

The Department of Banking News Bulletin 

Bulletin # 2727
Week Ending May 27, 2016

This bulletin constitutes the only official notification you will receive from this office concerning any of the following applications.  Any observations you may have are solicited.  Any comments should be in writing to Jorge L. Perez, Banking Commissioner, Department of Banking, 260 Constitution Plaza, Hartford, CT 06103-1800.  Written comments will be considered only if they are received within ten days from the date of this bulletin.


Branch Activity

Section 36a-145 of the Connecticut General Statutes requires certain applications for a branch, or for a limited branch at which loans will be made, address how the establishment of the branch will be consistent with safe and sound banking practices and promote the public convenience and advantage.  Plans are submitted when such applications are filed and are available for public inspection and comment at this Department for a period of 30 days.  Questions concerning branch activity should be directed to the Financial Institutions Division, (860) 240-8180.

Date Bank Location Activity-Branch Type
Newtown Savings Bank
32 Church Hill Road
Newtown, CT  06470
Filed - Full Service
United Bank
FROM:  33 Waldo Street
           Worcester, MA 01608
TO:      One Mercantile Street
           Worcester, MA 01608
No Objection to
Branch Relocation -
Full Service
United Bank
One Mercantile Street
Worcester, MA  01608
Approved - Loan
Production Office
Fairfield County Bank
915 White Plains Road
Trumbull, CT  06611
Closing Date -
Full Service
United Bank
33 Waldo Street
Worcester, MA  01608
Closing Date - Loan
Production Office

Dated: Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Jorge L. Perez
Banking Commissioner