The Department of Banking News Bulletin 

Bulletin # 2292
Week Ending January 25, 2008

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 Howard F. Pitkin, Banking Commissioner, at the Connecticut Department of Banking, 260 Constitution Plaza, Hartford, CT 06103-1800 or via E-mail. Written comments will be considered only if they are received within ten days from the date of this bulletin.

State Bank Activity
Section 36a-145 of the Connecticut General Statutes, as amended by Public Act 07-14, requires that each application for a branch, or for a limited branch at which loans will be made, be accompanied by a plan detailing how adequate services to meet the banking needs of all community residents will be provided.  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
Rockville Bank
780 North Main Street
Manchester, CT 06040

On January 24, 2008, pursuant to Section 36a-145(i) of the Connecticut General Statutes, approval was granted to The Bank of Southern Connecticut, New Haven, a Connecticut chartered bank, for the sale of its full-service branch located at 15 Masonic Street, New London, Connecticut, to Savings Institute Bank and Trust, Willimantic, a federally chartered bank. 
Check Cashing Service License Activity
Date Check Casher Location Activity
1/23/08 Downtown News & Mini Mart
1249 Main Street
Bridgeport, CT 06604
       Dated:  Tuesday, January 29, 2008
       Howard F. Pitkin
       Banking Commissioner