DOB: News Bulletin 1828 - March 5, 1999

The Department of Banking News Bulletin

 Bulletin # 1828
Week Ending March 5, 1999

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 John P. Burke, Banking Commissioner, at the Connecticut Department of Banking, 260 Constitution Plaza, Hartford, CT 06103-1800 or via E-mail to 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 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 Bank Examination Division, (860) 240-8180.
Note: dates are listed in month/day/year format.

Date Bank Location Activity
3/4/99 U.S. Trust Company
   of Connecticut
*3 Essex Square
  Essex, CT 06426
* Limited Branch


On March 3, 1999, pursuant to Section 36a-184 of the Connecticut General Statutes, an acquisition statement was filed by Edwin Czarkowski to increase his beneficial ownership from 9.9% to 14% of the common stock of Hometown Bank, a Connecticut bank.

Dated: Tuesday, March 9, 1999

John P. Burke
Banking Commissioner