DOB: News Bulletin 2196 - March 24, 2006

The Department of Banking News Bulletin 

Bulletin # 2196
Week Ending March 24, 2006

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 john.burke@ct.gov. Written comments will be considered only if they are received within ten days from the date of this bulletin.


BRANCH ACTIVITY
State Bank 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 Financial Institutions Division, (860) 240-8180.

Date Bank Location Activity
3/27/06
Newtown Savings Bank
Newtown
99 Federal Road
Brookfield, CT  06804
opening
date
3/27/06
The Connecticut Bank and
  Trust Company, Hartford
66 Cedar Street
Newington, CT  06111
filed


REORGANIZATION AS A MUTUAL HOLDING COMPANY
 
On March 20, 2006, the Commissioner, in connection with the application by Farmington Savings Bank (Farmington Mutual Bank) to reorganize so as to form a mutual holding company, issued a notice of intent not to disapprove the formation of a proposed mutual holding company to be known as First Connecticut Bancorp, Inc., pursuant to Section 36a-192(h) of the Connecticut General Statutes.  Also in connection with the application, approval was granted pursuant to Sections 36a-193 and 36a 192(b)(2) of the Connecticut General Statutes to form a reorganized savings institution to be known as Farmington Savings Bank (Farmington Stock Bank), and subsequently merge Farmington Mutual Bank with and into Farmington Stock Bank, the resulting bank to operate as a capital stock savings bank under the name Farmington Savings Bank.
 
CONSUMER CREDIT DIVISION ACTIVITY
Check Cashing Service License Activity
 
Date Check Casher Location Activity
3/17/06
A & A Multi Services, LLC
699 Pacific Street
Stamford, CT  06902
filed
3/21/06
McNee LLC
d/b/a United Check Cashing
256 South Frontage Road
New London, CT  06320
approved
3/22/06
New Money, LLC
1358 Boston Avenue
Bridgeport, CT  06610
approved
 
  
         Dated:  Tuesday, March 28, 2006
 
         John P. Burke
         Commissioner