DOB: News Bulletin 2227 - October 27, 2006

The Department of Banking News Bulletin 

Bulletin # 2227
Week Ending October 27, 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 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 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
The Bank of Western Massachusetts
Springfield, MA
49 Prospect Hill Road
East Windsor, CT 06095

On October 24, 2006, pursuant to the provisions of Section 36a-70 of the 2006 Supplement to the General Statutes, an application was filed by the organizers of Harbor Bank and Trust for the establishment of a bank and trust company to be located in Fairfield, Connecticut.  The organizers are Robert Bantle, Stephen Carta, Thomas DiMaio, Eugene Gorab, Tara Hawley and Brian Riley.  Spokesperson:  Brian M. Riley, (203) 254-2965.
Check Cashing Service License Activity


Date Check Casher Location Activity
Sharada Khattri Chettri LLC
1260 Main Street
East Hartford, CT 06108

       Dated:  Tuesday, October 31, 2006
       Howard F. Pitkin
       Banking Commissioner