DOB: News Bulletin 2443 - December 17, 2010

 
The Department of Banking News Bulletin 

Bulletin # 2443
Week Ending December 17, 2010

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
Branch Activity
 
Section 36a-145 of the 2010 Supplement to the General Statutes requires certain applications 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
12/13/10
Farmington Bank
Farmington
*FROM: 3 Melrose Drive
           Farmington, CT 06032
  TO:    One Farm Glen Blvd
           Farmington, CT 06032
approved
to relocate
12/14/10
NewAlliance Bank
New Haven
2386 Summer Street
Stamford, CT  06905
filed
12/17/10
Thomaston Savings Bank
Thomaston
40 Middle Street
Bristol, CT  06787
filed
05/13/11
NewAlliance Bank
New Haven
550 Summer Street
Stamford, CT  06901
closing
date
* Limited Branch

Correction for exact address
Application for a Business and Industrial Development Corporation License

On December 10, 2010, an application was filed pursuant to Section 36a-628 of the Connecticut General Statutes by Connecticut Business Banc, Inc. for a license to transact business as a business and industrial development corporation to be headquartered at 30 Old Kings Highway South, Darien, Connecticut.

Acquisition

On December 15, 2010, pursuant to Section 36a-185 of the Connecticut General Statutes, the Commissioner issued a notice of intent not to disapprove the acquisition by George F. D’Angelo and John J. Fareri, both individually and collectively, of more than 25% of the outstanding voting securities of The First Bank of Greenwich.
 
Community Reinvestment Plan
 
On December 16, 2010, Bank of England, England, Arkansas, filed a community reinvestment plan in connection with an application filed on September 1, 2010, pursuant to Section 36a-412(a)(2) of the Connecticut General Statutes seeking approval to form a limited branch to be operated as a loan production office.   The community reinvestment plan is available for public inspection and comment at the Department of Banking for a period of 30 days.
 
STATE CREDIT UNION ACTIVITY
Branch Activity
 
Date Credit Union Location Activity
12/15/10
Connex Credit Union
North Haven
FROM: 227 Church Street
          New Haven, CT  06510
TO:     2 Whitney Avenue
          New Haven, CT  06510
filed to
relocate
 
 
CONSUMER CREDIT DIVISION ACTIVITY
Check Cashing Service License Activity
 
Date Check Casher Location Activity
12/15/10
DCEA Inc.
d/b/a Family Financial Centers
953 Main Street
Stamford, CT  06902
approved
 
 
       Dated:  Tuesday, December 21, 2010
 
 
       Howard F. Pitkin
       Banking Commissioner