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Charles River Bank Ready For Grand Opening

(Bellingham, MA) - It may be only March but so far 2009 has been an exciting year for Charles River Bank. And now the Bank is ready for the Grand Opening of its newest branch in Bellingham on Monday, March 30th.

The new state-of-the-art branch is located at the intersection of Route 140 and Maple Street on the Bellingham/Franklin line and features a drive-up ATM, Night Deposit Drop, cafe area with free coffee and cookies, and a children's area with toys. Charles River Bank offers both morning and evening hours. Hours of operation are: Monday through Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The drive-up teller opens at 7:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, for the convenience of commuters.

During the Grand Opening Celebration, Charles River Bank will be offering fantastic CD rates with its Ripple Effect 12 month CD and giving away free gifts as well as refreshments from its cafe. Everyone is invited to visit the office and enter to win an Old Town Kayak or a $500 grocery gift card.

In January 2009, the bank changed its named from Medway Co-operative Bank to Charles River Bank to reflect its growth into other communities. The Bank continues to provide superior financial services and state-of-the-art technology with more products and services while remaining both determined and dedicated to seeing the flow of its reputation extend to a larger service area.

"Come visit Charles River Bank's newest branch and see what a great place we have for you and your family," says Jack Hamilton, President & CEO of Charles River Bank. "We are excited to be a part of the Bellingham community."

Charles River Bank - with assets of $168 million - was founded in 1915 and offers a wide range of individual and business banking services. Charles River Bank has been voted the #1 Community Bank in Medway. Charles River Bank is a member of the FDIC and the SIF, and all deposits are insured in full. The Bank's Main Office is located at 70 Main Street in Medway MA. Charles River Bank operates a branch office in Medway High School during the school year. For further information, call 508.533.8661 or visit