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Rockland Trust to Acquire Blue Hills Bank

The parent company of Rockland Trust announced yesterday that it would acquire the parent company of Hyde Park-based Blue Hills Bank in a deal that will give Rockland the largest deposit share in Massachusetts, the largest branch network and bring the company over $11 billion in assets.

Gardner Credit Union to Bank Recreational Marijuana

A small Massachusetts credit union is making national headlines after it announced last week that it would serve recreational marijuana businesses, making it the first financial institution in the Bay State to wade into what is expected to be an absolutely massive industry.

As Personnel Go, So Goes the Cash

In the second quarter of this year, the wealth management division of Boston Private had net flows of negative $77 million, despite record levels of new business flows at $449 million in assets under management.

No Slowing Down

When he was in college three decades ago, Dave Dirubbo dreamed of building the small construction company he started with his brother Anthony into a thriving business. But after he was diagnosed with stage IV lymphoma, those dreams were put on hold.