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Matt Sosik

Branching Out — Again   Matt Sosik referred to it as a “mutual admiration society.” That’s how he chose to describe the respect that he developed for the manner in […]

Mary McGovern, incoming president of Country Bank.

Community Interest   When asked why Country Bank supports local nonprofits, incoming President Mary McGovern gave a simple answer. “It’s a way for us to make a difference in our […]

Make the Right Choice The Internal Revenue Service today reminds taxpayers that carefully choosing a tax professional to prepare a tax return is vital to ensuring that their personal and […]

Potential Tax Relief By Kristina Drzal Houghton, CPA This article, written on Feb. 2, highlights the U.S. House of Representatives’ Jan. 31 passage of the Tax Relief for American Families […]

Change at the Top Fallon Health, a not-for-profit healthcare services organization with a focus on improving access, quality, and affordability in government markets, announced that its board of directors has […]

Driving Up the Cost     Wondering why auto insurance is much more expensive now than it was a couple of years ago? You’re not alone. There are a number […]

Lending Perspective   Tom Senecal has been president, CEO, and chairman of PeoplesBank since 2016, and moving forward, he’s shedding the ‘president’ part of that title. But that doesn’t mean […]

A Matter of Survival   When asked what it takes to thrive in the cannabis business these days, Meg Sanders paused before noting that ‘thrive’ is the wrong word. “I […]

Moving North   Dave Glidden has long referred to it as the “I-91 corridor strategy.” This is the growth plan for Middletown, Conn.-based Liberty Bank, one that, as the name […]

Jim Kinney

Biting Comments     Jim Kinney acknowledged that it will certainly take some time before the full impact of changes to the dental-insurance landscape in the Bay State — specifically […]

Setting the Course By Barbara Trombley, CPA, MBA   As we usher in the new year, it is an opportune time to make financial resolutions that will secure your financial […]

Shelter from the Storm Beth Pearson loves dogs as much as anyone else. Working in the insurance world, she also knows people can be careless. “If you have a dog, […]

Planning Is Key By Kristina D. Houghton, CPA   Surprisingly, 2023 was a year with no tax-law changes. Congressional members of both parties introduced major tax policy legislation, but so […]

Signs of Progress Paul Scully didn’t want to say how much Country Bank has invested in that 60-foot-long sign that sits atop what is known as the Worcester Wall at […]

Addressing Unique Needs   Health New England is the sixth health plan in the country to earn the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Health Equity Certification for Medicare, and […]