You can now read 5 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

Around the Region

TD Bank plans two new branches

TD Bank is continuing to expand in Greater Boston.

Already the fourth largest retail bank in Massachusetts, TD Bank recently filed plans with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency to open two more branches, on West Broadway in South Boston and on Nahatan Street in Norwood.

Continue reading below

That’s in addition to more than a dozen branches the bank has added in recent years, including two last month — one on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston and another on Centre Street in West Roxbury.

A bank spokesman declined to say when it might open the South Boston and Norwood branches, but said the bank is exploring a number of potential locations.

Some smaller institutions are also adding branches in Eastern Massachusetts. Leader Bank of Arlington filed plans to open a branch on Massachusetts Avenue in Arlington Heights by the end of the year, its third branch in the town. BayCoast Bank of Fall River filed plans to open a branch on Airport Road in Fall River on Nov. 19.

But some other banks are closing offices. Citizens Bank, the second largest retail bank in Massachusetts, is shutting a branch on Thursday, in a Revere Stop & Shop that is closing; Bank of America, the largest bank in Massachusetts, is eliminating a branch on Mt. Auburn Street in Cambridge in January, as part of its broader plans to consolidate branches; and Mass Bay Credit Union of South Boston asked the state for permission to close its Weston branch.

Todd Wallack can be reached at Follow him on Twitter @twallack.
Loading comments...
Want each day's news headlines delivered fresh to your
inbox every morning? Just connect with us
in one of the following ways:
Please enter a valid email will never post anything without asking.
Privacy Policy
Subscriber Log In

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of
Marketing image of