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Christine Colocousis Joins South Shore Bank

January 19, 2018

Christine Colocousis

South Shore Bank is proud to announce the hiring of Christine Colocousis, a 30-year veteran of some of New England’s biggest names in banking and retail, to the position of Retail Officer.

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Jackie Hartshorn Joins South Shore Bank

January 5, 2018

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South Shore Bank is proud to announce the hiring of Jackie Hartshorn, an expert in finance, banking, and customer service, to the position of Retail Officer.


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Paul Mollica Joins South Shore Bank

December 12, 2017

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South Shore Bank is proud to announce the hiring of longtime banking leader, Paul Mollica, a 40-year veteran of New England banks who has built a reputation on his focus on customer service and sound financial advice.

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South Shore Bank and Braintree Cooperative Bank Announce Legal Close of Merger Agreement

November 1, 2017

South Shore Bank and Braintree Cooperative Bank announced regulatory and legal approval to merge operations under the South Shore Bank name. The merger will enable the combined bank to more effectively meet the needs of clients across the South Shore of Massachusetts. First announced in July, the transaction closed on October 31, 2017 and was commemorated by a ceremony at South Shore Bank headquarters.  

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Our Braintree Office at 501 John Mahar Highway is Closing

October 25, 2017

South Shore Bank of Weymouth Massachusetts has petitioned the Massachusetts Division of Banks for permission to close a branch office at 501 John Mahar Highway, Braintree, MA 02184. Any objections or comments relative to this proposal must be communicated in writing to the Commissioner of Banks, Terrence A. McGinnis, 1000 Washington Street, 10th Floor, Boston, MA 02118 no later than two weeks from October 25, 2017.

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South Shore Bank and Braintree Cooperative Bank Announce Merger Agreement

July 19, 2017

South Shore Bank and Braintree Cooperative Bank today announced the signing of an agreement to merge operations under the South Shore Bank name. The merger will enable the combined Bank to more effectively meet the needs of customers across the South Shore of Massachusetts. Subject to regulatory approval, the transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2017 with the customer conversion scheduled to be complete in early 2018.

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Golfing for Financial Literacy

July 6, 2017

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South Shore Bank is proud to announce that its 2017 Golf Classic will take place on Monday, October 2nd  at Pinehills Golf Course in Plymouth and that proceeds from the Tournament will support the Bank's work on promoting community financial literacy programs. In the words of Bank President, Jim Dunphy, “This year's tournament will have us all swinging for financial literacy.”

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2017 Citizenship Award

June 27, 2017

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South Shore Bank recently granted scholarships to more than a dozen students through the bank’s Citizenship Award Scholarship program. The event took place at a celebratory breakfast at the bank’s headquarters. 

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South Shore Bank Honored

May 2, 2017

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South Shore Bank was honored at the third annual Financial Capability Innovation Awards presented by the nation’s leading technology innovator, EverFi, Inc.  Presented at Nasdaq Marketsite in New York City, the award recognizes South Shore Bank’s significant efforts to improve the financial capability of Americans through unique digital learning initiatives.  Pictured are South Shore Bank President and CEO James Dunphy (left) and Vice President and Director of Commercial Services Daniel Picha.

Honorees were selected based on a set of criteria that included the scale and reach of their financial education initiatives, the duration of their commitment, and unique employee volunteering activities that supplement their programs. South Shore Bank has partnered with EverFi to bring its Financial Scholars Program, free of charge, to twenty six South Shore high schools.

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New Branch Open in North Quincy

January 9, 2017

South Shore Bank adds new branch in North Quincy, 275 Hancock Street. Near T-Station for commuter convenience.



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BSU Offers "Dead On" Certificate in Credit Analysis

October 6, 2016

Are you employed at an area community bank? Dream of integrating technology, communication, sales, and leadership into an In-service Manager career? If your answer is a resounding “yes”, look no further. Beginning January 2017, Bridgewater State University’s (BSU) Ricciardi College of Business will offer current and potential bank employees the opportunity to earn a Certificate in Credit Analysis.



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Corn Hole Tournament

July 11, 2016


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SSB/ Lion’s Club Camaraderie

South Shore Bank’s main office parking lots buzzed with excitement. Overhead, canvas canopies sparkled in the sun while the aroma of hotdogs, hamburgers, and freshly grilled sausage wafted delicious. 

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South Shore Bank Celebrates Weymouth's 4th of July

June 27, 2016

South Shore Bank Celebrates Weymouth’s 4th of July Fireworks with a $2,000 Donation!

South Shore Bank has donated $2,000 toward the Town of Weymouth’s 2016 July 4th fireworks celebration, which will be held July 3 at George Lane Beach. Pictured at the Bank’s check presentation are (left to right) Weymouth’s Mayor Robert L. Hedlund; James M. Dunphy, President and CEO of South Shore Bank; Peter Webb, Sr., member of the Weymouth 4th of July Celebration Committee; Ronald Rizzo, Chairman of the Weymouth 4th of July Celebration Committee; and Kerry Knapp, Mayor Hedlund’s Assistant.

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WeyFest 2016

June 24, 2016

The first-ever Weymouth WeyFest took place this past Saturday, June 18, bringing together residents, local celebrities, and community organizations to celebrate their hometown with games, music, and much more. Event lead sponsor, South Shore Bank, was proud to welcome countless children and families to the festivities by hosting such fun activities as face painting and animal balloons.

Congratulations to SSB contest winner, Alison Sullivan, who joined other runners carrying the Weyfest opening ceremony Olympic-style torch. Also, KristineAnderson and Anne Baker, SSB Tent Raffle winners of beach bags filled with summer essentials.

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South Shore Bank Tandems with QCAP

June 21, 2016

 South Shore Bank Tandems with QCAP

At the request of Quincy Community Action Programs, Inc. (QCAP), South Shore Bank staff will present multiple workshops to military, veterans, and Quincy area residents over the next several months. John Habeeb, SSB Regional Lending Manager, began the series May 26, 2016 with Foundations of Financial Independence, which addressed such topics as overcoming obstacles to success, financial goal setting, decreasing expenses/ increasing income, and creating a spending plan.



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First Time Homebuyer Workshop

June 10, 2016

Buying your first home? Not sure where to begin? What kind of mortgage is right for you? How much can you afford? Get these answers and many others when you attend a First Time Homebuyer workshop. Open to all, regardless of income, these seminars are educational and recommended for all potential first time homebuyers. Participants will have the opportunity to speak with a lender to discuss many mortgage options.

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