, Newburyport, MA


August 9, 2011

Business briefs


Newburyport Bank donates to community

Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank and the bank's Charitable Foundation recently announced that they have donated more than $231,000 to many community organizations in the area during the first six months of 2011. More than 126 area nonprofit organizations received support from the bank and its charitable foundation.

"Community responsibility is something we take to heart. Giving back reinforces the values we live and work by every day here at the Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank," said Janice C. Morse, bank president and CEO. "Helping to shape our neighborhoods through community giving and collaborative efforts helps to keep the Greater Newburyport area healthy and vibrant."

Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank is a growing community bank, with six locations in the region. In 2003, the bank established the nonprofit charitable foundation to further carry out the bank's long history of community involvement and civic leadership. Visit for more.

Amesbury man joins design firm

Sid Silveira of Amesbury has joined DMS Design LLC of Beverly as project manager. Silveira has more than 15 years of residential and commercial architectural experience, including additions to high-end homes, large multi-family housing, assisted-living facilities and continuing care retirement communities. His experience also includes varying types of projects such as retail buildings, day care centers and health care facilities. Silveira received his Bachelor of Science in architecture from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston. DMS Design LLC produces thoughtfully designed renovation and addition projects, custom homes and multifamily housing projects.

Chase & Lunt appoints two to positions

Chase & Lunt Insurance in Newburyport has expanded its personal lines department.

Nicole Boggoch of Amesbury has joined the agency's team of seven agents in its 12-person personal lines department. She was formerly regional manager at a large national carrier with five years of experience.

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