/EIN News/ -- WESTFIELD, Mass., July 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Western New England Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company” or “WNEB”) (Nasdaq:WNEB), the holding company for Westfield Bank (the “Bank”), announced today the unaudited results of operations for the three and six months ended June 30, 2018. For the three months ended June 30, 2018, the Company reported net income of $5.1 million, or $0.18 earnings per diluted share, representing a $1.4 million, or 36.8%, increase as compared to net income of $3.8 million, or $0.12 earnings per diluted share, for the three months ended June 30, 2017. On a linked quarter basis, net income of $5.1 million increased $1.6 million, or 46.0%, from net income of $3.5 million, or $0.12 earnings per diluted share, for the three months ended March 31, 2018. For the six months ended June 30, 2018, net income was $8.7 million, or $0.29 earnings per diluted share, compared to $8.9 million, or $0.30 earnings per … [Read more...] about Western New England Bancorp, Inc. Reports Results for Three and Six Months Ended June 30, 2018 and Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
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WARWICK – Barbara Fletcher has joined VNA of Care New England as the organization’s new hospice volunteer coordinator. Fletcher will recruit and train hospice volunteers. She will also ensure that both the volunteer and hospice patients are benefiting from the experience. As a hospice volunteer coordinator, Fletcher will attend conferences with the VNA’s nursing, social work and chaplain staff to obtain volunteer referrals. She will also conduct monthly continuing-education trainings to ensure volunteers understand best practices. Fletcher will also pair volunteers with patients and follow up on the patient-volunteer relationship. “My focus in this role is recruiting and training new volunteers,” said Fletcher. “When presented the opportunity, I was ecstatic to accept. The role allows me to combine my education and training background with my understanding of the complex needs of hospice patients and their caregivers.” Fletcher began at VNA of … [Read more...] about VNA of Care New England welcomes new hospice volunteer coordinator
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Roy Greene Globe Staff February 16, 2017 Connecticut was abuzz Wednesday over reports that a Russian spy ship was cruising in the Atlantic within 30 miles of Groton, home of the US Naval Submarine Base.Military analysts downplayed the ship’s proximity, saying such patrols are routine. Still, the news fed the political storm swirling in Washington over Russian contacts with President Trump’s associates leading up to the November election.Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal, a Democrat, said the spy ship “has to be regarded very seriously because Russia is an increasingly aggressive adversary.” Advertisement The episode recalled the 1966 movie “The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming,” in which a Soviet submarine runs aground on fictional “Gloucester Island” off the coast of Massachusetts. But New … [Read more...] about When U-boats stalked New England When U-boats stalked N.E.
The New England Patriots and rookie running back Sony Michel agreed to terms on a four-year deal Sunday, the day rookies are expected to report to Foxboro for training camp. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport first reported the news. Michel, the 31st overall pick in this year's draft, will ink a standard contract for rookies spanning four years with a team option for a fifth. The 29th overall pick of the draft, Jacksonville's Taven Bryan, and the 30th, Minnesota cornerback Mike Hughes, reached terms on their respective deals earlier this week. Michel is the last Patriots draft pick to sign a contract. As a senior at Georgia, Michel ran for 1,227 yards and 16 touchdowns while he split time in the backfield with current Browns rookie Nick Chubb. Michel will now share hand-offs with veterans Rex Burkhead, James White, Mike Gillislee and Jeremy Hill. New England will hold its first training camp practice on Thursday at 9 a.m. outside Gillette Stadium. … [Read more...] about New England Patriots rookie RB Sony Michel signs four-year deal in time for training camp
A new report finds that rural New England households spend over ten percent of household income on energy bills. The report released this month by American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy finds rural New England residents spend a median of 5.1 percent of household incomes on energy bills. The advocacy’s report finds rural residents of New England, the mid-Atlantic and the East South Central regions face the highest burden. The report says one solution could be better access to affordable energy efficiency upgrades. A quarter of rural low-income households in New England and the mid-Atlantic spent over 18 percent. Manufactured homes spent the biggest chunk of their income on energy bills. New England has long faced the nation’s highest electric rates. Close The biggest headlines, delivered to your inbox Get news as it happens. Sign up for Boston.com's email news alerts. Thanks for signing up! … [Read more...] about Rural New England residents face burden of energy costs