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Jun 20, 2018

Wells Fargo Exhibit A in Democrats' case against tax law

Wells Fargo was the biggest beneficiary of a law cutting corporate tax cuts, House Democrats claimed Wednesday. Rep. Stephen Lynch, D-Mass., noted that under the Republican-passed tax bill, major corporations like Wells Fargo would receive permanent cuts, while individuals are only getting temporary breaks.

Jun 14, 2018

Other American banks may have misbehaved as Wells Fargo did. Which ones?

IF THERE is a single example of how dramatically the regulatory environment has changed for American banks in the past 18 months, it may be the trickle of information that has recently emerged about an inquiry into their sales practices.

Jun 14, 2018

Other American banks may have misbehaved as Wells Fargo did. Which ones?

IF THERE is a single example of how dramatically the regulatory environment has changed for American banks in the past 18 months, it may be the trickle of information that has recently emerged about an inquiry into their sales practices.

Jun 14, 2018

Massachusetts lawmakers renew call for Trump administration to provide disaster housing aid to Puerto Rico hurricane evacuees

With many families displaced by Hurricane Maria facing potential homelessness when federal aid runs out on June 30, Massachusetts lawmakers again urged the Trump administration this week to provide long-term housing assistance to Puerto Rico evacuees.

Jun 13, 2018

Regulator found 20,000 bad accounts at major banks. We still don't know which ones

The nation’s top bank regulator told members of Congress on Wednesday that his agency found about 20,000 accounts that may have been opened without customers’ authorization or had other problems during a review of the nation’s largest financial institutions prompted by the Wells Fargo & Co. scandal.

Jun 13, 2018

Regulator found 20,000 bad accounts at major banks. We still don't know which ones

The nation’s top bank regulator told members of Congress on Wednesday that his agency found about 20,000 accounts that may have been opened without customers’ authorization or had other problems during a review of the nation’s largest financial institutions prompted by the Wells Fargo & Co. scandal.

Jun 13, 2018

Feds won’t name banks that opened 20K fake accounts

Wells Fargo was not the only bank opening accounts without customer consent, a top Washington banking regulator told Congress on Wednesday. Questionable account-opening activity was uncovered at 40 major banks, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency told a House committee at a hearing.

Jun 13, 2018

Feds won’t name banks that opened 20K fake accounts

Wells Fargo was not the only bank opening accounts without customer consent, a top Washington banking regulator told Congress on Wednesday. Questionable account-opening activity was uncovered at 40 major banks, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency told a House committee at a hearing.

Jun 8, 2018

Walpole dedicates new fire station

The Walpole Fire Department cut the ribbon on its new home this past weekend. State and local officials - as well as Congressman Stephen Lynch - joined firefighters in a public ceremony Saturday morning, commemorating the new headquarters.

Jun 6, 2018

Walpole Fire Department celebrates new station

On June 2, Walpole celebrated the opening of the fire department’s new building. Members of the community were able to witness history in the making as the town held a ribbon cutting ceremony and offered tours of the state-of-the-art station.

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