By Kelly L. Anderson
PBN Staff Writer
EAST PROVIDENCE â€“ Washington Trust has opened its newest branch in East Providence, located at 587 Taunton Ave.
The bank celebrated the opening with a kick-off event on Oct. 1 that included raffles and giveaways.
The 5,600-square-foot branch is the bankâ€™s 16th in Rhode Island and offers five walk-up teller positions, one of which is ADA compliant, two drive-up lanes, a drive-up ATM, night depository, safe deposit boxes and a walk-up ATM. The location will offer a full range of services for consumers, businesses and investors.
â€śThe Washington Trust Company has a 211-year history of being a sound financial institution; dedicated to the communities it serves,â€ť said branch manager and bank vice president Paul J. Tavares, the former R.I. general treasurer. â€śWe are excited to bring our quality products, service, and talented staff to the East Providence and East Bay communities.â€ť