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STATE OF MAINE

DEPARTMENT OF PROFESSIONAL AND FINANCIAL REGULATION

BUREAU OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

SUPERINTENDENT’S NOTICE

TO INTERESTED PARTIES

This is to inform you that we have received an application, pursuant to 9-B, MRSA Chapter 105, from Gorham Savings Bank, Gorham, Maine to reorganize into a mutual holding company structure whereby Gorham Savings Bank will become an investor-owned universal bank (the "Stock Bank"), which will be wholly-owned by Gorham Bancorp, Inc., an intermediary stock holding company which will be wholly-owned by Gorham Bancorp, MHC, a Maine-chartered mutual holding company.  Substantially all of the assets and liabilities, including all of the deposit accounts, of Gorham Savings Bank will become assets and liabilities of the Stock Bank.

You may submit written comments on this application to the Bureau of Financial Institutions, 36 State House Station, Augusta, Maine 04333-0036 or electronically through the Bureau of Financial Institutions’ Web site at http://www.maine.gov/financialinstitutions .  A hearing on this application will be held by the Superintendent, as provided in 9-B MRSA Section 252, upon receipt of a bona fide and reasonable request.  The Bureau will accept written comments and requests for a hearing through Friday, June 23, 2006.  The Superintendent’s decision on this application will be based on the decision-making criteria set forth in 9-B MRSA Section 253.

/s/ Lloyd P. LaFountain III

Superintendent

Gardiner, Maine

May 24, 2006

 

Last Updated: June 5, 2013