ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Community Calendar

Saturday Sweat Fitcamp
11 a.m. - 12:30 a.m. Westerly

Soup & Sandwiches
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Westerly

Afternoon Tea Party
Noon - 3 p.m. Westerly

Mushroom Hunting
1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Hopkinton

Family Movie
1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Charlestown

Free community dinner
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Carolina

Full of Grace Coffeehouse
7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Westerly

Early American Industries Association regional meeting
8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Westerly

"Steel Magnolias"
8 p.m. - 10 p.m. Westerly

Yoga
8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Charlestown

... View all of today's events


Stay Connected


ADVERTISEMENT


Washington Trust removing ATMs from pharmacies


WESTERLY — The Washington Trust is removing 38 ATMs from Rite Aid pharmacies in Rhode Island and Connecticut.

The bank initially had an agreement many years ago with Brooks Pharmacy to supply ATMs to its stores. When the Warwick-based drugstore chain was acquired by Rite Aid in June of 2007, it renewed that agreement with the new owner, according to Washington Trust spokesperson Elizabeth B. Eckel.

Now, however, Rite Aid has decided to go with one vendor for all its more than 2,000 stores across the nation.

Eckel said having the bank’s name on the ATMs is all about branding and a convenience for its customers, and that the bank was not making any money on fees.

The bank currently has 35 ATMs at its banks and 59 branded ATMs throughout Rhode Island and Connecticut. The bank is adding 37 ATMs in a variety of locations, including restaurants, convenience stores, and even one at Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence.

The bank recently sent information to its customers informing them of the change, and to remind them that using the ATMs at Rite Aid could incur a transaction fee. It expects to complete the removal of all ATMs from Rite Aid by Sept. 1

Customers with questions should call the bank’s customer service center at 800-475-2265.



Back to Business
Top Stories of the Week

Westerly man faces charges in bank robberies …
GROTON — A 32-year-old Westerly man, a bank robbery suspect in Groton and Waterford, appeared in two Washington County courtrooms today after being arrested by … more ...

Man sentenced 25 years in fatal hit and run …
STONINGTON — A 31-year-old former Westerly man was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years in prison, suspended after eight years served, following a conviction in a … more ...

Words of warning on legal marijuana …
WOOD RIVER JCT. — Three police chiefs, a prevention specialist, health care workers, an assistant to the Rhode Island Attorney General and a recovering drug … more ...

Police logs: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 …
Westerly John J. O’Malley, 34, of 73 School St., Westerly, was charged Monday on a bench warrant issued from 4th Division District Court. Stonington Anthony … more ...

Police logs: Thursday, April 16, 2015 …
Westerly Nicholas T. Field, 24, of 56 Spruce St., Westerly, was charged Tuesday with willful trespassing. Daniel M. Evans, 45, of 31 Summer St., Westerly, … more ...

Comments