Washington, D.C. 20549






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of

the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):      January 12, 2017      
          SALISBURY BANCORP, INC.          
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
Connecticut 000-24751 06-1514263
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation) (Commission File Number) (IRS Employer Identification No.)
5 Bissell Street, Lakeville, Connecticut 06039-1868
(Address of principal executive offices) (zip code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:      (860) 435-9801     
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)


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Form 8-K, Current Report

Salisbury Bancorp, Inc.


Section 8. Other Events


  Item 8.01 Other Events.


On January 12, 2017, Salisbury Bancorp, Inc.’s sole subsidiary, Salisbury Bank and Trust Company (“Salisbury Bank”) entered into a Purchase and Assumption Agreement with Empire State Bank, pursuant to which Salisbury Bank will purchase the New Paltz, New York Branch of Empire State Bank. Further information is set forth in the attached press release.


Section 9. Financial Statements and Exhibits


  Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.


  (a) Not Applicable.
  (b) Not Applicable.
  (c) Not Applicable.
  (d) Exhibits.
    Exhibit 99.1   Press release dated January 12, 2017.






Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereto duly authorized.



Dated: January 12, 2017    SALISBURY BANCORP, INC.
  By: /s/ Richard J. Cantele, Jr.            
     Richard J. Cantele, Jr.
     President and Chief Executive Officer