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)

May 16, 2018



Salisbury Bancorp, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




(State of other jurisdiction

of incorporation)




File Number)



(IRS Employer

Identification No.)



5 Bissell Street, Lakeville, Connecticut

(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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Section 5. Corporate Governance and Management


Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders


The 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (“Annual Meeting”) of Salisbury Bancorp, Inc. (“Salisbury”), the holding company for Salisbury Bank and Trust Company (the “Bank”) was held on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. On the record date of March 16, 2018, there were 2,786,566 shares issued, outstanding and eligible to vote, of which 2,270,864 shares, or 81.49%, were represented at the Annual Meeting either in person or by proxy.


The results of matters voted upon are presented below:


1.Four (4) directors were elected by the shareholders to serve as directors of Salisbury for a three-year term, who along with the eight (8) directors whose terms do not expire at this meeting, will constitute the full Board of Directors of Salisbury:


  Term Votes For Votes Withheld Broker Non-votes
 Arthur J. Bassin 3 years 1,620,524 9,256 641,084
 Polly Diane Hoe 3 years 1,619,688 10,092 641,084
 Holly J. Nelson 3 years 1,607,023 22,757 641,084
 John F. Perotti 3 years 1,611,769 18,011 641,084


2.The ratification of the appointment of Baker Newman & Noyes, P.A., LLC as the independent registered public accounting firm for Salisbury for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018.


Votes For Votes Against Abstentions Broker Non-votes
2,249,784 18,870 2,210 -


3.The non-binding advisory vote on the compensation of the named executive officers.


Votes For Votes Against Abstentions Broker Non-votes
1,565,499 39,191 25,090 641,084






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 hereunto duly authorized.

Salisbury Bancorp, Inc.

Date: May 17, 2018



/s/ Richard J. Cantele, Jr.                    

Richard J. Cantele, Jr.

President and Chief Executive Officer