Press Releases

Check out what’s been happening here at Avidia. Learn about new products and services, what area organizations we have recently supported, bank promotions and more!


Avidia Celebrating 150th Anniversary!

Avidia Bank is celebrating its 150th anniversary throughout 2019. Avidia Bank is the combination of two longstanding community banks: Hudson Savings Bank and Westborough Bank, both founded in 1869. Avidia recently celebrated 10 years of coming together as Avidia. Now in 2019, it is celebrating its 150th anniversary of providing community banking to the MetroWest and Central Massachusetts communities.

Read the full press release here. 


Early adopter: Clearing House real-time payments lands first small bank

Avidia Bank in Hudson, Mass., is set to become the first small bank to join The Clearing House's real-time payment system, even as many other community banks are continuing to pressure the Federal Reserve to offer its own faster payments service.


Avidia Bank Expands Commercial Team in Framingham With 3 New Employees

Avidia Bank announced the addition of three employees who will be joining their commercial team, today, May 16. These employees will be working out of Avidia’s newest branch in Framingham to assist the Bank in continuing to serve the needs of customers in the Bank’s east-most market.

Read the full Press Release here. 


Avidia employees volunteered over 1,200 hours in 2018

Avidia Bank employees gave back to the local community in a big way during 2018.  During a recent survey of Avidia employees, the bank found that over 1,200 hours were spent volunteering in the community.  Employees volunteer for organizations such as Community Harvest Project, Special Olympics of Massachusetts, United Way of Tri County, Buddy Dog Humane Society, the Marlborough Senior Center and local Rotary Clubs, to name a few.  Read the full press release in the Community Advocat