A former president of Bank of Boston's subsidiary in Worcester, Mass., has been named president and chief executive of Banknorth Group Inc.'s Massachusetts operations.

Richard B. Collins will take over the helm of First Massachusetts Bank, a subsidiary being formed by Burlington, Vt.-based Banknorth that will include 13 former Shawmut National Corp. branches in central and western Massachusetts.

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