Taking advantage of small banks' wariness of big correspondents, Vermont's Chittenden Corp. is trying to help small community banks boost their loan portfolios.

During the past two years, the $1.5 billion-asset Burlington-based bank has been cultivating correspondent ties to about 20 smaller community banks throughout northern New England.

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