As it digests the three Fleet Financial Group branches it bought this year, a $1.1 billion-asset thrift is launching an insurance program as well.

Bangor Savings Bank, headquartered near the edge of Maine's vast northern forests, began selling Savings Bank Life Insurance to its rural customers last week, becoming the first thrift in the state to do so.

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