Ridgewood Financial Inc. of Ridgewood, N.J., which agreed in August to be bought by Provident Savings Bank of Jersey City, announced Friday that it is weighing an unsolicited offer from Boiling Springs Bancorp.

Boiling Springs, of Rutherford, N.J., announced Sept. 21 that it had offered $26.9 million in cash, or $18 a share, for $282 million-asset Ridgewood Financial. That topped Provident’s cash offer, announced Aug. 28, of $24 million, or $15 a share — the company’s book value.

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