A pair of Massachusetts thrifts have bought insurance agencies.

Eastern Bank in Boston bought BBS Employee Benefits in Newton, Mass. The price was not disclosed.

BBS, founded in 2002, designs, implements and administers employee benefits programs.

Separately, Salem Five Bancorp in Salem agreed to buy Otis Brown Insurance Agency in Lexington, Mass. The price was not disclosed.

Otis Brown Insurance opened in 1953.

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