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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Declaration of Dividend
On January 30, 2013, Brookline Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a
press release announcing its earnings for the quarter ended December 31,
2012 and full year 2012. Additionally, the Company announced the
approval by its Board of Directors of a regular quarterly dividend of
$0.085 per share payable on February 27, 2013 to stockholders of record
on February 13, 2013. A copy of that press release is being furnished
as Exhibit 99.1.
99.1 Press release issued January 30, 2013.
the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant
has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
The following exhibits are furnished as part of this report: