Treasury Returns $425,000 in Unclaimed Funds to Cities and Towns
Unclaimed Assets Distributed to 124 Municipalities Across the Commonwealth
Treasurer Steven Grossman today announced that his office’s Unclaimed Property Division has returned nearly $425,000 in unclaimed monetary property owned by 124 cities and towns across Massachusetts. The communities, which received their money throughout 2011, are detailed in the attached list.
“Our proactive approach toward identifying this property is welcomed by cashstrapped cities and towns, particularly at a time when they are looking for new sources of revenue,” said Grossman. “Our fundamental belief is that we are the steward of these funds  not the owner. Our goal is to reunite more people, institutions, and governments with their rightfully owned property.”
Over the past year, the Treasurer’s office has enhanced its outreach efforts with the goal of returning more unclaimed property to rightful owners. This outreach has led to a 28% increase in property returned last year, with a record total of 33,400 claims worth $76 million being paid, up from 28,700 claims worth $59 million in the prior year. Treasury staff also worked closely with Veterans Service Officers to coordinate mailings directed towards the more than 3,200 service members from Massachusetts who were on existing unclaimed property lists.
Unclaimed Property includes forgotten savings and checking accounts, uncashed checks, insurance policy proceeds, stocks, dividends, and contents of unattended safe deposit boxes. Many of these accounts are considered “abandoned” and turned over to the Treasury after three years with no activity. Over the last six months alone, $150 million in new unclaimed property has been turned over to the state, contributing to a total of approximately $2 billion that the Commonwealth is holding in trust until rightful owners can be identified.
The Treasury releases an updated list of unclaimed assets every six months as new accounts are turned over to the Commonwealth. There is no time limit to claim this property and, in many cases, claimants will receive interest. To determine if they have unclaimed property, citizens can call 888344MASS or visit www.findmassmoney.com.
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CITY OR TOWN  DATA  TOTAL 
Payee Name 


CITY OF BOSTON  Count of Amount Paid  28 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $15,293.17 
CITY OF BROCKTON  Count of Amount Paid  2 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $2,065.69 
CITY OF CAMBRIDGE  Count of Amount Paid  14 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $12,807.69 
CITY OF CHELSEA  Count of Amount Paid  2 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $35.32 
CITY OF CHICOPEE  Count of Amount Paid  2 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $12,108.40 
CITY OF EASTHAMPTON  Count of Amount Paid  2 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $63.62 
CITY OF EVERETT  Count of Amount Paid  12 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $28,390.64 
CITY OF FALL RIVER  Count of Amount Paid  9 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $2,731.91 
CITY OF HAVERHILL  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $76.12 
CITY OF HOLYOKE  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $66.07 
CITY OF LAWRENCE  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $64,639.54 
CITY OF LOWELL  Count of Amount Paid  9 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $3,312.78 
CITY OF MEDFORD  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $357.15 
CITY OF NEWBURYPORT  Count of Amount Paid  14 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $1,223.23 
CITY OF NEWTON  Count of Amount Paid  6 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $3,249.95 
CITY OF NORTH ADAMS  Count of Amount Paid  5 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $375.40 
CITY OF NORTHAMPTON  Count of Amount Paid  3 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $1,271.48 
CITY OF PITTSFIELD  Count of Amount Paid  2 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $1,125.07 
CITY OF QUINCY  Count of Amount Paid  16 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $8,216.29 
CITY OF SALEM  Count of Amount Paid  6 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $461.53 
CITY OF SOMERVILLE  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $35.20 
CITY OF SPRINGFIELD  Count of Amount Paid  63 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $8,392.09 
CITY OF TAUNTON  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $1,547.91 
CITY OF WALTHAM  Count of Amount Paid  5 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $583.96 
CITY OF WESTFIELD  Count of Amount Paid  12 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $989.17 
CITY OF WORCESTER  Count of Amount Paid  15 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $15,139.88 
TOWN OF ACUSHNET  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $63.33 
TOWN OF ADAMS  Count of Amount Paid  2 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $257.34 
TOWN OF AMHERST  Count of Amount Paid  2 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $319.39 
TOWN OF ANDOVER  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $582.46 
TOWN OF AYER  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $5.17 
TOWN OF BELLINGHAM  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $5,367.53 
TOWN OF BILLERICA  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $491.84 
TOWN OF BOURNE  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $301.67 
TOWN OF BRIDGEWATER  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $128.81 
TOWN OF BROOKLINE  Count of Amount Paid  5 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $28,121.31 
TOWN OF BURLINGTON  Count of Amount Paid  2 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $808.32 
TOWN OF CHARLTON  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $523.55 
TOWN OF CHELMSFORD  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $76,640.21 
TOWN OF CHESTERFIELD  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $50.28 
TOWN OF COHASSET  Count of Amount Paid  2 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $1,223.52 
TOWN OF CONCORD  Count of Amount Paid  4 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $3,356.43 
TOWN OF DANVERS  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $5.19 
TOWN OF DARTMOUTH  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $113.42 
TOWN OF DEDHAM  Count of Amount Paid  3 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $715.12 
TOWN OF DEERFIELD  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $74.55 
TOWN OF DIGHTON  Count of Amount Paid  2 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $18.12 
TOWN OF DOUGLAS  Count of Amount Paid  5 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $237.95 
TOWN OF DOVER  Count of Amount Paid  6 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $2,153.36 
TOWN OF DUDLEY  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $75.62 
TOWN OF DUXBURY  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $22.54 
TOWN OF EAST BRIDGEWATER  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $100.29 
TOWN OF EAST BROOKFIELD  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $152.32 
TOWN OF EASTON  Count of Amount Paid  4 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $1,111.04 
TOWN OF FOXBOROUGH  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $507.77 
TOWN OF FRANKLIN  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $882.73 
TOWN OF GEORGETOWN  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $101.28 
TOWN OF GRAFTON  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $7.92 
TOWN OF HANSON  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $124.07 
TOWN OF HARVARD  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $305.57 
TOWN OF HINGHAM  Count of Amount Paid  3 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $946.97 
TOWN OF HOLDEN  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $6.13 
TOWN OF HOLLAND  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $479.69 
TOWN OF HUDSON  Count of Amount Paid  2 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $813.17 
TOWN OF HULL  Count of Amount Paid  5 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $3,443.20 
TOWN OF LEE  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $5.19 
TOWN OF LENOX  Count of Amount Paid  2 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $1,044.36 
TOWN OF LEXINGTON  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $375.06 
TOWN OF LITTLETON  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $84.69 
TOWN OF MANCHESTER  Count of Amount Paid  7 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $1,724.54 
TOWN OF MASHPEE  Count of Amount Paid  3 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $1,178.53 
TOWN OF MEDFIELD  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $502.74 
TOWN OF MEDWAY  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $78,186.35 
TOWN OF MILLBURY  Count of Amount Paid  2 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $170.73 
TOWN OF MILTON  Count of Amount Paid  2 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $96.71 
TOWN OF NEEDHAM  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $708.59 
TOWN OF NORFOLK  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $89.30 
TOWN OF NORTHBOROUGH  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $53.67 
TOWN OF ORLEANS  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $10.79 
TOWN OF PEPPERELL  Count of Amount Paid  2 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $110.81 
TOWN OF PETERSHAM  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $53.07 
TOWN OF PLYMOUTH  Count of Amount Paid  5 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $1,058.29 
TOWN OF PROVINCETOWN  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $84.38 
TOWN OF RANDOLPH  Count of Amount Paid  3 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $197.24 
TOWN OF RAYNHAM  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $23.74 
TOWN OF READING  Count of Amount Paid  3 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $4,844.51 
TOWN OF ROCKLAND  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $721.28 
TOWN OF ROYALSTON  Count of Amount Paid  2 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $6.33 
TOWN OF SANDWICH  Count of Amount Paid  2 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $2,806.96 
TOWN OF SEEKONK  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $330.81 
TOWN OF SHERBORN  Count of Amount Paid  2 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $1,217.54 
TOWN OF SHIRLEY  Count of Amount Paid  2 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $184.38 
TOWN OF SHREWSBURY  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $42.65 
TOWN OF SOMERSET  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $443.53 
TOWN OF SOUTH HADLEY  Count of Amount Paid  5 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $1,221.87 
TOWN OF SOUTHBOROUGH  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $233.72 
TOWN OF SPENCER  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $17.62 
TOWN OF STERLING  Count of Amount Paid  5 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $1,012.57 
TOWN OF STONEHAM  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $507.71 
TOWN OF STOUGHTON  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $50.25 
TOWN OF SUNDERLAND  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $73.40 
TOWN OF SUTTON  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $190.69 
TOWN OF SWANSEA  Count of Amount Paid  3 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $42.58 
TOWN OF TEWKSBURY  Count of Amount Paid  2 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $1,622.82 
TOWN OF UXBRIDGE  Count of Amount Paid  4 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $1,341.21 
TOWN OF WAKEFIELD  Count of Amount Paid  3 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $934.34 
TOWN OF WARE  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $56.41 
TOWN OF WAREHAM  Count of Amount Paid  2 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $34.17 
TOWN OF WATERTOWN  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $58.94 
TOWN OF WAYLAND  Count of Amount Paid  2 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $96.27 
TOWN OF WEBSTER  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $214.29 
TOWN OF WELLESLEY  Count of Amount Paid  6 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $88.73 
TOWN OF WEST NEWBURY  Count of Amount Paid  2 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $69.71 
TOWN OF WEST SPRINGFIELD  Count of Amount Paid  7 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $296.48 
TOWN OF WESTBORO  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $74.39 
TOWN OF WESTMINSTER  Count of Amount Paid  3 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $414.94 
TOWN OF WESTPORT  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $25.64 
TOWN OF WESTWOOD  Count of Amount Paid  2 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $2,159.08 
TOWN OF WINCHENDON  Count of Amount Paid  2 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $171.24 
TOWN OF WINTHROP  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $738.88 
TOWN OF YARMOUTH  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $241.22 
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 Sum of Amount Paid 

TOWN OF MOUNT WASHINGTON  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $511.47 
TOWN OF HAMPDEN  Count of Amount Paid  4 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $564.18 
TOWN OF GRANVILLE  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $12.97 
TOWN OF MONTGOMERY  Count of Amount Paid  1 
 Sum of Amount Paid  $10.56 
Total Count of Amount Paid 
 426 
Total Sum of Amount Paid 
 $424,643.56 