Washington, D.C. 20549

Form 8-K


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event Reported): September 29, 2016  

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)(Commission File Number)(I.R.S. Employer Identification Number)


70 Center Street, Chicopee, Massachusetts 01013
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

(413) 594-6692
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Item 8.01. Other Events.

            Westfield Financial, Inc. (“Westfield”) (NasdaqGS: WFD), the holding company for Westfield Bank, and Chicopee Bancorp, Inc. (“Chicopee”) (NasdaqGM: CBNK), the holding company for Chicopee Savings Bank, today jointly announced that the shareholders of Chicopee, at its special meeting held on September 28, 2016, and the shareholders of Westfield, at its annual meeting held on September 29, 2016, approved the previously announced merger transaction whereby Chicopee will merge with and into Westfield.  Closing of the transaction remains subject to receipt of approval from the Massachusetts Board of Bank Incorporation. 

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

      (a)  Financial Statement of Businesses Acquired. Not applicable
      (b)  Pro Forma Financial Information.  Not Applicable
      (c)  Shell Company Transactions.  Not Applicable.
      (d)  Exhibits:

Exhibit No. Description
99.1 Press Release dated September 29, 2016 announcing that Westfield Financial, Inc. and Chicopee Bancorp, Inc. Shareholders approve merger transaction.


Pursuant to 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.

Date: September 29, 2016By: /s/ Guida R. Sajdak        
  Guida R. Sajdak
  Senior Vice President,
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer