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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

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FORM 8-K

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


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 30, 2013

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WESTFIELD FINANCIAL, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Massachusetts

001-16767

73-1627673

(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation or organization)

(Commission

File Number)

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

141 Elm Street
Westfield, Massachusetts 01085
(Address of principal executive offices, zip code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (413) 568-1911

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)


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Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

   Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

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Item 2.02.         Results of Operations and Financial Condition

          On January 30, 2013, Westfield Financial, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing its financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2012.  The press release also announced the declaration of a regular cash dividend of $0.06 per share.  A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and is hereby incorporated by reference into this Item 2.02.

          The information contained in this current report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed “filed” with the Securities and Exchange Commission nor incorporated by reference in any registration statement filed by the Company under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

Item 9.01          Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(a)  Not applicable.

(b)  Not applicable.

(c)  Not applicable.

(d)  Exhibits.

The exhibits required by this item are set forth on the Exhibit Index attached hereto.


Exhibit

Number

  Description
 
99.1 Press Release, dated January 30, 2013


SIGNATURES

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.

WESTFIELD FINANCIAL, INC.

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Leo R. Sagan, Jr.

Leo R. Sagan, Jr.

Chief Financial Officer

 

Dated:

January 30, 2013


EXHIBIT INDEX


Exhibit No.

 

Description

 

99.1

Press Release, dated January 30, 2013