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  • Washington Trust Annual Shareholders Meeting To Be Held April 25, 2006
    Company Release - 03/27/2006 14:47

    WESTERLY, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 27, 2006--Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: WASH), has announced that its Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held on Tuesday, April 25, 2006. The record date for the Annual Meeting is February 24, 2006. The meeting will be held at the Westerly Public Library, beginning at 11 a.m. Eastern Time. The Library is located at 44 Broad Street in downtown Westerly, across the street from Washington Trust's corporate headquarters.

    Proxy statements, 2005 Annual Reports to Shareholders, Annual Reports on Form 10-K for the year-ended December 31, 2005, voting materials and meeting information were mailed to shareholders of record on March 17, 2006.

    Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. is the publicly-owned holding company of The Washington Trust Company, a Rhode Island-chartered bank founded in 1800. Through the Bank and its other subsidiaries, Washington Trust offers a broad range of financial services, including wealth management, by way of its branch offices in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and southeastern Connecticut. Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc.'s common stock trades on The Nasdaq Stock Market(R) under the symbol WASH. Investor information is available on the Corporation's web site: www.washtrust.com.

    
        CONTACT: Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc.Elizabeth B. Eckel, 401-348-1309
                 Senior Vice President, Marketing
                 ebeckel@washtrust.com
    
        SOURCE: Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc.