Sep 17, 2015Corporators and Depositors of Biddeford Savings and Mechanics Savings Bank have voted overwhelmingly to approve the formation of a Mutual Holding Company in special meetings held on September 15th and 16th in Auburn and Biddeford, respectively.
Sep 8, 2015
Charles Petersen, the bank’s president and CEO, recently distributed $1,425 each to the Biddeford Free Clinic, Stone Soup Food Pantry, Community Bicycle Center, Community Partners, Inc., and Bon Appetit Community Meal Program.
Aug 3, 2015
On Monday, August 3, 2015, a proxy statement and proxy card were mailed to each Biddeford Savings Bank depositor as of the July 19, 2015 record date.
Jul 31, 2015
Biddeford Savings recently completed a pet supply drive to benefit the Animal Welfare Society and the Friends of Feral Felines.
Feb 5, 2015
Biddeford Savings Bank and Mechanics Savings Bank have entered into an agreement to jointly form Maine Community Bancorp, a Mutual Holding Company that will own both banks.
Feb 4, 2015Nicole Dube, Branch Manager Main Office Branch, presents a check to Jeff Cabral, Library Director, of the McArthur Library.
Feb 4, 2015Biddeford Savings announced the promotion of Jay St. John to Senior Vice President, Retail Banking.
Jun 6, 2014
Biddeford Savings announced that Doug Jones has joined the bank to further develop their commercial real estate and small business loans portfolio in the Portland, South Portland, Scarborough, Gorham and Westbrook markets.
Apr 22, 2014
Rhonda Hebert, assistant vice president and branch manager of the Biddeford Savings Kennebunk office, offers financial pointers to Wells High School students, from left, Charlie Bell, Desirae, Marc McClellan and McKayla Batchelder.
Feb 14, 2014Annie Talmage of Kennebunk knew her twin 10 year-old sons, Liam and Lucien, were excited for the coming hockey season when they turned to her with two minutes left on the clock in their last football game of the fall and said, “We’ve won this, can we go to open skate now?” The first week they had their new hockey gear, the boys slept with the hockey sticks next to their bed.
Jan 24, 2014Waterboro, ME – Biddeford Savings donated $1,000 to the Waterboro Public Library to fund the construction of bookcases to house the library’s growing collection of home school and parenting books. A check was presented to Ruth Blake, library director.
Oct 18, 2013Biddeford, ME – Five local charities shared $6,000 raised by Biddeford Savings in its 10th annual Music on Main Street summer concert series to benefit non-profit organizations.
Aug 28, 2013
Funding from Biddeford Savings is helping thousands of hiking, biking and outdoor enthusiasts enjoy southern Maine’s Eastern Trail.
Mar 11, 2013
Biddeford, ME – SMMC receives donation from Biddeford Savings – The “birth” of Biddeford Savings’ new location on Alfred Street has made it possible for newborns at Southern Maine Medical Center (SMMC) to go home with a sleep sack designed to prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).
Dec 7, 2012Scarborough, ME – Louise Capizzo, youth services librarian at the Scarborough Library, is always looking for ways for children to get more out of their library experience. When she heard a story on public radio about an innovative web-based initiative to encourage math literacy in preschool and elementary-aged kids, she thought it would be a good idea to introduce in Scarborough.
Dec 7, 2012Kennebunk, ME – The 8th grade students at the Middle School of the Kennebunks were able to keep a longtime tradition alive with the support of Biddeford Savings.
Oct 15, 2012Biddeford, ME – Biddeford Savings was named one of the top places to work in Maine in the Maine State Council of The Society for Human Resources Management’s (SHRM) seventh annual ranking of the top places to work in the state.
Oct 11, 2012Charles Petersen, president and CEO of Biddeford Savings (center), presents a check to, from left: Annabelle Carpenter and Debra Gagnon of the Bon Appetit Community Meal Program, Amy Safford of Community Partners, Inc., Ken Hoehler, Community Bicycle Center, and Dr. Francis Kleeman of the Biddeford Free Clinic, representing four of the five non-profit organizations to receive monies raised during the bank’s Music on Main Street summer concerts.
Jul 15, 2012Mark Sutton, Vice President, Senior Residential Loan Officer
Jul 12, 2012Biddeford, ME, July 11 – Lori Boucouvalas, vice president and branch manager of the Scarborough office of Biddeford Savings (left) and Linda Woodard, director of the Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center (right) help third graders from Scarborough’s Intermediate School, from left, Sarah, Eliana, Utkarsh, and Christian, get a closer look at one of the species of birds found at the Marsh.
Jun 20, 2012Louisa, an educator from The Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine, speaks with a group of children just prior to their tour of the “interior” of Istar the humpback whale.
May 1, 2012Biddeford, Maine --- Biddeford Savings branch offices will be collecting donations of pet supplies for the Animal Welfare Society the month of May during its “Furry Friends Forever” campaign.
Apr 24, 2012
Biddeford, Maine – In an effort to help local youth develop healthy saving habits, Biddeford Savings is teaming up with the American Bankers Association Education Foundation’s “Race to Save” campaign.
Mar 8, 2012Biddeford, Maine – Biddeford Savings will be relocating its Alfred Street branch to a new home, according to an announcement from Charles Petersen, President and CEO of Biddeford Savings.
Feb 28, 2012Biddeford, ME – Gail Nason was recently promoted to Vice President/Branch Manager of the bank’s Alfred Street branch.
Feb 28, 2012Biddeford, ME – Sue Lessard, who has worked with Biddeford Savings for the past 30 years, has been named Vice President and Residential Lender at the bank’s main office at 254 Main Street in Biddeford.
Feb 24, 2012
The employees of Biddeford Savings get very fond of their customers. Over time they get to know families, attitudes, habits, and life milestones. As a community bank, they treat all customers like family.
Jan 23, 2012Daniel Colby, who has more than 20 years of community banking experience, has been promoted to Senior Business Banking Officer, according to an announcement from Charles Petersen, President and CEO of Biddeford Savings.
Dec 27, 2011Seven years ago, Joan Lonsdale, an accounting assistant at the Biddeford office of Biddeford Savings, wanted to do more at the holidays to help spread cheer beyond her family and friends.
Nov 18, 2011When the Annual Feast of Generations put on by students at the Middle School of the Kennebunks needed financial support, Biddeford Savings stepped in to ensure the continuation of this special holiday event.
Oct 21, 2011
Five local charities shared over $6,000 raised by Biddeford Savings in its annual Music on Main Street summer concert series to benefit non-profit organizations.
Sep 7, 2011Arlene Wing of the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House receives a donation from Lori Boucouvalas of Biddeford Savings’ Scarborough branch.
Aug 31, 2011
School is back in session, but for those students who spent their summer working for some extra cash to put in their pockets, their greatest lessons could actually take place at home. If your kids have started earning money, this is the perfect time to teach them financial lessons that will last a lifetime.
Apr 1, 2011
April 1, 2011 -Kennebunkport welcomed a new shop on Friday, April 1, with the opening of Anniebells, a flowers, home, and garden shop at 27 Dock Square.
Nov 18, 2010
Biddeford, Maine --- The employees at all branches of Biddeford Savings are once again completing a year-long effort to raise money for their “Adopt-A-Family” program. The program is helping area families and the residents of SouthRidge Rehabilitation and Living Center enjoy a happier holiday season.
Oct 22, 2010
Kennebunk, Maine (Tuesday, October 26, 2010) – A groundbreaking ceremony will be held to celebrate the construction of a new branch location for Biddeford Savings on Route 1 in Kennebunk at the Shops at Long Bank, next to Hannaford. The new branch will be approximately 3,000 square feet and will enable the bank to better serve the Kennebunk community.
Oct 21, 2010
Biddeford Savings in Scarborough was voted one of the Best of Best in the Bank/Credit Union category of the Reader Choice Contest sponsored by the Current newspaper.
Sep 24, 2010
Biddeford, Maine --- Biddeford Savings has announced plans to open a new branch office on Route 1 in Kennebunk at the Shops at Long Bank, next to Hannaford.
Jun 7, 2010
Summer is just around the corner and Biddeford Savings is once again sponsoring the Music on Main Street lunchtime concert series.
Jun 23, 2009
(Biddeford, Maine) - Biddeford Savings announced this morning that it has awarded a $1000 scholarship to Arundel resident Katelynn Monk to help her with her business studies.
Jun 4, 2009
(Biddeford, Maine) - Biddeford Savings has good news for music fans: the bank has made sure the popular Music on Main Street concert series will take place again for the sixth straight summer, thanks to a new partnership it was able to put in place.