Apr 18, 2019
Biddeford Savings and Mechanics Savings announced that the organizations have filed a merger application with regulators to operate under a single charter as Maine Community Bank. Biddeford Savings and Mechanics Savings will maintain their respective brand identities, as well as local decision making, while operating as divisions of Maine Community Bank.
Mar 11, 2019Maine Community Bancorp, the mutual holding company that owns Mechanics Savings Bank and Biddeford Savings Bank, recently announced the promotion of five employees.
Jan 18, 2019As the government shutdown continues with no end in sight, Biddeford Savings is committed to providing relief to federal employees and contractors who are experiencing financial hardships due to loss of income.
Jan 3, 2019
Maine Community Bancorp, the mutual holding company that owns Mechanics Savings Bank and Biddeford Savings Bank, recently announced that the minimum wage for full-time employees will increase to $15 per hour.
Dec 11, 2018AUBRUN, ME – Maine Community Bancorp, the mutual holding company of Biddeford Savings and Mechanics Savings Bank, is pleased to announce that Jeff Wright has joined the team as Senior Vice President, Senior Operations Officer.
Aug 22, 2018Biddeford Savings hosted their annual Furry Friends campaign to collect pet supplies and cash donations for the Animal Welfare Society.
Jul 30, 2018Jeanne Hulit to take reins of Maine Community Bancorp in October.
Apr 24, 2017
Biddeford Savings is pleased to announce that Naomme Paris was recently promoted to Business Banking Officer based out of the Kennebunk branch, located at the Shops at Long Bank, 65 Portland Road in Kennebunk.
May 25, 2016Lynn Chase has been a local volunteer for the Money Minders Program at the Southern Maine Agency on Aging for over eight years.
May 16, 2016WASHINGTON, DC – On Wednesday, May 18, 2016, Biddeford Savings will receive the America Saves Designation of Savings Excellence for Banks, a designation from America Saves that recognizes banks that went above and beyond to encourage people to save money during America Saves Week.
Apr 26, 2016We all have monthly expenses, and while some are set up as recurring charges, others require a manual monthly transaction on our behalf.
Apr 21, 2016
Lori Boucouvalas has been a local volunteer for Project G.R.A.C.E. for many years.
Apr 19, 2016Are you still receiving paper statements? Although some prefer to receive paper statements from their banks, for others, this paper just equates to hassle and clutter.
Apr 14, 2016
Dan Colby understands the impact of volunteering on the community. He has been an active volunteer for nearly thirty years. His efforts began as a charter member of the Lyman Lions Club where he served as its first secretary. He later filled roles as treasurer and president during his tenure. Later, he began volunteering as a scout leader in Lyman for over ten years. Dan has also been a Little League coach, a football coach, and a youth sports official. Dan has spent many years devoting a lot of time in organizations involving the development of youth. He enjoys seeing many of the youths grow to become solid citizens in the community.
In more recent years, Dan Colby’s volunteer efforts have been centered around local community organizations tied to the business community. Those include board positions with the Biddeford-Saco Chamber, the Northern York County YMCA, Counseling Services, Inc., and the York County Community College Business Advisory Board. He has also been a member of the Saco Bay Rotary Club for over twenty years.
“I enjoy giving back to the community, it gives me great satisfaction to pay it forward,” says Dan. I have had so many experiences in my lifetime where people have stepped up to help me and/or my family with any number of things that it just feels right to do my part to help others in any way I can.”
Dan continues to be involved with the Saco Bay Rotary Club, York County Community College, Junior Achievement and currently serves as the Finance Chair of the York District Committee of the Boy Scouts. Thank you Dan for everything that you do. We appreciate your hard work and dedication to the community!
Apr 12, 2016There’s no worse financial guilt than worrying whether or not you’re sufficiently contributing to your savings account(s) on a consistent basis.
Apr 7, 2016
In honor of National Volunteer Appreciation Month we are going to feature some of our employees who give back to the community.
Apr 5, 2016There’s no better way to alter your spending habits than to confront them head on. If you follow these two steps, you’ll be on a road to cleaning up your finances in no time:
Jan 26, 2016
Biddeford Savings and Mechanics Savings Bank announced today the finalization of their alliance as members of the newly formed bank holding company, Maine Community Bancorp.
Jan 20, 2016At Biddeford Savings, we are happy to welcome new employees and celebrate new positions filled by current staff. These frontline employees are all looking forward to helping you on your path to prosperity. Take a moment to congratulate them!
Nov 10, 2015At Biddeford Savings we’d like to personally thank the men and women who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces and show our gratitude for the sacrifices they have made to protect our country and our freedom. They are our friends, relatives, neighbors and co-workers.
Oct 9, 2015Biddeford Savings is pleased to announce that Joe Nelson has joined the bank as Assistant Vice President, Branch Manager and Loan Officer of Biddeford Savings’ Waterboro Office located at 846 Main Street.
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, 2015Charles 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.
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.