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A.C. Inc: Creating Vision and Value in Beals Island, Maine.

Posted by Machias Savings Bank on Aug 12, 2016 11:25:02 AM

Beals Island, a push-pin off the Bold Coast of Maine, measures about five square miles. 

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Topics: Community Involvement

Farm-to-Table Takes a Leap in Houlton

Posted by Machias Savings Bank on Jul 15, 2016 2:30:31 PM

The farm-to-table movement took a literal leap forward when Took A Leap Farm opened The Vault in Houlton this past February. Located in a former bank on Main Street, the new fine dining restaurant features a tasty array of locally grown, brewed and crafted  produce and products, including cheeses from owners Rob Lawless and Kathryn Harnish's farm down the street.

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Topics: Community Involvement

Our 2016 Scholarship Winners

Posted by Machias Savings Bank on Jun 24, 2016 8:28:10 AM

With a diploma in hand and the world at their feet, our 2016 scholarship winners are ready to dive into the next chapter of their lives.  

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Topics: Insider, Community Involvement

Exceptional Presque Isle:  Worth Investing In

Posted by Machias Savings Bank on Jun 22, 2016 2:57:21 PM

On Monday, June 27, we're opening the doors to a new facility complete with high tech innovations, iPads for instructional use, and a Keurig coffee bar to make our friends in Presque Isle feel right at home.   There are floor-length windows in every office to brighten the day with sunshine and capture the amazing beauty of the County. We also wanted the new branch to fit in, so we've accented with tongue and grove pine on cathedral ceilings and featured artwork by local artist Paul Cyr.  

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Topics: Community Involvement

Forces for Good: Unsung Heroes Fight Hunger in Lubec, with Lobsters on National Lobster Day

Posted by Machias Savings Bank on Jun 17, 2016 12:32:16 PM

Hunger has a name and a face. It's not just a concept. It's an actual person. The marketing team from Machias Savings Bank got the unique opportunity to meet many of these people at the Lubec Food Pantry this past Wednesday, June 15.  Some were young and some were old, individuals struggling to manage oil bills, prescription costs and to put food on the table.  Unfortunately, food is sometimes the optional item in that list of needs. 

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Topics: Community Involvement

Dean Clark: Leader, Volunteer, Father

Posted by Machias Savings Bank on Jun 13, 2016 2:43:41 PM

If you’re looking for a business banker with experience, look no further than Dean Clark. From managing bank branches, to working in residential and commercial lending, Dean has done it all – for over 10 years!

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Topics: Culture, Customer Education

Your Graduate And Their Financial Success

Posted by Machias Savings Bank on Jun 9, 2016 2:42:53 PM

Congratulations to your Graduate!

They are now entering the “real world”, but don’t panic, we’re here to help. Whether they are jumping head first into the workforce or continuing their education, they will need to consider their finances. We have put together 4 tips that you can pass along to your graduate to help them stay financially fit:

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Topics: Customer Education

Ransomware On The Rise

Posted by Machias Savings Bank on Jun 3, 2016 3:32:26 PM

It is annoying enough when your computer is running slow or multiple pop-up screens are driving you crazy but imagine that a pop up screen stops your computer and claims you have done something illegal and that you are being fined by a police force or government agency.  These claims are false and are a scare tactic used by some forms of ransomware. 

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Topics: Customer Education

Boat Loans Build Communities

Posted by Machias Savings Bank on May 23, 2016 3:12:09 PM

When a new boat launches in Cutler, Maine, it's cause for a town celebration.  Cars line the banks of the harbor, filled with onlookers, and children play on the sand beach near the boat ramp.  Everyone gathers round in anticipation as the new boat makes its maiden voyage from land to sea.

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Topics: Community Involvement

Future Promises Fair Fuels Aspirations

Posted by Machias Savings Bank on May 18, 2016 3:46:30 PM
Meet Ethan. He's an aspiring movie director.  We met him for the first timeat our Future Promises Job Fair.  Creatively inspired by the sights and sounds, he was almost bouncing off the walls.  "The second I walked in the fair, I loved the WABI5 booth.  The man let me use his camera a little.  He was really descriptive and very nice."

His essay, chosen as an award winner, gets him one step closer to making his dreams a reality.

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Topics: Community Involvement