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Maine Community Bank Cares: The Biddeford and Mechanics Savings Charitable Foundation Donates $10,000 to Support Mental Health in the Community


Westbrook, Maine – August 15, 2022 – To support some of the most vulnerable individuals throughout the state, The Biddeford and Mechanics Savings Charitable Foundation delivered a donation of $10,000 to Sweetser, a community mental health provider offering services to people of all ages in mental and behavioral health, intellectual and developmental disabilities, recovery, and […]
August 15, 2022

Maine Community Bank Hires Anna Astvatsaturian Turcotte as Senior Vice President, Director of Compliance


Westbrook, Maine—July 11, 2022—Maine Community Bank is pleased to announce the addition of Anna Astvatsaturian Turcotte as Senior Vice President, Director of Compliance. Turcotte is responsible for the oversight of the Compliance and Internal Audit Programs at Maine Community Bank and will be based in Westbrook. “I am honored to contribute to the work of […]
July 11, 2022

Maine Community Bank’s Jahnna Steindl, Vice President, Branch Manager accepts new role at Biddeford Branch


Biddeford, Maine—June 1, 2022—Maine Community Bank is pleased to announce that Jahnna Steindl has accepted the opportunity to oversee the Main Street Branch of Biddeford Savings in Biddeford. Steindl has been with the bank since July of last year and was most recently Vice President, Branch Manager of the new Westbrook branch of Biddeford Savings. […]
June 01, 2022

Maine Community Bank Hires Ryan Wing as Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer


Westbrook, Maine—May 13, 2022—Maine Community Bank is pleased to announce the addition of Ryan Wing as Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer. Wing is responsible for overseeing IT systems and security at Maine Community Bank and will be based in Westbrook. “I am excited for the opportunity to serve our community, looking to future technologies […]
May 20, 2022

Maine Community Bank Hires William Wood as Vice President, Branch Manager


Westbrook, Maine—May 13, 2022—Maine Community Bank is pleased to welcome William Wood as Vice President, Branch Manager of the Westbrook division of its’ Biddeford Savings branch. He will be responsible for overseeing all branch activities, including growth and expansion in the Westbrook market as well as maintaining high levels of customer service to new and […]
May 20, 2022

Mechanics Savings, a division of Maine Community Bank relocates to Cook’s Corner in Brunswick


Brunswick, Maine – February 25, 2022 – Maine Community Bank is celebrating the opening of its’ new Mechanics Savings branch located at Cook’s Corner in Brunswick. After nine years of being located in downtown Brunswick, the brand new 2,992 square foot full-service branch is now open at 27 Gurnet Road, conveniently located near Brunswick Landing, […]
March 07, 2022

Maine Community Bank Cares: The Biddeford and Mechanics Charitable Savings Foundation Donates $10,000 to Provide a Safe Haven for Maine Teens


Westbrook, Maine – February 4, 2022 – To help keep young people safe and on a path to success, The Biddeford and Mechanics Savings Charitable Foundation delivered a donation of $10,000 to My Place Teen Center, an after-school program where kids receive help, love, food, and programming that addresses their unique needs. The Teen Center’s […]
February 04, 2022

Maine Community Bank Hires Lisa Hughes as Vice President, Senior Business Banking Officer


Westbrook, Maine—January 26, 2022— Maine Community Bank is pleased to announce the addition of Lisa Hughes as Vice President, Senior Business Banking Officer III. Hughes will be responsible for developing small business relationships and expanding existing relationships in the Westbrook and Windham areas. “We are fortunate to have Lisa join us to bring her experience […]
January 26, 2022

Maine Community Bank Hires Susan Mellon as Executive Vice President


Biddeford, Maine—October 12, 2021— Maine Community Bank is pleased to announce the addition of Susan Mellon as Executive Vice President, Customer Experience and Market Expansion. Mellon will be responsible for overseeing the bank’s retail banking, residential mortgage lending, and marketing efforts. “We are fortunate to have Susan join us to bring her leadership, sales and management […]
October 12, 2021

Biddeford Savings Supports Scarborough Public Library’s Story Walks


Scarborough, Maine – July 28, 2021 – Biddeford Savings, a division of Maine Community Bank, recently donated $1,000 to the Scarborough Public Library to fund Story Walks; a series of illustrations posted sequentially on signboards along a path outdoors. In this time when children are unvaccinated and the Scarborough Public Library cannot yet provide traditional, […]
July 28, 2021

Maggie Amann, Scarborough High School, awarded a Mainely Character Scholarship


Inspiring fund-raiser and volunteer. SCARBOROUGH, ME, JUNE 2021, Maggie Amann, Scarborough High School senior, recently received a $2,500 Mainely Character Scholarship, awarded annually to Maine high school seniors who demonstrate responsibility, integrity, courage, and exemplary concern for others. Maggie was selected from 375 scholarship applicants statewide; Biddeford and Mechanics Savings Charitable Foundation sponsored her scholarship. […]
June 16, 2021

The Biddeford and Mechanics Savings Foundation Supports The Ecology School


Saco, Maine—May 18, 2021—The Ecology School hosted representatives from Maine Community Bank on Tuesday for a ribbon-cutting at the new three-wing dormitory on the River Bend Farm campus. Maine Community Bank, through their Biddeford and Mechanics Savings Charitable Foundation, recently pledged $10,000 toward the River Bend Farm project. The donation includes the naming of one […]
May 19, 2021

For the first time ever, Boston Fed has majority female board of directors


For the first time ever, the majority of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston’s board of directors are female. Our President & CEO, Jeanne Hulit, joined the Boston Fed board in January and recently participated in a panel with her fellow female directors for Women’s History Month. Read the story on the Boston Fed website
April 06, 2021

Bank expansion heats up, and Chase's Maine rollout isn't the only game in town


Mainebiz recently published an article about bank expansion in Southern Maine, including Maine Community Bank’s new branch and operations center being built in Westbrook and a larger branch being built in Brunswick. Hear from Jeanne Hulit, Maine Community Bank President & CEO, about her outlook on the banking landscape and how Maine Community Bank plans […]
February 08, 2021

Second Round PPP Loans


Our President & CEO, Jeanne Hulit, was recently featured on News Center Maine regarding the second round of PPP loans for Maine businesses. Read the article
January 11, 2021

Joline Dubuc Named Mechanics Savings Lewiston Branch Manager


AUBURN, ME– Mechanics Savings, a Division of Maine Community Bank, recently promoted Joline Dubuc to assistant vice president, branch manager and loan officer based out of the Lewiston branch. Dubuc joined Mechanics Savings in 2015 as a teller in the Lewiston branch. She moved to the Auburn branch shortly after to be a customer service […]
December 24, 2020

Maine Community Bank Hires David Stolt


AUBURN, ME–Maine Community Bank recently hired David Stolt as Vice President, Mortgage Risk and Compliance Officer based out of the Auburn executive office. Stolt comes to Maine Community Bank from Northeast Bank, bringing his expertise as a consumer lending compliance officer. In his role as risk and mortgage compliance officer, he is responsible for the […]
December 24, 2020

Boston Fed announces 2021 Board of Directors


The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston announced today that Jeanne Hulit, president and CEO of Maine Community Bank, has been elected as a Class A director, beginning January 1, 2021. We are proud to have Jeanne represent Maine banks as she helps govern an organization that prioritizes sound growth and financial stability in New England […]
December 23, 2020

Marjorie McAvoy Joins Biddeford Savings as Scarborough Branch Manager


BIDDEFORD, ME–Biddeford Savings, a Division of Maine Community Bank, recently hired Marjorie McAvoy as assistant vice president, branch manager of the branch location in Scarborough. McAvoy comes to Biddeford Savings from Androscoggin Bank, bringing over 15 years of experience in the banking industry. In her new role as branch manager, she is responsible for client […]
December 15, 2020

Maine banks get more strategic about gender balance on their boards


Gender roles in bank leadership have traditionally been dominated by men, even though nearly half of bank employees are female. Maine banks, including Maine Community Bank, are working to close the gender gap by diversifying their boards of directors and their leadership teams. We are very fortunate to work for a bank that prioritizes gender […]
November 30, 2020

Low rates drive mortgage activity in Maine


Maine Community Bank’s own Abi Arsenault, Residential Loan Officer, and Christopher Madura, Customer Service Representative, spoke to NEWS CENTER Maine’s Vivien Leigh about how low mortgage rates are driving homebuying and refinancing activity in Maine, from the perspective of a mortgage lender and a new homeowner: Refinance and mortgage loans booming in Maine | newscentermaine.com
October 08, 2020

Maine Community Bank Breaks Ground on Operations Center in Westbrook


Seen as Economic Boost to Community Maine Community Bank Ground Breaking from City of Westbrook, Maine on Vimeo October 7, 2020—Biddeford, Maine—Shovels will dig out dirt, in unison, on October 7 at the site of what will be a state-of-the-art operations center for Maine Community Bank on Larrabee Road in Westbrook.  The 23,000 square foot, […]
October 07, 2020

Biddeford and Mechanics Savings Charitable Foundation Takes on Hunger in Maine


1 in 7 Mainers is food insecure; 1 in 5 Children in Maine don’t have enough to eat Biddeford, Maine—September 28, 2020—In an unprecedented time of need, the newly formed Biddeford and Mechanics Savings Charitable Foundation is pledging funds to assist food insecure and homeless children and adults in Maine.  The Foundation has approved a […]
September 28, 2020

Jennifer Sirois Joins Biddeford Savings as Commercial Loan Officer


July 22, 2020 – BIDDEFORD, ME– Biddeford Savings, a Division of Maine Community Bank, recently hired Jennifer Sirois as vice president, commercial loan officer III based out of the Business Banking Center in Biddeford. Sirois comes to Biddeford Savings from TD Bank, bringing over 20 years of banking experience, including over 15 years in commercial […]
July 23, 2020

Maine Community Bank Creates Foundation, Strengthens Community Ties


Focus on COVID19 Relief and Inequality Issues among Youth  Biddeford, Maine—July 21, 2020—Maine Community Bank President and CEO Jeanne Hulit announced Wednesday the bank, and its Biddeford Savings and Mechanics Savings divisions, has created a charitable foundation to unite and support the communities they serve.  “Both Biddeford Savings and Mechanics Savings have been strong community […]
July 21, 2020

Maine Community Bank Supports Small Businesses Through Customer Gifts


June 22, 2020 – BIDDEFORD, ME – Maine Community Bank, through its divisions Biddeford Savings and Mechanics Savings, has pledged to support local small businesses hit hard from the COVID19 pandemic through a gift card campaign. Beginning Monday, businesses in Biddeford, Old Orchard Beach, Waterboro, Kennebunk, Auburn, Lewiston, and Brunswick will be handing out $10 […]
June 23, 2020

Bank System Commits $20,000 to Local Food Pantries


BIDDEFORD AND AUBURN, ME – April 13, 2020 – To answer a growing need for food and sustenance, Maine Community Bank and its divisions, Biddeford Savings and Mechanics Savings, has contributed $20,000 to food pantries in each of their branch communities. “At a time when schools are closed and unemployment is on the rise, we […]
April 14, 2020

The Maine Immigrant Prosperity Network and ProsperityME support immigrants during COVID-19 outbreak


March 26, 2020 – PORTLAND, ME – Members of the Maine Immigrant Prosperity Network (MIPN) and ProsperityME met via zoom on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 to discuss how to best support the immigrant community during the health crisis presented by coronavirus. Maine Community Bank and its divisions, Biddeford Savings and Mechanics Savings, are among the […]
March 27, 2020

Biddeford Savings and Mechanics Savings Provide Assistance to Local Food Pantries


January 16, 2020 – BIDDEFORD AND AUBURN, ME – Centered on an unwavering commitment to the local communities they serve, Biddeford Savings and Mechanics Savings recently donated a total of $22,500 to local food pantries in their market areas to help fight the issue of food insecurity. Maine ranks 12th in the nation for food insecurity. […]
January 16, 2020

Biddeford Savings and Mechanics Savings Become Divisions of Maine Community Bank


January 2, 2020 – AUBURN & BIDDEFORD, ME – On January 1, 2020, Biddeford Savings and Mechanics Savings Bank merged under a single banking charter becoming Maine Community Bank. Biddeford Savings and Mechanics Savings will retain their names as divisions of the new Maine Community Bank. The merger of these two community banks creates an […]
January 02, 2020

Jeff Wright Promoted to Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer at Maine Community Bancorp


Nov 19, 2019 – AUBURN, ME – Maine Community Bancorp, the mutual holding company of Biddeford Savings and Mechanics Savings, is pleased to announce the promotion of Jeff Wright to Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Wright is responsible for the strategic leadership of operations across the organization. Wright joined Maine Community […]
November 16, 2019

Suzanne M. Carney Joins Maine Community Bancorp as SVP, Director of Human Resources


May 16, 2019 – AUBURN, ME – Maine Community Bancorp, the mutual holding company of Biddeford Savings and Mechanics Savings Bank, is pleased to announce that Suzanne M. Carney has joined the team as Senior Vice President, Director of Human Resources. Carney comes to Maine Community Bancorp with over 25 years of experience in human […]
May 16, 2019

Biddeford Savings and Mechanics Savings to Consolidate into a Single Bank Charter, Maintain Brands


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. […]
April 18, 2019

Biddeford Savings and Mechanics Savings announce 2019 promotions


Mar 11, 2019 – Maine Community Bancorp, the mutual holding company that owns Mechanics Savings Bank and Biddeford Savings Bank, recently announced the promotion of five employees. Marcus Buzulchuck was promoted to vice president, branch manager of the Biddeford Savings office in Kennebunk. Buzulchuck started his career with Biddeford Savings in 2011 as a customer […]
March 11, 2019

Biddeford Savings Offers Relief During Government Shutdown


BIDDEFORD, ME–Jan 18, 2019 – As the government shutdown continues with no end in sight, Biddeford Savings and Mechanics Savings are committed to providing relief to federal employees and contractors who are experiencing financial hardships due to loss of income. “As a community bank, we’re committed to supporting our customers through all of their ups […]
January 18, 2019

Biddeford Savings and Mechanics Savings Jointly Raise Minimum Wage


January 3, 2019 – AUBURN, ME – Maine Community Bancorp, the mutual holding company that owns Mechanics Savings and Biddeford Savings, recently announced that the minimum wage for full-time employees will increase to $15 per hour. The increase, which took effect January 1, 2019, is part of Maine Community Bancorp’s commitment to being an employer of choice […]
January 03, 2019

Jeff Wright Joins Maine Community Bancorp as SVP, Senior Operations Officer


Dec 11, 2018 – AUBURN, 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. Wright comes to Maine Community Bancorp with over 20 years of experience in the financial service […]
December 11, 2018

Biddeford Savings Shows Their Love for our Furry Friends


Aug 22, 2018 – BIDDEFORD, ME – Biddeford Savings hosted their annual Furry Friends campaign to collect pet supplies and cash donations for the Animal Welfare Society. Each summer for the past several years, Biddeford Savings has hosted a Furry Friends campaign to collect pet supplies and cash donations for the Animal Welfare Society. During the […]
August 22, 2018