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Maine Community Bank Breaks Ground on Operations Center in Westbrook


Seen as Economic Boost to Community 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, three-story building will serve as a full-service branch and an operations center […]
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