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2/21/24

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Recognizes Twelve Employees for Exemplifying Bank’s Brand Behaviors

Bar Harbor, Maine - Twelve Bar Harbor Bank & Trust employees were recently presented with the Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Brand Behavior Award for demonstrating behavior that exemplifies the Bank’s core values of communication, initiative, positivity, professionalism, quality, and teamwork. These values guide the actions of all Bank employees and set the expectation for customers. Read more.

2/12/24

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Recognized by Newsweek as One of “America’s Best Regional Banks”

Bar Harbor, Maine - Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSE American: BHB), the parent company of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, is pleased to announce the Bank has been recognized by Newsweek as one of “America’s Best Regional Banks.” The Bank was selected from among approximately 9,400 financial institutions for the honor based on a combination of financial performance and customer satisfaction metrics. Read more.

1/31/24

Hattie A. & Fred C. Lynam Trust Awards $136,000 to Mount Desert Island Organizations

Bar Harbor, Maine - Bar Harbor Wealth Management, a subsidiary of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, has announced that, through the Hattie A. & Fred C. Lynam Trust, $136,000 has been awarded to 44 organizations serving the people of Mount Desert Island (MDI). The Lynam Trust, managed by Bar Harbor Wealth Management, was established in 1942 and awards grants annually to charitable, religious, and educational organizations located on MDI. Grant awards per organization range between $500 and $5,000. Read more.

1/23/24

Kylee Beaucage Joins Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Branch Relationship Manager for Williamstown Location

Williamstown, Vermont - Kylee Beaucage has joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as a Branch Relationship Manager for the Bank’s location in Williamstown, Vermont. In this role, she leads a team of banking professionals to provide solutions and guidance to help individuals, families, and businesses in Williamstown and surrounding towns meet their financial goals. Read more.

1/17/24

Morgan Forni Promoted to Assistant Vice President, Branch Relationship Manager at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust

Northeast Harbor, Maine - Morgan Forni has been promoted to Assistant Vice President, Branch Relationship Manager at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. She leads teams of banking professionals at the Bank's Northeast Harbor and Southwest Harbor branches to provide solutions and guidance to help individuals, families, and businesses on Mount Desert Island meet their financial goals. Read more.

1/3/24

Hazel Young Joins Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as AVP, Branch Relationship Manager for Rockland Location

Rockland, Maine - Hazel Young has joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Assistant Vice President, Branch Relationship Manager for the Bank’s location in Rockland, Maine. In this role, she leads a team of banking professionals to provide solutions and guidance to help individuals, families, and businesses in Rockland and surrounding towns meet their financial goals. Read more.

12/18/23

Gage Eastman Joins Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Branch Relationship Manager for Woodstock Location

Woodstock, Vermont - Gage Eastman has joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Branch Relationship Manager for the Bank’s location in Woodstock, Vermont. In this role, he leads a team of banking professionals to provide solutions and guidance to help individuals, families, and businesses in Woodstock and surrounding towns meet their financial goals. Read more.

12/12/23

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Employees Reach $250,000 Milestone in Charitable Donations Made to Northern New England Nonprofit Organizations through Casual for a Cause

Bar Harbor, Maine - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust employees are celebrating a significant milestone in the Bank’s employee-driven charitable giving program, Casual for a Cause. Since the program began in 2018, employees have now donated a cumulative total of $250,000 to more than 115 nonprofit organizations serving Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont residents. Read more.

12/6/23

Geoff Watson Joins Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Branch Relationship Manager for Rutland Location

Rutland, Vermont - Geoff Watson has joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Branch Relationship Manager for the Bank’s location in Rutland, Vermont. In this role, he leads a team of banking professionals to provide solutions and guidance to help individuals, families, and businesses in Rutland and surrounding towns meet their financial goals. Read more.

11/29/23

Cristy Harding Promoted to Branch Relationship Manager at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’s Brandon and Rochester Locations

Brandon, Vermont - Cristy Harding has been promoted to Branch Relationship Manager for the Bank’s locations in Brandon and Rochester, Vermont. In this role, she leads a team of banking professionals to provide solutions and guidance to help individuals, families, and businesses in Brandon, Rochester, and surrounding towns meet their financial goals. Read more.

11/28/23

Lauren Mersereau, CFP® Joins Bar Harbor Wealth Management as Vice President, Senior Wealth Manager

Concord, New Hampshire - Lauren Mersereau, CFP® has joined Bar Harbor Wealth Management, a subsidiary of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, as Vice President, Senior Wealth Manager. In this role, Lauren will use her knowledge and experience to help clients develop and maintain strategies to help them meet their long-term financial goals. Read more.

11/21/23

Kaleb Davis Joins Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Branch Relationship Manager for Brunswick Location

Brunswick, Maine - Kaleb Davis has joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Branch Relationship Manager for the Bank’s location in Brunswick, Maine. In this role, he leads a team of banking professionals to provide solutions and guidance to help individuals, families, and businesses in Brunswick and surrounding towns meet their financial goals. Read more.

11/17/23

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Pledges $5,000 in Matching Funds to Five Hancock County Food Pantries

Bar Harbor, Maine - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust has pledged a total of $5,000 in matching donations to five Hancock County food pantries. The Bank will match up to $1,000 of donations made to each of the food pantries between November 26 and December 2. Read more.

11/15/23

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Employees Donate More Than $18,000 Collected in Q3 2023 to Eight Nonprofit Organizations

Bar Harbor, Maine - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust employees recently presented more than $18,000 in donations collected through the Bank’s employee-driven charitable giving program, Casual for a Cause, to eight nonprofit organizations serving Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont residents. The recipients of the donations for Q3 2023 are: Humane Society of Waterville Area, Maine Veterans’ Homes-Machias, Mano en Mano, and Phillips-Strickland House in Maine; American Legion Department of New Hampshire and Barbara C. Harris Camp & Conference Center in New Hampshire; and Safer Society Foundation and South Royalton Area Food Shelf in Vermont. Read more.

11/9/23

Sue Thresher Promoted to Branch Relationship Manager at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’s South Royalton Location

South Royalton, Vermont - Sue Thresher has been promoted to Branch Relationship Manager for the Bank’s location in South Royalton, Vermont. In this role, she leads a team of banking professionals to provide solutions and guidance to help individuals, families, and businesses in South Royalton and surrounding towns meet their financial goals. Read more.

11/8/23

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Makes Donation to The Foundation for New Hampshire Community Colleges to Help Eliminate Food Insecurity

Concord, New Hampshire - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust has donated $1,000 to The Foundation for New Hampshire Community Colleges to support the organization’s efforts to eliminate food insecurity of students who reside in Manchester, Concord, and Nashua region. The Bank’s donation will be directed to NHTI’s Lynx Pantry, which provides NHTI students with free food options. Read more.

11/1/23

Amber Millikan Joins Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Branch Relationship Manager for Hanover Location

Hanover, New Hampshire - Amber Millikan has joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as a Branch Relationship Manager for the Bank’s location in Hanover, New Hampshire. In this role, she leads a team of banking professionals to provide solutions and guidance to help individuals, families, and businesses in Hanover and surrounding towns meet their financial goals. Read more.

10/24/23

Sara Timberlake Promoted to Branch Relationship Manager at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’s Lebanon Locations

Lebanon, New Hampshire - Sara Timberlake has been promoted to Branch Relationship Manager for the Bank’s locations on Heater Road and Hanover Street in Lebanon, New Hampshire. In this role, she leads a team of banking professionals to provide solutions and guidance to help individuals, families, and businesses in Lebanon and surrounding towns meet their financial goals. Read more.

9/12/23

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Donates $2,500 to The Park Theatre to Purchase State-of-the-Art Rigging, Lighting, and Sound Equipment for Live Performances

Jaffrey, New Hampshire - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust has donated $2,500 to The Park Theatre to support the theatre’s campaign to purchase and install permanent, state-of-the-art rigging, lighting, and sound equipment at the venue. Currently, the theatre needs to rent equipment for some productions at a significant cost. With the new, permanent equipment, the theatre can support more live performances and stage productions that require a quality sound system, lights, and curtains. Read more.

8/29/23

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Donates $2,500 to New London Conservation Commission for Final Phase of Philbrick-Cricenti Bog Boardwalk Project

New London, New Hampshire - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust recently donated $2,500 to the New London Conservation Commission to support the organization’s project to improve the safety of the Philbrick-Cricenti Bog boardwalk. On completion of the project, the boardwalk, which was originally constructed with wooden planks, will be made of an all-weather, anti-slip, aluminum that is safer for residents and visitors to navigate. Read more.

8/22/23

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Donates $2,000 to Chandler Center for the Arts to Support Financial Scholarships for Youth Participants

Randolph, Vermont - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust has donated $2,000 to Chandler Center for the Arts to support young people who require financial assistance to participate in Chandler’s youth theater programs. The donation helps further Chandler’s mission “to strengthen and energize the community, to deepen the cultural and artistic growth of youth, to offer opportunities for people to come together in celebration of the arts, to inspire and cultivate artistic expression and education in the performing and visual arts for people of all ages and incomes.” Read more.

8/17/23

Bar Harbor Wealth Management Accepting Applications from Mount Desert Island Nonprofits for Hattie A. & Fred C. Lynam Trust Grants

Bar Harbor, Maine - Bar Harbor Wealth Management is accepting applications for the 2023 Hattie A. & Fred C. Lynam Trust grants until September 15, 2023. The Lynam Trust, which is managed by Bar Harbor Wealth Management, was established in 1942 and supports charitable, religious, and educational organizations serving the people of Mount Desert Island. Grant awards typically range between $500 and $5,000. Read more.

8/15/23

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Employees Donate More Than $22,000 to Northern New England Nonprofit Organizations

Bar Harbor, Maine - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust employees recently presented more than $22,000 in donations collected through the Bank’s employee-driven charitable giving program, Casual for a Cause, to seven nonprofit organizations serving Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont residents. The recipients of the donations for Q2 2023 are: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bath/Brunswick, Down East Family YMCA, Mount Desert Island YMCA, and Rotary Club of Rockland in Maine; Lebanon Opera House and New London Barn Playhouse in New Hampshire; and Vermont Community Foundation in Vermont. Read more.












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