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12/2/2020
 
Lebanon, New Hampshire - Sean McIntyre has joined Bar Harbor Trust Services as Vice President, Regional Relationship Manager. In this role, he will be responsible for developing relationships with business owners in the Upper valley and matching them with the best solutions to meet their financial needs. Read more>
12/1/2020
 
Bar Harbor, Maine - In celebration of Giving Tuesday, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust announces the year-to-date results of its charitable giving programs. From January through November 2020, the Bank has donated more than $488,000 to nearly 400 nonprofit organizations throughout Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. Read more>
11/23/2020
 
Bedford, New Hampshire - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust today announced that it is opening a new, state-of-the-art branch location in Bedford, New Hampshire, on December 28, 2020. The branch, located at 7 Kilton Road, will bring the Bank’s signature community banking experience, personalized services, and modern banking technology to the residents and businesses of Bedford. It will be the Bank’s 21st branch operating in New Hampshire. Read more>
11/18/2020
 
Lubec, Maine - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust has pledged a $25,000 gift to support the Town of Lubec’s Safe Harbor Project. The gift, which will be paid out over a three-year period, will be used to maintain harbor upgrades the Town of Lubec will make using federal grant funds. The upgrades include a public boat landing and breakwater and will improve the access to the working waterfront for more than 150 commercial fisherman and shellfish harvesters. Read more>
11/5/2020
 
Bar Harbor, Maine - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is asking the community to join the Bank in its efforts to support local food pantries on Mount Desert Island and in the Greater Ellsworth area this holiday season. Read more>
10/30/2020
 
Brunswick, Maine - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust was joined by officials from the Town of Brunswick and Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of the Bank’s new branch, located at 148 Bath Road in Brunswick, Maine. Read more>
10/22/2020
 
Bar Harbor, Maine - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust will donate $6,000 to several Northern New England nonprofit organizations on behalf of the Bank’s customers. The Bank hosted a poll during its Customer Appreciation Week, held virtually October 12-16, to give the public an opportunity to vote for a nonprofit in their region that has been impacted by COVID-19 and could benefit from a donation from the Bank. The organizations that received the most votes are: The American Red Cross of Northern New England, Clara Martin Center, Girls Inc., and Healthy Acadia. Read more>
10/20/2020
 
Concord, New Hampshire - Kimberly DeSchuiteneer has joined Bar Harbor Trust Services as Senior Vice President, Retirement Plan Coordinator. In this role, she will be responsible for helping new and existing customers in Maine and New Hampshire with employer-sponsored retirement plans including 401(k), 403(b), profit sharing, and defined benefit plans. Read more>
10/14/2020
 
Newport, New Hampshire - Raelene Robinson-Garrow has joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Vice President, Mortgage Underwriting & Processing Manager. In this role, she oversees the Bank’s Mortgage Underwriting and Processing teams, which are responsible for evaluating mortgage applications from prospective homebuyers and existing homeowners looking to refinance a home or apply for home equity and construction loans. Read more>
10/8/2020
 
Bar Harbor, Maine - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust has announced that more than $6,000 was raised for the YWCA Mount Desert Island during the 27th Annual David R. Harding Memorial Golf Tournament. The event is a tribute to longtime member and chairman of the board of Bar Harbor Bankshares, David R. Harding, and recognizes Mr. Harding’s generous support of charitable organizations and his legacy of community involvement. Read more>
10/6/2020
 
Bar Harbor, Maine - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust will host its annual Customer Appreciation Week during the week of October 12-16. To adhere to safety precautions in place as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, all of the Customer Appreciation Week activities will take place virtually on the Bank’s Facebook page. Read more>
9/23/2020
 
Manchester, New Hampshire - Misty deRochemont has been promoted to Branch Relationship Manager for Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’s location in Manchester, New Hampshire. In this role, she leads a team of banking professionals to provide solutions and guidance to help individuals, families, and businesses in the community meet their financial goals. Read more>
9/21/2020
 
Bar Harbor, Maine - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust was recently named a recipient of the Independent Community Bankers of America’s (ICBA) 2020 National Community Bank Service Award for extraordinary efforts to help small businesses, consumers, and their communities amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more>
9/17/2020
 
Bar Harbor, Maine - Bar Harbor Trust Services has extended the application deadline for the 2020 Hattie A. & Fred C. Lynam Trust grant to Friday, October 16, 2020. The grants are awarded annually to nonprofit organizations serving Mount Desert Island residents. Bar Harbor Trust Services, which manages the Lynam Trust, is extending the deadline to give more time to organizations who have been overwhelmed by the increased demand for services as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more>
9/9/2020
 
Brunswick, Maine - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust announced that it is opening a new, state-of-the-art branch in Brunswick, Maine, on October 26. The branch will be conveniently located at 148 Bath Road in the Cooks Corner Shopping Center and will feature a lobby, drive-up services, 24-hour ATM, night drop, and more. Read more>
9/3/2020
 
Bar Harbor, Maine - Stephen Murray has joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Vice President, Treasury Sales Officer. In this role, he will provide commercial banking customers in Southern New Hampshire with Cash Management solutions to help them save time, prevent fraud, increase productivity, and maximize earnings on working capital. Read more>
8/26/2020
 
Bar Harbor, Maine - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust has announced the sponsors for the 27th Annual David R. Harding Memorial Golf Tournament, happening September 17-23 at Kebo Valley Golf Club in Bar Harbor. The sponsors are: ABM Mechanical, Inc.; Carroll Harper & Associates; Darling’s; Kathy MacLeod; Lynam Insurance Agency; Lynam Real Estate; Stanley Subaru; The Snowman Group; and Union Office Interiors. The generosity and support of these sponsors make the charitable community event possible. Read more>
8/12/2020
 
Peterborough, New Hampshire - Mike Justason has been promoted to the Branch Relationship Manager for Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’s location in Peterborough, New Hampshire. In this role, he leads a team of banking professionals to provide solutions and guidance to help individuals, families, and businesses in the community meet their financial goals. Read more>
8/6/2020
 
Bar Harbor, Maine - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust has announced that registration for the 27th Annual David R. Harding Memorial Golf Tournament is now open. The event will run Thursday, September 17 through Wednesday, September 23 at Kebo Valley Golf Club in Bar Harbor. Up to 28 teams will golf over the course of a week to compete for top prizes and raise money for the YWCA Mount Desert Island. Read more>
8/4/2020
 
Bar Harbor, Maine – Bar Harbor Bank & Trust employees are donating more than $10,000 collected in Q2 from its employee-driven charitable giving program, Casual for a Cause, to 14 non-profits serving Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. The non-profits receiving donations were selected by and voted on by the employees. Read more>
7/28/2020
 
Williamstown, Vermont – Annette Young has joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as 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 the community meet their financial goals. Read more>
7/2/2020
 
Bar Harbor, Maine – Bar Harbor Bank & Trust has named seven high school graduates from Maine as recipients of the Bank’s 2020 Career & Technical Education Scholarship. The $1,500 award is presented to students in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont who attended a technical career program as part of their high school curriculum and are planning to attend college or a technical school after graduation. Read more>
6/29/2020
 
Bar Harbor, Maine – Bar Harbor Bank & Trust has named seven New Hampshire high school graduates as recipients of the Bank’s 2020 Career & Technical Education Scholarship. The $1,500 award is presented to students in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont who attended a technical career program as part of their high school curriculum and are planning to attend college or a technical school after graduation. Read more>
6/25/2020
 
Bar Harbor, Maine – Bar Harbor Bank & Trust has announced that Allister Wigglesworth of Bethel, Vermont, is a recipient of the Bank’s 2020 Career & Technical Education Scholarship. The $1,500 award is presented to high school seniors in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont who attended a technical career program as part of their high school curriculum and are planning to attend college or a technical school after graduation. Read more>
6/22/2020
 
Bar Harbor, Maine – Bar Harbor Bank & Trust has awarded $500 scholarships to Mount Desert Island High School 2020 graduates Katherine Hoff, Samuel Keblinsky, and Rachelle Swanson. Established in memory of long-term Bank employees and directors, the scholarships are awarded to local high school graduates each year to help offset the cost of attending college. Read more>
6/17/2020
 
Woodstock, Vermont – Denel McIntire has joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Assistant Vice President, 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 the community meet their financial goals. Read more>
6/10/2020
 
Bar Harbor, Maine – Bar Harbor Bank & Trust has made a donation to MaineStream Finance to help the nonprofit organization expand their entrepreneurial classes for small business owners. The gift will also be used for microbusiness technical assistance and succession planning in support of successful entrepreneurial growth in Central and Downeast Maine. Read more>
5/15/2020
 
Newport, New Hampshire – Bar Harbor Bank & Trust has established a dedicated fund to support the efforts of nonprofit organizations helping the residents of Central New Hampshire and the Upper Valley who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The goal of the fund is to help area residents address immediate, basic needs such as the provision of food. Read more>