Cutting Edge Aerobotics Company Calls Andover Home

Public Demo on July 4 at Carr Field

By Steve Foley

With the backdrop of a perfectly blue sky, I had the opportunity to watch the FireFLY 6 PRO robotic aircraft take flight in a large field and witness it’s capabilities. The aircraft is developed and assembled right here in Andover by a startup company called BirdsEyeView Aerobotics. In the last few years many types of […]

Long-time Manager Takes Ownership of Jake’s Market

Grand opening celebration, June 16 from 10 AM to 2 PM

By Steve Foley

Eighteen years ago, the Andover Mini-Mart was purchased by Ed Kerrigan and became part of the Jake’s Market and Deli family of stores. Andover native Jennifer Braley was hired as the manager and has been there ever since. In May, Braley purchased the store from Kerrigan and has renamed it JJ’s Market and Deli. It […]

NHEC Union Employees Announce Strike, Company Responds

Press release

PLYMOUTH, NH – The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local Union #1837 representing 83 employees of New Hampshire Electric Cooperative (NHEC) went on strike today after further negotiations failed to produce a successor agreement to a contract that expired on April 30, 2018. The company has activated a contingency plan that will provide for […]

Lake Sunapee Bank Named Lead Partner in New London Hospital’s Centennial

Press Release

New London Hospital (NLH) is pleased to announce that Lake Sunapee Bank, a division of Bar Harbor Bank and Trust, is a lead partner in the hospital’s centennial anniversary. NLH is celebrating its milestone in 2018 with a series of events held throughout New London’s 15-town service area, with emphasis on health education, community engagement, […]

Franklin Savings Bank’s Buzz Points Benefits Local Merchants and Non-Profits

Over $123,000 back into the community

Press Release

Franklin Savings Bank announced today that its Buzz Points debit card rewards program has funneled over $123,000 back into the local community. Since the program was introduced in July 2015, $116,095 in points earned have been redeemed at local merchants enrolled in the program. The Buzz Points program allows FSB debit cardholders to donate their […]

NH Electric Co-op Seeks Nominations for Board of Directors

Deadline is February 20

Press Release

PLYMOUTH – Members of the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative, Inc. (NHEC) interested in being considered for nomination to the Board of Directors should submit their material to the Nominating Committee by 4:30 p.m. on February 20, 2018.  More information is available on NHEC’s web site at www.nhec.com. \ “The Co-op seeks highly qualified members with […]

Franklin Savings Bank Announces Promotions   

Press Release
Franklin Savings Bank Announces Promotions   

FRANKLIN, NH (January 8, 2018) – Franklin Savings Bank announced today the recent promotions of Sarah E.M. Stanley to Community Relations & CRA Officer, Ulrike Smith to Quality Control & HMDA Manager, Dawn Phelps to AVP, Retail Lending Officer & Team Leader, and Kimberly Bliss to Commercial Lending Assistant. “This is a tremendous opportunity for […]

Franklin Savings Bank Raises over $16,000 for Granite United Way

Impact areas are education, income and health

Press release

Franklin Savings Bank announced today that it raised over $16,900 for its Granite United Way Pacesetter Campaign. From this total, the bank provided a dollar for dollar matching contribution of over $8,400.  As a Pacesetter organization, the bank’s annual fundraising campaign takes place prior to the launch of GUW’s general campaign. “I am truly proud […]

NH Electric Co-op Foundation Grants $15,000 to Help Local Food Pantries

Benefits 24 area food pantries

Press release

Three food pantries in Claremont and Enfield shared part of a $15,000 grant awarded by the New Hampshire Electric Co-op (NHEC) Foundation to the NH Food Bank. The Foundation grant was dispersed to 24 food pantries across the state in the form of an account credit at the Food Bank.  This grant will enable pantries […]

NHEC Foundation Puts NH Solar Shares Over the Top

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NHEC Foundation Puts NH Solar Shares Over the Top

A matching grant of $10,000 from the New Hampshire Electric Co-op Foundation will allow NH Solar Shares to break ground on its first solar photovoltaic (PV) array that will share renewable energy with low income families. The inaugural Solar Shares array will be built in Plymouth, NH on land donated by The Common Man Family […]

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