New Hampshire Division of Motor Vehicles Implements New License System

All DMV locations will be closed February 20 – 21

Press Release

The New Hampshire Department of Safety, Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is pleased to announce the implementation of a new driver licensing computer system later this month that offers improved reliability and enhanced functionality over the current outdated system. To minimize service interruptions, the DMV will conduct the transition to the new system over President’s […]

BirdsEyeView Aerobotics Moves to Andover

By Adam Sloan, Founder and CEO
BirdsEyeView Aerobotics Moves to Andover

BirdsEyeView Aerobotics is a high-tech startup company that manufactures small robotic aircraft for everyday people. Previously based in Boscawen, our company’s continued growth lead to a search for more space, which we found in the former Dalbello office on Main Street. Andover’s affordability, centralized location, and access to wide open spaces for flying make it […]

Bar Harbor Bankshares and Lake Sunapee Bank Group Merge

Local branches will still use Lake Sunapee Bank name

Press release

Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSE MKT: BHB) (or “Bar Harbor”), the holding company for Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, has successfully completed its merger with Lake Sunapee Bank Group (or “Lake Sunapee”), the holding company for Lake Sunapee Bank. The company is now the only community bank headquartered in Northern New England with a market footprint […]

Bill Bates of Belletetes Announces Retirement

By Charlie Darling, For the Beacon
Bill Bates of Belletetes Announces Retirement

  Saturday, December 17, will be Bill Bates’ last day at Belletetes. After 25 years as Vice President and General Manager at R. P. Johnson and Son and the past three-plus years as General Manager of Belletetes’ Andover and Sunapee locations, Bill is retiring. Steve and Bryan Johnson brought Bill on board at the end […]

New Location and Store for Belletetes

Estimated opening set for February

Press release
New Location and Store for Belletetes

  Belletetes, Inc. anticipates the opening of their new retail store at 24 Ten Penny Lane, Andover, New Hampshire, (across the street from their current store) to be early February 2017. With approximately 17,000 square feet of new space there will be more than ample room for expanded assortments of the usual hardware departments such […]

Department of Motor Vehicles Opens New Office in Newport

Hours are Monday - Friday 8 AM to 4 PM

Press release

The New Hampshire Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is pleased to announce the opening of a new DMV location in Newport on Monday, October 3. The new office, located at 20 North Main Street in downtown Newport, will provide a full range of services. The opening coincides with the closing of the current Claremont DMV […]

Franklin Savings Bank Unveils New Logo

Providing security and updated technology

Press release
Franklin Savings Bank Unveils New Logo

Franklin Savings Bank (FSB) is pleased to announce the launch of a new logo and a new tagline: Smarter Banking. Easier Living. The new logo represents the Bank’s growth and evolution as a tech-savvy financial institution, while the fresh typography reflects its down-to-earth, friendly, and collaborative approach to the customers and communities it has proudly served […]

Country Houses Real Estate is Now Coldwell Banker Lifestyles

Four Andover agents are part of the new firm

Press release

Country Houses Real Estate, one of the area’s largest real estate firms, has acquired Coldwell Banker Redpath of Hanover to become Coldwell Banker Lifestyles. The new firm is now the largest Coldwell Banker affiliate in New Hampshire, covering the Lake Sunapee and Dartmouth regions with more than 65 agents in five offices. “We have always run our […]