NHEC 78th Annual Meeting and Dinner Scheduled for June 13

Press release

New Hampshire Electric Cooperative (NHEC) will hold its 78th Annual Meeting of Members on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at Prospect Hall on the campus of Plymouth State University in Plymouth. All Co-op members are welcome to attend. A spaghetti dinner will be served starting at 5 PM. The business meeting starts at 6 PM. and […]

Belletetes Celebrates Grand Re-Opening

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Belletetes Celebrates Grand Re-Opening

  Belletetes, Inc., held their Grand Re-Opening Ceremony at their new 17,000 square foot retail store in Andover, New Hampshire, on May 20. Customers were invited to enjoy burgers and hotdogs while listening to live music, take a tour of the beautiful new retail store, visit vendor displays and demonstrations, enter to win great prizes […]

FSB Offers 7 Ways to Stay Safe Online

Protect your financial information

Press release

Every year, millions of consumers fall victim to cybercrime. According to the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center, consumers lost more than $1 billion from scams initiated through the web in 2015. In recognition of Safer Internet Day on February 7, Franklin Savings Bank is providing seven tips to help consumers guard against online threats as […]

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licensing computer system later this month that offers improved reliability and enhanced functionality over the current outdated system.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

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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

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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 […]