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:30 TV spot from Bangor Savings Bank where two different people with drastically different personalities agree on one thing: Bangor Savings Bank.

Bangor Savings to merge with New Hampshire bank in $45M deal

Bangor Savings Bank plans to merge with New Hampshire’s Granite Bank in a $45 million deal that would make the combined bank a contender for the title of the largest based in Maine.

The deal is expected to close in the second quarter of next year, pending approval by regulators and shareholders.

This is the second foray into the Granite State by the Bangor-based mutual bank, which earlier this year opened a limited service branch in Portsmouth offering mortgage and other lending along with payroll services. A mutual bank is owned by its members rather than stockholders.

Granite Bank’s parent, First Colebrook Bancorp Inc., is a public company based in Colebrook, New Hampshire. Its shareholders still must vote to approve the deal.

The Federal Reserve Board, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and state banking departments of New Hampshire and Maine also will need to approve the deal, according to Scott Cooper, president and CEO of Granite Bank.

Franklin County Chamber held annual awards dinner

Board president Mike Blanchet talked about the chamber’s progress over the past year. Some of the year’s highlights include 10 ribbon-cutting ceremonies, 10 Business After Hours events, selling more than $7,000 in “Chamber Bucks” gift certificates, which encourage customers to buy local, hosting workshops and increasing the chamber’s social media presence.

The chamber promoted Franklin County and its member businesses through the distribution of 12,000 Welcome Guides and more than 5,000 member brochures at the chamber’s two kiosks. The chamber also co-hosted events such as Entrepreneurs Connect and the Tri-Chamber BBQ.

Meservier recognized the evenings gold partners as Franklin Savings Bank and Senior Planning Center along with the silver partners Dead River Company, Skowhegan Savings Bank, United Insurance Shiretown Agency, Comfort Inn and Suites, Carrier Welding, Mills & Mills, Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice, Work First, Coca Cola, Austin Associates and Seniors Plus, according to the release.

What do you need to have to withdraw money from a bank?

I am under 18 and i want to withdraw $75 dollars out of my bank account. What do i need to have with me in order to do that?


A form of picture ID and possibly a withdrawal slip (they have those there if they require them).