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How to Avoid Overspending This Holiday Season

NORWAY, Maine — With consumer sentiment the highest it’s been since the recession, shoppers are expected to open their wallets a bit wider this year. Will holiday spending leave shoppers in the red? Not if they plan wisely and use some common sense tips from Norway Savings Bank. “This is the most festive time of year,… Read more »

Regional Lenders Establish Agreement to Help Local Businesses

NORWAY, ME – Leaders from Norway Savings Bank, Community Concepts Finance Corp and its parent company Community Concepts met to formalize a longstanding agreement between the two financial organizations that provides technical assistance and access to capital for businesses within the region. “This signing is the embodiment of a 25-year working partnership with the express… Read more »

Scott Smith joins Norway Savings Bank as Vice President, Branch Manager

NORWAY, Maine – Norway Savings Bank is pleased to announce that Scott Smith has recently joined the Bank as Vice President, Branch Manager of the Bethel office. Smith is a Bethel native who brings more than twenty-five years of mortgage retail banking experience to the Norway Savings Bank team. As branch manager, Smith’s responsibilities include the… Read more »

Norway Savings Bank supports Community Financial Literacy

LEWISTON, ME (May 27, 2015) – Norway Savings Bank recently provided Community Financial Literacy with a donation for $2,500 to help support financial literacy programs for refugees, immigrants, asylees and low-income individuals in the Lewiston/Auburn area. Community Financial Literacy (CFL) offers financial literacy courses and one-on-one financial counseling in Portland and in Lewiston/Auburn. Many of… Read more »

Norway Savings Bank promotes Jennifer Schumacher to Senior Vice President

NORWAY, Maine – Norway Savings Bank is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Jennifer Schumacher to Senior Vice President, Senior Trust Officer of the Asset Management Group. In her new position, Schumacher will serve as a member of the Senior Management team at Norway Savings Bank. Schumacher joined the Norway Savings Bank Asset Management… Read more »

Fryeburg Academy Student Wins First Place in National Video Contest

FRYEBURG, ME – Chris Choyce, a senior at Fryeburg Academy, won first place in the American Bankers Association’s Lights, Camera, Save! national video contest. The announcement was made today in a video broadcast via the association’s YouTube channel. Chris submitted his video entry to Norway Savings Bank to compete at the local level of the contest…. Read more »

Community Banking Thrives at 5-Star Norway Savings Bank

JANUARY 16, 2015 Norway Savings Bank is proud to announce it has earned BauerFinancial’s 5-Star Superior rating for strength and security, proof positive that you don’t have to be the biggest to be the best. BauerFinancial Inc., Coral Gables, Florida, the nation’s bank rating firm, has been evaluating and rating banks since 1983. A 5-Star Superior rating indicates that Norway… Read more »

2014 Lights, Camera, Save! Winner Announced

NORWAY, Maine – Norway Savings Bank is proud to congratulate Chris Choyce of Denmark, winner of our local round of the Lights, Camera, Save! video contest. The Lights, Camera, Save! video contest is one of several components of the ABA Education Foundation’s Teach Children to Save program. This component is a unique competition that encourages youth to use video… Read more »