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Securely Disposing of Your Mobile Device

Did you get a new phone recently? Our phones hold more personal information than we may be aware of and simply deleting data is not enough! Click here to read this helpful newsletter from the SANS Institute before you dispose of your mobile device.

Reflections on 2016: Norway Savings Bank 150th Anniversary

As 2016 comes to a close, I’d like to share with you reflections from one of the most significant milestone years in the history of Norway Savings Bank. Think back…all the way back to 1866, that’s when Norway Savings Bank was originally chartered…right after the Civil War by fourteen men who shared a vision. They… Read more »

Bike Maine with Karen: Week End Re-cap

Bike Maine – Day 6: Thursday night was so cold! I wore everything possible and still shivered! It didn’t take long for the sun to warm us up as we headed out of Lubec High School… Today was the longest ride of the week covering 73.1 miles with elevation gain of 4,092 feet! Our first… Read more »

Bike Maine with Karen – Days 4 & 5

Welcome to Eastport! To recap Wednesday – our day off: It was a beautiful morning in Eastport, I walked seven miles exploring several museums and art exhibits. The Senior Center served the best crab rolls for lunch. We had a delicious grilled salmon dinner followed by music from Celtic Schmeltic – (we even witnessed a wedding!) then… Read more »

Bike Maine with Karen – Day 3

I’ve decided some Tuesday’s are better than others….today was a gem! Started the day at 8:00 am heading inland and passed by Machias Elementary and Elm Street schools and all of the children were cheering us on as we rode by – seriously welled up for a minute…then up, up, UP we rode – expressing… Read more »

Bike Maine with Karen – Day 2

Today’s ride was a 56.2-mile trek from Jonesport to Machias. We started out heading across the bridge to Beals and then began peddling to the east, hugging tightly to the coast northward until crossing the Chandler River.  Once we arrived in Jonesboro, we continued on to the Roque Bluffs State Park, a beautiful remote location… Read more »

Bike Maine with Karen – Day 1

Over the next seven days, Karen Hakala, SVP of Marketing, will be representing Norway Savings Bank and putting in some serious miles on her bike with Bike Maine! 354 miles to be exact! Karen will be sharing updates with us each day so we can all vicariously experience everything that Bike Maine and the coast of Maine… Read more »

7 Tips to Avoid Online Fraud

Every year, millions of consumers fall victim to cyber crime. According to the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center, in 2014, consumers lost more than $800 million from scams initiated through the web. Here are seven tips to help consumers protect themselves from online fraud. “The Internet has become one of the most popular tools used… Read more »

Norway Savings Bank A+ Athlete of the Year

For the past two years, Norway Savings Bank has sponsored the A+ Athlete program in partnership with WGME 13 and FOX 23. Community members were asked to submit nominations for students that excel both academically and athletically in our local high schools. Each month from October to April, a panel of judges selected one student… Read more »

5 Ways to Protect Your Small Business from Account Fraud

Corporate account takeover is a type of fraud where thieves gain access to a business’ finances to make unauthorized transactions, including transferring funds from the company, creating and adding new fake employees to payroll, and stealing sensitive customer information that may not be recoverable. Norway Savings Bank recommends following these tips to keep your small… Read more »