Our Life in Color Blog

A message about current events from our President & CEO, Dan Walsh

With the unsettling events unfolding in Europe, we would like to reassure and share with you what Norway Savings Bank is doing to keep your funds safe and secure. Norway Savings Bank’s IT infrastructure and systems are incredibly secure. Our experienced IT team constantly monitors, secures and tests all information security assets.  We also have… Read more »

Cybersecurity

While it’s likely that you access the internet nearly every single day, that doesn’t mean that you can let your guard down when it comes to your cybersecurity. It’s almost impossible to imagine life without electronic devices. How would you keep in touch with your friends, listen to music, watch movies, buy tickets, make payments,… Read more »

Branch lobbies are opening Monday, March 22nd!

To our Valued Customers and Friends, We look forward to seeing you! Today, on the one-year anniversary of the day we first closed lobbies to the public in 2020, we are pleased to announce that we are reopening 23 of our 24 branch lobbies effective March 22, 2021.  The lobby at our Exchange Street Portland branch will… Read more »

Milestone Branch Anniversaries provide donations to Maine nonprofits

In 2020, Norway Savings Bank celebrated milestone anniversaries at four of our branches: Gorham – 15 years Congress Street, Portland – 20 years Topsham – 35 years Fryeburg – 45 years During normal years, we would have celebrated in person, but due to the pandemic, we decided to connect with our communities by providing support… Read more »

Can You Spot a Phishing Scam?

Every day, thousands of people fall victim to fraudulent emails, texts and calls from scammers pretending to be their bank. And in this time of expanded use of online banking, the problem is only growing worse. In fact, the Federal Trade Commission’s report on fraud estimates that American consumers lost a staggering $1.9 billion to… Read more »

Norway Savings announces branch and lobby reopening plans

It’s hard to believe it’s been over 2 months since closing our branch lobbies with the priority of keeping employees and customers safe while doing our part to help “flatten the curve” in our communities. We recognize the inconveniences you may have experienced and we are grateful for your patience and understanding. However, we are… Read more »

Fraud is on the rise

In these times of crisis, fraudsters take advantage of the public’s fear, anxiety and uncertainty to step up their attempts to obtain sensitive, personal information, thereby allowing them to steal identities and, potentially, money. This week, we were made aware of a scam targeting Norway Savings Bank customers.  The fraudsters called various NSB customers saying… Read more »

COVID-19: Have you heard the news? Here’s what’s happening May 1st

To Our Valued Customers, The month of April certainly flew by, and I’m sure you’re as anxious as we are for the return of warm weather and the end of the Stay-at-Home Executive Order. We are reopening all but two of our branches May 1st for Drive-Up Banking service While banks are identified as “Essential… Read more »

Beware of Paycheck Protection Program Scams

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was created to help small businesses pay their employees and for other necessary costs like rent and utilities. Unfortunately, fraudsters have already begun targeting small business owners during these economically difficult times. Be on the lookout for grant fraud, loan fraud and phishing (sending emails that look official, but are… Read more »