News : Branching into N.H.: Kennebunk Savings Bank sees big potential in Portsmouth

Mar 18, 2011

From The Portsmouth Herald

By Tom Cocchiaro

For more than 30 years, 111 Maplewood Ave. in Portsmouth was filled with newsroom hustle and bustle, and the deafening din of presses cranking out the Portsmouth Herald's revelation of the day — but times change. What was once was the heart of the region's award-winning journalism crew is now home to Kennebunk Savings Bank, a Maine-based community bank that recently chose to cross the river to test the waters in the Port City.

The move to explore new opportunities in New Hampshire was more about better serving existing customers in the Seacoast area than just being in Portsmouth, according to Brad Paige, Kennebunk Savings' president and chief executive officer, although he admits the vibrant business climate in the region also "turned his head.".. Read the full story here!