Insight

The Season of Giving

The end of the year is often seen as a time to give to those in need, whether it’s through monetary support or showing up to volunteer. How can you make the most impact this season as you decide where your resources should go?

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Posted by Mariah Davis on December 18, 2019

Healing Trauma through the Expressive Arts

At Mascoma Bank, we believe that the importance of art and the value of its creation goes far beyond anything displayed on walls or a stage. That’s why we are proud to be a longtime supporter of SafeArt, a community-based organization that uses the expressive arts as tools to support mental health and overall well-being.

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Posted by Mariah Davis on November 26, 2019

Want to Go to a Show? Check Out the Live Theater in the Upper Valley

If you’re a theater lover, and you’re new to the Upper Valley, you might think you have to trek to Boston or New York to meet your live theater needs.

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Posted by Sherry Noyes on November 14, 2019

Changing the World through Music

Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music sits on 100 pastoral acres in the small New Hampshire town of Nelson. Originally a sheep farm, the location was acquired in 1971 by Boston area-based cellist and music teacher Gene Rosov, who had a dream to start a music camp for his students.

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Posted by Mariah Davis on September 17, 2019

The Intervale Center: Good for Farms, Good for Land, Good for People

Rising in the town of Cabot in Washington County, Vermont, the Winooski River flows westward across half the state, winding its way through Colchester, Winooski, and Burlington on its approach to Lake Champlain. From above, it looks like a ribbon tossed upon the land.

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Posted by Mariah Davis on August 7, 2019

The Lucy Mackenzie Humane Society: Improving the Lives of People and Pets

At Mascoma Bank, one of our most important goals is to be a force for positive change. No less an authority than Mahatma Gandhi once said, “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” If that’s true, the Lucy Mackenzie Humane Society is making us

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Posted by Mariah Davis on

Tech Support in the Upper Valley—Who You Gonna Call?

How much do you depend on your smartphone, iPad, laptop, or tablet? If any one of those devices stopped working right now, just how far up a creek without a paddle would you be? Does the thought alone make you break out in a cold sweat?

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Posted by Janet Costa on April 2, 2019

11 Downhill Ski Resorts Near Keene

Right about this time of year, all you avid snowboarders and skiers in the Keene area are doing the same thing. You’re hoping winter comes early, drops tons of snow, and stays as long as possible, at least through April, maybe even into May.

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Posted by Sarah Powell on November 14, 2018

INSIGHT Investing in the Community: Mascoma Community Development

Learn how Mascoma Community Development helped drive economic revitalization in Berlin, New Hampshire’s steel industry and assisted in putting more than a hundred local residents back to work.

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Posted by on February 6, 2017

5 Tips on Becoming a Part of a New Community

Moving to a new neighborhood? Here’s how to find your new community.

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Posted by Sarah Powell on August 17, 2016