People and Property: Real Estate and Construction News From Around NH

Ledyard Bank, People’s United opening new branches … and more
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New Hampshire beer distributor Bellavance Beverage Co. will soon be powered by 3,088 solar panels – the largest rooftop solar array in the state, offsetting more than 100% of the company’s annual electricity needs while cutting costs and carbon pollution. The 115,000-square-foot solar roof Airport. The 1,158-kilowatt DC solar array is being installed by ReVision Energy and is projected to generate 1,321,541 kilowatt-hours of clean electricity annually.

Merrimack County Savings Bank has purchased $10,000 in tax credits through the New Hampshire Community Development Finance Authority in support of the Capital Regional Development Council. The investment will go toward CRDC operating costs.

Nashua-based Millyard Bank has entered a contract with K.W. Management of Nashua for the design and installation of a 250-panel solar array on the roof of its headquarters at 57 Northeastern Boulevard in Nashua. The system will fully power Millyard Bank’s offices, which occupy 7,000 square feet, or 25 percent, of the building, the bank said.

Ledyard National Bank, headquartered in Hanover, has expanded its services in Concord with the opening of a full-service branch at 75 S. Main St.

Another new bank branch, this one in Manchester, is being opened by People’s United Bank. A virtual grand opening celebration for the branch, at The Shoppes at South Willow on South Willow Street, will be officially opened on Thursday, Nov. 12, with a virtual grand opening event.

North Branch Construction of Concord has hired Melissa Cloutier as its new receptionist. She has an extensive background in corporate reception, office administration, accounts payable, supplies management, inventory control, and data entry.

Turf Depot says it will be opening a new location at 30 Londonderry Turnpike in Hooksett before the end of the year. The store will soft open towards the end of 2020. It will be the company’s fifth retail store in southern New Hampshire.  Turf Depot originally began as Granz Power Equipment and Stills Power Equipment, with the first Turf Depot opening in Londonderry and a second in Portsmouth.

Liberty House, which provides sober housing and various services for homeless and struggling veterans, recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new 2,000-square-foot Center for Veterans in Manchester. The center will provide both program residents and local community veterans with a dedicated large gathering space for community programs, recovery meetings, job skills seminars, financial counseling sessions, recreational activities, an expanded food and clothing pantry and other services.

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