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Mayberry named exec director of NH Home Builders, Claremont Savings to open Lebanon branch … and more
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Ledyard National Bank’s regional retail manager, Katie Blake, right, recently visited Keith Coughlin, executive artistic director of the New London Barn Playhouse recently to deliver Ledyard’s $25,000 donation to the ‘Playing a Part’ capital campaign, which is raising funds to enhance the theater, expand educational programs and build new office and workspaces, which will include the Ledyard National Bank Conference room.

Former Dover City Councilor Matt Mayberry has been named the new executive director of the NH Home Builders Association. Mayberry, a longtime Realtor with 25 years of real estate and development experience, is also a former commissioner of the New Hampshire Human Rights Commission and a former candidate for the Republican nomination in the 1st Congressional District. Mayberry was chosen from over 70 candidates, said the organization’s interim president, Joe Harnois of Atlantic Builders Supply.

Van Otis Chocolates, a longtime mainstay in Manchester, is opening its first satellite store, a new retail location at 15 S. Main St. in Wolfeboro. Van Otis will open its new store the week of May 24. It will be open seven days a week throughout the summer.

Claremont Savings Bank plans to open a full-service branch at 106 North Main St., an expansion into the heart of the Upper Valley, this summer. Claremont Savings has had a loan production office in West Lebanon for the past three years, but has decided to open a full-service branch because of the number of people who live in Claremont and work in the Lebanon area, the bank says. Claremont Savings Bank currently has branches in Claremont, Charlestown and Springfield, Vt.

North Branch Construction, Concord, has announced the addition of Richard LeVinus, Daniel Salmonson and Katie St. Jean to the company. LeVinus joins the firm as safety director. Salmonson gas been hired as a project superintendent, and St. Jean has joined the firm as receptionist.

Mark Stasium has been named senior vice president, director of commercial real estate banking at Camden National Bank. For the past six years, he has served as senior vice president, commercial real estate banker at the bank.

Construction industry veterans Dennis O’Neil and Mark Small have joined Structure Tone in Salem. A senior estimator O’Neil has managed commercial, industrial and residential projects. A senior project manager, Small worked for Structure Tone’s sister company Govan Brown in Toronto, for over five years,

Chris Langlois has joined the Dow Realty Group, Portsmouth. Prior to starting his real estate career, he ran his own auto dealership in Kingston. Dow started in Wolfeboro and now has teams in the Lakes Region, White Mountains and Seacoast.

St. Mary’s Bank was recently named a top 10 lender by New Hampshire Housing for the 11th consecutive year. The Mortgage Center at St. Mary’s participates in New Hampshire Housing’s Home Flex and Preferred Programs, which make homeownership possible for low- to moderate-income households.

The Lesniak Home Team, of Keller Williams Coastal Realty recently moved its offices to 65 Main St., Dover.

Steven M. Caulfield of Turner Building Science & Design, part of the Concord-based H.L. Turner Group, has been selected as one of the 2020 recipients of the American Industrial Hygiene Association Best Seller Award for his work on the publication, “Recognition, Evaluation, and Control of Indoor Mold.” The award is presented to the editor of a new publication that sold the most copies during the past year.

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