Townline Equipment, a group of Kubota dealers with locations in New Hampshire and Vermont, has purchased the three Sharon Springs Garage Kubota dealership locations in Sharon Springs, Oneonta and Troy.

In a press release, Townline Equipment president Matt Marrazzo said that as the company grows, it will “remain committed to its customer-focused, community-focused approach.”

“Sharon Springs Garage has operated under the Handy family name for 116 years, with expansions to Oneonta, New York in 1997 and Troy, New York in 2002,” Marrazzo said. “Their reputation for excellent product, parts and service support and their commitment to their employees fits well with our culture of caring for our customers, our employees and the communities we serve. We are excited to integrate their talented team members into the Townline family and expand the capabilities of all three New York locations while providing the best equipment ownership experience to every customer who chooses to do business with us.

Townline will offer the full line of Kubota products at all three locations, including tractors, compact construction equipment, utility vehicles, turf and hay products, according to the release. It will also feature products from Land Pride, Stihl, Bush Hog, FAE and more.

“We now have 65 employees and look forward to creating more jobs in Troy, Sharon Springs and Oneonta in the immediate future as we grow our service teams and expand our product and service solutions,” Marrazzo said. “We are also looking forward to bringing our well-known on-site mobile support service and our expertise in Kubota’s excellent line of compact construction products to market. We appreciate the trust David Handy has placed in us and look forward to becoming a cornerstone of these communities for years to come.

NBT offers a new digital service

NBT Bank now offers the NBT iSelect Account, certified by the National Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund as meeting Bank On National Account standards.

“As a community bank focused on supporting the financial health of current and future customers, we are proud to offer this new NBT iSelect account to those who need accessible and affordable ways to bank,” said the bank’s president and CEO, John H. Watt. Jr said in a press release. “Our NBT iSelect account offers a reliable and transparent banking solution with many no-fee banking benefits to help customers take control of their finances quickly and easily, without worrying about low monthly balances or unexpected service charges.”

“The Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund is delighted to award its National Bank On Account certification to NBT Bank’s NBT iSelect Account,” said Jonathan Mintz, President and CEO of Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund. “The NBT iSelect Account offers residents of the North East looking to improve their finances a secure, affordable and truly useful consumer banking product – this is especially important during COVID-19, as consumers need to access and manage their money at the both affordable and hassle-free. NBT Bank’s offering of this great account puts them at the forefront of national access to banking efforts, and we thank them for that.

In addition to no monthly maintenance fees, inactivity or inactivity fees, overdraft fees and minimum balance requirements, the NBT iSelect account “is an ideal choice for those who have no banking history. or who find it difficult to maintain a checking account,” according to the statement. noted. NBT iSelect account holders will also have access to an NBT Bank debit card and digital banking services.

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