Patten Lumbermen’s Museum: Log On To History

BY: MATT FARNHAM, F. A. PEABODY INSURANCE Rhonda Brophy opened the doors on a blustery March morning for our Risk & Business interview, ready to talk about the exciting history of Patten Lumbermen’s Museum and upcoming museum events. Even though the museum is...

Cassie Fostun Named 2017 Outstanding CSR of the Year

Lincoln, Maine – Cassie Fostun, commercial customer service agent of the F. A. Peabody Company (FAPCO) of Lincoln, was recently named the 2017 Outstanding CSR of the Year for the state of Maine by the National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research.  Mrs....

Madigan Estates: A Business That Never Retires

BY: CHRISTOPHER ANDERSON, PRESIDENT, F. A. PEABODY INSURANCE In 1978, Brenda and Dana Brown of Houlton, Maine, established Madigan Health Care Facility after buying the former Madigan Hospital and building a new 50-bed nursing home. Brenda continued to operate the...

R. E. Lowell Lumber: Where Hard Work Is The Family Tradition

BY: SCOTT AUSTIN, CIC, F. A. PEABODY INSURANCE In the 1950s and into the 60s, Ralph Lowell worked as a jack-of-all-trades while living in Buckfield, Maine, with his wife and eight children. He often labored in the woods and had an old sawmill that he used for small...