The First Bancorp, parent company of First National Bank, announced Oct. 19 operating results for the nine months ended Sept. 30. Net income was $13.7 million, up $1.3 million, or 10.1 percent, from the first nine months of 2015 and earnings per common share on a fully diluted basis of $1.27 were up $0.11, or 9.5 percent, from the same period in 2015.

The company also announced operating results for the quarter ended Sept. 30. Net income was $4.6 million, up $374,000, or 8.9 percent, from the third quarter of 2015 and earnings per common share on a fully diluted basis of $0.42 were up $0.03, or 7.7 percent, from the same period in 2015.

Bank President and CEO Tony C. McKim said it was the best performance for the first nine months of the year in the bank's history.