Hometown Bank News

Hometown Financial Group to Acquire Pilgrim Bancshares

July 25, 2018- Easthampton, Massachusetts and Cohasset, Massachusetts - Hometown Financial Group, Inc. the holding company for bankESB (Easthampton, MA) and bankHometown (Oxford, MA), and Pilgrim Bancshares, Inc. (OTC: PLRM) have jointly announced today that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement in which Hometown Financial Group, In...

bankHometown selects Matthew McAvoy-LaFlamme as new Branch Manager for Putnam Location

OXFORD, MA - Matthew McAvoy-LaFlamme accepted the position as Branch Manager of the bankHometown Putnam, Connecticut location on June 4th, 2018. Prior to accepting this position, Matthew was the Branch Manager of the Killingly location, and prior to that role, he was the Branch Supervisor of the Woodstock location. Currently, Matthew serves as t...

Hackers scam homebuyers out of millions — and it’s getting worse

WASHINGTON — In this year of horrendous cyberheists — Equifax the most prominent — you’ve probably taken at least a few precautions: changed passwords, stopped opening files and links from unknown senders, upgraded your computer security measures, maybe put a freeze on your credit reports. But if you're buying a house and heading to sett...

Spring Community Shredding Days Announced!

InfoShred® Document Destruction will provide on-site shredding of personal, confidential paper documents on the spot. Bring up to the equivalent of one or two copy-paper/file-sized boxes of documents. There is no charge. The following locations will be holding Community Shredding Days from 9 AM – Noon: May 5th: Putnam Office |182 Main Stre...

bankHometown Contributes $12,800 to Local United Way Chapters

OXFORD, MA:  Michael Hewitt, President and CEO of bankHometown, announced the bank has raised $12,800 during their Annual Giving Campaign benefiting three local chapters of the United Way. Chapters of United Way are vital links between local non-profit organizations and the residents who live in those towns to ensure better lives for those less...

Find the bankHometown Credit Card that’s right for you!

Are you looking for a rewards card that earns automatic bonus points on every purchase, every month? Or maybe you’d prefer a card to pay down your balances on other cards faster, or to save on interest. Whatever your needs, we have a credit card that’s right for you! No matter which card you choose, you’ll enjoy important features like:...