Hometown Bank News

Spring Community Shredding Days!

Shred-it® 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: April 15th: Leominster Office, 9 Sack Blv...

Get the Power to Cut High Cable Bills

Watching television can be a great way to kick back and relax. But if you're a cable TV customer and overpaying for services, that relaxation can quickly turn to stress once you receive a high monthly bill. You do, however, have the power to reduce or even eliminate your bill. Here are some ways to make that happen: Review your bill. With electron...

bankHOMETOWN contributes $11,514 to local United Way Chapters

OXFORD, MA:  Michael Hewitt, President and CEO of bankHometown, announced the bank has raised $11,514 during their Annual Giving Campaign benefiting four local chapters of the United Way.  The United Way is a vital link between local non-profit organizations and the communities they serve ensuring better lives for those less fortunate.  These fu...

bankHometown contributes $10,000 to NewVue Communities℠

FITCHBURG, MA: Michael Hewitt, President and CEO of bankHometown, announced the bank has contributed $10,000 to NewVue Communities℠.  NewVue Communities is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating strong and healthy neighborhoods where residents choose to live, work, and invest. By taking a leadership role in the community and being inn...

5 Smart Things to Do with Your Tax Return

What's not to love about receiving money? It's why millions and millions of people play the lottery each year. And while most won't be lucky enough to win the jackpot, they may very well receive money in a far more common way — getting a tax refund. For some Americans, tax time is a time of excitement as they wait for a check in the mail or an e...

Imposter Scams

Chances are good that someone you know has been scammed. They may not talk about it, but the statistics do. The truth is that sharing what you know can help protect someone who you know from a scam. People listen to you because they trust you. You’re a friend, a neighbor, a relative. We'll be posting different articles to help you start that...

bankHOMETOWN’S 13TH ANNUAL “NEIGHBORS HELPING NEIGHBORS” CAMPAIGN CONCLUDES

OXFORD, MA – bankHometown concluded the 2016 campaign with total donations of $17,500.00, representing contributions from personal and business customers and employees, and a dollar for dollar matching gift from the Bank. Individual checks in the amount of $2,500.00 were presented to each of seven participating food pantries at a holiday rec...

Cardholders at Risk for Holiday Phishing and Malware Campaigns

Cardholders at Risk for Holiday Phishing and Malware Campaigns The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) has released a statement reminding individuals to remain vigilant when browsing or shopping online this holiday season. Fraudulent seasonal campaigns put cardholders at risk for security...