Hometown Bank News

Take a Sneak Peak at Hometown Bank’s New iBanking Program – COMING ON MAY 28th!

On May 28, 2015 all Hometown Bank customers will be introduced to a new and more complete online banking experience: Hometown iBanking and Hometown Bank Mobile. Attractive new interface - updated look and feel. Fast balances. Pay bills and transfer funds. New money management, quick links and budgeting features.  And introducing business banking...

Eliminate the clutter – eBills Are Coming on April 1st!

Effective April 1, 2015, Hometown Bank loan customers (mortgage, home equity, consumer, commercial, etc.) may receive their monthly loan payment notices, or eBills, electronically in place of paper statements sent through the U.S. Postal Service. Hometown Bank customers who are already signed up to receive eSatements online, will be automaticall...

Community Shredder Days are Back!

Hometown Bank has scheduled another round of its popular Community Shredder Days, beginning on April 18 according to Vice President of Communication, Joe Klimavich. On Community Shredder Days, a Shred-it truck with a built-in industrial paper shredder is parked in the bank’s parking lot for an entire morning. Local residents are encouraged to...

Hometown Bank Promotes Three

OXFORD, MA – Hometown Bank has announced the following promotions: Jennifer Laffond has been promoted to Assistant Vice President, Collection according to President and CEO, Michael D. Hewitt. Laffond began her banking career with the former Athol-Clinton Co-operative Bank (ACCB) in 2000 and has served in a variety of positions, including ATM/...

Oxford Branch to Host Reception for New OHS Student Gallery

Hometown Bank will host an Artists’ Reception on Thursday, March 5, 2015 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. featuring watercolors, pencil and colored pencil illustrations and ceramic pottery created by students in the Oxford High School Visual Arts department. Light refreshments will be served. The original student works are part of a small gallery install...

Hometown Bank Announces Promotions and Appointments

OXFORD, MA – Hometown Bank has announced the following promotions and appointments, according to Vice President of Human Resources Norma Collins: Vice President of Retail Kathryn Latour, who has managed the Bank’s Sturbridge branch office since 2006, has been appointed branch manager of Hometown Bank’s Oxford office. In her new position, s...

Skip & Judy Nielsen’s Volunteerism Knows No Boundaries

OXFORD, MA - Carl (aka “Skip”) and Judy Nielsen, Hometown Bank’s Everyday Hometown Heroes for December have perfected the art of community building. Whether it involves creating a community garden so neighbors can enjoy fresh, organic vegetables, or trekking off to Africa to install a new community well pump, the Nielsens’ style of voluntee...

Hometown Bank’s Hometown Hero for November Raises Hope and Spirits

Hometown Bank’s Everyday Hometown Hero for November is a familiar figure in her hometown of Auburn. Sheila Barter serves on the board of directors as secretary of the Auburn Chamber of Commerce and sits on a number of key committees – nominating, program, school/business partnership, health and business expo, Best of Auburn contest, Auburn Clea...

Hometown Bank celebrates 125th Anniversary with Open House

As Hometown Bank’s 125th anniversary year draws to a close, the Bank will be holding a special Anniversary Open House at all branch locations on Thursday, November 13, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. “Hometown Bank has been serving local residents as a respected community bank since 1889,” said President and CEO Michael D. Hewitt. “Along the...