Hometown Bank News

Hometown Bank to Partner with Easthampton Savings Bank

Oxford, MA and Easthampton, MA - Easthampton Savings Bank, the wholly-owned subsidiary of ESB Bancorp, Inc., (ESB) and Hometown Bank, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Hometown Community Bancorp, Inc., jointly announced today that they will form a strategic partnership through the merger of their holding companies. After this transaction is completed,...

September Promotions and Appointments

Hometown Bank has announced the following promotions and appointments, according to Vice President of Human Resources Norma Collins: Veronica Hopkins has been promoted to loan servicing supervisor at the Oxford Operations Center, where she was previously a loan administrator. In her new position, Ms. Hopkins will oversee the day to day operation...

Susan Rheault Promoted to Supervisor of Operations

Please join us in congratulating Susan Rheault on her promotion to supervisor of operations. In her new position, she will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operational efforts of the Bank and ensuring that established operational and security policies and procedures are followed. Sue started her career with Hometown Bank in 2008 as a f...

Introducing the Winner of our iPad Mini eStatement Promotion

CONGRATULATIONS to Lisa Cloutier, of Southbridge, winner of an iPad Mini in our eStatement/eBill enrollment raffle! Lisa's been a customer at our Sturbridge branch for close to 10 years but only recently signed up for electronic statements. "I do everything else electronically," said Lisa (shown receiving her iPad from Branch Manager Sue Collins...

Read the 2014 Hometown Bank Annual Report Online

The 2014 annual report of Hometown Bank is now available to read online. Just click on this link and you will be redirected to a PDF version of the report. The report includes a message from our President and CEO, Mike Hewitt, a summary of our activities during 2014, our 125th anniversary year, and end-of-year financial statements reflecting the...

Pappas Elected Chairman of Hometown Bank Board

Hometown Bank’s Board of Directors has elected Sam S. Pappas as its new chairman, succeeding former chair, Jeanne L. Katrenak, effective immediately. Steven H. Duvarney, II was elected vice-chairman. Pappas was first elected to the Board of Directors of the Bank in 1996, when it was still known as Webster Cooperative Bank and had just one offi...

Hometown Bank Community Bancorp, MHC Conducts Annual Meeting

The annual meeting of Hometown Community Bancorp, MHC was held on Thursday, May 28 at Nuovo Restaurant in Worcester. Chairman of the Board Jeanne L. Katrenak presided over the meeting, welcomed attendees and delivered opening remarks. Clerk Henry J. LaMountain, Sr. presented the report of the nominating committee and Louis J. Perrin, Jr. was ele...

Hometown Bank Announces Recent Promotions

Hometown Bank has announced two promotions according to Norma Collins, Vice President of Human Resources and Operations: Jennifer Mancini, of Webster has been promoted to compliance assistant. In her new position, Ms. Mancini will assist the Bank’s compliance officer in assuring bank-wide regulatory compliance; preparing and implementing compl...

An Important Message for Online Bill Payment Customers

On May 28, 2015 Hometown Bank will roll out 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 • New business banking account manag...