Hometown Bank News

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...

Hometown Bank’s Everyday Hometown Hero for October is Athol’s Bill Kessler

OXFORD, MA - Hometown Bank’s Everyday Hometown Hero for October, Bill Kessler says the driving force behind his volunteer activities in the community of Athol over the years has been the many opportunities he’s had to help make Athol a better place. Kessler’s connection to the town goes back about a century. His grandfather moved to Atho...

Hometown Bank Grand Opening Celebration is Saturday, October 18th

LEOMINSTER, MA – Hometown Bank will mark the opening of its eighth location with a Grand Opening Celebration at 9 Sack Boulevard, Leominster on Saturday, October 18 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., according to President and CEO Michael D. Hewitt. A special ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m. Hosted by the North Central Chamber of Commerce, th...

Woodcome Appointed to Hometown Bank Board of Directors

OXFORD, MA – Edward L. Woodcome, President of Woodcome Insurance Agency, 166 Hamilton Street, Leominster, has been appointed a Director of Hometown Bank, according to Board Chair Jeanne L. Katrenak. “We are delighted to welcome Ed to the Board as we prepare to open our Leominster branch office,” said Katrenak. “Ed has been servicing the...

Hometown Bank Announces Everyday Hometown Hero for September

OXFORD, MA - In every community, there is a go-to person who always seems to have just the right answer when you need information. In the town of Brookfield, that person is our Everyday Hometown Hero for September, Peter Martell. For the second month in a row, our committee has selected an honoree from this small town with a population of just o...