Protect Yourself from Zelle® Scams

April 11, 2024 —

Who doesn’t love a convenient and easy way to move money? That’s why Zelle, the person-to-person payment service offered by Abington Bank, has become a popular way to send and receive money quickly. Unfortunately, it’s also become popular among scammers who use it to defraud unsuspecting victims. As part of our commitment to helping you

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Abington Bank to Host Free Shred Day

Abington, Massachusetts — March 22, 2024 —

Abington Bank invites customers and members of the community to a free Shred Day on Saturday, April 27, from Noon to 3:00 p.m. (or until the truck is full) at the bank’s Randolph office at 129 N. Main St. Local residents can reduce their risk of identity theft by bringing old mail, receipts, statements or

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Abington Bank Parent Wins 2024 Top Workplaces USA Award

Abington, Massachusetts — March 20, 2024 —

Hometown Financial Group, parent company of Abington Bank, bankESB, and bankHometown, announced today it was named a winner of the 2024 Top Workplaces USA award by Energage and USA Today. Top Workplaces USA celebrates organizations with 150 or more employees that are dedicated to building an exceptional people-first culture. Winners are chosen based solely on

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Beware of Fraud This Tax Season!

March 20, 2024 —

Tax season is in full swing. For many, it’s time to get a little extra money back as a refund. Unfortunately, it’s also a time that scammers look to steal money and the identities of unsuspecting victims. At Abington Bank, we want to help protect you. Here’s some info on the latest tax scams and

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Abington Bank promotes Epps to Assistant Branch Manager

Abington Bank recently promoted Fredrick Epps to assistant branch manager of its 497 Washington Street, Stoughton office. Fredrick, of Boston, has more than 5 years of banking experience and was previously teller supervisor in Stoughton. He started as a teller at Envision Bank in 2018. In his new role, Fred will be there to help

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Abington Bank Sponsors 2024 Cotter Tournament

Abington, Massachusetts — February 23, 2024 —

Abington Bank served as the exclusive sponsor of the Shawn P. Cotter Memorial Basketball Tournament that took place February 19 to 21, 2024 at Abington High School. The tournament featured boys’ and girls’ teams from Abington, Rockland, and Sandwich high schools as well as Cape Cod Academy. Mr. Cotter was an attorney and a distinguished,

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A message to our customers on our recent merger announcement

February 22, 2024 —

Dear Valued Customer: We’re truly excited about our recent agreement to merge Abington Bank and North Shore Bank under our parent company, Hometown Financial Group. While both banks are already strong, we know that together we’ll be even better able to unlock potential for our employees, our communities, and especially you, our valued customers. Enhanced

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North Shore Bank and Abington Bank to Merge

Easthampton and Peabody, Massachusetts — February 15, 2024 —

Will create a $3 billion premier community bank with 25 branches serving eastern Massachusetts. Hometown Financial Group, Inc., the holding company for bankESB, bankHometown, and Abington Bank, and North Shore Bancorp, the holding company for North Shore Bank, jointly announced today that the organizations have entered into an agreement in which North Shore Bank will

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Abington Bank Donates $76,500 to Local Food Pantries

Abington, Massachusetts — February 9, 2024 —

Andrew J. Raczka, president and CEO of Abington Bank, announced that the bank’s Neighbors Helping Neighbors campaign raised $71,500 for the 13 local food pantries that participated in the third annual fundraising drive. At the same time, the bank made an additional $5,000 donation to the Wellspring Multi-Service Food Distribution Center, which supports more than

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Abington Bank Donates $50,000 to NeighborWorks Housing Solutions

Abington, Massachusetts — January 26, 2024 —

Abington Bank, and its charitable giving program, The Giving Tree, recently awarded $50,000 to NeighborWorks Housing Solutions (NHS), in support of their mission to provide housing, housing resources, and financial education to families in need. The Giving Tree reflects the roots we have in our communities, our commitment to making a real difference in the

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Abington Bank donates $42,000 for fuel assistance

Abington, Massachusetts — January 25, 2024 —

In time for this winter’s home heating season, Abington Bank has donated $42,000 toward local fuel assistance programs for low-income families in seven communities. The donations were made to Self Help Inc. of Brockton and Quincy Community Action Programs, which will administer the funds for fuel assistance to qualifying families in Abington, Avon, Braintree, Brockton,

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Hometown Mortgage promotes Harris to Residential Lending Administrative Officer

Abington, Massachusetts — January 11, 2024 —

Hometown Mortgage recently promoted Jennifer Harris to residential lending administrative officer. Hometown Mortgage is a division of bankESB, a Hometown Financial Group company that also includes bankHometown and Abington Bank. Harris, of Raynham, has seven years of banking experience. She joined the former Envision Bank Mortgage Division, now Hometown Mortgage, in 2016 as a loan

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Abington Bank Promotes Teixeira to Float Retail Manager

Abington, Massachusetts — December 8, 2023 —

Maria Teixeira, of Stoughton, was recently promoted to float retail manager. Teixeira has more than 20 years of banking experience, having most recently served as assistant branch manager of Abington Bank’s Washington St., Stoughton, office since November 2022. Prior to that, she held a variety of roles including assistant branch manager, teller supervisor, and loan

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Abington Bank Supports Local Food Pantries through 3rd Annual Neighbors Helping Neighbors Fundraiser

Abington, Massachusetts — October 16, 2023 —

Andrew J. Raczka, president and CEO of Abington Bank, is kicking off the bank’s 2023 Neighbors Helping Neighbors fundraising drive to help support local food pantries. This marks the third year of the bank’s annual appeal, which invites customers, employees, and community members to donate money between November 1 and November 30 to help fight

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Abington Bank Hires Ferreira as Assistant Branch Manager

Abington, Massachusetts — September 1, 2023 —

Gabrielle Ferreira was recently hired as assistant branch manager of Abington Bank’s Rockdale St., Braintree, office. Ferreira, of East Bridgewater, was most recently an assistant branch manager at MountainOne Bank and universal banker at Citizens Bank. She is currently attending Bridgewater State University and is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Finance.

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Abington Bank Hires Jatoba as AVP, Branch Officer

Abington, Massachusetts — September 1, 2023 —

Joao “John” Jatoba was recently hired as assistant vice president, branch officer of Abington Bank’s Cobb Corner, Stoughton, office. Jatoba, of East Taunton, has more than 13 years of retail banking experience, having most recently served as a branch manager at SCU Credit Union. Prior to that, he was an assistant branch manager with both

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Abington Bank named among most charitable companies in Massachusetts

Abington, Massachusetts — September 1, 2023 —

Abington Bank has received the 2023 Corporate Citizenship Award from Boston Business Journal, recognizing the bank as one of Massachusetts’ top corporate charitable contributors. The Business Journal annually publishes this list to showcase companies that promote and prioritize giving back to their communities. Through its sponsorship and charitable giving program, The Giving Tree, Abington Bank

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Abington Bank to Host Free Shred Day in Fall 2023

Abington, Massachusetts — September 15, 2023 —

UPDATE: The Fall Shred Day has been rescheduled. Abington Bank invites customers and members of the community to a free Shred Day on  Saturday, September 23, from Noon to 3:00 p.m. (or until the truck is full) at the bank’s Holbrook office at 95 North Franklin Street. Local residents can reduce their risk of identity

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Abington Bank Promotes Bethany Savela to Assistant Vice President, Commercial Loan Administrator Operations

Abington, Massachusetts — August 7, 2023 —

Bethany Savela, of Braintree, was recently promoted to assistant vice president, commercial loan administrator operations in Abington Bank’s 95 No. Franklin St., Holbrook, office. Savela has 21 years of banking experience, including her most recent role as commercial loan administrator officer. Prior to her time at Abington Bank, she was commercial loan administrator at Blue

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Abington Bank Awards $7,500 in Scholarships to Area Grads

Abington, Massachusetts — August 1, 2023 —

As part of the bank’s charitable giving program, The Giving Tree, Abington Bank recently awarded $7,500 in scholarships to graduating seniors from six local area high schools. President and CEO Andrew J. Raczka said the scholarships are part of the bank’s longstanding commitment to supporting youth and education through funding a variety of programs that

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