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NOTICE OF MERGER

Abington, Massachusetts — June 7, 2024 —

NORTH SHORE BANK, A CO-OPERATIVE BANK, Peabody, Massachusetts (NORTH SHORE BANK) has petitioned the Commissioner of Banks for permission to merge with ABINGTON BANK, Abington, Massachusetts. Under the terms of an Agreement and Plan of Merger, ABINGTON BANK will merge with and into NORTH SHORE BANK under the charter, by-laws, and name of NORTH SHORE

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Fraud Prevention: What You Should Know About Phishing, Smishing, and Vishing

May 28, 2024 —

There’s only one you, and at Abington Bank, we want to help you keep it that way! Here’s what you need to know about common scams that try to steal your personal info or identity! Phishing: Watch your email With a phishing scam, you may receive an email that appears to be from a company

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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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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 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 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 29, from Noon to 3:00 p.m. 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 bills, cancelled checks, pay stubs, medical

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Safe, Reliable, and Fully Insured

Abington, Massachusetts — March 13, 2023 —

This past weekend, federal regulators seized the assets of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank. In light of these events, we’d like to assure you that your deposits are safe, sound, and fully insured at Abington Bank. As a strong local community bank, Abington Bank provides our customers the peace of mind that comes from

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Four Steps to a Healthy Financial Future

Abington, Massachusetts — January 24, 2023 —

Unbiased Financial Information Provided by Financial Finesse Remember learning about the food pyramid in school? Maybe you didn’t pay attention when the school nurse talked about it. After all, adults were responsible for giving us our meals. But look at the food pyramid today. We get our own meals now and the food pyramid can

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Abington Bank Raises $33,800 for Local Food Pantries in Annual Neighbors Helping Neighbors Fundraiser

Abington, Massachusetts — December 20, 2022 —

Andrew J. Raczka, president and CEO of Abington Bank, announced that the bank’s second annual Neighbors Helping Neighbors fundraising drive raised $33,800 for local food pantries. The appeal is part of the bank’s charitable giving program, called The Giving Tree, which reflects the bank’s commitment to making a real difference in the neighborhoods it serves.

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Abington Bank Promotes Hardiman to Branch Manager

Abington, Massachusetts — December 19, 2022 —

Abington Bank recently announced that Mary Hardiman has been promoted to branch manager, bank officer of Abington Bank’s Avon office. Hardiman, of Avon, has over 20 years of banking experience and joined Abington Bank in 2010 as a teller at the Avon office. She was promoted to teller supervisor in 2018 and assistant branch manager

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Abington Bank Hires Walker as VP Condominium Specialty Lending

Abington, Massachusetts — November 15, 2022 —

Christopher Walker of East Bridgewater has recently joined Abington Bank as vice president of condominium specialty lending. In this role, Walker will be responsible for growing the bank’s condominium association lending program. Walker has 17 years of experience in the banking industry, and prior to joining Abington Bank was employed by South Shore Bank as

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Abington Bank Promotes Figueroa to Branch Manager

Abington, Massachusetts — November 3, 2022 —

Abington Bank recently announced that, as part of their merger with Envision Bank, Luis Figueroa has been promoted to branch manager, bank officer of Abington Bank’s new Braintree office. Figueroa, of Rockland, has over 12 years of banking experience and joined Envision Bank in 2021 as Assistant Branch Manager of their Randolph office. Prior to

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Abington Bank Supports Local Food Pantries with Annual Neighbors Helping Neighbors Fundraiser

Abington, Massachusetts — October 21, 2022 —

Andrew J. Raczka, president and CEO of Abington Bank, announced the kick-off of the bank’s 2022 Neighbors Helping Neighbors fundraising drive to help support local food pantries. This marks the second year of the bank’s annual appeal, inviting bank customers, employees, and members of the community to donate money toward food pantries throughout the month

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Hometown Financial Group completes acquisition of Randolph Bancorp; Welcomes Envision Bank into Abington Bank

EASTHAMPTON AND ABINGTON, MASSACHUSETTS — October 7, 2022 —

Hometown Financial Group, Inc., the multi-bank mutual holding company for bankESB, bankHometown, and Abington Bank, has completed its acquisition of Randolph Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: RNDB), the bank holding company for Envision Bank. Under the agreement, the acquired Envision Bank branches have been rebranded as Abington Bank. “We’re thrilled to welcome Envision Bank employees and customers

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Hometown Financial Group, Inc., Parent of Abington Bank, and Randolph Bancorp, Inc. Announce Receipt of Regulatory Approvals and Targeted Closing Date of Merger

EASTHAMPTON AND QUINCY, MASSACHUSETTS — September 27, 2022 —

Hometown Financial Group, Inc. (“Hometown”), the multi-bank holding company for bankESB, bankHometown and Abington Bank, and Randolph Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: RNDB) (“Randolph”), the bank holding company for Envision Bank, jointly announced today that all regulatory approvals relating to the acquisition by Hometown of Randolph and Envision Bank have been received. Randolph shareholders previously approved the

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Abington Bank Announces Four Promotions

Abington, Massachusetts — August 25, 2022 —

Abington Bank has announced four recent promotions: Jennifer Barrows to loan servicing officer; Joyce Davis to assistant vice president, branch officer, Holbrook office; Nichole Matrisciano to assistant vice president, branch officer, Abington office; and Donna Ouellette to assistant vice president, branch officer, Rte. 3A, Cohasset office. Barrows, of Braintree, has over 15 years of banking

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Abington Bank Awards $6,500 in Scholarships to 2022 Area Grads

Abington, Massachusetts — August 24, 2022 —

Abington Bank recently awarded $6,500 in scholarships to graduating seniors from five local area high schools. President and CEO Andrew J. Raczka said the scholarships are part of the bank’s longstanding commitment to supporting education through funding a variety of programs that benefit local elementary and secondary schools and their students, including donations used for

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Abington Bank: Day 3 to Host Free Shred Day

Abington, Massachusetts — August 19, 2022 —

Abington Bank invites customers and members of the community to a free Shred Day on Saturday, September 24, from Noon to 3:00 p.m. at the bank’s Holbrook office—95 North Franklin Street, Holbrook, Mass. Local residents can reduce their risk of identity theft by bringing old mail, receipts, statements or bills, cancelled checks, pay stubs, medical

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