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Hometown Bank Community Foundation Contributes $5,000 To Newvue Communities

Michael D. Hewitt, President of Hometown Bank Community Foundation, Inc., announced today that a contribution in the amount of $5,000 was presented to NewVue Communities, formerly known as Twin Cities CDC. NewVue Communities is a non-profit organization, located in Fitchburg, MA, that serves 22 communities in central Massachusetts.  Since its founding in 1979, NewVue Communities […]

Getting to Know Your Chamber

The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce will host “Getting to Know Your Chamber” on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the Chamber’s main office, 860 South Street, Fitchburg, Ma 01420.  This presentation is designed to help new members navigate the perks and programs of Chamber membership, but is equally […]

New Classes Scheduled

Now that the frigid Arctic air has left (albeit temporarily), it’s time to schedule classes so that people can apply for their LTCs and learn how to defensively protect themselves and their families.  Also, learn how to better your chances of survival in the event of an active shooter event wherever you might be.  With […]


bankHometown announced today that Michael D. Hewitt, its President and Chief Executive Officer, has decided to retire on June 30, 2018. Sam S. Pappas, Chairman of the Board, stated that “We have been very fortunate to have Mike Hewitt as the leader of our Bank since 2013. His vast banking experience and strong leadership will […]

Leominster Credit Union to hold annual Blanket Drive

Leominster Credit Union is collecting new blankets for the annual blanket  drive to provide warmth and aid to families in need in our local communities.  The blanket drive is in partnership with Massachusetts Credit Unions and the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless.  Donations may be dropped off at any Leominster Credit Union office through Friday, […]

Chemical Safety & Preparedness workshop for employers

The North Central Career Center, the Montachusett Planning Commission and the MA Office of Technical Assistance will partner on a chemical safety and preparedness workshop for businesses & municipalities.  This free workshop is meant to provide hazardous materials users(businesses, manufacturing facilities, labs, etc.) tools to prepare for severe weather events, comply with emergency planning requirements […]

Alex Mooradian Appointed Board Chair at Jericho Road Worcester

Jericho Road Worcester, an organization dedicated to supporting Worcester area nonprofits, announces the appointment of Attorney Alex Mooradian as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors. Since 2009, JRW, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, has provided business skills to non-profits through its corps of skilled volunteers free of charge.   JRW has had recent success collaborating with […]


Michael Hewitt, President of Hometown Bank Community Foundation announced a contribution of $15,000 to North Central MA Development Corporation (NCMDC). NCMDC serves twenty six communities within Worcester, Middlesex and Franklin Counties focusing on micro-lending, creating jobs and operating small business workshops. Their recent efforts have helped create dozens of new businesses and helped dozens more […]

Comics Are Art!—The Community Comes Together at Gallery Sitka to Celebrate Great American Art

Long before Roy Lichtenstein ever painted the glamorous young women he found in the Sunday funny papers or before Andy Warhol made paintings and lithographs out of the labels of Campbell’s soup cans, versatile illustrators were creating great art on newsprint and on pulp paper for pulp fiction. Gallery Sitka in Fitchburg will present artists […]