Social media forum, PD hiring and Rhody returns: Five things to know in Glocester this week

Elizabeth Paquin posted this photo of a tractor trailer on Route 44 Tuesday.


The town of Glocester has announced that in addition to the expected school, business and office closures, the Transfer Station is closed on Tuesday, Feb. 13 due to the snowstorm and Probate Court scheduled for Tuesday has been cancelled. A parking ban in effect on Glocester roadways through 8 p.m.

Social media forum

The Foster-Glocester Regional School District will host a virtual forum via Zoom on Tuesday, Feb. 13 starting at 6:30 p.m. on social media and protecting your child. Chieftain parents are invited to learn the pitfalls of technology, with information on device awareness and expected challenges. Participants are asked to register here.


The town of Glocester is now accepting applications for both a public safety dispatcher and probationary police officer. Lists of requirements and details on both positions can be found on the Glocester Police Department’s Facebook page, and applications can be picked up in person or online at


Trigger South will play at Hill’s Tavern at 417 Putnam Pike on Saturday, Feb. 17 with a show starting at 8 p.m. and on Sunday, it’s Jesse Desorcy & Co. from 4 to 7 p.m.

Rhody returns to Cady’s Tavern at 2168 Putnam Pike on Friday, Feb. 16 with an 8 p.m. show, and on Saturday, Crossfire will play at the tavern starting at 8 p.m.

Town meetings

The Glocester Planning Board special meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 13 has been cancelled.

The Glocester Budget Board is scheduled to hold a meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 14 starting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall at 1145 Putnam Pike. The agenda is here.

The Glocester Town Council is scheduled to hold a meeting on Thursday, Feb. 15 starting at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall at 1145 Putnam Pike. The agenda is here.

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