Vehicle break ins, kindergarten registration & Eggapalooa: Six things to know in Glocester this week

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Congratulations to the Ponaganset High School cheerleaders for winning their division championship.

Kindergarten registration

Registration for kindergarten students for the 2024/2025 school year will be held on Tuesday, March 12, with time slots from 9-11:30 a.m.; 12:30-3 p.m.; and 4-6 p.m. in Room 9 of Town Hall at 1145 Putnam Pike. Students who will be five years old before September 1 should register and parents must present a birth certificate, immunization records, proof of residence and the parent or guardian’s license.

Flower arranging

The Gentian Garden Club will be at Glocester Manton Library at 1137 Putnam Pike on Tuesday, March 12 for a flower arranging demonstration from 6 to 8 p.m. Space is limited and those who pre-register will be entered into a raffle for the arrangement. For registration or more information email Maureen McKenna at [email protected].

Break-ins

The Glocester Police Department is reminding residents lock their vehicles and secure all belongings following recent break-ins in the area of Jackson Schoolhouse Road. Police tried to apprehend the suspects and were able to recover items, but the suspects reportedly got away. A brief video showing the getaway vehicle can be viewed on the GPD Facebook page.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact dispatch at (401) 568-2533.

Comedy night

Hill’s Tavern will host a comedy night on Thursday, March 14 presented by John Perrotta’s Comedy Factory. The event starts at 7:30 p.m. and will include appearances by Mike Cronin, Bob Anderson, AnnMarie Cotoia, Melissa Rush, Stephen Turgeon, Rockin’ Joe Hebert and John Perrotta, along with a special appearance by Al Hill. Tickets cost $10 and are available at the tavern at 417 Putnam Pike.

Two egg hunts

Glocester Libraries’ annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, March 16 starting at 10 a.m. on the lawn of Glocester Town Hall at 1145 Putnam Pike. The egg hunt is open to children ages 10 and under, and no registration is required. Children will be split into ages 0-5 and 6-10, with groups getting their own side of the lawn. Visitors are advised to bring a basket or bag, and arrive 10 minutes early as the hunt will begin when the church bell rings at 10 a.m.

Glad Tiding Community Church at 111 Victory Highway will host Eggapalooza on Saturday, March 16 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. All families are welcome to the free, family event, featuring 10,000 eggs in three Easter egg hunts for children in preschool through 5th grade, crafts and activities. The Oatmiel Cafe food truck will also be on site.

Town meetings

The Board of Canvassers will hold a meeting on Tuesday, March 12 starting at 9:30 a.m. at Town Hall at 1145 Putnam Pike. The agenda is here.

The Glocester School Committee will hold a meeting on Tuesday, March 12, at Town Hall at 1145 Putnam Pike, with open session to start at 6:30 p.m. The agenda is here.

The Glocester Planning Board will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, March 12 starting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall at 1145 Putnam Pike. The agenda is here.

The Glocester Land Trust will hold a meeting on Tuesday, March 12 starting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall at 1145 Putnam Pike. The agenda is here.

The Glocester Conservation Commission will hold a meeting on Thursday, March 14 starting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall at 1145 Putnam Pike. The agenda is here.

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