Budget hearing, Get Saucy & Be Yourself: Five things to know in Glocester this week

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Local scouts were among those cleaning up the town for Earth Day on Saturday. Credit: Long Entry Farm

Budget info

The town held its annual budget hearing on Monday, April 22 to present the proposed plan for the upcoming fiscal year, scheduled for vote on Tuesday. May 21. Residents can view the preliminary town budget here and the school budget here.

Visit NRI NOW later this week for coverage of the hearing from contributor Dick Martin.

Dog licenses due

Dog licenses are due in the town of Glocester during the month of April, with the deadline fast approaching. To obtain a license, residents must show proof of rabies inoculation and apply at the office of the Town Clerk at 1145 Putnam Pike, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The cost for the annual license is $7.

Get Saucy

Big Bobby’s Q will hold a backyard BBQ class at Chepachet Union Church at 1138 Putnam Pike on Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Learn to smoke the best pulled pork, chicken and ribs, with free Manchester pellets for attendees. The cost is $75 per person and participants can sign up by calling (508) 662-2164 or emailing [email protected].

Be Yourself Comedy Fundraiser

Tavern on Main at 1157 Putnam Pike will host a comedy fundraising event on Tuesday, April 30 with doors at 6 p.m. and the show to start at 7:30 p.m. The 18 plus event will feature top local comedians and include a buffet dinner, cash bar, raffles, auctions and a 50/50 drawing, with proceeds to benefit the Be Yourself Foundation. Tickets cost $45 and can be purchased here.

For more information contact Chelsea at (401) 767-0295.

Town meetings

The Glocester Town Council will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, April 23 starting at 6 p.m. at Town Hall at 1145 Putnam Pike. The agenda is here.

The Glocester Land Trust will not be holding their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, April 23.

The Board of Contracts and Purchases will hold a meeting on Wednesday, April 24 starting at 10 a.m. at Town Hall at 1145 Putnam Pike. The agenda is here.

The Assessor’s Board of Review will hold a meeting on Wednesday, April 24 starting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall at 1145 Putnam Pike. The agenda is here.

The Glocester Zoning Board will hold a meeting on Thursday, April 25 starting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall at 1145 Putnam Pike. The agenda is here.

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