Veteran ornaments, golf tournament & a food drive: Five things to know in Glocester this week

Congratulations to the Ponaganset High School Girls Tennis Team on winning the Division II state championship.

Ornaments for Veterans

Glocester Libraries will offer Ornaments for Veterans on Tuesday, Nov. 8 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., with residents invited to drop by either library to make a card and ornament for someone who has served. The free opportunity will be offered while supplies last at both locations.


The General Election is Tuesday, Nov. 8 and many voter’s polling locations in the town of Glocester have changed due to redistricting. To find your polling place and view a sample ballot visit and don’t forget to cast a ballot anytime before 8 p.m.

Food drive

The Hype RI at Harmony Marketplace Plaza at 401 Putnam Pike is holding a food drive this week. To help out and provide food for a local family in need drop off non-perishable goods during business hours through Sunday, Nov. 12.

Veterans Day

Town offices will be closed on Friday in honor of Veterans Day and the town will hold a ceremony at the Glocester Senior Center at 1210 Putnam Pike. The event is open to the public and starts at 11 a.m.

Also on Friday, Glocester Country Club will hold a golf tournament free to all military veterans. The tournament is open to all veterans and active duty military, who will receive a complimentary entry fee, carts, continental breakfast, dinner and drinks. Non-military golfers have a $25 entry free for the nine-hole course with all proceeds to be donated to Wreaths Across America.

Those interested in participating can contact Vincent LaFazia at (401) 233-2564.

Town meetings

The Glocester Land Trust will hold a meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 8 starting at 7 p.m. at Glocester Town Hall. The agenda is here.

The Glocester Board of Canvassers will hold a meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 9 starting at 10 a.m. at Town Hall at 1145 Putnam Pike. The agenda is here.

The Glocester Conservation Commission will hold a meeting on Thursday, Nov. 10 starting at 7 p.m. at Glocester Town Hall. The agenda is here.

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