Rainfall Tuesday morning in Glocester is expected to turn to a wintry mix with snow starting at noon. The latest forecast shows the town expecting 5-7 inches with high wind gusts Tuesday evening causing potential for power outages in the area.
Glocester Emergency Management is reminding residents to report power outages to RI Energy at 1-855-743-1102 – not 911. RI Energy is expected to have line crews prepositioned in the area to shorten restoration times.
Foster/Glocester Elementary Schools have cancelled all after-school activities and Glocester Public Works has announced that a parking ban will go into effect Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday afternoon. For the latest updates on delays and cancellations visit ribroadcasters.com.
Dragonfly Apothecary has announced that they will be closing their brick and mortar shop in Chepachet as of Thursday, March 16. The business will continue via online platforms, events, fairs, and festivals, and will honor any outstanding gift cards in those mediums.
“This was not an easy decision and we’re sad and disappointed that the location wasn’t the fit we had hoped for,” the business noted in an announcement on social media. “We will keep you in the loop if/when we’re able to hold outdoor events, have a new location, and are at events.”
St. Patrick’s Day
Friday, March 17 is St. Patrick’s Day and Hill’s Tavern will offer a full day of festivities. starting with Irish step dancers from 1 to 5 p.m. Bill Reidy the Southcoast Rambler will be playing Irish tunes from 2 to 5 p.m. followed a karaoke party starting at 8 p.m. Specials will include corned beef dinner, reuben sandwiches, green beer and Irish soda bread.
Cady’s Tavern will have entertainment by Nolan Leite Trio starting at 7 p.m.
Coffee & Conversations
Visit Dunkin at 1018 Putnam Pike in Chepachet at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 18 for Coffee & Conversations. Enjoy a free cup of joe and bring your questions and concerns to talk with Rep. Brian Rea and Town Councilor Cheryl Greathouse.
The West Glocester Fire District Executive Board will hold a meeting on Tuesday, March 14 starting at 5:30 p.m. at 2410 Putnam Pike. The agenda is here.
The Glocester Land Trust will hold a meeting on Tuesday, March 14 starting at 7 p.m. at Glocester Town Hall at 1145 Putnam Pike. The agenda is here.
The Glocester Budget Board will hold a meeting on Wednesday, March 15 starting at 7 p.m. at Glocester Town Hall at 1145 Putnam Pike. The agenda is here.
The Glocester Town Council will hold a meeting on Thursday, March 16 starting at 6 p.m. at Glocester Town Hall at 1145 Putnam Pike, which will include a public hearing on proposed amendments to the ordinance governing prohibition of the use of cannabis starting at 7:30 p.m. The agenda is here and notice of the hearing can be found here.
The Glocester Housing Authority will hold a meeting on Thursday, March 16 starting at 7 p.m. in the community room at Laurel Crest at 64 Chestnut Hill Road. The agenda is here.
The Glocester Board of Assessment Review will hold a meeting on Thursday, March 16 starting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall at 1145 Putnam Pike. The agenda is here.