Audubon storytime, Post Office update: Five things to know in Glocester this week

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PHS grad named to Cardinal roster

Congratulations to Ponaganset High School graduate Jacob Joyce on being chosen as one of 10 wrestlers to join the team at Stanford University in California this fall. Joyce, who was captain of the PHS wrestling team from 2021-2023, was a four-year letter winner and three-time state champion. He was a two-time New England champion; the 2023 Eastern States champion; the 2023 Super 32 All-American and was named the 2022 Rhode Island Coaches Association Wrestler of the Year.

The Matt Gentry Head Wrestling Coach Rob Koll and his staff announced the additions last week, with a long list of additional accolades found here.

Audubon storytime

Glocester Manton Free Public Library at 1137 Putnam Pike will host Audubon Storytime on Wednesday, Aug. 2 starting at 4:30 p.m. A guest from Audubon is expected to visit the library with an animal for the event, appropriate for children ages 3-8. Space is limited and participants must register by visiting https://www.glocesterlibraries.org/

Post office update

Residents who normally receive mail via a PO Box at the Chepachet Post Office can now pick up their mail at a mobile truck in the village, according to an alert this week. The Chepachet location has been closed since May, after it was deemed unsafe by the Chepachet Fire Department due to water damage. Customers will no longer need to visit the Harmony Post Office to retrieve their mail.

Greystone Rail

This week’s summer concert will feature Greystone Rail, playing a free show at Chepachet Union Church at 1138 Putnam Pike on Wednesday, Aug. 2 starting at 6:30 p.m.

Town meetings

The Foster Glocester School Committee will hold a meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 1 at Ponaganset High School at 137 Anan Wade Road, with executive session to be held at 6:30 p.m., followed by open session at 7 p.m. The agenda is here.

The Glocester Town Council will hold a special meeting on Thursday, Aug. 3 serving as the Glocester Licensing Board at Town Hall at 1145 Putnam Pike starting at 6 p.m. for the agenda here. The event will be followed by a regular meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. for an agenda found here.

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