Welcome to the Town of Glocester, RI
Established 1639 ~ Organized 1731

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This web site is designed to offer our residents a dynamic way to stay in touch with town and community events, meetings, and happenings, and a comprehensive means of learning about our town's history, laws, and government. Non-residents are cordially invited to browse this site and discover why Glocester, RI is prized as a beautiful place in which to live, work, and play.

News of Interest...

POSITION OPENING    POSTED MAY 23, 2016
Town of Glocester Litter Crew. Applications due June 13, 2016.


RIPAC ACCREDITATION NOTICE
   POSTED MAY 18, 2016
A team of Assessors from the Rhode Island Police Accreditation Commission (RIPAC) will arrive at the Glocester Police Department on Thursday, May 26, 2016 to examine all aspects of the agency’s policies and procedures, management, operations and support services. As part of the on-site assessment, agency employees and members of the community are invited to offer comments to the assessment team by mail, email, or phone.


NOTICE TO GLOCESTER VOTERS
   POSTED MAY 16, 2016
Budget Referendum Questions and Explanation
See the list of questions that will be presented to the public on May 17, 2016 at the Financial Town Referendum to be held at the Glocester Senior Center, 8:00am to 8:00pm.


SEEDLING GIVEAWAY ON MAY 21
   POSTED MAY 16, 2016
The Town of Glocester's Conservation Commission will hold a second tree seedling giveaway on Saturday, May 21 at 9:00 AM in front of the Glocester Town Hall at 1145 Putnam Pike. What remains of the Commission's original supply of 1200 seedlings will be provided free of charge to residents of Glocester. This year's collection of seedlings include Eastern Red Cedar, Thornless Honeylocust, Eastern Redbud, and Old Fashioned Lilac. The Commission will remain in place until the last seedling has found a new home.

INVITATION FOR BID   POSTED MAY 4, 2016
Police Station Roof Replacement


IMPORTANT BUDGET DATES    REVISED APRIL 29, 2016


REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL  
UPDATED APRIL 25, 2016
Glocester Land Trust
Steere Hill Conservation Area Parking Lot Improvement Project


PRESS RELEASE
   POSTED APRIL 22, 2016
Where To Vote on Tuesday? Secretary Gorbea urges voters to confirm polling locations and times at sos.ri.gov/vic

PROVIDENCE, RI – Thousands of Rhode Islanders will vote on Tuesday, April 26, to elect delegates to the Democratic and Republican National Conventions and to signal their choice for either party’s Presidential candidate.

Statewide, 144 polling places will open for next Tuesday’s election. This is approximately one-third of the polling places available during regularly scheduled elections. Additionally, polling hours and locations may differ for the Presidential Preference Primary. That’s why Secretary Gorbea is urging voters to confirm their polling location and times using the Secretary of State’s Voter Information Center at sos.ri.gov/vic.

Secretary Gorbea recently launched a redesigned mobile version of the Voter Information Center that provides unprecedented personalized information, including interactive maps and sample ballots. The Mobile Voter Information Center loads instantly and does not require the user to download a separate app.

Voters who unexpectedly find they will be unable to vote at their polling place on Election Day are encouraged to go to their local city or town hall through April 25 and vote using an emergency mail ballot.

Additionally, the RI Department of State’s Election Division has staff that is available to answer any related question directly via telephone at (401) 222-2340 or via email at elections@sos.ri.gov.


FOURTH QUARTERLY TAX PAYMENT DUE MAY 2, 2016  
POSTED APRIL 22, 2016


NATIONAL DRUG TAKE BACK DAY    POSTED APRIL 19, 2016
National Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, April 30th. Citizens can drop off all unused or expired drugs at the Glocester Police Station at 162 Chopmist Hill Road (Rte. 102) in Chepachet anytime between 8:00am and 2:00pm for safe disposal. In addition to the National Day, there is a box available to the public at the police station for drop-off anytime.


POSITION OPENING
   POSTED APRIL 18, 2016
Town of Glocester Town Planner. Applications due May 12, 2016.


INVITATION FOR BID  
POSTED APRIL 7, 2016
Town of Glocester Home Repair Program


REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL #2016-02  
POSTED APRIL 7, 2016
Fireworks Display Services


POSITION OPENINGS  
POSTED MARCH 29, 2016
Various openings for Summer Recreation Program


”NEW” VOTER REGISTRATION OR CORRECTIONS
   POSTED MARCH 11, 2016
Final Day to register is Sunday, March 27, 2016 by 4:00pm.


PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE PRIMARY 2016
   POSTED FEBRUARY 23, 2016
The Presidential Preference Primary will be held on April 26, 2016.
One polling location will be used for all voters:
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Glocester Senior Center
1210 Putnam Pike
Chepachet, RI

Open 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

For a complete calendar and guide for candidates, delegates & voters go to:
www.sos.ri.gov/elections/ppp


DOG LICENSES & RABIES CLINIC
   POSTED APRIL 4, 2016
2016 Dog Licenses are due during the month of April. To obtain a dog license, you must show proof of rabies inoculation.

RABIES CLINIC WILL BE HELD SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2016


logo-AHP-150PARADE & CARNIVAL VENDORS WANTED!
Food Vendors are wanted for our Town’s Family Carnival to be held July 1st through July 3rd and for the Ancients & Horribles Parade to be held July 4th. Interested vendors are invited to apply.


logo-AHP-150NOMINATE A GRAND MARSHAL!
Do you know of someone special who deserves the honor of leading our 90th Ancients & Horribles Parade? Submit your nomination...


logo-AHP-150THANK YOU FROM THE PARADE COMMITTEE
With this year’s Ancients and Horribles Parade quickly approaching, we want to thank all of those who supported the parade last year. We look forward to your support again this year, as we celebrate our 90th Anniversary!


PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED POWER PLANT
   POSTED MARCH 18, 2016
Public Hearing on Invenergy’s Proposed Power Plant for Burrillville
The public hearing is in regards to the natural-gas/diesel-fuel burning power plant proposed for Burrillville. The Rhode Island Energy Facility Siting Board, which can approve or reject the proposed plant, is holding the hearing to solicit public comment.

    Thursday, March 31, 2016
    6:00pm  8:00pm
    Burrillville High School
    425 East Avenue
    Harrisville, RI


CHANGE TO ELECTRONIC WASTE RECYCLING
   POSTED FEBRUARY 12, 2016

  • Effective February 1st through February 29th, 2016 the Transfer Station will charge $5.00 each for TVs, Computers, Computer Monitors and Laptops.
  • Effective March 1, 2016 the Transfer Station will no longer except any of these electronic waste items.
  • Please visit RI Resource Recovery Corp. website (www.RIRRC.org) for other E-Waste Collection Programs.


BuyCrash.comBuyCrash.com 
POSTED JUNE 29, 2015
Residents/Motorists... Obtain accident reports online through Buycrash.com, a national source for police crash reports.


Help Our Fire Department Find You!
POSTED AUGUST 27, 2014
Reflective markers are available for a small fee. Order one for
your home or business today. Remember... if we can't find you,
we can't help you!


New From RI Resource Recovery  
POSTED APRIL 14, 2015
Recycling Do’s & Don’ts
Recycling Right in RI: The Complete How-To Video


Online Surplus Sale Bidding  
POSTED MARCH 24, 2015
The Town of Glocester is now using a government bid site, Municibid.com, instead of holding a surplus sale to sell surplus items. Use the link below to view and bid on Town of Glocester items:


Prescription Medication Drop Box  
POSTED MARCH 16, 2015
The Glocester Police Department has recently acquired a prescription medication drop box where you may drop off your unwanted/unused prescription medications so that they may be safely destroyed. This drop box is available at the station 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Avoid Paying Penalty-Interest On Your Taxes 
POSTED SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
The Town of Glocester is accepting electronic payments for real estate, tangible and motor vehicle taxes.
MORE INFO & APPLICATION

CodeRED® Registration Now Available!
The Town is now partnering with Emergency Communications Network, Inc. to provide our residents with Code
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MORE INFO & REGISTRATION
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Can't find what you're looking for on this website?
Please call the Glocester Town Hall at 401-568-6206 Monday thru Friday 8:00am  to 4:30pm or use our site's
Contact Us form.

We hope you enjoy your visit, and we welcome your comments or suggestions.

TOWN DIRECTORY

Town Clerk
401-568-6206, Ext. 0
General Information
401-568-6206, Ext. 9
Dial by Name Directory
401-568-6206, Ext. 411
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Animal Control
568-3885
Board of Canvassers
568-6206, Ext. 0
Building/Zoning Official
568-6206, Ext. 1
 Emergency Management
568-2533
Emergency Services
568-1879
Finance Director
568-6206, Ext. 5
Hearing Impaired
568-1422
Highway
568-5540
Home Repair Program
568-6206, Ext. 6
Housing Authority
568-5100
Human Services
568-6206, Ext. 222
Human Resources
568-6206, Ext. 5
Planning
568-6206, Ext. 2
 Police Station
568-2533
Probate Judge
647-1400
Public Works
568-5540
Recreation
568-6206, Ext. 224
Senior Center
567-4557
 Senior Center Dining Room
567-4557
Senior Transportation Van
568-2533
Tax Assessor
568-6206, Ext. 3
Tax Collector
568-6206, Ext. 4
Town Clerk
568-6206, Ext. 0
Town Council President
568-6206, Ext. 0
Town Planner
568-6206, Ext. 2
Town Sergeant
568-3333
Town Solicitor
949-2228
Assistant Solicitor
949-2228
Transfer Station
568-1130
Treasurer/Finance
568-6206, Ext. 5

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Glocester Town Hall 1145 Putnam Pike - PO Box B Chepachet, RI 02814-0702
 Tel: 401.568.6206 Fax: 401.568.5850 Hours 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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