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Foster Town Hall
181 Howard Hill Road
Foster, RI  02825

Phone: 401-392-9200

Fax: 401-702-5010

Monday - Thursday
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Closed Fridays



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Welcome to Foster, Rhode Island

Foster Town Hall.  Photo copyright 2008 John Lewis.The purpose of this website is to provide the residents of Foster, persons interested in conducting business in, and visitors to the Town of Foster, Rhode Island, with general information about the operation of the Town.

This website also provides a variety of links to public websites that will help you find information about organizations in Rhode Island that interact with the Town.

If you can't find the information you are looking for on this website, please contact the Foster Town Hall at (401) 392-9200 during business hours.



Saturday, April 30, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

The Foster Police will be in the Police Department parking lot
to collect any unused or expired drugs
for safe disposal.

Click here for additional information.



The Presidential Primary (President only)
is scheduled for April 26, 2016, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The final day to register to vote was March 27.

Voter Registration Forms are available nights and weekends at both the Police Station lobby, 182 Howard Hill Road, and at the outdoor drop box at Town Hall, 181 Howard Hill Road.
Drop boxes are emptied every morning.

Emergency ballot voting begins April 6, 2016, and
ends April 25, 2016 at 4 p.m.

NOTE: There will be only ONE polling place for the
primary election and this will be at the
South Foster Fire Station, 5 Mt. Hygeia Road.


Financial Town Meeting
May 3, 2016 at 7 p.m. at
the Capt. Isaac Paine School, 106 Foster Center Rd.

The final day to register to vote was April 4, 2016, if you were not already registered as a voter in the town of Foster.

Click here to view the Council Adopted Budget for FY 2016-2017.


CDBG 2016
Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Program

Click Here for Application and Review Details


2016 Food Drive
The Foster Food Bank needs your help!
Click here for details.

Click here for

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an Emergency Communications Network (ECN)
which will allow you to be included in a database of
people and/or businesses who will be notified by
voice message, email, or text of any severe weather
warnings, emergency situations, or natural disasters.

Tax Assessor's Notice 2016
please click here


The Department of Human Services
is accepting donations for fuel assistance.

All donations can be dropped off at the Town Hall lobby, DHS office, Foster libraries or post office. Monetary donations can be mailed to Town of Foster, DHS, 181 Howard Hill Road, Foster, RI 02825.

Thank you for your support during the holidays
and winter months!

Annual DHS food drive will be starting soon!



If you are considering, or are required to have, a Class 1
boundary survey of your property, please click here.


Burn Permits
will no longer be issued from the Town Hall.
Please click here for instructions.


For the most up-to-date information on storm closings
and delays, please click here.


For questions regarding Refuse and Recycling Pick-up,
please call Rambone Disposal at (401) 946-1360.


  • Public Registry - if you would like to be placed on our public registry list to be notified of any changes in our local subdivision regulations or zoning ordinances, please contact Jane Christopher, Town Clerk at
  • DOG LICENSE RENEWALS 2015 - All dogs in the Town of Foster must be licensed every year.
    Dog Licenses expire in April. Every dog must have a current rabies certificate to be registered. Registration is $8.00 per dog, cash or check, no credit cards. Licenses may also be purchased by mail or at the Town Hall. Click here for form.
  • Recycling Schedule for the Town of Foster available for download here. (courtesy of the Foster Home Journal)
  • Please note that recycling bins are free ONLY if you bring in the old ones. If the old ones cannot be provided, there will be a charge: New bins will be $5.00. "Extra Recycling" stickers to place on any receptacle are always free of charge.
  • Did you know that you can pay your taxes online with a debit or credit card?  Just visit In order to pay your taxes online, you will need your account number and pin number located on the top right hand side of your tax bill.


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Foster Town Hall • 181 Howard Hill Road • Foster, RI  02825
Phone: 401-392-9200 • Fax: 401-702-5010

Hours: Monday - Thursday • 8:30 am - 5:30 pm • Closed Fridays

Copyright  2008 Town of Foster, RI.  All rights reserved.