News & Notices

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Economic Impact Payments

Information for those who normally do not file taxes

New Guidance about COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments for Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Beneficiaries from Social... more ››

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Update 4-8-2020

Gov. Raimondo & Dr. Alexander Scott

Please see the .pdf below for details.

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Meals Ready-to-Eat Available

from the Foster Dept. of Human Services

Please call 392-9208 if you need extra food for yourself and/or your family.DHS has a supply of MREs from the RI Food Bank to share with... more ››

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Update 4-7-2020

Governor Raimondo Extends Restrictions to May 8th

Please see the attached .pdf below for complete information.

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Update 4-7-2020

Governmor Raimondo issues Executive Order

Testing, Critical Supplies and Hospital Capacity ReportingPlease click on the .pdf below for information

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Land Trust Trails are Open for Walking

See the Land Trust page for maps

Is it safe to go outside?
Can we go for walks when we are “sheltering in place”?

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DEM Opens Freshwater Fishing with Restrictions

Last names starting A - M can only fish on even numbered calendar days, N - Z can only fish on odd numbered days.

See the .pdf below for complete information

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Face Masks Recommended

DIY Instructions

The wearing of face masks is now being recommended.Click on the .pdf below for do-it-yourself instructions on how to make one.

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Rhode Island to Make Free, Rapid COVID-19 Tests Available to All

New drive-through testing site at Twin River will offer on-the-spot results

Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced today that Rhode Island has formed a partnership with CVS Health to make free, rapid COVID-19 tests... more ››

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COVID-19 Testing Expanded to All Symptomatic Rhode Islanders

Update 4-2-2020

With Rhode Island’s coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing capacity now expanded, all Rhode Islanders who have symptoms of COVID-19... more ››

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Election and Voting Update

Deadlines for the Town of Foster

Please be aware of the following:

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RI Department of Health

Update 3-31-2020

Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Nicole, Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) made several... more ››

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Foster Memorial Day Parade Is Cancelled

Foster's Memorial Day Parade is cancelled due to the Corona Virus emergency.

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Meals for Students

Contact information

If you are in need of meals, please contact either the Middle School, High School (401) 710-7500 or the Elementary school 647-5100 to... more ››

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IRS Economic impact payments

What you need to know

The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today announced that distribution of economic impact payments will begin in the... more ››

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DEM Announces Temporary Closure

The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces the temporary closure of Rhode Island state parks and beaches due to the COVID-... more ››

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RI Governor 's Update for 3-30-2020

Education Announcements

Please see .pdf below.

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All Conservation Commission Meetings Cancelled

Until Further Notice

All Conservation Commission meetings have been cancelled until further notice.

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SNAP Benefits update

Changes Due to Coronavirus Response Act

SNAP updates related to the federal Family First Coronavirus Response Act’ ... more ››

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Recreation Committee Meetings Cancelled

Until Further Notice

All Recreation Committee Meetings have been cancelled until further notice.