News & Notices

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Land Trust Meetings Cancelled

Until Further Notice

All meeting of the Foster Land Trust are cancelled until further notice.

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Grocery Home Delivery Options

for Stay-at-Homes

See list below, click on the .jpg

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State's First Deaths from COVID-19

Stay-At-Home Order, New Travel Restrictions, Limit Gatherings to Groups of Five 

See .pdf below.

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Governor 's Update for 3-29-2020

New Travel Restrictions, DMV Extension

See the .pdf file below

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Additional Helpful Links

From Lt. Gov. Daniel J. McKeeAs we continue to work together to contain the spread of COVID-19 in our state, I want to share some important... more ››

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Until Further Notice

The Earth Day event this year (scheduled for April 25th) has been cancelled until further notice. New dates and arrangements will be... more ››

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Town Council Meetings are now Virtual

Due to COVID-19

Due to COVID-19, the Foster Town Council is holding their meeting virtually until further notice.They urge the public to join the meeting... more ››

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Tolling Information for Truckers


Tolls are being collected along six major highway corridors at twelve locations. Each location is associated with a bridge or bridge group... more ››

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Election will now be JUNE 2, 2020

Governor Gina Raimondo announced yesterday that she is issuing an Executive Order moving our state's Presidential Preference Primary... more ››

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Easter in the Valley is Cancelled

Due to COVID-19

The Foster Recreation Committee has decided to cancel Easter in the Valley.They hope to have some kind of fun event with the Libraries of... more ››

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Social Security Fraud Alert!

Suspension due to COVID-19 - Not true!

Inspector General Warns Public About New
Social Security Benefit Suspension Scam

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RI Dept. of Health

Corona Virus Update No. 10

Please click on the .pdf below for information

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Executive Order Closes Recreation/Entertainment and Close Contact Businesses

March 23, 2020 by 5 p.m.

The Governor signed an executive order closing recreational/entertainment businesses (cinemas, concert venues, etc.) as well as those that... more ››

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RI Dept. of Health

New Release

For: Immediate releaseDate: March 19, 2020Contact: Joseph Wendelken (401-378-0704)Eviction Processing Suspended During Crisis, Rhode... more ››


Foster Playgrounds

Temporarily Closed

Due to the Coronavirus concerns, all Foster playgrounds are temporarily closed.  This includes Captain Isaac Paine School, Woody Lowden and... more ››

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4th Quarter Tax Due Date Extended

from April 15 to May 15

The Foster Town Council has authorized the Tax Collector and Finance Director to extend the Fourth Quarter tax due date to May 15th from... more ››

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Restaurants Providing Take-Out

Hours and Contact Information

The following Foster restaurants are providing take out only orders:

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To aid in handling the current COVID-19 /Corona Virus situation

Here are all the current links for individuals, general health information, and businesses in one place:For... more ››

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RI Dept. of Health

News Release

For: Immediate release
Date: March 16, 2020
Contact: Joseph Wendelken (401-378-0704)State Services, Public Meetings... more ››

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Emergency Assistance

Foster Dept. of Human Services

If you are in need of emergency assistance (food, getting prescriptions, etc), you can contact Foster DHS at 401-392-9208.... more ››