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Five traffic detours (one lane): 3 on West Main, 1 on East Main, 1 on Forest Ave
October 20, 2016  – Public Works Department
Traffic Detour Updates for Thursday, October 20, 2016: West Main Rd, from Valley Rd to Commercial St, currently three lane detours with police details:     1)  Newport Water leak repair on WMR in front of JFK building;     2) D'Ambra RIDOT work at Two Mile Corner;     3)  Verizon work at Commercial Street. East Main Rd (D'Ambra…

Sachuest Point construction schedule: lane closures on Sachuest Point Rd Oct 17-19; road to Sachuest Wildlife Refuge closed Oct 20-21
October 17, 2016  – Town of Middletown
The road between the Town Campground and  the Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge in Middletown will be temporarily closed Thursday-Friday, October 20- 21, due to construction work related to undergrounding utility poles along the road.  Also, on Monday-Wednesday, October 17-19, heavy construction along Sachuest Point Road will require lane closures; expect delays, seek alternative routes.…

Forest Ave Paving Public Informational Meeting: Weds Oct 19th 6:00pm at Middletown Fire Station Community Room
October 14, 2016  – Public Works Department
NOTICE OF PUBLIC INFORMATIONAL MEETING   FOREST AVENUE PAVING OPERATIONS       Meeting Date, Time, & Location:   Wednesday, October 19, 2016 @ 6:00 pm   Middletown Fire Station, Community Room   239 Wyatt Rd., Middletown   The Town’s contractor, CB Utility is preparing to begin final paving operations on Forest Avenue. Mobilization is…

Please take a brief survey on Recording/Broadcast of Planning, Zoning and Conservation committees
October 11, 2016  – Town of Middletown

Road Bond Information now available on town website
October 07, 2016  – Town Administrator

Columbus Day Holiday to delay trash, recycling and yard waste collection
October 05, 2016  – Refuse Collection Department
There will be a one day delay in next week’s collection due to the Monday, October 10, 2016, Columbus Day Holiday. Trash, recycling and yard waste will be collected one day later than normal for the remainder of the week. Please contact the recycling coordinator with questions.

COMPLETED Newport Water Emergency Repair – Valley Rd in vicinity of Green End Ave
October 04, 2016  – Public Works Department

Hurricane Matthew update Tuesday October 4th 2016
October 04, 2016  – Fire Department
Hurricane Matthew is a presently a major Cat 4 storm that will likely impact our area beginning Sunday October 9th. Please begin planning and preparing your home or business for possible impacts from this storm and continue to follow hurricane progress reports. Follow hurricane progress reportsMake plans for protecting your house, especially the roof, windows,…

2016 Motor Vehicle Tax Appeals
October 03, 2016  – Tax Assessor Department
The time to appeal the assessment of motor vehicles in Middletown closes today October 3. 

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans / Frost-Freeze from Feb. 14 thru May 4, 2016
September 23, 2016  – Fire Department
SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available in Rhode Island Following Secretary of Agriculture Disaster Declaration for Frost and Freeze ATLANTA - The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes…

Made My Mark Contest
September 19, 2016  – Library
We're looking for a new design for our children's bookmarks and would love your help. Students in grades Pre-K through 6th are invited to submit their original bookmarks now through September 21.Join us for a PIZZA PARTY for all participants on 9/24 at 12:30 where we will announce the winners of our contest and award…

It all starts with a Library Card!
September 15, 2016  – Library
Sign up or renew your library card during September, National Library Card Sign-up month, and be eligible for a weekly raffle. Each week we draw 3 lucky winners. Prizes are $10 gift certificates to Middletown businesses. If you already have a library card, stop by, find a golden ticket in a book, magazine, or dvd,…

Traffic Restrictions for Newport Hospital 5K-Sunday Sept. 18th
September 15, 2016  – Police Department
  In order to accommodate the individuals participating in the Newport Hospital 5K Road Race Sunday, September 18, 2016 the Middletown Police Department will barricade several street locations in conjunction with the race. The race will begin and end at the Newport County YMCA, 792 Valley Road. A kids’ run will begin at 8:30 a.m.…

Pay As you Throw Fall Newsletter
September 12, 2016  – Refuse Collection Department
FALL 2016 I hope you find the following Middletown PAYT program news helpful.  Help spread the word and share this information with your neighbors! 1) Annual User Fee Stickers  2) Bulk Waste Amnesty Day - Saturday, September 24 at Second Beach3) Eco-Depot – upcoming events4) Thank you to our PAYT bag retailers5) Shredding6) PAYT Program…

Ordinance on Parking in Lower Easton’s Point updated to allow service vehicles
September 12, 2016  – Town of Middletown
On September 6, 2016, the Town Council approved the following amendment to Chapter 74 Parking Schedules, Schedule I: Parking on Roadways South and East of Aquidneck Avenue now includes (B) Exception for delivery, service or repair vehicles.  The prohibition set forth in paragraph (1) of this section shall not apply to any delivery, service or…

September 09, 2016  – Police Department
During the month of August, the members of the Middletown Police Department, along with twenty three of our Community Partners took part in Community Policing Self-Assessment Tool (CP-SAT) survey. The CP-SAT survey is an anonymous online survey that collects information concerning our community policing practices and assesses the department’s strengths and weaknesses. The survey measures three…

Rhode Island Special Needs Emergency Registry / Hurricane Hermine
September 02, 2016  – Fire Department
Any Middletown resident with special needs can visit the links page on the Middletown Fire Department's section of this website and enter their information into a statewide data base. The system is designed to identify individuals who require special assistance during emergencies.   While enrollment in the Registry does not guarantee assistance, it allows first responders…

Library closed for staff training Monday afternoon, 8/22/2016
August 20, 2016  – Library
The Library will open as usual at 9:30am on Monday, 8/22, but will close from 12:45pm-3pm for staff training, reopening at 3pm and remaining open until 8pm.

2016 Tax Notices
August 19, 2016  – Tax Assessor Department
Tax notices were mailed August 17, 2016.The time to appeal real and tangible property assessments is between September 12, 2016 and December 12, 2016. The time to appeal motor vehicle assessments is between August 17, 2016 and October 3, 2016.

Family Movie Matinee
August 17, 2016  – Library
Saturday, 8/20/2016, 11am-12:45pm Disney's Zootopia, rated PG