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Trash and Recycling Collection to start early due to January 7 snow
January 06, 2017  – Refuse Collection Department
Trash and recycling trucks will start collection about an hour earlier than normal to get a jump on Saturday’s predicted snow. This week’s collection was delayed one day due to Monday’s New Years Holiday. Please keep trash and recycling carts off the roadway while DPW crews continue to clear snow from the roadway. Christmas trees…


PARKING BAN IN EFFECT SATURDAY AT 7:00 AM
January 06, 2017  – Police Department
A PARKING BAN IS IN EFFECT  FROM  SATURDAY JANUARY 7TH  AT 7 AM UNTIL  SUNDAY JANUARY 8TH AT 10 AM. PLEASE KEEP VEHICLES OFF OF THE ROAD FOR SNOW PLOWS AND EMERGENCY VEHICLES. RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES ARE ASKED TO PLEASE KEEP THEIR SIDEWALKS CLEAR FOR PEDESTRIAN TRAFFIC. UPDATES MAY BE POSTED AS THE WEATHER PROGRESSES. THANK…


Winter Weather/Extreme Cold
January 06, 2017  – Fire Department
During winters in Rhode Island, we can expect snow or blizzards, ice, or a period of extremely cold temperatures. Snowstorms can bring an inch or two of snow or more than a foot of snow. When snow is falling at a fast rate, there are winds of 35 miles per hour or more, and visibility…


MIDDLETOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT RECEIVES AAA TRAFFIC SAFETY AWARDS
January 05, 2017  – Police Department
MIDDLETOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT RECEIVES AAA TRAFFIC SAFETY AWARDS On Tuesday, December 6, 2016 the Middletown Police Department received the Silver Traffic Safety Award for 2015 from AAA Northeast.  This award recognized the efforts of the police department to increase the safety of the nearly 40,000 motorist that travel through Middletown on a daily basis.  The…


ITB-Maidford River Stormwater BMPs project
January 03, 2017  – Finance Department
The Town is currently requesting proposals for the Maidford River Stormwater BMPs project.  Access the RFP in the Vendor/Bidder Area.


Holiday Hours – Middletown Public Library
December 23, 2016  – Town of Middletown
The Middletown Public Library will be closed December 24th, 25th and 26th and will reopen on December 27th. Happy holidays!


Town Hall Holiday Schedule: Closing at 1:00 PM on Friday, December 23rd Closed Monday, December 26th. Regular business hours will resume Tuesday, December 27th at 8:00 AM.
December 23, 2016  – Town of Middletown


Christmas and New Years to Delay Trash and Recycling Collection
December 22, 2016  – Refuse Collection Department
There will be no trash or recycling collection on Monday December 26 or January 2, collection will be delayed one day for the remainder of those weeks. Christmas trees (and yard waste) will be collected the week of January 9, 2017, on your regular collection day. Be sure your tree is free of all decorations…


Middltown Warming Centers
December 09, 2016  – Fire Department
The following Middletown Town facilities may be used for warming up during the colder than normal conditions expected over the next few days: The Middletown Library 700 West Main Road Hours: Monday - Thursday / 9:30am - 8:00pm Friday - Saturday / 9:30am - 5:00pm Sunday / 1:00pm - 5:00pm The Middletown Senior Center 650…


Winter & Cold Weather Safety
December 09, 2016  – Fire Department
The Middletown Emergency Management Agency reminds all our residents and visitors to take precautions during extreme cold: The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) reminds all Rhode Islanders of the following tips to stay safe during extreme cold: Dress warmly, and in layers, even if you are just making a short trip to the mailbox.…


Request for Proposal-Full Revaluation
December 08, 2016  – Finance Department
The Town is currently requesting proposals for the Full Revaluation of all Taxable and Exempt Real Property Located in Middletown, Rhode Island.  Access the RFP in the Vendor/Bidder Area.


Annual Tree Lighting!
December 08, 2016  – Senior Center


Senior Exemption Forms
December 06, 2016  – Tax Assessor Department
2017 Senior Exemption Forms are on line for homeowners who are at least 65 years of age and have been residents of Middletown for at least five consecutive years. http://tax-assessor.middletownri.com/assessor-forms/2017-senior-exemption-application


An Open Invitation to Students in Grades 4-8
December 01, 2016  – Library
Race to Read Book Hunt @ Middletown Public Library Students in grades 4-8: complete the book hunt challenge and be entered into a drawing for a Kindle Fire tablet! Kick-off pizza party: Saturday, December 10th , 1:30PM in the Hall Community Room. Learn decoding strategies, and how to solve a mystery picture. Grand finale pizza…


Forest Avenue Construction Status & Schedule Update as of November 30, 2016
December 01, 2016  – Engineering Department
Date: November 30, 2016 Status: Finish Course including speed tables have been installed, final inspection & acceptance to be completed by project engineer Work Pending: 1) Striping along centerline, fog lines & speed tables as soon as weather permits 2) Signage: Truck Restriction, Speed Hump, Driver Speedback Sign scheduled for week of December 5 3)…


Holiday Safety messages about cooking
November 23, 2016  – Fire Department
A safety message about cooking from The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Safety tip sheet (PDF, 171 KB) Safety tip sheet in German (PDF, 591 KB). Grilling safety tip sheet (PDF, 427 KB) Microwave safety tip sheet (PDF, 960 KB) Turkey fryer safety tip sheet (PDF, 289 KB) Picture-based tip sheet (PDF, 842 KB)   Cooking fires are the number…


Town Hall closing early on Wednesday, November 23, at 1:00 p.m. in advance of the holidays
November 21, 2016  – Town of Middletown


Annual Holiday Toy Drive
November 21, 2016  – Police Department
Annual Holiday Toy Drive   MIDDLETOWN, R.I., The Middletown Police Department is proud to announce the start of its annual Holiday Toy Drive which will run from November 22nd until December 18th. The department is seeking new unwrapped gifts or monetary donations, which will be used to purchase additional gifts, to ensure that less fortunate…


TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS FOR THANKSGIVING DAY PIE RUN
November 21, 2016  – Police Department
TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS FOR THANKSGIVING DAY “PIE RUN”   On Thanksgiving Day, November 24, 2016, from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., the 31st Annual Pie Run Sponsored by Savings Bank Institute and Trust, will take place. The course starts at the YMCA on Valley Road where runners will proceed south on Valley Road to Aquidneck Avenue…


Planning to dig outside? Call Dig Safe before you start.
November 16, 2016  – Fire Department
What is Dig Safe? A safe digging project must always start with a call to Dig Safe. Dig Safe is a not-for-profit clearinghouse that dispatches participating utility companies to mark where their underground lines are buried. This is free service, paid for by participating member utilities. Why should I call Dig Safe? Damaging an underground…