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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.

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…

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…

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…

Fingerprinting at MPD cancelled for Friday, November 11.
November 09, 2016  – Police Department
Fingerprinting at the Middletown Police station will be cancelled on Friday, November 11th due to Veterans Day.  We will resume our normal schedule, 9:00 am- 10:00 am, on Friday, November 18th.

Passing of Lt. William S. Bailey Jr. (Ret)
November 07, 2016  – Fire Department
It is with great sadness that the Middletown Fire Department announces the passing of Lt. William Bailey(Ret) of the Middletown Fire Department. Lieutenant Bailey was sworn in a Middletown Firefighter on September 1st 1955 and retired as a Lieutenant on January 8th 1982. Our thoughts and prayers are with Lt. Bailey's Family and  Friends.

Election Day November 8, 2016 – Notice of Polling Locations
November 02, 2016  – Town Clerk / Voter Registration
TOWN OF MIDDLETOWN GENERAL ELECTION ~NOVEMBER 8, 2016 ELECTION WARRANT   To Select: President and Vice President of the United States Representative in Congress - District 1 State Senator in General Assembly - District 12 State Representative in the General Assembly in each of the Districts 72, 73, 74 (7) Town Council and (2) School…

Where do I vote?
November 01, 2016  – Town of Middletown
Don't wait to the last minute - look up your polling location here.  Or contact the Middletown Canvassing Authority at (401) 849-5540.  

Working Home Smoke Alarms Save Lives
October 26, 2016  – Fire Department
Smoke alarms Smoke alarms save lives. Smoke alarms that are properly installed and maintained play a vital role in reducing fire deaths and injuries. If there is a fire in your home, smoke spreads fast and you need smoke alarms to give you time to get out. Here's what you need to know! A closed door…

Mad Scientist Party
October 26, 2016  – Library
Saturday, 10/29/2016, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm School-aged children are invited to the Library for spooktacular fun with science experiments including pumpkin oobleck, ghosts rising, and fluorescent chlorophyll. Contact the Children's Dept, 401 846 1573 ext 3 for more information.  

Middletown Police Department receives Lucy’s Hearth Hero Award
October 26, 2016  – Police Department
On Tuesday, October 20th, the Middletown Police Department received the Lucy's Hearth Hero award.  The award was given to the department by the Friends of Lucy's Hearth at a their annual fall festival fundraiser.   lucys-hearth-award