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Naval Station Newport to Perform Test of Public Address System on Thursday, Jan 31, 2013
January 30, 2013  – Police Department
The Newport Naval Station will conduct an outdoor and interior emergency notification test at 12 noon tomorrow, Thursday, Jan 31.  The test will use a large public address system which will broadcast the following message:  "EXERCISE EXERCISE EXERCISE", ....SIREN SOUNDS,..... :"SHELTER IN PLACE, SIREN,       EXERCISE EXERCISE EXERCISE!"This is only a test.   


Naval Station Newport to hold Emergency Exercise on Thursday, January 24, 2013
January 23, 2013  – Police Department
The Newport Naval Station will conduct a routine security training exercise Thursday, January 24, 2013. The drill will primarily take place inside the Naval Undersea Warfare Center complex but will involve the use of the loud speaker public address system and result in increased emergency vehicle movement periodically throughout the morning.  If you work on…


Cold Weather Safety
January 23, 2013  – Fire Department
The Middletown Emergency Management Agency reminds all our residents and visitors to take precautions during extreme cold: Colder than normal temperatures with wind chills are predicted for Rhode Island through the weekend. The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) reminds all Rhode Islanders of the following tips to stay safe during extreme cold: Dress warmly,…


Code Red Emergency Notification Test scheduled for Wednesday, Jan 23
January 21, 2013  – Police Department
TEST OF CODE RED EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SYSTEM Middletown, RI January 20, 2013 - The Town of Middletown will activate the Code RED Emergency Notification System on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 to call the entire community. The calls will begin around 10:00 AM and will continue until the entire database has been called. This test will give Middletown Emergency Service personnel the…


Martin Luther King Holiday trash delay
January 18, 2013  – Refuse Collection Department
There will be a delay in next week's collection following Monday's (January 21, 2013) Martin Luther King Day Holiday.Trash and recycling will be delayed one day for the remainder of the week.The 2013 collection calendar can be viewed online here.Please contact the Recycling Coordinator with any questions.Will CroninRecycling Coordinator401 842-6519401 824-6136 (mobile)wcronin@middletownri.com 


TOWN HALL CLOSED MONDAY, JANUARY 21 for Martin Luther King Day
January 17, 2013  – Town of Middletown


Art Exhibit Opening Mon. Feb. 4, 4 – 7 p.m., Library Meeting Room, paintings by young artists of Club Respect
January 17, 2013  – Library
The Middletown Committee for the Arts will be hosting a reception for the opening of an art exhibit of at the Middletown Public Library Community Meeting Room on Monday, February 4, 2013 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM.  The exhibit features self-portraits painted by young artists ages 7 to 14 who are members of Club Respect,…


REMINDER! FY2014 CIVIC APPROPRIATION APPLICATIONS DUE MARCH 15, 2013
January 16, 2013  – Finance Department
 Click here to download the application now!


ANNUAL RETURNS
January 08, 2013  – Tax Assessor Department
RI General Law 44-5-16 requires the annual filing of a true and exact account of all ratable estate owned or possessed by every person and corporate body.  The time to file is between December 31st and January 31st. Extensions to file up to March 15th may be granted.  However, the request for an extension must…


January is Digital Literacy Month @ Middletown Public Library
January 08, 2013  – Library
Wondering how to use your new e-reader to download free e-books and free music? Looking for homework help? Need health information or looking for diagrams and instructions on how to fix your car? All of this is available to you with your Middletown Library card. If you are unsure how to get started, sign up…


Sakonnet River Bridge – RIDOT wants your comments regarding the potential impact of instituting a toll
January 05, 2013  – Town of Middletown
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Classical Guitar Music Program
January 02, 2013  – Library
Please join us on Sunday, 1/6, at 2PM for an afternoon of classical guitar music with the M-D Guitar Duo. As always, admission is free.


Christmas Tree Collection
January 02, 2013  – Refuse Collection Department
Happy New Year!Christmas trees will be collected the week of January 7th for residents using the PAYT program. Trees must be free of decorations (including tinsel) and not inside plastic or mesh bags. Yard waste may also be placed out for collection.Please leave a trash or recycling cart out with your Christmas tree to show…


Town Office Hours – December 24th
December 24, 2012  – Town of Middletown
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Tax Collection Policy
December 24, 2012  – Finance Department
For Tax Collection Policy information visit the Finance Department page, Tax Collections/Collection Policy


Naval Station Newport to Perform Test of Public Address System on Wed Dec 19, 2012
December 19, 2012  – Police Department
The Naval Station Newport will test their Public Address System today at noon. Shown below is the message which will play over the loudspeaker:                                                                 ATTENTION NAVAL STATION NEWPORT!                                                                     EXERCISE! EXERCISE! EXERCISE!                                                                               "KLAXON" tone                                                                               LOCKDOWN!                                                                               LOCKDOWN!                                                                               "KLAXON" tone                                                                    EXERCISE! EXERCISE! EXERCISE!  (A Klaxon tone sounds like something…


AG Kilmartin Warns Homeowners of Deceptive Solicitation for Deed and Property Profile
December 18, 2012  – Police Department
From the Office of the Attorney General Peter Kilmartin After receiving reports of deceptive solicitations sent to homeowners, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is warning Rhode Islanders of “deed processing notice” letters offering a “complete deed and property profile” for a fee.  The notices look official, listing the property information, including parcel and zone identification. Recent…


2012 TAX APPEAL
December 11, 2012  – Tax Assessor Department
The time to file appeals of the December 31, 2011 assessments has passed.  Appeal forms will no longer be accepted.


GREEN END AVENUE & BERKELEY AVENUE CLOSED TO THRU TRAFFIC
December 04, 2012  – Police Department
Sections of Green End Avenue and Berkeley Avenue will be closed to thru traffic from December 5 until December 25, 2012.  The roads will be closed due to construction, Monday thru Friday, between the hours of 7:00 AM and 6:00 PM.   Green End Avenue: Green End Avenue will be closed between the intersections of Green…


Poetry Reading and Writing Workshop
December 04, 2012  – Library
Enjoy poetry? Join Ocean State Poets on Dec. 8, 3PM for a poetry reading and writing workshop.