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“An Art Show for All”
November 15, 2012  – Library
The Middletown Public Library is hosting an exhibit of work by Middletown High School students, faculty, and a parent of a student. Opening reception is 11/16/2012, from 2:30-5PM. The exhibit will continue until 11/23/2012.

Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) course offered to public by the Middletown Police Department – December 13, 14 and 15, 2012
November 15, 2012  – Police Department
According to the Federal Bureau of Justice Statistics a forcible rape occurs every two minutes in the United States. However, statistics show the crime of rape is largely under reported. In order to help protect our citizens and reduce these statistics the Middletown Police Department (MPD) is offering a Rape Aggression Defense course for women in…

Safe Travel during the Thanksgiving Holdiay Press Release
November 14, 2012  – Police Department
Middletown, RI – The Thanksgiving holiday period is one of the busiest travel times of the year, and the Middletown Police Department wants to remind all travelers, whether traveling across the country or across town, one of the best ways to ensure a safe arrival is to buckle up, every trip, every time.  “During the…

College Financial Workshop
November 13, 2012  – Library
November 13th, 6:30PM. Bill Geasey will present an educational talk on how to plan, save, and pay for college. Highly recommended for parents of children 4-14.

Navy Open House Environmental Impact Statement, Gaudet Middle School, Wednesday, November 14, 4:00 p.m.
November 07, 2012  – Town of Middletown
More information here

Keep Up To Date!
November 07, 2012  – Technology Department
Facebook and Twitter were widely used during Storm Sandy - please continue to use these sources of information to your advantage.

Wednesday’s Storm / National Weather Service advisory:
November 06, 2012  – Fire Department
A National Weather Service (NWS) advisory: There is high confidence that if the coastal storm continues to track as predicted, there will be strong to damaging winds Wednesday into Thursday. The time of most concern is Wednesday afternoon into Wednesday night. In coastal communities, gusts of up to 60 mph are predicted. (Inland, gusts of…

Sachuest Point BEACH Closings
November 01, 2012  – Town of Middletown
The parking lot at Surfer's End is open.  The main parking lot at Second Beach and all of Third Beach is closed.  The National Sachuest Wildlife Refuge is closed indefinitely.

Sachuest Point ROAD Closings
November 01, 2012  – Town of Middletown
Sachuest Point Road east of Third Beach Road (campground) is closed.  Third Beach Road from Indian Avenue to Sachuest Point Road is closed.

Trash and Recycling Sticker Renewals
October 31, 2012  – Refuse Collection Department
The 2013 PAYT Annual User Fee are due October 31, the stickers can be purchased by mailing in the form (available for download here) or pay in person at 9 Berkeley Ave (the former Police Station) Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 3:00PM.There will be a grace period to allow for the handling, processing…

October 31, 2012  – Town of Middletown
For non-emergency requests or reports on roads, trees and drainage issues, please use the Town's online program Citizen Request

National Grid Power Outage contact number 800-322-3223
October 31, 2012  – Fire Department
Any National Grid Electric customers still without power should contact National Grid at 800-322-3223 Please assist your friends & neighbors who may still be without power and cannot access this information or who cannot call National Grid themselves.

October 30, 2012  – Town of Middletown
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Green Debris – Hurricane Sandy
October 30, 2012  – Town of Middletown
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Gaudet Emergency Shelter Opens at 5 PM Sunday October 28th.
October 28, 2012  – Fire Department
An American Red Cross Emergency Shelter will be opening today at 5 PM, Sunday October 28th at the Gaudet Middle School on Turner Road. This will be the regional shelter for Aquidneck Island residents during Hurricane Sandy. All residents should enter the shelter using the Turner Road entrance. No pets will be allowed at this…

Hurricane Sandy update
October 28, 2012  – Fire Department
The effects from Hurricane Sandy are expected to hit Rhode Island beginning tonight Sunday October 28th.  The storm will not pass quickly – the effects of the storm may be felt through mid-week – please plan accordingly. This storm is expected to bring dangerous winds, heavy rains and extremely high seas to our area.  Power…

Use Facebook, Twitter, and CodeRED to your advantage…
October 28, 2012  – Technology Department
Hurricane Sandy is a large storm with far reaching and damaging weather.  As emergency operations are carried out and evacuations commence please refer to the Town's Facebook and Twitter updates to stay on track with important information.And if you haven't setup CodeRED to receive important updates via phone (cell & home) please click the CodeRED…

Trash Collection Delayed
October 28, 2012  – Town of Middletown
  The Town is delaying trash collection this week due to Super Storm Sandy. Trash will be collected in accordance with the following schedule: -          Monday’s pickup will be rescheduled to Wednesday -          Tuesday’s pickup will be rescheduled to Thursday -          Wednesday’s pickup will be rescheduled to Thursday -          Thursday’s pickup will be rescheduled to Friday…

Stay informed during an emergency – sign up for CodeRed
October 28, 2012  – Town of Middletown
If you haven't done so yet - sign up for CodeRed! CodeRed is an emergency notification service by which town officials can notify residents and businesses by telephone, cell phone, text message or email about emergency situations or critical alerts.  Please take a moment to fill in the appropriate information at the link provided below:…

Special Town Council meetings rescheduled
October 28, 2012  – Town of Middletown
The special Town Council meetings scheduled Monday and Tuesday have been cancelled and rescheduled to Thursday, November 1st at 6:00 pm.  

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