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Forum – Governors Commission on Disabilities
July 16, 2012  – Town Administrator
  The Governor’s Commission on Disabilities will conduct a public forum on Friday, July 27th from 3-5pm at the Middletown Public Library’s Community Room, 700 West Main Road, Middletown – allowing people with disabilities and their families to inform state government of their needs and desires.  This forum offers a unique opportunity for individuals with…

Department of Human Services – New field office located at 272 Valley Road
July 16, 2012  – Town Administrator
The Department of Human Services has opened a new field office at 272 Valley Road to service the residents of Jamestown, Little Compton, Middletown, Newport, Portsmouth and Tiverton.  RIPTA bus route 63 has been expanded to include a stop at this location. (07/13/2012 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Director Sandra M. Powell of the RI Department of Human Services) The…

Refuse and Recycling Newsletter, Summer 2012
July 16, 2012  – Refuse Collection Department
Happy Summer!Here is a quick update about Rhode Island’s new recycling guidelines and how they impact the Town of Middletown’s Pay as You Throw (PAYT) program.For anyone who hasn’t heard, there are two major changes: Rhode Island Resource Recovery is now accepting all plastic containers up to two gallons and we can now put all…

America’s Cup World Series at Fort Adams June 23 – July 1
June 15, 2012  – Town of Middletown

Revaluation Update – June 13, 2012
June 13, 2012  – Tax Assessor Department
The results of the the hearing and review process for the town’s statistical revaluation have now been posted on line at  Second notices will be sent June 13, 2012.

Surplus computer equipment up for auction
June 06, 2012  – Technology Department

Special Meeting, Wednesday, May 30, 2012, 6p, Middletown Town Hall
May 29, 2012  – Town of Middletown

Culvert Replacement: Green End Avenue & Third Beach Road Intersection
May 15, 2012  – Town of Middletown
Notice of Informational Meeting:There will be a public information meeting held Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 6:00 pm at Middletown Town Hall to address any concerns or issues residents may have aout the construction project on Green End Avenue scheduled to begin the week of May 21.  Town officials and representatives of Green Acres Landscaping,…

Proposed Revisions to FEMA FIRMs
May 03, 2012  – Planning Department
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is proposing revisions to Newport County's Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) in coastal areas. More information, and maps showing proposed changes in Middletown are available on the Planning Department's Floodplain Managment page. Click here.

Result of 4th Annual DEA Prescription Drug Take Back Event
May 01, 2012  – Police Department
On Saturday, April 28, 2012, the Middletown Police Department (MPD) partnered with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) in the fourth Prescription Drug Take back Day. A MPD Officer monitored the prescription drug collection bins placed in the lobby of the MPD as residents dropped off expired or unused prescription drugs. The bins were later picked up…

WebGIS Mapping Now Available
April 26, 2012  – Planning Department
Check out Middletown's geographic information system (GIS) via the Web. Click here.

Gov. Chafee’s Middletown Business Forum, May 9th, 9:30am, Middletown Public Library
April 24, 2012  – Planning Department
Gov. Chafee's Middletown Business Forum, May 9th, 9:30am, Middletown Public Library Click here.

Code RED Mobile App available
April 20, 2012  – Police Department
App allows users to receive emergency alerts from areas they are traveling through: This new and free enhancement to the Code RED service will allow Middletown residents to download an app which will deliver Code RED messages directly to their phones in real-time based on their pinpointed GPS coordinates. Middletown residents who register will receive…

Recycle Your Old Cell Phone at MPD Headquarters
April 02, 2012  – Police Department
Used Cell Phones Wanted! You can support victims of domestic violence by donating your old cell phone to the Women's Resource Center (WRC).  The WRC participates in a cell phone recycling program where donated cell phones are turned in, and depending upon the condition of the phone, it will either be refurbished or recycled in an environmentally…

Results of Recent Shred-A-Thon Event
March 29, 2012  – Police Department
A Message from the Attorney GeneralThe recent Shred-A-Thon event held in Middletown and across the state was a great success.  "In addition to helping consumers keep their personal information safe, we prevented over 8.5 tons of materials from entering RI landfills since everything collected was recycled after being securely shredded.  In the process, we collected…

Esplanade Drainage Project Update: Blasting Complete
March 29, 2012  – Public Works Department
Blasting for ledge removal is complete pending unforeseen conditions.  Please contact Public Works or 846-2119 with questions or concerns.

Middletown’s Recycling Program annual Rain Barrel sale
March 26, 2012  – Refuse Collection Department
Middletown's PAYT program has teamed up with the  Rhode Island Water Ladyto help residents supplement their garden watering needs by harvesting rainwater. These high quality, low-cost, recycled food barrels have been retrofitted as rain barrels. One inch of rain water can generate up to 620 gallons on a 1,000 square foot roof.    Log on to…

Prescription Drug Take Back Day April 28, 2012
March 21, 2012  – Police Department
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has again partnered with the Middletown Police Department for the Fourth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. The event is scheduled for Saturday, April 28, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Citizens are encouraged to dispose of unused or expired prescription medications in bins located in the lobby of the…

Sail Newport presents “Flying on the Water” March 30 at Jane Pickens
March 15, 2012  – Town Administrator

March 02, 2012  – Police Department
The Town of Middletown will host its annual Rabies Clinic on Saturday, March 31 from 1100 am until Noon. The clinic will take place inside the Middletown Public Works Garage located at 19 Berkeley Avenue. The cost for the rabies vaccine is $10.00.   

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