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2012 Wind Turbine Survey Results
February 07, 2012  – Town Administrator
In December 2011, the Town of Middletown conducted an online survey about interest in wind turbine development within the Town.  The results have been collated and are now available for viewing on the Town Administrator's page.


Parking Ban – Snowstorm – January 21
January 21, 2012  – Town Administrator
PARKING BAN FOR SNOWSTORM  MIDDLETOWN, R.I., beginning at 6:00 AM, Saturday, January 21, 2012 a snow-parking ban will go into effect for the Town of Middletown.  Vehicles parked on the street in violation of the snow ban may be ticketed and towed to allow the passage of town plow trucks and emergency vehicles.  The parking…


Budget Open House
January 20, 2012  – Town Administrator
The Town of Middletown is holding an open house on Wednesday, January 25, 2012 for all Middletown residents interested in sharing their ideas with town administration and officials about budget priorities for the upcoming budget year beginning July 1, 2012 (Fiscal Year 2013). The open house will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at…


No Delay in Collection
January 20, 2012  – Refuse Collection Department
There is no additional delay in this week's collection due to weather. We are still collection trash and recycling one day delay due to Monday's January 16 Martin Luther King Holiday.Please contact the recycling coordinator with any questions.


New Park Steward Program
December 29, 2011  – Town Clerk / Voter Registration
 PARK STEWARD PROGRAM The Town of Middletown is committed to maintaining safe and enjoyable local parks that promote a sense of community and improve the overall quality of life for its residents. To assist in accomplishing this commitment, a Park Steward Program has been established to provide a line of communication between the community and the Town…


Wind Turbine Survey Closes December 31st
December 23, 2011  – Town Administrator
This is a quick reminder that the Town’s wind turbine survey will close on December 31, 2011. Take a few minutes to share your opinions regarding potential wind turbine development in the Town of Middletown. Over 500 of your neighbors have already participated – don’t be left out. Shawn J. Brown, Town Administrator  


Have a budget priority? Let us know!
December 23, 2011  – Town Administrator
  The budget process is well underway.  Town department heads are finalizing their budget and capitals requests for the upcoming year, and are submitting them to the Town Administrator for review.  The Town Administrator is responsible for submitting a budget recommendation to the Town Council on April 1st. The Town wants to know what your…


2011 PAYT Refuse and Recycling Holiday Schedule
December 23, 2011  – Refuse Collection Department
There will be no collection Monday December 26 or Monday January 2 due to the Christmas and New Years holiday. Trash collection will be delayed one day for the rest of those weeks.Christmas trees will be collected the week of January 8 on your regular collection day. The 2012 calendars and collection schedule is available…


Holiday Schedule – Town Hall Closings
December 19, 2011  – Town Administrator
Town Hall will be closed on Monday, December 26, 2011 & Monday, January 2, 2012.   Happy holidays, Shawn J. Brown, Town Administrtor 


Stormwater work on the Esplanade has begun!
December 15, 2011  – Town Administrator
The Town broke ground this morning on its Esplanade stormwater project.  The scope of the project includes the redirection of Esplanade Outfall 1 to Esplanade Outfall 2 and extension to deeper water with a multiport diffuser.  The goal of the project is to better manage stormwater flows, and eliminate the Town's contribution to beach closures…


New Website! Now we need to hear from you.
December 10, 2011  – Town Administrator
The Town refreshed its website this week and the staff is busy making updates.  Our focus is to transform our website from an 'old file cabinet' to a vibrant source of online services and information for residents, business, and visitors.  We would appreciate any comments or suggestions you may have to make online presence even…


What are your budget priorities?
December 10, 2011  – Town Administrator
What are your budget priorities for the upcoming year?  The Town’s department heads are in the process of preparing budgets for the General Fund, Parks & Recreation Fund (aka Beach Fund), Sewer Fund, and Refuse & Recycling Fund.  They are also in the gathering the information necessary to compile the Town’s 5-year Capital Improvement Program. …


Website launch date!
November 30, 2011  – Town Administrator
The Town anticipates launching its new website on December 7th!  Stay tuned...


Jobs Now RI
July 07, 2010  – Middletown Economic Development
An American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Program administered by the RI Departments of Human Services, Labor and Training, and Revenue. This program will, for a limited time, reimburse 100% of wages for eligible new hires. The program is effective through September 2010. Jobs Now Rhode Island is ideal for businesses preparing to expand their workforce,…


Subcontracting Opportunity: Naval Station Newport
January 12, 2010  – Middletown Economic Development
Please use the following web address to access information on a construction subcontracting opportunity at Naval Station Newport: http://www.newportchamber.com/pdfs/HV%20Collins.pdf


Governor’s Workforce Board 2010 Comprehensive Workforce Training Grant Program
January 02, 2010  – Middletown Economic Development
Please use the following web address to access the Governor’s Workforce Board 2010 Comprehensive Workforce Training Grant Program information and application: http://www.rihric.com/pdfs/2010_compwtgp_rfp.pdf


MEDAC Selected to Participate in Economic Assessment
May 05, 2009  – Middletown Economic Development
The Rhode Island Division of Planning has recommended Middletown's participation in the Economic Development Assessment Tool developed at the Michael and Kitty Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Planning at Northeastern University. This grant, with a value of $5,000 will allow the town to evaluate its economic development activities and attributes in comparison to other…


Homeland Security makes pitch to area businesses
March 12, 2009  – Middletown Economic Development
By Andy Smith, Providence Journal Staff Writer -3/12/2009 MIDDLETOWN –– Rhode Island’s high-tech companies, particularly on Aquidneck Island, are used to working with the U.S. Department of Defense, mainly the Navy. This week they got to hear from a relatively new federal player, the Department of Homeland Security, which sent its chief commercialization officer, Thomas…


Unveiling of RI Small Business Stimulus Package
February 03, 2009  – Middletown Economic Development
Breakfast Meeting at Newport Harbor Hotel and Marina -2/3/2009 Newport Harbor Hotel & Marina 49 America’s Cup Avenue, Newport, RI Full Breakfast Buffet $15.00 formembers; $25.00 for non-members The current economic downturn and the tightening credit market has made it difficult for Rhode Island small businesses to access the capital they need to keep Rhode…


Local Senators Mean Business
December 14, 2008  – Middletown Economic Development
By Joe Baker - Newport Daily News staff -12/4/2008 It was a moment that defined why some state senators were in Newport Wednesday. Senate President-elect Teresa Paiva Weed, D-Newport, asked officials at Newport Biodiesel how state officials could help the fledgling company’s efforts to grow. It didn’t take long for business manager Bob Morton to…


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