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SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans / Frost-Freeze from Feb. 14 thru May 4, 2016
September 23, 2016  – Fire Department
SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available in Rhode Island Following Secretary of Agriculture Disaster Declaration for Frost and Freeze ATLANTA - The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes…

Made My Mark Contest
September 19, 2016  – Library
We're looking for a new design for our children's bookmarks and would love your help. Students in grades Pre-K through 6th are invited to submit their original bookmarks now through September 21.Join us for a PIZZA PARTY for all participants on 9/24 at 12:30 where we will announce the winners of our contest and award…

It all starts with a Library Card!
September 15, 2016  – Library
Sign up or renew your library card during September, National Library Card Sign-up month, and be eligible for a weekly raffle. Each week we draw 3 lucky winners. Prizes are $10 gift certificates to Middletown businesses. If you already have a library card, stop by, find a golden ticket in a book, magazine, or dvd,…

Traffic Restrictions for Newport Hospital 5K-Sunday Sept. 18th
September 15, 2016  – Police Department
  In order to accommodate the individuals participating in the Newport Hospital 5K Road Race Sunday, September 18, 2016 the Middletown Police Department will barricade several street locations in conjunction with the race. The race will begin and end at the Newport County YMCA, 792 Valley Road. A kids’ run will begin at 8:30 a.m.…

Pay As you Throw Fall Newsletter
September 12, 2016  – Refuse Collection Department
FALL 2016 I hope you find the following Middletown PAYT program news helpful.  Help spread the word and share this information with your neighbors! 1) Annual User Fee Stickers  2) Bulk Waste Amnesty Day - Saturday, September 24 at Second Beach3) Eco-Depot – upcoming events4) Thank you to our PAYT bag retailers5) Shredding6) PAYT Program…

Ordinance on Parking in Lower Easton’s Point updated to allow service vehicles
September 12, 2016  – Town of Middletown
On September 6, 2016, the Town Council approved the following amendment to Chapter 74 Parking Schedules, Schedule I: Parking on Roadways South and East of Aquidneck Avenue now includes (B) Exception for delivery, service or repair vehicles.  The prohibition set forth in paragraph (1) of this section shall not apply to any delivery, service or…

September 09, 2016  – Police Department
During the month of August, the members of the Middletown Police Department, along with twenty three of our Community Partners took part in Community Policing Self-Assessment Tool (CP-SAT) survey. The CP-SAT survey is an anonymous online survey that collects information concerning our community policing practices and assesses the department’s strengths and weaknesses. The survey measures three…

Rhode Island Special Needs Emergency Registry / Hurricane Hermine
September 02, 2016  – Fire Department
Any Middletown resident with special needs can visit the links page on the Middletown Fire Department's section of this website and enter their information into a statewide data base. The system is designed to identify individuals who require special assistance during emergencies.   While enrollment in the Registry does not guarantee assistance, it allows first responders…

Library closed for staff training Monday afternoon, 8/22/2016
August 20, 2016  – Library
The Library will open as usual at 9:30am on Monday, 8/22, but will close from 12:45pm-3pm for staff training, reopening at 3pm and remaining open until 8pm.

2016 Tax Notices
August 19, 2016  – Tax Assessor Department
Tax notices were mailed August 17, 2016.The time to appeal real and tangible property assessments is between September 12, 2016 and December 12, 2016. The time to appeal motor vehicle assessments is between August 17, 2016 and October 3, 2016.

Family Movie Matinee
August 17, 2016  – Library
Saturday, 8/20/2016, 11am-12:45pm Disney's Zootopia, rated PG  

MPL Community Garden Open House
August 17, 2016  – Library
Saturday, 8/20/2016,  9am-12noon http://web.uri.edu/mastergardener/openhouse/ Our first-ever Project Open House is an opportunity to learn science-based gardening methods in your own community. Drawing upon the success of the Gardening with the Masters tour held in alternate years, this event features 15 of our public URI Master Gardener Program projects. We invite you to experience our demonstration gardens…

Fenner Avenue Sewer Project Public Informational Meeting Weds, August 17 @ 6pm @ Middletown Fire Community Room
August 16, 2016  – Public Works Department
  NOTICE OF PUBLIC INFORMATIONAL MEETING SEWER AND ROADWAY IMPROVEMENTS ON FENNER AVENUE Meeting Date&Time: Wed. August 17, 2016 @ 6:00 pm Middletown Fire Station, Community Room 239 Wyatt Rd., Middletown   Project scope is to replace sanitary sewer line along Fenner Ave from the City / Town Line to Vernon Ave.   Please plan…

August 11, 2016  – Town Clerk / Voter Registration
AUGUST 14, 2016 Final date for new voter registration, change of name or change of address.  A voter registration drive will be held at the  MIDDLETOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT, 123 VALLEY ROAD, MIDDLETOWN, RI 02842, from 8:00 AM TO 4:00 PM

Middletown is now a StormReady Comunity
August 10, 2016  – Fire Department
Over the past few months Middletown Emergency Management has been working with the National Weather Service (NWS) center in Taunton and Rhode Island’s Emergency Management and to meet the NWS’s program criteria and to be recognized as a StormReady Community. On Tuesday July 19th Middletown became the 14th Rhode Island community to be granted StormReady…

Middletown Public Library has reopened on Tuesday, August 9 after power outage
August 09, 2016  – Town of Middletown

August 04, 2016  – Police Department
The Middletown Police Department will be cancelling their weekly fingerprinting on Friday, August 5, 2016. Our fingerprinting machine is scheduled to be repaired and operational so that we can resume fingerprinting by Friday, August 12,  at 9:00 A.M. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause. 

Victory Day to postpone trash and recycling collection
August 03, 2016  – Refuse Collection Department
There will be a one day delay in next week’s collection following the Monday, July 8, 2016, Victory Day Holiday. Trash and recycling will be collected one day later than normal for the remainder of the week. A calendar with a list of holidays and upcoming events can be found here: http://www.middletownri.com/dl.php?id=987 Please contact the…

August 01, 2016  – Police Department
  TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS FOR RACE THE STATE AUGUST 7, 2016   MIDDLETOWN, R.I., On Sunday, August 7, 2016 a running portion of the Race the State race will be taking place in Middletown. In order to accommodate the race, the Middletown Police Department will provide traffic control for the event. The race is scheduled to enter…

July 29, 2016  – Police Department
The Middletown Police Department will be cancelling their weekly fingerprinting on Friday, July 29, 2016. Fingerprinting will resume on the following Friday, August 5,  at 9:00 A.M. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause.