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An Open Invitation to Students in Grades 4-8
December 01, 2016  – Library
Race to Read Book Hunt @ Middletown Public Library Students in grades 4-8: complete the book hunt challenge and be entered into a drawing for a Kindle Fire tablet! Kick-off pizza party: Saturday, December 10th , 1:30PM in the Hall Community Room. Learn decoding strategies, and how to solve a mystery picture. Grand finale pizza…

Holiday Safety messages about cooking
November 23, 2016  – Fire Department
A safety message about cooking from The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Safety tip sheet (PDF, 171 KB) Safety tip sheet in German (PDF, 591 KB). Grilling safety tip sheet (PDF, 427 KB) Microwave safety tip sheet (PDF, 960 KB) Turkey fryer safety tip sheet (PDF, 289 KB) Picture-based tip sheet (PDF, 842 KB)   Cooking fires are the number…

Town Hall closing early on Wednesday, November 23, at 1:00 p.m. in advance of the holidays
November 21, 2016  – Town of Middletown

Annual Holiday Toy Drive
November 21, 2016  – Police Department
Annual Holiday Toy Drive   MIDDLETOWN, R.I., The Middletown Police Department is proud to announce the start of its annual Holiday Toy Drive which will run from November 22nd until December 18th. The department is seeking new unwrapped gifts or monetary donations, which will be used to purchase additional gifts, to ensure that less fortunate…

November 21, 2016  – Police Department
TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS FOR THANKSGIVING DAY “PIE RUN”   On Thanksgiving Day, November 24, 2016, from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., the 31st Annual Pie Run Sponsored by Savings Bank Institute and Trust, will take place. The course starts at the YMCA on Valley Road where runners will proceed south on Valley Road to Aquidneck Avenue…

Planning to dig outside? Call Dig Safe before you start.
November 16, 2016  – Fire Department
What is Dig Safe? A safe digging project must always start with a call to Dig Safe. Dig Safe is a not-for-profit clearinghouse that dispatches participating utility companies to mark where their underground lines are buried. This is free service, paid for by participating member utilities. Why should I call Dig Safe? Damaging an underground…

Fingerprinting at MPD cancelled for Friday, November 11.
November 09, 2016  – Police Department
Fingerprinting at the Middletown Police station will be cancelled on Friday, November 11th due to Veterans Day.  We will resume our normal schedule, 9:00 am- 10:00 am, on Friday, November 18th.

Passing of Lt. William S. Bailey Jr. (Ret)
November 07, 2016  – Fire Department
It is with great sadness that the Middletown Fire Department announces the passing of Lt. William Bailey(Ret) of the Middletown Fire Department. Lieutenant Bailey was sworn in a Middletown Firefighter on September 1st 1955 and retired as a Lieutenant on January 8th 1982. Our thoughts and prayers are with Lt. Bailey's Family and  Friends.

Election Day November 8, 2016 – Notice of Polling Locations
November 02, 2016  – Town Clerk / Voter Registration
TOWN OF MIDDLETOWN GENERAL ELECTION ~NOVEMBER 8, 2016 ELECTION WARRANT   To Select: President and Vice President of the United States Representative in Congress - District 1 State Senator in General Assembly - District 12 State Representative in the General Assembly in each of the Districts 72, 73, 74 (7) Town Council and (2) School…

Where do I vote?
November 01, 2016  – Town of Middletown
Don't wait to the last minute - look up your polling location here.  Or contact the Middletown Canvassing Authority at (401) 849-5540.  

Working Home Smoke Alarms Save Lives
October 26, 2016  – Fire Department
Smoke alarms Smoke alarms save lives. Smoke alarms that are properly installed and maintained play a vital role in reducing fire deaths and injuries. If there is a fire in your home, smoke spreads fast and you need smoke alarms to give you time to get out. Here's what you need to know! A closed door…

Mad Scientist Party
October 26, 2016  – Library
Saturday, 10/29/2016, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm School-aged children are invited to the Library for spooktacular fun with science experiments including pumpkin oobleck, ghosts rising, and fluorescent chlorophyll. Contact the Children's Dept, 401 846 1573 ext 3 for more information.  

Middletown Police Department receives Lucy’s Hearth Hero Award
October 26, 2016  – Police Department
On Tuesday, October 20th, the Middletown Police Department received the Lucy's Hearth Hero award.  The award was given to the department by the Friends of Lucy's Hearth at a their annual fall festival fundraiser.   lucys-hearth-award

2nd Quarter Tax Payments
October 26, 2016  – Tax Assessor Department
Second Quarter tax payments are due December 12, 2016.

Traffic detours due to construction on West Main, East Main, Forest Ave – please seek alternate routes.
October 20, 2016  – Public Works Department

Forest Ave Paving Public Informational Meeting: Weds Oct 19th 6:00pm at Middletown Fire Station Community Room
October 14, 2016  – Public Works Department
NOTICE OF PUBLIC INFORMATIONAL MEETING   FOREST AVENUE PAVING OPERATIONS       Meeting Date, Time, & Location:   Wednesday, October 19, 2016 @ 6:00 pm   Middletown Fire Station, Community Room   239 Wyatt Rd., Middletown   The Town’s contractor, CB Utility is preparing to begin final paving operations on Forest Avenue. Mobilization is…

Please take a brief survey on Recording/Broadcast of Planning, Zoning and Conservation committees
October 11, 2016  – Town of Middletown

Road Bond Information now available on town website
October 07, 2016  – Town Administrator

Columbus Day Holiday to delay trash, recycling and yard waste collection
October 05, 2016  – Refuse Collection Department
There will be a one day delay in next week’s collection due to the Monday, October 10, 2016, Columbus Day Holiday. Trash, recycling and yard waste will be collected one day later than normal for the remainder of the week. Please contact the recycling coordinator with questions.

COMPLETED Newport Water Emergency Repair – Valley Rd in vicinity of Green End Ave
October 04, 2016  – Public Works Department