News & Events

Meet the Author — Mark Curtis, ABC6 News Chief Political Reporter
October 15, 2012  – Library
Mark Curtis is coming to Middletown Public Library on Saturday, October 20th at 2PM to kick off the Library's new season of Meet the Author. Mark is the Chief Political Reporter for ABC6 News at its Providence affiliate, WLNE. His book, Age of Obama: A Reporter's Journey with Clinton, McCain and Obama in the Making…

October 15, 2012  – Fire Department
On Thursday October 18th, at 6:00 PM there will be an informational presentation on the Middletown Fire Station and Public Works Renovation Project at the Atlantic Beach Club (55 Purgatory Avenue). This FREE event is open to all Middletown residents and voters interested in learning more about the project and it’s funding.(November 6th ballot local…

Poetry Writing Workshop with Ocean State Poets
October 09, 2012  – Library
Ocean State Poets and Middletown Public Library are working together to provide a poetry writing and reading workshop the 2nd Saturday of each month. The next workshop is Saturday, October 13th from 3-4:30PM. All poets and lovers of poetry are welcome.

Question 8 OPEN HOUSE – Middletown Fire Station and Public Works
October 02, 2012  – Fire Department
The Middletown Fire Department would like to invite all Middletown residents to an OPEN HOUSE on Saturday October 27th. Please feel free to drop by the Middletown fire station and Public Works facility located at 239 Wyatt Road anytime between 3:00 PM and 4:00 PM. The purpose of this Open House is to let residents…

Library is open 7 days a week
October 02, 2012  – Library
The Library has resumed a 7 day schedule. Hours are Monday-Thursday 9:30am-8pm; Friday and Saturday, 9:30am-5pm; Sunday 1-5pm. This schedule runs from the Sunday after Labor Day until Memorial Day. Exceptions are holidays and the Sunday before a Monday holiday.

Fire Station & Department of Public Works Open House – October 3rd
October 02, 2012  – Town of Middletown
FIRE STATION and DEPARTMENT of PUBLIC WORKS OPEN HOUSE October 03, 2012 6:30pm - 8:00pm The Middletown Fire Department would like to invite all Middletown residents to an OPEN HOUSE on Wednesday October 3rd 2012. Please feel free to drop by the Middletown fire station and public works facility located at 239 Wyatt Road anytime between…

Library expands computer service
September 25, 2012  – Library
The Library has enhanced the adult public computing area. Increased broadband and updated furniture combined with grant funded computers allowed the Library to increase capacity by 25%. There are now 14 public computer stations in the adult area in a redefined space that is attractive and inviting.

September 29, 2012 National Drug Take-Back Day
September 24, 2012  – Police Department
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has again partnered with the Middletown Police Department and the Super Stop and Shop Supermarket Chain for the Fifth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. The event is scheduled for Saturday, September 29, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  This year we are offering two drop off locations: The Middletown Police Department…

The Hurricane Season is Upon us and Winter Storms are around the corner! Don’t Forget to sign up/update your Code Red Emergency Notification information!
September 20, 2012  – Police Department
Town Residents are reminded to enroll in the Town of Middletown Code Red Emergency Notification System.  The Code Red system allows the town of Middletown emergency services to contact our residents in the event of an emergency in our area. The system has several different methods of contacting citizens including traditional residential landlines, business lines,…

Library Summer Reading Program nets $440 for Make A Wish Foundation
September 19, 2012  – Library
At today's meeting, the Friends of the Middletown Public Library presented a check to the Make A Wish Foundation in the amount of $440. The donation originated from the Library's summer reading program which encouraged children to read at least 5 books. The Friends of the Library pledged $.20 to Make A Wish for every…

Middletown DRAFT Hazard Mitigation Plan – Public review & comment period Sept. 18 – Oct. 3
September 19, 2012  – Planning Department
The final draft of the updated Middletown Hazard Mitigation Plan is available for review and comment on the Planning Department's documents page. Click Here. Please submit any comments in writing to the Planning Department at Town Hall or to  

August 31, 2012  – Tax Assessor Department
Tax Appeal Forms are now available in the Middletown Tax Assessor's office and on line from the tax assessor's home page.  Middletown Tax Assessor Home PageCompleted forms may be submitted no sooner than September 10, 2012 and no later than December 10, 2012. 

Tree Trimming on Paradise Avenue Begins Tuesday September 4
August 30, 2012  – Police Department
The Davey Tree Company will begin trimming and clearing tree limbs near power lines on September 4, 2012.  Paradise Avenue will be reduced to one lane so motorists are asked to use caution. The work will continue for several weeks in the beach area.  MPD detail officers will control traffic in the area.

Picinic in Paradise
August 24, 2012  – Town of Middletown
  September 9th from 12:00-4:00PM - Picinic in Paradise sponsored by the Middletown Historical Society Join the Middletown Historical Society for a delightful Sunday afternoon at Paradise Park.  Family and friends invited! Johnny cakesBook signingVendorsMusic by Lois VaughParadse School toursWindmill tours  

Help manage the Town’s mosquito population
August 21, 2012  – Town of Middletown
Stay up to date on our local mosquitoe population - great information from RIDEM at  Contact the Department of Public Works with your questions.

Esplanade Drainage Project Update:
August 16, 2012  – Public Works Department
Construction work on the project has resumed. Installation of the stormwater diffuser system is in progress.

August 15, 2012  – Tax Assessor Department
Motor vehicle value appeal forms must be returned to the assessor's office no later than thirty (30) days from the date that the tax bills are mailed.  Please refer to the appeal form which can be found on the assessor's web page Middletown Tax Assessor. 

Middletown Celebration of the Arts Saturday, August 18, 2012 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Paradise Valley Park
August 10, 2012  – Town of Middletown
Visual Arts, Performance Arts, Culinary Arts, Children's Activities, Demonstrations, Pony Rides, Food Vendors, Raffle, Silent Auction and much more! Rain or shine!  Free admission, fun for the whole family

Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center Grand Re-opening and New Exhibits, Friday, August 24, 12 noon – 5:00 p.m.
August 09, 2012  – Town of Middletown
RSVP to, (401) 782-7209

Second Beach Community Bonfire, Thursday, August 16, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
August 09, 2012  – Town of Middletown

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