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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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