News Flash

 
1 - 50 of 202 Listings
Posted on: January 21, 2022

Gaudet Middle School Trimester 1 Honor Roll

Islanders_Middletown_color

Please take a moment to congratulate the following students for their efforts and achievement making the Gaudet Middle School Trimester 1 Honor Roll. Keep up the good work!

Screen Shot 2022-01-21 at 12.48.55 PM

Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 21, 2022

Middletown Helps Gets Work Done Fast

SCF-3

Problematic pothole or other non-emergency issue around Town? Turn to Middletown Helps to file a work request fast and easy. For more, visit Helps online or searching "SeeClickFix Middletown RI" on your smartphone.

SCF-3

Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 20, 2022

Public Works Is Hiring

Public Works Is Hiring 2

Middletown Public Works is hiring. Join a team that works hard every day to make Middletown the best it can be. For more, visit DPW online. #MDPW #LiveWorkPlay #MiddletownRI

Public Works Is Hiring 2

Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 21, 2022

Student Of The Week -- Gaudet Middle School Seventh Grader Jack Corr

SOW Jack Corr

Words like "leader," "driven" and "inspiring" are used to describe Gaudet Middle School seventh grader Jack Corr as this week's "Student of the Week." In addition to working hard in school, Jack is becoming know for his musical and acting skills.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

CONTACT: Matt Sheley at (401) 842-6543 or msheley@middletownri.com

 

STUDENT OF THE WEEK:

GAUDET MIDDLE SCHOOL SEVENTH GRADER JACK CORR

 

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (JANUARY 21, 2022) – In each of the schools, there are s...

Read on...

Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 19, 2022

Order Your Beach Gift Certificates Now

Summer

It might be cold and chilly out now, but it's never too soon to start thinking about summer. Order a gift certificate for a seasonal parking pass to Second Beach now. Visit 2nd for more.

Summer

Additional Info... Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 20, 2022

Shovel Your Sidewalks

Reminder-10

REMINDER -- Shoveling your sidewalks after it snows isn't only the neighborly thing to do, it's the law. Make it easier for pedestrians to get around in walkable Middletown. #LiveWorkPlay #MiddletownRI

Reminder-10

Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 18, 2022

Town Council Okays Pursuit Of Reduced School Building Improvement Package

towfiqu-barbhuiya-jpqyfK7GB4w-unsplash

Although not the $90 million initially sought, a split Town Council votes Tuesday night for the School Building Committee to see what $60 million can get for each of the schools. The matter still hasn't been okayed for an Election Day bond, however.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

CONTACT: Matt Sheley at (401) 842-6543 or msheley@middletownri.com

 

TOWN COUNCIL OKAYS PURSUIT OF REDUCED

 SCHOOL BUILDING IMPROVEMENT PACKAGE

 

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (JANUARY 18, 2022) – The Town...

Read on...

Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 18, 2022

Advisor Warns Town Against Borrowing Too Much

stellrweb-djb1whucfBY-unsplash-3

A consultant warns the Town about spending too much on debt, saying unexpected problems can arise and the community should work hard to maintain its superior bond rating.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

CONTACT: Matt Sheley at (401) 842-6543 or msheley@middletownri.com

 

ADVISOR WARNS TOWN AGAINST BORROWING TOO MUCH

 

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (JANUARY 18, 2021) – Just like most residents and busines...

Read on...

Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 18, 2022

Tough Budget Ahead For Middletown

istockphoto-1355117246-170667a

Town and school officials discuss the preliminary budget and revenues expected in the coming Fiscal 2023, agreeing that a tough season is ahead.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

CONTACT: Matt Sheley at (401) 842-6543 or msheley@middletownri.com

 

TOUGH BUDGET AHEAD FOR MIDDLETOWN

 

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (JANUARY 18, 2021) – Fiscal 2023 is shaping up to be a tough budget year for th...

Read on...

Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 18, 2022

Information Sought By Middletown Police

Info Sought-2

The Middletown Police Department is seeking any information about a vandalism incident at the Wyatt Road Soccer Complex on Sunday, Jan. 9 and Monday, Jan. 10. Anyone with details is asked to call 401-846-1144 or the anonymous tip line at 401-842-6516.

Info Sought-2

Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 19, 2022

Get Your January 2022 "Middletown Today" Right Here

Screen Shot 2022-01-18 at 12.31.33 PM

The January 2022 edition of "Middletown Today" is available now here. Just visit Today or click on the front page below to read all about the Town. Enjoy!

Screen Shot 2022-01-18 at 12.31.33 PM

Additional Info... Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 16, 2022

File Non Emergency Work Requests With Middletown Helps

Downed Trees-2

During a storm event or on an average day, use "Middletown Helps" to file non emergency work requests with the Town. It's the easiest way to get things done quickly around Middletown. For more, visit Helps online.

Downed Trees-2

Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 14, 2022

Flash Freezing On Local Roads

Be Careful On The Roads

Ease off the gas and go slowly when driving Friday, Jan. 15 through Monday, Jan. 17 due to flash freezing expected on local roads. Take time and plan ahead to get where you want to go safely.

Be Careful On The Roads

Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 19, 2022

Sidewalk Hearing Planned

Purgatory Road Sidewalk-2

A Feb. 7 public hearing is scheduled to discuss the latest with new sidewalks planned for Purgatory Road. For more, visit Sidewalk online.

Purgatory Road Sidewalk-2

Additional Info... Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 18, 2022

Probate Court Prover

DSC07909

Attorney Michael W. Miller delivers fairness and impartiality from the bench of Middletown Probate Court for close to 30 years, overseeing the handling of thousands of estates, wills, name changes, adoptions and the like.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

CONTACT: Matt Sheley at (401) 842-6543 or msheley@middletownri.com

 

PROBATE COURT PROVER

 

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (JANUARY 18, 2022) – It’s quiet in the Town Council chambers at Town Hal...

Read on...

Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 13, 2022

"Bay Passage"

DSC09880

"Bay Passage" -- A bulk carrier from the J.J Ugland Companies headquartered in Norway heads up the East Passage of Narragansett Bay on Thursday morning. In the background a car carrier vessel begins the voyage out to sea.

DSC09880

Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 14, 2022

Learning About Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

IMG_7743

Forest Avenue School students discussed the lasting impact of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in third grade teacher Jenn Holubesko's class. She said his lessons were vital throughout the year, not just around Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 17.

This week, Forest Avenue School students in third grade teacher Jenn Holubesko's class discussed Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the positive, lasting impact he had on the world today. Holubesko said the lessons of Dr. King are important for students to he...

Read on...

Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 12, 2022

"Where Am I?" Answer

DSC08885

Lisa Sisson was on the "Where Am I?" question of the month within moments of it being posted. As for what was inside the time capsule, Sisson and others who were on hand for its burying were a little hazy.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

CONTACT: Matt Sheley at (401) 842-6543 or msheley@middletownri.com

 

“WHERE AM I?” ANSWER — JANUARY 2022

 

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (JANUARY 12, 2022) – Sometimes, the “Where Am I?” question from the Town stum...

Read on...

Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 12, 2022

The Middletown Police Are Hiring

Police Hiring-2

Become a police officer with Middletown Police and help others every day. To apply, visit Jobs online.

Police Hiring-2

Additional Info... Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 17, 2022

Town Council Meeting Tuesday, Jan. 18

Town Council Regular Meeting-7

The Town Council holds its second regular meeting of the month on Tuesday, Jan. 18 at 6:30 pm in Town Hall, 350 East Main Road. Visit https://mdl.town/TCAgenda to check out the meeting agenda. #GovtAtWork #MiddletownRI

Town Council Regular Meeting-7

Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Put Litter In Its Place

Put Litter In Its Place-2

Do your part to help Middletown say beautiful and clean. Put litter in its place and carry out whatever you carry in whenever visiting Town properties and parks.

Put Litter In Its Place-2

Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 14, 2022

One Day Delay In Town Trash & Recycling Pick Up The Week Of Jan. 17

Trash Delay-3

Town trash and recycling pick up will be delayed one day the week of Jan. 17 for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. For more information, visit Trash online.

Trash Delay-3

Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 17, 2022

Keep The Dream Alive

MLK-2

On Aug. 28, 1963 from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his "I Have A Dream" speech, one of the most iconic moments in American history. Remember the dream and keep it alive to celebrate King and his accomplishments.

MLK-2

Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Town Hall Closed Monday, Jan. 17 In Honor Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

TH Closed-4

All non-emergency Town offices are closed Monday, Jan. 17 in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The 24/7 Town Hall is always open at 24/7 online. All offices reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 18 at 8 am.

TH Closed-4

Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Town Council Faces Big Decisions On Schools On Jan. 18

DSC09823

The Town Council and School Building Committee hold a workshop summit on the fate of the buildings and grounds. Out of the discussion, there seemed to be consensus that something needed to be done that didn't break the bank.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

CONTACT: Matt Sheley at (401) 842-6543 or msheley@middletownri.com

 

TOWN COUNCIL FACES BIG DECISIONS ON SCHOOLS ON JAN. 18

 

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (JANUARY 10, 2022) – The Town Council has big decisions ab...

Read on...

Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Where Am I? -- January 2022

DSC08885

The included picture was taken recently somewhere in Middletown as part of "Where Am I?" Identify where in an email to WhereAmI@MiddletownRI.com along with your name and hometown.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

CONTACT: Matt Sheley at (401) 842-6543 or msheley@middletownri.com

 

WHERE AM I? — JANUARY 2022

 

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (JANUARY 11, 2022) – The picture below was taken somewhere in the Town of M...

Read on...

Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Stormwater Becomes Drinking Water

Stormwater-2

On Aquidneck Island, most of our drinking water comes from rainwater. Do your part to help keep runoff clean. Visit Water online for more information and ways you can help.

Stormwater-2

Additional Info... Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 14, 2022

Student Of The Week -- Aquidneck School First Grader Chloe Crea

IMG_3676

Aquidneck School first grader Chloe Crea credits her teachers and her family for helping her grow and evolve everyday. So much so, that Chloe would love to become a teacher when she gets older.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT: Matt Sheley at (401) 842-6543 or msheley@middletownri.com

STUDENT OF THE WEEK:AQUIDNECK SCHOOL FIRST GRADER CHLOE CREA

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (JANUARY 14, 2022) – In each of the schools across Middletown, there are students...

Read on...

Additional Info... Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Scenes From A Snowstorm

DSC09233

Pictures taken from across the Town of Middletown during the height of the snowstorm Friday, Jan. 7. Images by Public Affairs Officer Matt Sheley.

Read on...

Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Town Hall Closed

Town Offices Closed-3

Due to the Friday, Jan. 7 snowstorm, Town Hall is closed. Please conduct regular business at 24/7TownHall. Town offices reopen Monday, Jan. 10 at 8 am. The Town urges everyone to stay safe in the weather.

Town Offices Closed-3

Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Technical Glitch Leads To Missed Recycling Routes

Recycling Delay

Due to a technical problem with a Republic Services truck, the recycling bins on several streets was not collected Thursday, Jan. 6. For a complete list of streets, see below. Please put recycling bins back out on Saturday, Jan. 8 for collection.

The recycling bins on the following local roads and streets were not collected: 

Crest

S Crest 

Hoover

Stimpson

Wolcott

White Ter

Sunset Hill

Kane 

James 

O’Donnell

Kent and Ashurst

Tuckerman

The Town apologizes for any in...

Read on...

Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Middletown Public Library Closed Friday, Jan. 7

Library Closed

Because of the anticipated weather, the Middletown Public Library will be closed Friday, Jan. 7. The library is slated to reopen Saturday, Jan. 8 at 10 am for business.

Library Closed

Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 6, 2022

New Senior Center Newsletter Available Here

Senior Newsletter-3

Check out what's happening at the Senior Center at Newsletter online.

Senior Newsletter-3

Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Weather Forces One-Day Delay In Friday, Jan. 7 Trash & Recycling Pick Up

Delay-2

Due to the snow projected Friday, Jan. 7, Town trash and recycling pick up has been delayed one day until Saturday, Jan. 8. #PayAsYouThrow #Curbside #MiddletownRI

Delay-2

Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Mantenga limpios los hidrantes

safety_tips_winter_fires_fire_hydrants_spanish.1200x600

Combatir un incendio es lo suficientemente difícil sin que los bomberos tengan que buscar un hidrante en la nieve. Hágales un favor y quite la nieve de todos los hidrantes en y cerca de su propiedad. Podría salvar una vida.

safety_tips_winter_fires_fire_hydrants_spanish.1200x600

Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Keep Hydrants Clear

safety_tips_winter_fires_fire_hydrants.1200x600

Fighting a fire is tough enough without firefighters needing to search the snow for a hydrant. Do them a favor and clear snow away from all hydrants on and near your property. It could save a life.

safety_tips_winter_fires_fire_hydrants.1200x600

Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Mask Up - Distance - Vaccinate

Mask Up

The message of masking up, distancing and vaccinating to help slow the spread of COVID-19 is key, especially as virus rates continue to spike. To get a vaccine, visit Vaccine online to schedule an appointment.

Mask Up


Additional Info... Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Remember To Clear Your Sidewalks

Shovel Your Sidewalk-2

In anticipation of Friday's projected snowstorm, Middletown Police ask residents and businesses to clear their sidewalks no later than Saturday, Jan. 8 at 9 am. Thanks for helping keep Middletown safe for pedestrians and motorists alike.

Shovel Your Sidewalk-2

Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Parking Ban Announced

On Street Parking Ban-2

In anticipation of an incoming snowstorm, Middletown Police have announced a parking ban on all streets Friday, Jan. 7 from midnight to 6 pm. People are asked to not park on the roadways to make it easier for public works crews to clear snow.

On Street Parking Ban-2

Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 7, 2022

School Building Summit Monday, Jan. 10

Summit-3

Join the Town Council to hear the latest from the Middletown School Building Committee about the future of the schools and grounds Monday, Jan. 10 at 5:30 pm in Town Hall. Those who can't attend can watch online at "Middletown RI TV" on YouTube TV.

Summit-3

Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Calienta tu hogar de forma segura este invierno

safety_tips_never_use_an_oven_to_heat_spanish.506x253

El Departamento de Bomberos de Middletown recuerda a los residentes que nunca deben usar el horno o la estufa para calentar sus hogares este invierno. Para obtener ayuda, visite Servicios en línea.

safety_tips_never_use_an_oven_to_heat_spanish.506x253

Additional Info... Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Heat Your Home Safely This Winter

safety_tips_never_use_an_oven_to_heat.506x253

The Middletown Fire Department reminds residents to never use the oven or stovetop to heat their homes this winter. For assistance, visit Services online.

safety_tips_never_use_an_oven_to_heat.506x253


Additional Info... Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Stay Up To Date With CodeRED

CodeRED-2

Flooding? Storm? Natural gas leak? The Town has you covered with CodeRED for all emergency updates. Register at CodeRED online for the latest free emergency news.

CodeRED-2

Additional Info... Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Student Of The Week -- Gaudet Middle School Seventh Grader Shenyce Miller

IMG_8725

Educators say Shenyce Miller is the type of student you notice at Gaudet Middle School for all the right reasons. Kind, strong and positive are some of the glowing adjectives used to describe the seventh grader.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

CONTACT: Matt Sheley at (401) 842-6543 or msheley@middletownri.com

 

STUDENT OF THE WEEK:

GAUDET MIDDLE SCHOOL SEVENTH GRADER SHENYCE MILLER

 

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (JANUARY 7, 2022) – In each of the schools...

Read on...

Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Christmas Tree Pick Up Next Week For "Pay-As-You-Throw" Customers

Xmas Trees-3

Those who use the Town's "pay-as-you-throw" curbside trash and recycling program can place their Christmas trees out for collection the week of Jan. 10. Yard waste will also be collected for free.

Xmas Trees-3

Additional Info... Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 4, 2022

School Building Summit Planned

DSC02256

The Town Council and Middletown School Building Committee are slated to meet Monday, Jan. 10 at 5:30 pm from Town Hall to discuss the future of the existing facilities and where improvements might be needed.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

CONTACT: Matt Sheley at (401) 842-6543 or msheley@middletownri.com

 

SCHOOL BUILDING SUMMIT PLANNED

 

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (JANUARY 4, 2022) – The Town Council and Middletown School Building Comm...

Read on...

Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 3, 2022

Stepping Up With Support For Our Children

DSC07558

Seeing a need to help local school children more than ever before, the Town Council gives the unofficial okay to use $300,000 plus in federal ARPA money to assist with after-school programs.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

CONTACT: Matt Sheley at (401) 842-6543 or msheley@middletownri.com

 

STEPPING UP WITH SUPPORT 

FOR OUR CHILDREN 

 

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (JANUARY 3, 2022) – A little more than two months ag...

Read on...

Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 3, 2022

Middletown Meeting Matters -- Jan. 3, 2022

DSC06333

Tonight's Town Council meeting drew a large crowd, many who showed up to speak about the safety and future of the Green End Avenue-Berkeley Avenue-Paradise Avenue intersection.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

CONTACT: Matt Sheley at (401) 842-6543 or msheley@middletownri.com

 

MIDDLETOWN MEETING MATTERS

MIDDLETOWN TOWN COUNCIL 

 

When: Monday night.

Where: Middletown Town Hall, 350 East Main...

Read on...

Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 3, 2022

ARPA Deadline Extended

ARPA-2

Have a game changing suggestion for the Town's use of close to $5 million in federal ARPA funding? File it online at ARPA or with the finance office in Town Hall no later than Friday, Jan. 7 at 4 pm.

For a look at the Town's updated ARPA schedule in coming months, visit https://www.middletownri.com/DocumentCenter/View/3542/ARPA-Updated-Schedule online.

Read on...

Additional Info... Town News and Updates
Posted on: January 4, 2022

File Work Requests With Middletown Helps

SeeClickFix-2

It's pothole season and the Town has a quick and easy way to file a work order through Middletown Helps powered by SeeClickFix. To make any non-emergency work request, visit Helps online.

SeeClickFix-2

Additional Info... Town News and Updates

 
1 - 50 of 202 Listings