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Posted on: August 3, 2022

Lifeguards Needed

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As some of our staff at Second & Third beaches begin to return to college, the Town of Middletown is hiring certified lifeguards. For more information or to apply, visit Guards online. #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: August 3, 2022

New Advisory Committee Formed To Assist With "Middletown Center" Design

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The Town Council and developers of the "Middletown Center" okay a new Citizens Advisory Committee to provide input on the proposed mixed use project at 600-740 West Main Road. #MiddletownCenter #MiddletownRI

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

NEW ADVISORY COMMITTEE FORMED 

TO ASSIST WITH “MIDDLETOWN CENTER” DESIGN

 

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Public Safety Camp A Success

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A number of local youth participated this week in a public safety camp sponsored by the Middletown Fire and Police departments. Participants learned a variety of skills from emergency service providers from both departments and had fun along the way.

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: August 2, 2022

EBCAP Career Fair

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EBCAP Head Start is holding a job fair on Aug. 10 from 3-5 pm in the former Kennedy School, 740 West Main Road. Teachers, home visitors, receptionists, family advocates and others sought. Come join the EBCAP team!

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Election Day Ballot Shaping Up

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The Town Council formally approves putting school regionalization with Newport and a $235 million bond on the Election Day ballot, which if approved will cost voters 20 cents on the dollar thanks to state reimbursements.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

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

ELECTION DAY BALLOT SHAPING UP

 

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (AUGUST 1, 2022) – The Election Day ballot got much clearer Monday  night.

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Middletown Meeting Matters -- Aug. 1, 2022

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The Town Council hears reports on several items Monday night from a potential roundabout on Green End Avenue to short-term rentals. #MiddletownRI

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 Road.

Absent: None. ...

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: July 30, 2022

MHS Football Fundraiser Car Wash

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The Middletown High School football team is washing cars today until 1 pm in the parking lot of the Knights of Columbus at 7 Valley Road. Come by and get your car, truck, bicycle or motorcycle washed for a good cause. #MHSFootball #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: August 5, 2022

REMINDER -- One-Day Delay In Town Trash Collection The Week Of Aug. 8

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Due to Victory Day on Monday, Aug. 8, there will be a one-day delay in all town trash and recycling collection. #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: August 3, 2022

"Middletown Helps" Is Here To Lend A Hand

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"Middletown Helps" is your one-stop shop with #MiddletownRI to address everything from concerns about trash to downed limbs, short-term rentals, parking and other non-emergency items. Reach out at Helps to try it today.

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Town Offices Closed Monday, Aug. 8

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A quick reminder that town offices are closed Monday, Aug. 8 to mark Victory Day. All town offices reopen on Tuesday, Aug. 9. #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Beach Safety Reminder

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Second and Third beaches are among the best places anywhere to enjoy the sun, surf and fun of Middletown. But beach staff reminds everyone to always be aware of rip currents whenever you're in the water, no matter your ability. #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Center Avenue Paving Project

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Residents and motorists are asked to be aware of ongoing road work on Center Avenue by East Coast Construction through Aug. 12. Please use patience and care. #EastCoastConstruction #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: July 28, 2022

NOTICE -- Town Parking Lot Maintenance Work Friday, July 29

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Maintenance work will be performed Friday, July 29 at the Surfer's End and Middletown Public Library parking lots. The goal of the work is to repair the existing lots, save money and minimize interruptions as much as possible to normal operations.

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: July 28, 2022

Have Something To Say About School Regionalization?

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Have some ideas and thoughts about school regionalization between Middletown and Newport? Visit to fill out a quick survey. #Regionalization #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: August 2, 2022

"Making Middletown Marvelous" -- Maria Fombellida

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Maria Fombellida owns Pizza Hollywood on upper Aquidneck Avenue. Known as one of the most generous and compassionate businesspeople around, Fombellida was selected as this week's "Making Middletown Marvelous" nominee. #PizzaHollywood #MiddletownRI

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

“MAKING MIDDLETOWN MARVELOUS” — MARIA FOMBELLIDA

 

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (AUGUST 1, 2022) – It would be tough to find a group of business...

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Monday Beach Concert Series

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Don't forget the Town of Middletown's Monday Night Beach Concert Series starts on Aug. 1 from 6-9 pm with Travis Colby. #LiveWorkPlay #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: July 28, 2022

Swimming At Surfer's End

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Swimming is open at the Surfer's End portion of Second Beach. #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: July 28, 2022

Beach Safety Reminder

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Second and Third beaches are among the best places anywhere to enjoy the sun, surf and fun of Middletown. But beach staff reminds everyone to always swim in areas watched by lifeguards, no matter your ability. #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: July 27, 2022

Regionalization Informational Meeting Results

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Residents, businesspeople, educators and local leaders came together earlier this week at Innovate Newport in Newport to discuss some of the data and specifics of the potential regionalization of schools in Middletown and Newport. #Regionalization

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: July 28, 2022

Boost Against COVID-19

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COVID-19 is still very much a reality. Don't forget to get a boost in the fight against the disease. #COVID-19 #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

Town Council Meeting On Aug. 1

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The Town Council meets on Monday, Aug. 1 at 6:30 pm in Town Hall to discuss a number of issues of local importance. #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

Remember To Recycle Right!

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The Town of Middletown reminds all "Pay-As-You-Throw" users it's important to follow the rules of recycling. Not is it better for the environment, it could save everyone money too. #RecycleRight

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Posted on: July 22, 2022

Swimming At Surfer's End Closed

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High bacteria counts from state Department of Health water testing closed Surfer's End late Friday and into the weekend. Patrons are allowed to sit between Purgatory Road and The Rock, but swimming is prohibited. The rest of Second Beach is not impacted.

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: July 26, 2022

"Molar Express" On The Way

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The "Molar Express" will be at Linden Park every Tuesday in August to serve those 2- to 21-year-olds without insurance. #EBCAP #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: July 22, 2022

Middletown Police VIN Check Reminder

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#MiddletownRIPD issued a reminder about Vehicle Identification Number checks for the week of July 25. Normal checks are expected to resume the week of Aug. 1 in #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: July 22, 2022

RIDOT Catch Basin Cleaning

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Rhode Island Department of Transportation crews were out Friday morning on East Main Road in #MiddletownRI, cleaning catch basins. The less debris in the basin, the better the entire rainwater handling system works. Thanks #RIDOT for your efforts!

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: July 22, 2022

Get To The Beach Early

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Hot, nice weather is in the forecast for Saturday and Sunday, so make sure to get to the beach early to guarantee a parking spot and no waiting. For more information, visit Beach. #SecondBeach #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: July 25, 2022

Election Workers Needed

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With primaries and Election Day right around the corner, the Town of Middletown is looking for people to help staff the polls and other jobs. If you're interested, call 401.847.0009 or 401.849.5540 or visit Election.

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Posted on: July 25, 2022

Keep Them Safe

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Remember that crews with Cardi Corp. & the state Department of Transportation continue their work to improve upper Aquidneck Avenue. Drive slowly and carefully when going through the area. #RIDOT #CardiCorp #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: July 21, 2022

Local Larceny Arrest Leads To Multi-State Crime Ring

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Police said an investigation into a larceny report from the Middletown Staples store grew into arrests around a multi-state organized retail crime ring. #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: July 21, 2022

MVA Snarls Traffic At Two-Mile Corner

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Middletown emergency personnel were working the scene of a rollover car accident this afternoon about 1:45 at Two-Mile Corner where East Main and West Main roads meet. Motorists are asked to find alternate routes and expect delays. #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: July 22, 2022

Beach Safety Reminder

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Second and Third beaches are among the best places anywhere to enjoy the sun, surf and fun of Middletown. But beach staff reminds everyone to always swim with a buddy whenever you're in the water, no matter your ability. #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

Rodrigues -- Middletown & Newport Need To Move Forward Together

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Middletown Town Council President Paul M. Rodrigues apologizes for the handling of a regionalization request years back from Newport, saying mistakes were made, he was truly sorry and the time was right to move on to help students in both communities.

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

 

RODRIGUES — MIDDLETOWN & NEWPORT NEED TO MOVE FORWARD TOGETHER

 

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: July 21, 2022

Mayflower Wind Project Attracts Attention Of Middletown

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The Town of Middletown is looking to protect the interests of its residents, businesspeople and visitors with a pending legal motion involving an offshore wind farm proposed by Mayflower Wind. #MiddletownRI

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

 

MAYFLOWER WIND PROJECT 

ATTRACTS ATTENTION OF MIDDLETOWN

  

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: July 20, 2022

Catch A Break From The Heat

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With no break anticipated anytime soon in the heat, the Middletown Fire Department reminds people the Middletown Public Library and Senior Center offer cool alternatives to catch a break. #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: July 19, 2022

Middletown Meeting Matters -- July 18, 2022

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The Town Council meets Monday night and makes decisions on several items during a session from Town Hall. #MiddletownRI

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.

Absent: Councilwoman Terri Flynn.

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: July 18, 2022

Pickleball Getting A Home In Middletown

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Four new pickleball courts look like they will be built at Linden Park in the spring of 2023. A new playground, 300-foot by 125-foot playing field and improved parking are also part of the plan. #Pickleball #MiddletownRI

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

PICKLEBALL GETTING A HOME IN MIDDLETOWN

 

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Know Your Escape Route

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When staying at a hotel, the Middletown Fire asks that patrons read the evacuation plan in your room. Find the closest exits to the outside from your room. Count the number of doors between your room and the exits. #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: July 25, 2022

Be Aware Of Your Surroundings

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While the latest album or movie might be entertaining on your walk or bike ride, the Middletown Fire Department reminds people to aways be aware of their surroundings. This includes getting your face out of your phone and walking without headphones.

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: July 21, 2022

Middletown Fire Reminds Walkers & Runners To Go Against The Flow Of Traffic

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As the weather stays nice, the Middletown Fire Department reminds walkers and runners to go against the flow of traffic to best avoid accidents and injuries. The MFD also asks walkers and runners to wear bright clothing and be aware of their surroundings.

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: July 18, 2022

New Probationary Police Officer Sworn In

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Probationary Police Officer Michael Pacheco was sworn in this morning during a ceremony in Town Hall. Pacheco comes to Middletown from the Charlestown Police Department by way of the Coventry Police Department. #MiddletownsFinest #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

Flood Relief On The Way For Some Homeowners

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Thanks to federal money heading to Middletown, the Woolsey Road area could see some changes to help reduce flooding after heavy rains. #JackReed #MiddletownRI

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

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

FLOOD RELIEF ON THE WAY FOR SOME HOMEOWNERS

 

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (JULY 19, 2022) – When it rains heavily in Middletown, ther...

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: July 15, 2022

East Bay Bike Path Work Begins Monday, July 18

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The state Department of Environmental Management issued word Friday that sections of the East Bay Bike Path in Bristol and Riverside will be closed starting Monday, July 18 for repairs. #DEM #BikePath

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: July 20, 2022

Come Hear More About Regionalization

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There's been a lot of discussion about the potential regionalization of schools between Newport and Middletown. Come get the facts and data at informational meetings on July 25 and 26. #Regionalization #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

Venga a escuchar más sobre la regionalización

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Ha habido mucha discusión sobre la posible regionalización de las escuelas entre Newport y Middletown. Venga a obtener los hechos y datos en las reuniones informativas el 25 y 26 de julio. #Regionalización #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

We Need Feedback From Students

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The students of Newport and Middletown will be directly impacted by school regionalization if the proposal moves forward. We want to hear from you at meetings on July 25 & 26. Visit Regional for more.

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Posted on: July 15, 2022

Location Change For Wednesday, July 20 Regionalization Summit

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The location for the regionalization summit between the Newport and Middletown councils and school committees has changed. The special meeting will now take place at Innovate Newport headquarters, 513 Broadway starting at 6 pm.

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Check With The Town To See If You're Eligible For A Senior Or Veteran Tax Exemption

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Some seniors and veterans don't realize there are potential tax breaks available to them from the Town of Middletown. To see if you're eligible. stop by Town Hall during normal business hours or visit >Break online.

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: July 19, 2022

Pick Up After Your Pup

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When out with your dog, always remember to clean up and properly dispose of their mess. This does not include throwing the Mutt Mitt into the woods or leaving it behind for someone else to take care of. For more, Dogs.

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Posted on: July 18, 2022

"Making Middletown Marvelous" -- Marion Welch

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Every school day, rain, snow or shine, Marion Welch is outside Gaudet Middle School and Aquidneck Elementary School directing traffic and keeping pedestrians safe. For her tireless efforts, Welch was nominated for "Making Middletown Marvelous."

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

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

 

“MAKING MIDDLETOWN MARVELOUS” — MARION WELCH

 

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (JULY 18, 2022) – Every morning durin...

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