News & Events

Message from National Grid regarding Low Gas Pressure on Aquidneck Island – Jan 21, 2019
January 21, 2019  – Town of Middletown

UPDATE: Current National Grid Gas Outage, affected residents should take action
January 21, 2019  – Town of Middletown
The Town of Middletown, Middletown Fire & Police Department are aware of the current gas outage affecting the residents of Middletown. Currently all town officials are working with National Grid, RIEMA, RI Red Cross. Currently the Gaudet Middle School Shelter will be open at 6:00pm (please use Turner Road entrance) and will remain open until…

Warming Shelter at Gaudet School opens Monday 1/21 at 6:00 p.m. (Turner Road Entrance)
January 21, 2019  – Town of Middletown
The Gaudet Middle School, located at 1113 Aquidneck Avenue, Middletown RI, will be opening at 6:00 pm this evening as a warming shelter for those effected by the National Grid natural gas outage. The shelter will remain open until natural gas service is restored.   ***PLEASE USE TURNER ROAD ENTRANCE***

Parking Ban Saturday 4pm thru Monday 12pm
January 19, 2019  – Police Department
The Town of Middletown has implemented a parking ban starting on Saturday, January 19th, at 4:00 p.m. thru Monday, January 21st, at 12:00 p.m. There will be no parking on any road in town during this time. Residents and businesses are reminded to clear their sidewalks in accordance with Town Ordinance 94.01.  Your cooperation is…

Volunteers needed for Community Project re: Homelessness Count, Wed. Jan 23
January 18, 2019  – Town of Middletown
Local social service agencies are conducting a Point-In-Time Count of people experiencing homelessness in Newport, Middletown and Portsmouth.  The Count will be conducted on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. at the McKinney's Cooperative Shelter on Meeting Street, Newport (Washington Square).  There will be a training held at the same location on Tuesday, January…

Middletown Celebrates Our Kids Making Healthy Choices!
January 18, 2019  – Middletown Prevention Coalition
It's beginning to look a lot like Project Purple in Middletown! Have you noticed the banners, purple bows, and purple lighting popping up around town? Are you wondering, What is Project Purple? The "Go Purple" movement was founded by former NBA basketball player and recovering addict, Chris Herren, who promoted healthy lifestyle choices and being who…

Christmas Tree Collection
January 02, 2019  – Refuse Collection Department
Christmas trees will be collected the week on January 14, 2019 for all Pay As You Throw subscribers. Yard waste will also be collected at that time. The 2019 Collection Calendar is being mailed out shortly but you can view it online >here<. Happy New Year!

Town Hall and Senior Center closing early on Mon. Dec. 24 at 12 noon; Library closed Sun.-Tues, Dec. 23-25
December 20, 2018  – Town of Middletown
Middletown Town Hall will close early at 12 noon on Monday, December 24, 2018 and be closed on Christmas Day.  Town Hall re-opens on Wednesday, Dec. 26, at 8:00 a.m. There are no meals served at the Middletown Senior Center on Monday, December 24 or Tuesday, December 25.  The Senior Center will close at 12 noon…

Traffic Alert: Road Pavement Markings 12/20 Oliphant Lane, Boulevard & Bliss Mine Rd (Wet Paint)
December 20, 2018  – Public Works Department
Traffic Alert: Road Pavement Markings 12/20 Oliphant Lane, Boulevard & Bliss Mine Rd. Use caution- wet paint

Planning Board Public Hearing on Regulations Amendments, January 30th, 6pm
December 18, 2018  – Planning Department
The Planning Board will hold a public hearing on January 30, 2019 at 6pm to consider proposed amendments to the Middletown Rules and Regulations Regarding the Subdivision and Development of Land. The proposed amendments involve regulations governing Conservation Development, as well as application fees, forms and checklists. Please see the notice below, and visit here  for additional…

December 11, 2018  – Tax Assessor Department
2018 appeal forms are no longer being accepted.

Paving Schedule Update – Wednesday 12/12
December 11, 2018  – Public Works Department
CB Utility Construction starting week of 11/26/18 Revised: week of 12/10/18 Fenner Ave Binder Wednesday 12/12 Boulevard replace road base North Fenner Ave mill binder Vernon Ave Binder Wednesday 12/12 Livinston Pl replace road base Beachview Terr - Top course Wednesday 12/12

Santa’s neighborhood visits 2018
December 10, 2018  – Fire Department
The Middletown Firefighters are escorting Santa around Town again this Year You can follow his live tracker at  

Annual Tree Lighting, Visit from Santa at Senior Center, Fri Dec 14 6:00 p.m.
December 06, 2018  – Senior Center

Textile Recycling Service Coming to Middletown
December 05, 2018  – Refuse Collection Department
The Town of Middletown is providing a new weekly recycling service for residents that allows clothing, toys, and other small items to be picked up along with regular and other recyclable trash.  Beginning on December 10, Middletown residents will be able to recycle unwanted textiles and small household items simply by bagging them in a…

Paving Schedule Update
December 05, 2018  – Public Works Department
Paving Schedule Update for weeks 11/20 & 11/26 East Coast Construction Start Pavement Date Reardon Dr Tuesday 11/20/2018 Completed binder course 11/19/18 Arruda Terr Tuesday 11/20/2018 Completed binder course 11/19/18 Stockton Dr Wednesday 11/21/2018 Completed binder course 11/21/18 Barton Ln Week of 11/26/2018. Prep work Friday 11/30. Paving Saturday 12/1 and continuing week of 12/3.…

Annual Holiday Toy Drive at Middletown Police Department, Nov 29 – Dec 19
November 29, 2018  – Police Department

Lunch n’ Learn Series returns to MHS, sponsored by Islanders Committed
November 27, 2018  – Middletown Prevention Coalition
Islanders Committed, in collaboration with the Middletown Prevention Coalition, is bringing the Lunch n’ Learn Series back to MHS! This series of interactive sessions lead by local experts are designed to help students attain peak academic, athletic, and physical performance.

Town Hall closing Wednesday, Nov 21 at 2:00 p.m. for holiday weekend
November 21, 2018  – Town of Middletown
Town Hall is closing early on Wednesday, November 21, at 2:00 p.m. in advance of the Thanksgiving holiday.  Town Hall is closed on Friday, November 23, and will re-open for business on Monday, November 26, at 8:00 a.m.

Public input welcome in search for new Police Chief
November 15, 2018  – Town of Middletown
The Town of Middletown is currently recruiting a new Police Chief.  Part of this process includes developing a profile statement that describes the ideal candidate, which will be one of the tools used to screen applicants.  This is an opportunity for stakeholders, including residents, to provide confidential input to the recruitment team.  Examples of input…