News & Events

Paving Schedule Update for weeks 11/20 & 11/26 (updated 11/30)
November 15, 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.…

Town Begins Search for Next Police Chief as Anthony Pesare Retires
November 09, 2018  – Finance Department
Anthony Pesare will retire after 14 years as chief of police in Middletown. The search for a replacement has begun. Pesare has served as the town’s ninth police chief and led the department through advanced accreditation with the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) in 2014. Nationwide only 10% of law enforcement agencies…

Middletown Prevention Coalition Celebrates November Military Family Appreciation Month
November 09, 2018  – Middletown Prevention Coalition
Each November, the President signs a proclamation declaring November Military Family Month, and with hundred of thousands of service members deployed overseas, recognizing the daily sacrifices made by military families has never been more important. Of all the military families in Rhode Island, Newport County and Middletown specifically, is home to the largest percentage of…

November 14th Planning Board meeting cancelled.
November 08, 2018  – Planning Department
The Planning Board has cancelled its November 14th regular monthly meeting. The next regular Planning Board meeting will be on December 5th at 6pm.

Middletown Prevention Coalition presents “Four Legs to Stand On” 7 November 6:30pm
November 07, 2018  – Middletown Prevention Coalition
Join us tonight for an important conversation about families and addiction.    

No Shave November! Help Us Raise Money For Veterans!
November 06, 2018  – Police Department
We have partnered with the Red Sox Home Base Organization to raise money to help veterans and their families dealing with service related issues. Please click on the link and donate through our page. Thank you for helping us help those that risk everything for our freedom.  

Veterans Town Hall events Saturday, November 10 at Middletown Town Hall
November 01, 2018  – Town of Middletown
On Saturday, November 10, Kasim Yarn, the Director of the RI Office of Veterans Affairs, will host a special forum for Veterans of the US Armed Forces and the community.  Inspired by the writings of author Sebastian Junger, this event aims to establish greater understanding between local Veterans and their family, friends, and community. In…

Sgt. Clifford McGregor Completes Mid-Managment Course at Roger Williams University
October 30, 2018  – Police Department

Updated Paving Schedule: commencing Friday 10/26/18
October 25, 2018  – Public Works Department
Plans are to pave Paradise Brook Farm Road, Maidford River Road, Adelaide Avenue and Sherri Lane Friday 10/26/18. Next week we are scheduled to be paving in Easton’s Point and Reardon Drive. All paving dates are weather dependent.

Traffic Alert: National Grid Gas Paving Weds Oct 24 through Friday Oct 26
October 23, 2018  – Public Works Department
Traffic Alert: National Grid Gas Paving Weds Oct 24 through Friday Oct 26. Miantonomi Ave, Boulevard, Green End Ave, Bliss Mine Rd, Shangri-la Ln

Traffic Alert: Oliphant Lane Paving Wednesday Oct 24 & Thursday Oct 25 – EXPECT CLOSURES & DELAYS
October 23, 2018  – Public Works Department
Traffic Alert: Oliphant Lane Paving Wednesday Oct 24 & Thursday Oct 25 - EXPECT DELAYS

Armistice Day – A Celebration of Peace
October 22, 2018  – Library
Sunday, 11/4/2018, 2-3:30pm in the Hall Community Room Victoria DuBois, Ira Schaeffer and Carol Anderheggen of Ocean State Poets along with members of the Library's Words into Poetry group will honor the 100th Anniversary of the end of  the Great World War by reading the works of World War I  poets. An open mic will…

October 04, 2018  – Town of Middletown

Help MPD win a new SUV for their K-9 Unit. Vote here.
October 03, 2018  – Police Department
Middletown Police Department Named Finalist in Contest to Win New Police SUV for K9 Unit For Immediate Release Middletown, RI, October 3, 2018: Officer David Guerriero and K-9 Luca has been named one of 30 finalists in the Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. – K9 Law Enforcement Sports Utility Vehicle Giveaway.  Officer David Guerriero and…

Traffic Alert: Town wide paving to start Tuesday October 9 – EXPECT DELAYS
October 03, 2018  – Public Works Department
Town wide paving to start Tuesday October 9 - EXPECT DELAYS Tentative Order of Construction (subject to change) Barton Lane, Coggeshall Circle & Coggeshall Way, Arruda Terrace Adelaide Avenue & Sherri Lane Maidford River Road, Newman Road, Paradise Brook Farm Road & Reardon Drive Allston Avenue, Briarwood Avenue, Crescent Road, Ellery Avenue, Orchard Avenue, Renfrew…

Traffic Alert: Oliphant Lane Paving Thursday Oct 4 & Friday Oct 5 – EXPECT DELAYS
October 03, 2018  – Public Works Department
Oliphant Lane paving Thursday Oct 4 & Oct 5 - EXPECT DELAYS

Columbus Day to delay collection for trash, recycling and yard waste
October 02, 2018  – Refuse Collection Department
There will be a one day delay in next week’s collection due to the Columbus Day Holiday on Monday October 8, 2018. Trash, recycling and yard waste pick up will happen one day later than normal for the entire week.

NOTICE: New Parking Ordinance Regarding Boats and Boat Trailers
September 27, 2018  – Police Department
Please ensure that your boats and boat trailers are in compliance with the new ordinance. Enforcement efforts are currently in effect. Thank you.

Atlantic Beach TIF District Public Hearing, Oct. 15th, 7pm
September 27, 2018  – Planning Department
The Town is considering adopting a tax increment financing (TIF) district covering the Atlantic Beach District. The Town Council will hold a public hearing to discuss and receive input on the proposal during its October 15th regular meeting. A link to the public notice, which includes a description of the boundaries of the proposed district,…

Middletown Prevention Coalition and Islanders Committed sponsor Molly Kennedy, “Creating the Champion Within”
September 25, 2018  – Middletown Prevention Coalition
The Middletown Prevention Coalition and Islanders Committed, a group of Middletown students committed to hosting health and wellness programs for their peers to enhance academic, athletic and personal performance, is sponsoring this year’s Kick-Off assembly to begin the year on positive note. Molly Kennedy, a nationally acclaimed motivational youth speaker, triathlete and author will speak…