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Posted on: December 9, 2022

Middletown Senior Center Shines During Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

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The Town of Middletown and its Senior Center shone brightly during its annual tree lighting ceremony Friday night. Smiles, holiday cheer and festive decorations were abound at the standing-room-only event from the Green End Avenue center. #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: December 9, 2022

Santa Visits The Middletown Public Library Saturday, Dec. 10

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The Middletown Public Library invites local residents to stop by and visit with Santa Saturday, Dec. 10 from noon to 2 pm for fun and holiday cheer. #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: December 7, 2022

Help Make The Holidays Special

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Middletown Police are holding their annual toy drive to brighten the lives of local children and teens. Drop by the police station now thru Dec. 20 with unwrapped gifts and monetary donations to make the holidays special for those in need. #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: December 6, 2022

Molar Express Is Here On Dec. 29

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Do your children need dental care but you don't have insurance? Try the "Molar Express" at Linden Park, 141 West Main Road on Thursday, Dec. 29 from 8 am-5 pm for help. #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: December 6, 2022

Middletown Police Department Annual "Fill-A-Cruiser" Toy Drive

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Bring unwrapped presents, gift cards and monetary donations to the annual Middletown Police "Fill-A-Cruiser" Toy Drive to make the holidays special for local children and teens Saturday, Dec. 10 from 11 am-3 pm at Aquidneck Centre, 99 East Main Road.

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: December 6, 2022

Middletown Firefighter Recognized By American Lung Association

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Middletown Firefighter Jacob Francis was named one of the American Lung Association's top "Fight For Air Climb" smoke eaters nationwide. Read the attached write-up from The Newport Daily News for more. #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: December 5, 2022

Middletown Town Council Meeting Matters -- December 5, 2022

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The new Town Council addresses a number of items at its first official business meeting Monday night from Town Hall. #MiddletownRI

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

MIDDLETOWN MEETING MATTERS

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When: Monday night.

Where: Middletown Town Hall, 350 East Main Road.

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: December 9, 2022

Student Of The Week -- Gaudet Learning Academy Fourth Grader Archer Smith

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Archer Smith is the type of student who is always giving everything his all. As "Student of the Week," educators said Archer is a positive role model for others to follow. #MiddletownRI

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

 

STUDENT OF THE WEEK:

GAUDET LEARNING ACADEMY FOURTH GRADER ARCHER SMITH

 

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Posted on: December 6, 2022

Keep Catch Basins Clear

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Rain is a reality of life, especially in New England. Help keep stormwater runoff clean by clearing off catch basins, which also helps limit flooding too. Visit Clean for more. #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: December 8, 2022

Middletown Merchandise Is Here

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Get your Middletown-themed tees, hats and more at Merch online. High quality items guaranteed through our local partners NPT Sportswear. Every dollar raised helps our playgrounds and parks. #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: December 7, 2022

"Where Am I?" -- December 2022

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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.

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

 

WHERE AM I? — DECEMBER 2022

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (DECEMBER 7, 2022) – The above picture was taken somewhere in the Town of Middletown...

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: December 2, 2022

RIDEM Urges People To Consider Snow Disposal Strategies

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As winter inches closer, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management asks property owners and others to consider ways to safely dispose of snow to minimize any potential impacts on local water supplies. #RIDEM #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: December 5, 2022

Get In On The "Community Conversation" About Education

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The future of education is one of the hot-button subjects here on Aquidneck Island. Join the conversation during a Dec. 15 forum from 4:30-8:30 pm at Innovate Newport, 513 Broadway, Newport. Event sponsored by the "Newport This Week" newspaper.

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: December 1, 2022

The December 2022 Edition Of The Middletown Senior Center Newsletter Is Available

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Get the latest about the Middletown Senior Center at News online. #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: December 2, 2022

Info About Santa's Middletown Tour 2022 Here

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The Middletown RI Firefighters Local 1933 Santa hotline is buzzing. Santa is scheduled to start visiting Middletown neighborhoods Monday, Dec. 5, weather permitting. Visit Santa online for full details. #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: December 7, 2022

Never Forget

Pearl Harbor Day 2022

The Town of Middletown honors Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. Never forget Dec. 7, 1941. #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: November 30, 2022

New Combined Middle-High School Mulled In Middletown

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The School Building Committee moves quickly and decisively Wednesday, recommending the town pursue a new middle-high school on open property just north of Gaudet Middle School less than a month after Newport rejects regionalization. #MiddletownRI

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

 

NEW COMBINED MIDDLE-HIGH SCHOOL MULLED IN MIDDLETOWN

 

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: December 6, 2022

Sign On With The Special Needs Emergency Registry

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Town officials urge those with special needs to sign up with the Rhode Island Special Needs Emergency Registry. Details are kept confidential and may help in an emergency. Visit Registry for more.

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

SIGN ON WITH THE SPECIAL NEEDS EMERGENCY REGISTRY

 

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: December 6, 2022

Middletown Fire Cooking Safety Tips

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Middletown Fire reminds people to always turn pot handles away from the stove's edge to avoid unnecessary kitchen accidents, particularly with small children. #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: November 30, 2022

RIDEM Urges Safety During Hunting Season

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The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management sent out notice today reminding visitors to state management areas and undeveloped state parks to wear daylight fluorescent orange clothing starting Saturday, Dec. 3. #RIDEM

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: December 2, 2022

Town Council Regular Meeting

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The new Town Council holds its first business meeting Monday, Dec. 5 at 6:30 pm from Town Hall, 350 East Main Road. Visit Agenda online to check out what's scheduled for discussion. #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: December 1, 2022

John Deere Field Chopper Mower Shows Its Stuff

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Recently, Middletown Public Works took delivery of a new John Deere field chopper, which replaced a failing 30-year-old mower. The field chopper cuts more than twice as much as the old mower, saves time and frees up staff for other jobs. #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: November 30, 2022

Register Your Short-Term Rental

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Own or operate a short-term rental property in Middletown? Make sure it's registered with the state and town for the upcoming 2023 season. Visit STR online for more. #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: November 29, 2022

Positive Progress Promised For Middletown

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During inauguration ceremonies Monday night, Town Council President Paul M. Rodrigues says much can be accomplished for all of Middletown if everyone works together. #AlwaysIslanders #MiddletownRI

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POSITIVE PROGRESS PROMISED FOR MIDDLETOWN

 

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: November 28, 2022

Scenes From Tonight's Inauguration

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Check out the sights from the Town Council-School Committee inauguration tonight from Middletown High School. Read more tomorrow about the ambitious plan outlined by council President Paul M. Rodrigues, one accomplished through teamwork. #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: November 30, 2022

Give The Gift Of The Beach This Holiday Season

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With the holidays on the way, what better gift could you give than a seasonal beach parking pass for the summer of 2023? Visit Parking for a present they really want and won't return. #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: December 2, 2022

Student Of The Week -- Forest Avenue School Third Grader Treyana McIntosh

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This year is the first at Forest Avenue School for Treyana McIntosh, but you'd never know it. As "Student of the Week," Treyana goes out of her way to be nice to everyone and is very engaged in her classwork. Keep up the great work, Treyana! #MiddletownRI

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

 

STUDENT OF THE WEEK:

FOREST AVENUE SCHOOL THIRD GRADER TREYANA McINTOSH 

 

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Posted on: November 28, 2022

Middletown Police Announce Annual Toy Drive

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Now until Dec. 20, Middletown Police are collecting unwrapped gifts, gift cards and monetary donations for less fortunate families in town. Stop off at the police station at 123 Valley Road or schools throughout the community to give. #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: November 28, 2022

Police Department Partnership With Staples Helps Students

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Middletown Police Officers recently stopped by the schools in town to drop off donated school materials for the students. The department partnered with Staples of Middletown to make this a success. #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: November 29, 2022

Middletown Merchandise

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Get your Middletown-themed tees, hats and more at Merch online. High quality items guaranteed through our local partners NPT Sportswear. Every dollar raised helps our playgrounds and parks. #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: November 24, 2022

Be Smart On Thanksgiving

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The Middletown Prevention Coalition reminds parents, teens and young adults to be smart around Thanksgiving. Visit MPC online for more.

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Posted on: November 22, 2022

Town Trash & Recycling Delay

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Remember there's no town trash and recycling pick up on Thanksgiving, Nov. 24. That means customers whose normal collection day is Thursday should leave their carts out Friday, Nov. 25 and Saturday, Nov. 26 for those whose normal collection day is Friday.

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Retired Army general shares battle with bipolar disorder with NUWC Division Newport’s workforce

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Posted on: November 22, 2022

Come Celebrate Middletown & The New Town Council

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Everyone is cordially invited to the 2022-2024 Town Council's swearing-in ceremony Monday, Nov. 28, at 6 pm from Middletown High School. Come celebrate the community, our leadership and our positive direction. #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: November 21, 2022

Town Council Leadership Returning

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Paul Rodrigues and Thomas Welch are selected unanimously to return as Town Council president and vice president respectively, pledging to work hard for the best of Middletown with everything they do. #MiddletownRI

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

TOWN COUNCIL LEADERSHIP RETURNING

 

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Have A Safe Thanksgiving Eve

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The Middletown Prevention Coalition reminds parents that Thanksgiving Eve is the biggest day of the year for underage drinking. Talk to your kids because they listen. Visit MPC online for more. #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: November 22, 2022

Library Closing Announced

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The Middletown Public Library will be closed all day Nov. 30 for staff training. The facility at 700 West Main Road will reopen on Dec. 1 at 10 am. Please note in your calendar. #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Town Council Swearing-In Ceremony

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The 2022-2024 Town Council will be sworn into office on Monday, Nov. 28 at 6 pm from Middletown High School. Come celebrate the community and its leadership team working hard to make Middletown the best place to live, work and play. #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Volunteer To Help

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As is customary around each new year, Middletown has vacancies on a number of its boards and commissions. Please sign up to help out the community that provides so much. Visit Help for more. #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: November 21, 2022

Dangers Of Thanksgiving Drinking

The Middletown Prevention Coalition discusses the dangers for area youth of drinking around Thanksgiving in a recent letter to the editor.

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Posted on: November 28, 2022

Be Prepared!

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Middletown Fire reminds everyone to be prepared for emergencies by packing a "go bag" with essentials like medicine, family records, credit cards and a change of clothing. Visit Ready online for more. #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Middletown Merchandise

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The holidays will be here soon. Need some high-quality, special gifts? Visit Merch online to get Middletown tees, sweatshirts and more from NPT Sportswear. Every dollar raised goes to our parks and playgrounds.

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Parks & Playgrounds Survey

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Middletown wants feedback on the state of our parks and playgrounds. Visit Survey online to provide your thoughts and suggestions. Help make Middletown an even better place to live, work and play. #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: November 24, 2022

Happy Thanksgiving!

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No matter how you're spending your Thanksgiving, whether it's with friends, family or at work, the Town of Middletown wishes best tidings to you and yours. Happy Thanksgiving! #Thanksgiving2022 #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Updated Road Work List

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The Middletown Department of Public Works released the following updated road work list for the next couple weeks. Make sure to take note of the schedule and drive carefully by any work zones to keep our crews safe. #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: November 17, 2022

Senior Center Bake Sale

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The Senior Center Bake Sale is planned for Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 11 am-2 pm., 650 Green End Ave. Come get delicious homemade treats and help support a great cause. The thrift shop will also be open. Happy Thanksgiving to all! #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: November 21, 2022

A Reminder About Home Heating

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Middletown Fire reminds people to inspect space heaters for cracked or damaged cords and broken plugs. Also, plug space heaters directly into wall outlets and never into an extension cord or power strip. Stay safe as the weather starts to get colder.

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Town Council Leadership Meeting

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The Town Council elect meets Monday at 6 pm from Town Hall to discuss its leadership team and committee assignments moving forward. #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: November 21, 2022

Middletown Trash & Recycling Tips

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Remember the rules when it comes to "Pay As You Throw." #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Good Luck Islanders!

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The Town of Middletown extends well wishes and support for the Middletown High football team in its Division III championship game Saturday, Nov. 19 at 3 pm from Cranston Stadium. Go Islanders and make us proud! #MiddletownRI

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