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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Hiring Beach Gate Attendants

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Looking for a fun job where you're outside all summer at Second and Third beaches? The Town of Middletown is looking to hire gate attendants. In order to qualify, you must be 16 years old plus. #SecondBeach #ThirdBeach #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

RIHousing Landlord Mixer

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Are you a RIHousing landlord with units in RIHousing’s jurisdiction? RIHousing’s upcoming Landlord Mixer (Tuesday, June 7, 2022, 5:30-7:30 pm at the Crowne Plaza) is a chance to learn more about how the agency partners with landlords across the state.

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

State Marks National Safe Boating Week With West Marine Event

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With nicer weather on the horizon, the state wants people to practice safe boating habits. The Department of Environmental Management is collecting expired safety flares at West Marine, 379 West Main Road, Sunday, May 22 from 9 am-3 pm.

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Town Council Votes To Look Into An "Opportunity Of A Lifetime" For Middletown Schools

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The Town Council votes unanimously to take the next step towards regionalizing schools with Newport and a $235 million bond for all new Middletown schools during a meeting Monday night.

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

TOWN COUNCIL VOTES TO LOOK INTO AN 

“OPPORTUNITY OF A LIFETIME” FOR MIDDLETOWN SCHOOLS

 

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Important Election Dates Announced

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The Middletown Board of Canvassers has announced several key dates as Election Day Nov. 8 approaches. For more information, visit Election online. #Nov8 #ElectionDay #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Stay Up To Speed With Middletown With Notify Me

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Want to get the information and news right from the source? Try "Notify Me," a free service offered by the town where updates get delivered as they're happening to your inbox. For more, Notify online. #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

The Focus Must Always Be The Road

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Middletown Police remind motorists that whenever they're behind the wheel to focus on the road 100 percent. Data shows taking your eyes off the road for five seconds is like driving the length of a football field blindfolded. Don't become a statistic.

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

In Middletown, You're Never Alone

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No matter the type of assistance you're looking for, the Town of Middletown and its community partners stand ready to help. From help paying the rent, to food, employment, health, the Town's "Community Services" page has something for everyone. #Helps

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Two Middletown High School Juniors Win Prestigious Award

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Chloe Christy and John Wiest received the Rhode Island Civic Leadership Award at a ceremony Friday, May 13 hosted by Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea. The prestigious award is given annually to two juniors from each high school in the state.

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Keep Our Rights Of Way Clean

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Shoreline access is important for all Rhode Islanders. Make sure to keep our rights of way to the water clean. Always carry out what you carry in. For more, visit ROW online.

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Upper Aquidneck Avenue Road Work Ongoing

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The state Department of Transportation and Cardi Construction are doing road, drainage and sidewalk work on upper Aquidneck Avenue weekdays between East Main Road and Green End Avenue. Let them do their jobs and use caution to keep everyone safe.

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Fire Is Deadly!

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Middletown Fire reminds everyone to plan in case of a fire at their home or business. Fire is nothing to mess around with and the more you prepare, the better off you'll be in case of an emergency. Visit online.

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

VIN Checks Update

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During the weeks of May 16 and May 23, vehicle identification number (VIN) checks will be done at the Middletown Police Department on the following dates at times only: Tuesday, May 17, Wednesday, May 18 & Wednesday, May 25. All appointments 9 am-3 pm.

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

Beach Dog Walking Reminder

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For everyone's enjoyment of Second and Third beaches, a quick reminder that dog walking between May 1-Sept. 30 is from 5-7:45 am only. For more information, visit Dogs online.

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

Host Families Needed

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Every summer, the future stars of Major League Baseball come to Aquidneck Island and play for the Newport Gulls. To make this possible, local host families are needed. Form a lifelong bond with the next potential MLB superstar today.

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

St. Columba's, the Berkeley Memorial Chapel Up For Nomination To National Register

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St. Columba's, the Berkeley Memorial Chapel is under consideration by the RI State Review Board for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places on June 6. For information or to attend, send an email to Joanna.doherty@preservation.ri.gov.

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

Visit The Hallway Of History

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The main hallway at Town Hall holds a treasure trove of Middletown history, from photos of Two-Mile Corner and East Main Road to Second Beach. Visit weekdays 8 am-4 pm for a trip back in time. #LiveWorkPlay #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Ready For The "Real World"

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These days, there isn't much James Cawley can't fix. Looking to capitalize on his love of "hands on" work, Cawley is heading to the Horan Building Co. for a full-time job with benefits after graduating Middletown High in June. #CareerReady #MiddletownRI

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

 

READY FOR THE “REAL WORLD”

 

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (MAY 13, 2022) – As recently as seven or eight years ago, the thinking at most secondary school...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Give Pedestrians & Bicyclists Plenty Of Room

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Summer is on the way and with the weather change, more pedestrians and bicyclists will be out enjoying all that Middletown has to offer. Make sure to give them plenty of room to keep everyone safe. #SafetyFirst #LiveWorkPlay #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Help Your Friends & Neighbors -- Shop & Eat Local

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As the summer season rolls in, don't forget to help out your friends and neighbors by shopping local. For a listing of area businesses where your dollar goes farther, visit Local online. #ShopLocal #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Learn More About Invasive Plants In Middletown

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Recently, the Town's Conservation Commission hosted a presentation from an invasive plant expert about the trouble bittersweet, knotweed and other species are causing. To watch a video of the talk, go to Invasive.

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Public Safety Interns Sought By Middletown Police

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Interested in a fun summer job where you learn about law enforcement and help others? The Middletown Police Department is seeking public safety interns to learn about community policing. To apply, visit Intern online.

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Beach Parking Stickers Available

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The summer season is almost here. In person beach parking sticker sales Saturday, May 14 & Sunday, May 15 and May 21 & May 22 from 8 am-4 pm in the main Second Beach Parking Lot, 315 Sachuest Point Road. Proof of residency required.

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Middletown Fire Thanks Local Businesses For Support

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The extrication demonstration was a highlight of the recent Open House at the Middletown Fire Department. Special thanks to Gold's Auto Salvage and Ray'sTowing Service for their generosity that made this event such a success.

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Middletown Is Here To Help

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Have a problem with a pothole, downed limb on Town property, loud neighbor or other non-emergency? Try "Middletown Helps" at Helps to get a response fast.

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Boost Up Against COVID-19

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COVID-19 is still a reality, unfortunately. Get some help in the fight and sign up for a booster shot. For more or to schedule an appointment, visit Boost online. #COVID19 #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Letter: Resist Temptation To Be A "Cool Parent"

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A recent "Newport This Week" letter to the editor reminds parents and guardians not to be "cool" this prom season -- or any time. Parent Jake Cathers warns that nothing good ever happens from such actions. For more, MPC.

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Help Limit Messes On Trash Day

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Want to avoid a mess on trash and recycling days when it's really windy out? Place the hinges of your gray and blue bins into the wind, which dramatically reduces the chances rubbish will go airborne.

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Special Town Council Hybrid School Unification Meeting Canceled

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The Town Council has canceled a special Tuesday, May 10 meeting on hybrid school unification. Town officials said that discussion will now take place at the council's second regularly scheduled meeting of the month on May 16 at 6:30 pm in Town Hall.

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Upper Aquidneck Avenue Road Work Begins Monday, May 9

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The state Department of Transportation is starting road, drainage and sidewalk improvements to upper Aquidneck Avenue Monday, May 9. For more, visit Aquidneck online. Please use care driving in the area.

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

DEM -- Human Case Of Bird Flu In US, Presents Low Health Risk

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The state Department of Environmental Management addresses the first human case of bird flu being detected in the United States, but not in Rhode Island. DEM officials said the risk to the general public is low. #BirdFlu

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Students & Staff Welcome Walk & Roll To School Day At Aquidneck School

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This week, students and staff at Aquidneck School celebrated "Walk & Roll To School Day," an event designed to celebrate pedestrian safety and healthy choices. By participating, the Sharks joined others across the globe marking "Walk & Roll" day.

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Home Depot Donates "Buddy Bench" To Forest Avenue School

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To celebrate National Inclusion Month, Home Depot recently donated a "Buddy Bench" to Forest Avenue School. The goal of the bench is to help students feel less lonely and for everyone to know there's someone who's looking out for them and their friend.

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

RIDOT Plans Safety & Intersection Improvement Work

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In coming days, the state Department of Transportation will be performing intersection and safety improvement work on the Gate 17 Access Road and Greene Lane. Work will be from 7 am-3 pm and motorists are asked to be patient while work is ongoing.

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

"Making Middletown Marvelous" -- Melody Mulcahey

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Melody Mulcahey is one of those people who spreads joy everywhere she goes. The first "Making Middletown Marvelous" nominee ever, Mulcahey helps with advice, jobs, housing and so much more to help make Middletown a great place to live, work and play.

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

 

“MAKING MIDDLETOWN MARVELOUS” — MELODY MULCAHEY

 

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (MAY 10, 2022) – Whenever launching a new feature like “Making Mi...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Special Meeting On Hybrid School Unification Tuesday, May 10

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Things are beginning to crystalize around the hybrid unification of Middletown and Newport schools. The Town Council meets Tuesday, May 10 go over the proposed bond and special legislation supporting the campaign. #FutureSchools #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

The May 2022 Edition Of "Middletown Today" Is Available Here

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Whether it's a story about the hybrid school unification effort to "Middletown Center," a promotional video featuring one of "Middletown's Finest," this month's edition has a bit of everything. #MiddletownToday #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

"Where Am I?" Answer -- May 2022

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Benches were installed over the winter at Middletown Valley Park to provide another amenity to the beloved community park behind Aquidneck Centre and off High Street. #WhereAmI #MiddletownRI

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

WHERE AM I?” ANSWER — MAY 2022 

 

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (MAY 6, 2022) – When Middletown...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Financials Pointing Up

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A recent report from Finance Director Marc Tanguay shows signs the financials for the Town of Middletown are largely pointing in the right direction. #MiddletownRI

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

FINANCIALS POINTING UP

 

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (MAY 9, 2022) – Financially, Middletown seems to be in decent shape.

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Dogs At The Beach? Make Sure To Use A Leash

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Whenever at Second or Third beaches, make sure to leash your pup. It's not an option, but a requirement. Help everyone enjoy the best that Middletown has to offer. #LeashIsTheLaw #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Slow Down Stay Safe

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Middletown needs your help. When out driving, remember to respect all speed limits to keep the kids safe. Slower speeds equal a healthier community. #SlowDown #MPD #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Forest Avenue School Celebrates The Month Of The Military Child

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Recently, Forest Avenue School students and staff held a ceremony for "The Month Of The Military Child." The ceremony drew plenty of smiles and red, white and blue as everyone thanked those who serve and their families. #MilitaryChild #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Schedule A Drop Off Date For Your Household Hazardous Waste

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The Rhode Island Resource Recovery Authority makes it easy to get rid of household hazardous waste. Schedule an appointment at Depot to properly dispose of motor oil, bulbs, batteries, paint and other items.

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

Revised Budget Schedule Released

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The Town Council approved a new schedule earlier this week to review the proposed Fiscal 2023 budget, with public hearings on June 15 and June 23. The budget determines the direction of the Town on everything from paving and fire protection to the beach.

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

REVISED BUDGET SCHEDULE RELEASED 

 

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (MAY 3, 2022) – The Town of Middletown has an updated budget...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Recycle Right!

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Remember the rules when "Recycling Right!" Yard waste and plastic bags have no place in the blue recycle bin. Follow the guidelines at Right to make sure your bins are collected every week and there are no fines.

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Mother's Day Bake Sale At Middletown Senior Center

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The annual Mother's Day Bake Sale will be Saturday, May 7 from 10 am-1 pm at the Middletown Senior Center, 650 Green End Ave. The sale features homemade pastries, Portuguese soup, quiches and more. Come get a yummy treat and help a great cause.

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Additional Short-Term Rental Oversight Sought By Town

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After a lengthy discussion, the Town Council agrees more oversight on short-term rentals is needed across the community. The best route? Assistant Town Solicitor Marissa Desautel suggests all STRs need special-use permits from the Town's zoning board.

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

 

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Middletown Meeting Matters - May 2, 2022

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The Town Council covers a variety of issues from extending the teachers' contract by a year to asking the Open Space & Fields Committee to come up with a future plan for Middletown's fields with all the proposed development in Town.

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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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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Where Am I? -- May 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? — MAY 2022

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (MAY 4, 2022) – The picture below was taken somewhere in the Town of Middletown. ...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Fire Is Dark!

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Middletown Fire reminds everyone to plan in case of a fire at their home or business. Fire is nothing to mess around with and the more you prepare, the better off you'll be in case of an emergency. Visit online.

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