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Posted on: August 18, 2022

Historic Middletown Church & Churchyard Added To National Register Of Historic Places

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St Columba’s, The Berkeley Memorial Chapel, a historic church and churchyard in Middletown have received federal recognition for their contributions to the history of architecture, art and community development. #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: August 17, 2022

The Facts About Regionalization

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Coming into next week's informational forums on regionalization, here are some of the facts surrounding the proposed move to join schools systems in Newport and Middletown. When voting in November, make sure to make the informed decision. #Regionalization

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: August 17, 2022

Poll Workers Getting Prepared

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With the September primaries less than a month away, Middletown poll workers are getting ready for the big day. To help with early voting or on Election Day, Nov. 8, visit the Town Clerk's office or https://mdl.town/Election for more information.

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

POLL WORKERS GETTING PREPARED

 

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (AUGUST 17, 2022) – Local poll workers are getting ready for the upcomin...

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: August 19, 2022

Get In On Middletown's Family Friendly Monday Night Beach Concert Series

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Stop in at the main parking lot of Second Beach for Roger Ceresi & The All Starz Monday, Aug. 22 from 6-9 pm for bonfires, food trucks and free music. #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: August 18, 2022

Guarde el 22 de agosto para la regionalización

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Los funcionarios y los residentes se reunirán nuevamente el 22 de agosto desde el Salón de los Caballeros de Colón, 7 Valley Road, Middletown para discutir la regionalización. Para obtener más información, visite https://mdl.town/Regionalization.

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: August 18, 2022

Save Aug. 22 For Regionalization

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Officials and residents again meet on Aug. 22 from the Knights of Columbus Hall, 7 Valley Road, Middletown to discuss regionalization. Sessions are scheduled to start at 3:30 or 6 pm. For more, visit .

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Posted on: August 18, 2022

Always Respect The Ocean

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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 the power and strength of the ocean, no matter your ability. #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: August 17, 2022

Middletown Fire Promotes Bicycle Safety

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The Middletown Fire Department reminds bicyclists to always wear an approved helmet when out riding and bright clothes so people can see you. Having reflectors on your bike helps to increase visibility too. #SafetyFirst #MFDRI #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: August 16, 2022

Middletown Meeting Matters -- Aug. 15, 2022

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The Town Council discusses several items of local importance at Monday night's meeting in Town Hall.

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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...

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: August 16, 2022

Clean Your Catch Basin

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Anytime rain is in the forecast, check the catch basins on or near your property. A simple sweep of debris could help avoid flooding that would ruin anyone's day. For more, visit Clean. #Stormwater #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: August 17, 2022

PETA Recognizes Middletown As "Top Vegan-Friendly Beach Town"

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The Town of Middletown recently joined several other high-profile "vegan-friendly" beach communities recognized by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. Locally, The Power of Juice and Plant City X were named for their work as "vegan-friendly."

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Posted on: August 16, 2022

Sign Posted To Help Pedestrian Safety

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Recently, a town public works crew posted the first new "walk on the left" sign along Tuckerman Avenue encouraging pedestrians to face traffic should sidewalks not be available. It is part of a continuing campaign to keep walkers safe in Middletown.

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: August 15, 2022

Updated Beach Hours

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The hours of operation for Second and Third beaches are changing. Starting today, Monday, Aug. 15, lifeguards and other staff will be working daily from 9 am-5 pm through the end of the beach season.

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: August 16, 2022

RIDEM Seeks Wildlife Spotting & Survey Help

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The state Department of Environmental Management is asking for the public's help spotting and surveying various forms of wildlife across Rhode Island. For more information, visit www.dem.ri.gov online. #RIDEM #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
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.

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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

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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.

Absent: None. ...

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: August 11, 2022

"Where Am I?" Answer -- August 2022

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Town Hall is the center of Middletown's government operations and also holds the answer to this month's "Where Am I?" When walking the halls of the building at 350 East Main Road, you never know what you might find. #MiddletownRI

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

“WHERE AM I?” ANSWER — AUGUST 2022

 

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (AUG. 11, 2022) – Every day, dozens of people come to Middletown Town Hall.

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: August 10, 2022

Remember To "Recycle Right!"

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Filling up the blue bin with recyclables is good. Putting trash and other improper materials hurts you and the town with higher costs, slower service and future penalties. Remember to "Recycle Right" at Right.

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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Get Notified About Middletown

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There's no easier way to stay up to speed about Middletown than Notify online. Whether it's government, business, recreation, education or so much more, Middletown has you covered for free with "Notify Me!"

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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 9, 2022

"Where Am I?" -- August 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? — AUGUST 2022

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (AUGUST 9, 2022) – The above picture was taken somewhere in the Town of Middletown.

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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 12, 2022

Get In On The Fun

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Come to Second Beach Monday, Aug. 15 from 6-9 pm to enjoy Moment's Notice, the latest act in Middletown's Beach Concert Series. #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: August 12, 2022

Town Council Meeting On Aug. 15

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The Town Council holds a meeting Monday, Aug. 15 at 6:30 pm in Town Hall to discuss matters of local importance. To watch the meeting live, visit YouTube and search the term "Middletown RI TV" online.

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Town News and Updates
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

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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