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Posted on: November 24, 2021

Reminder -- One-Day Delay In Town Trash Pick Up Thursday & Friday Due To Thanksgiving

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"Pay-As-You-Throw" customers are reminded there's a one-day delay Thursday, Nov. 25 and Friday, Nov. 26 in pick up due to the Thanksgiving holiday. For more, visit https://mdl.town/PAYTSubscriber.

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Posted on: November 10, 2021

Middletown Helps!

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Looking to file a non-emergency work requests with the Town? Try Middletown Helps, accessible at https://mdl.town/MiddletownHelps or through your smartphone by searching "Middletown, RI" in the SeeClickFix app. All the answers at your fingertips.

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Posted on: November 9, 2021

Reminder -- One Day Delay To "Pay-As-You-Throw" Pick Up Thursday, Nov. 11 and Friday, Nov. 12

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Due to Veteran's Day, the Town's curbside trash, recycling and yard waste will be delayed one day for those who normally have collections on Thursday, Nov. 11 and Friday, Nov. 12. No other days and routes effected. https://mdl.town/PayAsYouThrow online.

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Posted on: November 3, 2021

Keep Them Separated

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Don't slow down the Town's "Pay-As-You-Throw" curbside trash and recycling pick up. Make sure to allow at least three feet between your rubbish and recycling bins to provide a fast, smooth collection.

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Posted on: November 2, 2021

Daffodil Planting Brings Island Together

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The Town of Middletown, City of Newport and Middletown Rotary Club work together on a daffodil planting project to help beautify the Aquidneck Avenue entrance to the Aquidneck Corporate Park.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

CONTACT: Matt Sheley at (401) 712-2221 or msheley@middletownri.com

 

DAFFODIL PLANTING BRINGS ISLAND TOGETHER

 

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Posted on: November 2, 2021

Middletown Meeting Matters -- Nov. 1, 2021

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The Town Council takes action on several items, including a new one-year extension to the Teamsters contract and a pledge to make the "Middletown Commons" redevelopment process a public one.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

CONTACT: Matt Sheley at (401) 712-2221 or msheley@middletownri.com

 

MIDDLETOWN MEETING MATTERS

 

Middletown Town Council

When: Monday night.

Where: Middletown Town Hall, 350 East Main Road.

Absent: None.

Of note, ...

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Posted on: November 1, 2021

Reminder -- Yard Waste Pick Up First Four Weeks Of November For "Pay-As-You-Throwers"

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"Pay-As-You-Throw" customers, don't forget. Yard waste will be collected on your normal collection day the first four weeks of November. Another quality service offered through the Town's curbside trash and recycling program.

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Posted on: October 29, 2021

Public Works Storm Debris Cleanup

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Public Works crews will be out the week of Nov. 1-5, picking up debris from this week's nor'easter. Please bundle all debris and place it at the curb. Branches longer than six feet not accepted. #Cleanup #MDPW #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: October 27, 2021

Even A Small Amount Of Rain Can Have A Big Impact

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Wondering about all the recent flooding? Statistics show that an inch of rain to the Easton's Point neighborhood in the southern end of Town creates 90 millions of stormwater runoff. To learn more, visit https://mdl.town/KeepItClean online.

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Posted on: October 27, 2021

More Storm Damage From Overnight

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Emergency services reported heavy winds and rain, causing tree and wire damage across the community, but no injuries fortunately. If going out, take it slow and stay safe. #StaySafe #TreeDamage #HeavyWinds #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Right Of Way Sign Installation

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A team with the Town's Department of Public Works was busy Monday, installing new right of way to the water signs from the state Coastal Resources Management Council. The rights of way are important and give everyone access to the water.

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Reminder -- Renew Your "Pay-As-You-Throw" Stickers

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Make sure to get new "Pay-As-You-Throw" stickers soon to guarantee no interruption with the Town's curbside trash, recycling and yard waste collection system. For more, visit https://mdl.town/PAYTSubscriber online.

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: October 22, 2021

Middletown Is Here To Help

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Have a non-emergency item that needs attention from the Town? Try https://mdl.town/Helps online to address everything from potholes to litter and zoning violations, short-term rentals and other issues.

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Posted on: October 21, 2021

Now You Know

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Most people have no idea how much water flows off a roof in a rainstorm. It matters because runoff can cause flooding and also is the source of our drinking water on Aquidneck Island. For more, visit https://mdl.town/KeepItClean online.

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: October 20, 2021

Carry Out What You Carry In

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Just because the summer season is over doesn't mean we all shouldn't take care of our beaches. Make sure you carry out everything you carry in to keep Second and Third clean. #SecondBeach #ThirdBeach #LiveSmart #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: October 15, 2021

"Pay-As-You-Throw" Renewals Due

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Make sure to renew your annual "Pay-As-You-Throw" stickers by Oct. 31 to avoid any interruptions with service. For more, visit https://mdl.town/PAYTSubscriber online. #PAYT #TrashAndRecycling #MiddletownRI #BestDealInTown

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Stormwater Is Our Drinking Water

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It's more critical than ever before to keep our stormwater runoff clean because eventually it becomes our drinking water. To learn more, visit https://mdl.town/KeepItClean online. #KeepItClean #StormwaterDrinkingWater #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: October 8, 2021

One-Day Trash & Recycling Delay The Week Of Oct. 11 For All Town Customers

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"Pay As You Throw" customers will put trash, recycling and yard waste out one day later than normal the week of Oct. 11. For questions, visit https://mdl.town/CurbsidePAYT online.

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Woodsy Says...

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Don't forget the simple, straightforward message of Woodsy Owl of "Give A Hoot, Don't Pollute." Everyone can do their part to help keep Middletown clean. If you see an issue, file it with https://mdl.town/SeeClickFix online.

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: October 2, 2021

Water Main Break

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Traffic detours and delays expected due to an emergency water main break on Green End Avenue. The area between Boulevard and Valley Road is closed to traffic while repairs are ongoing.

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

Fields For The Future

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Middletown holds a ceremony to mark the opening of the new Gaudet Middle School Multipurpose Athletic Fields. The fields add to the cachet of the Gaudet Athletic Complex, among the best in the region. #MiddletownRI #FieldsForTheFuture #LiveWorkPlay

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

Green End Avenue East From Valley Road Closed Thursday, Sept. 30 & Friday, Oct. 1

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Green End Avenue east from Valley Road closed Thursday, Sept. 30 and Friday, Oct. 1 for catch basin work. Traffic detours and delays anticipated.

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

Newport Water Busy With Dam Work From Sept. 2 Flooding

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The remnants of Hurricane Ida earlier this month caused havoc across Aquidneck Island. For Newport Water, emergency repairs to the dam around part of Gardiner Pond across from Second Beach are ongoing.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

CONTACT: Matt Sheley at (401) 712-2221 or msheley@middletownri.com

 

NEWPORT WATER BUSY WITH 

DAM WORK FROM SEPT. 2 FLOODING

 

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

Clean Up Runoff, Clean Up Drinking Water

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Unlike many other parts of the country, most of the drinking water on Aquidneck Island comes from rainwater runoff. That means anything bad that flows into the stormwater system must be filtered out of our drinking water.

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Posted on: September 23, 2021

Keep It Clean, Middletown

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The natural beauty of Middletown is one of the main selling points for the community. Help keep it clean by carrying out what you carry in. #MiddletownRI #LiveWorkPlay #CarryInCarryOut #Woodsy #KeepItClean

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

Admiral Kalbfus Road At One-Mile Corner Closed Today Due To Newport Road Construction

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Expect delays in Newport due to road construction in the city's North End. As part of the ongoing project, Admiral Kalbfus Road at One-Mile Corner is closed today. Middletown Police ask motorists to seek other routes. #Construction #NewportRI #StayPatient

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Get Ready For Hurricane Season

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It's never too early to prepare for Mother Nature's worst. Visit https://www.ready.gov for more information about getting storm ready.

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

Recycle Right

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The Town's "Pay-As-You-Throw" program accepts lots of materials for recycling. Clean cardboard, paper, cans and bottles to name a few. However, plastic bags never belong in the blue recycling bin. For more info, visit https://mdl.town/PAYT online.

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Posted on: September 13, 2021

Help Keep Storm Drains Clear

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A storm drain covered with leaves or debris does no one any good. Make sure to help keep storm drains clear to assist with flooding and water quality. It can make all the difference.

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

Buck & Ludlow Roads Trash & Recycling Delays Next Week

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Due to paving, Town trash and recycling pickup is delayed one-day next week. Thank you for your understanding.

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Posted on: September 9, 2021

Middletown Receives Watershed Improvement Money

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This afternoon, Middletown was one of 14 organizations that received Southeast New England Program Watershed Grants funding. The money is planned for improving flooding, water quality and other issues with the Maidford River.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

CONTACT: Matt Sheley at (401) 712-2221 or msheley@middletownri.com

 

MIDDLETOWN RECEIVES 

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Posted on: September 9, 2021

Commodore Perry Village Paving Friday & Monday

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A crew working for National Grid will be paving Friday, Sept. 10 and Monday, Sept. 13. No parking and travel restricted throughout the work days.

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: September 9, 2021

"Where Am I?" Answer

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While it might not be the most attractive structure ever built, the concession stand at Second Beach has weathered the test of time in less than ideal conditions.

Summer after summer, residents and people from across the globe visit Second Beach.

The natural beauty of the place, soft sands, clean waters and welcoming, family vibe are among the reasons why the Sachuest Point Road beach remains so popular.

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Posted on: September 9, 2021

Put Litter In Its Place

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Litter isn't only unsightly, it can impact the quality of our drinking water. To learn more, visit https://mdl.town/KeepItClean online.

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

Pick Up After Your Pet

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Cleaning up after your pet not only helps keep Middletown beautiful, it helps our drinking water. To learn more, visit https://mdl.town/KeepItClean online.

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Posted on: September 7, 2021

Purgatory Road Sidewalk Informational Meeting

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A virtual meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 22 for neighbors to learn more about the impacts from the upcoming Purgatory Road sidewalk project. To attend, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82970869937. To learn more, visit https://mdl.town/Sidewalk.

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

Town Trash & Recycling Pick Up One-Day Delay For Labor Day

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Due to the Labor Day holiday on Monday, Sept. 6, the Town's "Pay-As-You-Throw” trash and recycling collection will be one day later than normal.

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

Ida Keeps Emergency Personnel & Public Works Busy

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Leftovers from Hurricane Ida caused extensive flooding overnight Wednesday, Sept. 1 into Thursday, Sept. 2. Here are images from across the community about what emergency personnel and public works encountered while helping keep Middletown safe.

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: September 2, 2021

Maidford River Culvert Blowout

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For some time, culvert at the end of the Maidford River has been clogged with sand. Not after flooding from remnants of Hurricane Ida, causing water to flow freely into the Sakonnet River by the Town's Third Beach. To see more, click the image below.

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

Drone Flyover Of The Second & Third Beaches After Flooding

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Remnants from Hurricane Ida socked Middletown with flooding overnight. Here's a drone flyover of the flooding in the area of Second & Third beaches. Click on the picture below to see the video.

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: September 2, 2021

See Something? Say Something On "Middletown Helps" Or "SeeClickFix"

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In the wake of flooding from remnants of Hurricane Ida, if you see a non-emergency issue around Town, report it at "Middletown Helps" on MiddletownRI.com or the "SeeClickFix" app on your smart device. For info, visit https://mdl.town/SeeClickFix online.

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

NOTICE -- Stay Home & Safe Until Flooding Subsides

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Heavy rains leftover from Hurricane Ida caused extensive flooding overnight. Town officials have said multiple people have been rescued from vehicles that got stuck in high waters. No injuries have been reported. Stay home until the floodwaters subside.

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Posted on: August 25, 2021

Pothole Repair On Burma Road Thursday, Aug. 26

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Burma Road will be the subject of pothole repair by Naval Station Newport Thursday, Aug. 26 from 9 a.m.-noon. Please seek alternate routes.

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Posted on: August 23, 2021

Post Henri Cleanup Information

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Have downed limbs and leaves from Tropical Storm Henri? Here are the options from the Town to get rid of this brush.

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Posted on: August 22, 2021

Get Help With Henri At Middletown Helps Powered By SeeClickFix

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Have a downed limb or non-emergency problem from Tropical Storm Henri? File work requests at https://mdl.town/SeeClickFix online or get the Town's "SeeClickFix" app on your smartphone.

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Posted on: August 20, 2021

Let The Pros Handle Downed Wires

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If you come across a downed line over the weekend from Tropical Storm Henri, assume it's live. Call 911 and let a professional handle the situation.

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Posted on: August 20, 2021

Get Tips On Being Storm Ready

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With Tropical Storm Henri on the horizon, it's not too late to see if you're storm ready. Check out https://mdl.town/StormReady for more information.

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