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Posted on: August 19, 2022

Three NUWC Division Newport employees win Women of Color magazine awards

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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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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

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

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 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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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 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 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 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: 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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“MAKING MIDDLETOWN MARVELOUS” — MARIA FOMBELLIDA

 

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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

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 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 22, 2022

NUWC Division Newport scientist, engineers win Assistant Secretary of the Navy Dr. Delores M. Etter

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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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Town News and Updates
Posted on: July 22, 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 with a buddy whenever you're in the water, no matter your ability. #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

Rodrigues -- Middletown & Newport Need To Move Forward Together

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Middletown Town Council President Paul M. Rodrigues apologizes for the handling of a regionalization request years back from Newport, saying mistakes were made, he was truly sorry and the time was right to move on to help students in both communities.

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

Catch A Break From The Heat

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With no break anticipated anytime soon in the heat, the Middletown Fire Department reminds people the Middletown Public Library and Senior Center offer cool alternatives to catch a break. #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: July 20, 2022

Come Hear More About Regionalization

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There's been a lot of discussion about the potential regionalization of schools between Newport and Middletown. Come get the facts and data at informational meetings on July 25 and 26. #Regionalization #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

Venga a escuchar más sobre la regionalización

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Ha habido mucha discusión sobre la posible regionalización de las escuelas entre Newport y Middletown. Venga a obtener los hechos y datos en las reuniones informativas el 25 y 26 de julio. #Regionalización #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

We Need Feedback From Students

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The students of Newport and Middletown will be directly impacted by school regionalization if the proposal moves forward. We want to hear from you at meetings on July 25 & 26. Visit Regional for more.

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Posted on: July 15, 2022

Location Change For Wednesday, July 20 Regionalization Summit

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The location for the regionalization summit between the Newport and Middletown councils and school committees has changed. The special meeting will now take place at Innovate Newport headquarters, 513 Broadway starting at 6 pm.

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Check With The Town To See If You're Eligible For A Senior Or Veteran Tax Exemption

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Some seniors and veterans don't realize there are potential tax breaks available to them from the Town of Middletown. To see if you're eligible. stop by Town Hall during normal business hours or visit >Break online.

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: July 19, 2022

Pick Up After Your Pup

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When out with your dog, always remember to clean up and properly dispose of their mess. This does not include throwing the Mutt Mitt into the woods or leaving it behind for someone else to take care of. For more, Dogs.

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Posted on: July 14, 2022

RIDOT East Main Road Repairs

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Starting Sunday night, July 17, crews for the Rhode Island Department of Transportation will be repaving select sections of East Main Road north of Turner Road into Portsmouth. Expect delays, seek alternate routes and drive slowly to keep workers safe.

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: July 13, 2022

Steer Clear Of Downed Shorebirds

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Environmental experts warn people to steer clear of downed shorebirds due to the risk of bird flu. #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: July 14, 2022

See Something, Say Something

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Middletown Police are out in force ticketing bad and aggressive driving. If you see someone not being responsible behind the wheel, call Middletown Police immediately 401.846.1144 so they can try to address the situation before something happens.

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: July 13, 2022

VIN Check Schedule Update For The Week Of July 18

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Middletown Police are notifying the public that VIN checks are available on a limited basis the week of July 18. #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: July 13, 2022

Board & Committee Members Needed

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Part of what makes Middletown the place it is today is the hard work of our dedicated volunteers. Please consider applying for one of the vacancies to our boards and commissions online at Volunteer.

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Posted on: July 12, 2022

NUWC Division Newport hosts Naval Engineering Education Consortium students, faculty for annual mee

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Posted on: July 15, 2022

Regionalization Frequently Asked Question Friday

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Newport and Middletown are looking at regionalizing school districts. As part of the lead up to a Nov. 8 vote, a group backing the move is answering as many questions as possible. For more info, visit Meet.

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: July 11, 2022

Middletown Night With The Newport Gulls

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The Newport Gulls hosted Middletown Night on Monday, July 11, drawing a packed house and plenty of laughs and smiles. For more about the Gulls and upcoming games, visit Gulls online. #NewportGulls #MiddletownRI

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Posted on: July 14, 2022

Regionalization Summit Planned For July 20

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The Newport and Middletown councils and school committees meet for the first time in person on July 20 at 6 pm in Newport City Hall to discussion regionalization. For more info, visit Meet online.

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Posted on: July 13, 2022

Some ARPA Money Committed To Schools

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Recently, the Town Council decided to dedicate $1.7 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act money to help smooth out the school budget. As part of a long-term plan, the remainder of that federal funding is in line to be spent on education.

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