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Posted on: September 29, 2022

Halloween Celebration At The Middletown Public Library

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Come to the Middletown Public Library on Oct. 29 from 1-3 pm to celebrate Halloween. #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: September 26, 2022

Help Save Our Water

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Save The Bay and Center For Behavior & The Environment are conducting research to help improve water quality. They are asking all Aquidneck Island property owners to fill out a survey Water to help.

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Paving Work On The Schedule

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The Town Council recently awards a contract to East Coast Landscaping & Construction to redo the parking lot at Second Beach along with a number of other local roads. #MiddletownRI

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

 

PAVING WORK ON THE SCHEDULE 

 

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (SEPTEMBER 19, 2022) – The Town Council approved a contract to do...

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Historic USS Coast Guard Barque Eagle Making A Visit

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The historic USS Coast Guard Barque Eagle is scheduled to visit the Newport area this weekend, Sept. 23-25. Tours to DOD-affiliated personnel will be available and are expected to be posted at Eagle online. #Eagle

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Learn More About RIDEM's Nature-Based Programs This Fall

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Check out a number of exciting opportunities offered in coming weeks by the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management. #RIDEM #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: September 12, 2022

RIDEM Announces Updated Shellfishing Restrictions

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The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management announced updated restrictions for shellfishing in area waterways. #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: September 12, 2022

Keep Storm Drains Clear

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Often, clearing storm drains of leaves, sticks and other debris can go a long way to helping limit flooding. For more, visit Stormwater online. #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: September 9, 2022

Don't Give Mosquitos A Biting Chance

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Mosquitos may be a nuisance, but their bites can cause health issues too. The state Department of Environmental Management is advising people to take precautions to avoid mosquitos as the calendar shifts. #RIDEM #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: September 9, 2022

Free Trees!

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Through a program with the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, the RI Tree Council, RI Nursery & Landscape Association and the Arbor Day Foundation, free trees are available to Ocean State residents.

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Posted on: September 8, 2022

Keep Out Of The Dunes

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Dunes are vital for the longevity and health of Second and Third beaches. Help our beaches live longer and healthier by staying out of the dune systems. #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: September 8, 2022

Dog Walking Limits Remain In Effect

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Just because the official beach season is over doesn't mean its open season for dog walking at Second and Third beaches. Per town rules, leashed dogs are only allowed at the beaches from 5-7:45 am daily through Sept. 30. Please follow the rules.

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

Mind The Sign

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Everyone is in a rush these days. But don't forget to give pedestrians and bicyclists the room they need to get where they're going safely too, #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: September 7, 2022

Welcome Back!

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The Town of Middletown welcomes all students, teachers, staff and parents back to school today, Sept. 7. Enjoy the upcoming year, have fun and make us all proud! #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: September 6, 2022

Heavy Rain Forces Closure Of Shellfish Areas In Bay

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The state Department of Environmental Management announced the closure of several areas in Narragansett Bay to shellfishing from the heavy rains overnight on Sept. 5. The Town of Middletown reported no sewer overflows or major issues during the storm.

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: September 6, 2022

Thanks!

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A lot of work goes into making the summer season a success in Middletown. From the lifeguards and other staff at the beach, public works and everyone else involved, the Town of Middletown expresses heartfelt appreciation for your efforts. #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: September 6, 2022

Middletown Fire Asks Bicyclists To Remember Rules Of The Road

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As school gets ready to open across Middletown on Wednesday, Sept. 7, the Middletown Fire Department asks everyone to remember to ride with the flow of traffic to avoid accidents and injuries. #MFDRI #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: September 1, 2022

Always Pay Attention To The Lifeguards

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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 pay attention to the lifeguards. #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: August 27, 2022

Important Traffic Update

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Starting Monday, Aug. 29, how traffic accesses Naval Station Newport will be changing and is likely to result in more delays during the morning drive. Emergency service providers ask motorists to be patient and factor the situation into their commute.

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: August 26, 2022

Middletown's Monday Night Beach Concert Series

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Join The Ravers for the final night of Middletown's Monday Night Beach Concert Series from Second Beach, 6-9 pm. After The Ravers wrap, a fireworks display is planned from the beach at 315 Sachuest Point Road. #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: August 25, 2022

Construction Work Planned

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The Wolcott Avenue & Purgatory Road area will be impacted early next week from ongoing work on the St. George's School campus. Please drive carefully through the area Aug. 29-31. #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: August 25, 2022

Always Be Aware Of Your Surroundings At The Beach

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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 their surroundings, no matter your ability. #MiddletownRI

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Town News and Updates
Posted on: August 22, 2022

Summer Concert Cancelled Tonight Due To Weather

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Beach officials just announced the Summer Concert Series event featuring Roger Ceresi & The All Starz has been cancelled for tonight, Aug. 22, due to inclement weather. There is no rain date. #MiddletownRI

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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

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 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

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 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 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 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 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 9, 2022

Adults Need To Stay Vigilant When Children Are In The Water

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The Middletown Fire Department reminds adults to always be vigilant and attentive to children whenever they're in the water, whether it's at Second or Third beaches, the backyard pool or anywhere else. One mistake could lead to tragedy. #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: 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

"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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