News & Events

Rhode Island Special Needs Registry  January 5, 2018
Anyone who is elderly or who needs special assistance during snowstorms, severe weather or other emergency events should register for the Rhode Island Special Needs Registry.  Please see the town’s website at http://middletownri.com/ online-services for more information or call the RI Department of Health at (401) 222-5960.


Regional Shelter at Gaudet School Will Not Be Opening  January 4, 2018
Due to the lack of severity of the storm an power remaining mostly in tact, the regional Red Cross shelter at Gaudet in Middletown will not open this evening. If you are need of assistance the warming center at CCRI will be open or you can call your local police or fire department.


Regional Emergency Shelter for Winter Storm Grayson  January 3, 2018
Due to the lack of severity of the storm an power remaining mostly in tact, the regional Red Cross shelter at Gaudet in Middletown will not open this evening. If you are need of assistance the warming center at CCRI will be open or you can call your local police or fire department. Due to…


Extreme Cold/Winter Weather/ Warming Centers Open  December 28, 2017
Due to the extreme cold anyone seeking temporary refuge from the cold can go to one of the warming centers in Town: Middletown warming centers: Middletown Library: 700 W. Main Rd Mon - Thurs: 9:30 AM – 8 PM Fri - Sat: 9:30 AM - 5 PM Sun: 1:00 PM-5pm Senior Center: 650 Green End…


Winter Weather/Extreme Cold/Warming Centers open  January 6, 2017
Due to the extreme cold anyone seeking temporary refuge from the cold can go to one of the warming centers in Town: Middletown warming centers: Middletown Library: 700 W. Main Rd Mon - Thurs: 9:30 AM – 8 PM Fri - Sat: 9:30 AM - 5 PM Sun: Closed for Monday Holiday Senior Center: 650…


Warming Centers Open/Extreme Cold/Winter Weather  January 16, 2020
The Town of Middletown has 3 locations open as warming centers during the upcoming extreme cold: Middletown Public Library 700 West Main Road Monday- Thursday 9:30AM-8:00 PM Friday-Saturday 9:30AM-5:00PM Closed Sunday 1/19/20 and Monday January 1/20/20 because of the MLK Holiday. Middletown Senior Center 650 Green End Avenue Monday-Friday 9:00AM-4:00 PM Town Hall 350 E.…


Santa’s Middletown Neighborhood Visits 2019**** Tuesday 12/17/19 Visit postponed to 12/20/19 Due to Weather*****  December 17, 2019
Due to inclement weather foretasted through this evening, the Santa neighborhood visit for Tuesday 12/17/19 (originally rescheduled from 12/09/19)  has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for Thursday 12/20/19.   The Middletown IAFF Local 1933 Firefighters are once again escorting Santa around Town this Year! Starting on December 2nd until December 13th, Santa and his…


Santa’s Middletown Neighborhood Visits 2019**** Wednesday 12/11/19 Visit Postponed to Thursday 12/19/19 Due to Technical Difficulties****  December 11, 2019
Due to unforeseen technical difficulties this evening, the Santa neighborhood visit for Wednesday 12/11/19 has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for Thursday 12/19/19.   The Middletown IAFF Local 1933 Firefighters are once again escorting Santa around Town this Year! Starting on December 2nd until December 13th, Santa and his team of off duty firefighter…


Santa’s Middletown Neighborhood Visits 2019**** Tuesday 12/10/19 Visit Postponed to Wednesday 12/18/19 Due to Weather*****  December 10, 2019
Due to inclement weather forecast through this evening, the Santa neighborhood visit for Tuesday 12/10/19 has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for Wednesday 12/18/19.   The Middletown IAFF Local 1933 Firefighters are once again escorting Santa around Town this Year! Starting on December 2nd until December 13th, Santa and his team of off duty…


Santa’s Middletown Neighborhood Visits 2019**** Monday 12/9/19 Visit Postponed to Tuesday 12/17/19 Due to Weather*****  December 9, 2019
Due to inclement weather forecast through this evening, the Santa neighborhood visit for Monday 12/9/19 has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for Tuesday 12/17/19.   The Middletown IAFF Local 1933 Firefighters are once again escorting Santa around Town this Year! Starting on December 2nd until December 13th, Santa and his team of off duty…


Santa’s Middletown Neighborhood Visits 2019**** Monday 12/2/19 Visit Postponed to Monday 12/16/19 Due to Weather*****  December 2, 2019
Due to inclement weather forecast through this evening, the Santa neighborhood visit for 12/2/19 has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for 12/16/19.   The Middletown IAFF Local 1933 Firefighters are once again escorting Santa around Town this Year! Starting on December 2nd until December 13th, Santa and his team of off duty firefighter elves…


Santa’s Middletown Neighborhood Visits 2019  November 25, 2019
The Middletown IAFF Local 1933 Firefighters are once again escorting Santa around Town this Year! Starting on December 2nd until December 13th, Santa and his team of off duty firefighter elves will be volunteering their time to visit each neighborhood and distributing candy canes between approximately 4:30 PM and 8:00 PM. This will continue until…


Emergency Preparedness Fair Saturday November 9, 2019 9AM to 12PM, Gaudet School Gymnasium with special guest WJAR Chief Meteorologist Mark Searles  November 1, 2019
  The Aquidneck Island Emergency Volunteer Alliance in conjunction with Emergency Management from Middletown, Newport and Portsmouth is sponsoring and Emergency Preparedness Fair on Saturday November 9, 2019 from 9AM to 12PM in the Gaudet School Gymnasium, Turner Road Entrance. Now with special guest WJAR Chief Meteorologist Marc Searles! Join us for this free event…


Emergency Preparedness Fair Saturday November 9, 2019 9AM to 12PM, Gaudet School Gymnasium  October 21, 2019
The Aquidneck Island Emergency Volunteer Alliance in conjunction with Emergency Management from Middletown, Newport and Portsmouth is sponsoring and Emergency Preparedness Fair on Saturday November 9, 2019 from 9AM to 12PM in the Gaudet School Gymnasium, Turner Road Entrance. Join us for this free event to learn how you can make a plan to prepare…


Middletown Fire Department Open House October 14th 2019  October 3, 2019
During Fire Prevention Week to promote “Plan and Practice Your Escape!” the Middletown Fire Department will be hosting an Open House on Monday October 14th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. We are located at 239 Wyatt Road. There will be free pizza and doughnuts, a fire safety quiz, and raffle for a gift card.…