Middletown emergency services responded to a 911 call on December 17 only to discover that the caller had exaggerated the situation for his own convenience.
The homeless who have passed away in 2014 will be honored by their friends and the community in Middletown with speeches and a candlelight vigil as part of National Homeless Persons Memorial Day.
The Middletown High School Key Club is to donate $1,000 to the Kiwanis Warm the Children program.
The Middletown Community Thanksgiving Project will be underway soon, with applications about to be accepted for family Thanksgiving food baskets.
The Middletown Board of Education, responding to calls of parents, voted to request an extra $200,000 to hire additional teachers. The last-minute teacher shopping came about after the PTA at Moody School got the ball rolling with a petition drive.
NRG Home Solar has expanded its operation into Connecticut, choosing Middletown as its first base of operations in the Constitution State.
It is almost time for the Middletown 5K Summer Fun Run, and once again Citizens Bank will be the title sponsor. This will be the 18th year for the run, which coincides with Middletowns yearly festival.
A new gym stocked with cardio equipment and free weights has been created exclusively for the Middletown Fire Department personnel. Located next door to the services Main Street station, the 1,100 square foot space is named for the late Capt. Joseph Pagano.
Locals who wish to get their pet micro-chipped or inoculated against rabies will have the opportunity to do so next weekend.
The Middletown Lions Club will be 85 years old next month, and plans are underway to hold a big celebration. A birthday dinner will be held with two stand-up comedians providing the entertainment.