Hartford-based Bike Walk Connecticut, a nonprofit organization, has elected a local woman as its incoming president. Middletown's own Laura Baum, who lives here with her husband and their daughter, takes on the position after her election in late January of this year.
The Newport County Chamber of Commerce is presenting Expo 2014 this March. This annual event showcases local member-owned businesses.
The Newport Winter Fest is taking place over two days beginning at the end of the month. It is hosted by Newport Live.
Middletown residents who are yearning to take a drive, do some shopping, wishing to help the homeless, and craving chocolate can cross all four items off of their to do list at the same time this weekend, as the 12th Annual Chocolate to the Rescue event comes to the Water's Edge Resort & Spa in nearby Westbrook.
Four non-profit organizations were on the receiving end of grants awarded by a local service learning class this month.
Earlier this month, Middletown company Consulting Engineering Services (CES) held an interoffice coat drive. Charitable collections such as this tend to increase employee morale and group cohesion as well as benefiting the community.
The annual Middletown Senior Health Fair will take place later this week at the A.M.E Zion Church, based on West Street.
Middletown acquired two more guardians of the peace as of last Friday. Officers Patrick Kiely and Steven Froberg were ceremoniously welcomed to the Middletown Police Department at city hall in council chambers. Both men are experienced peace officers with a background of military service.
The Middletown Housing Authority (MHA) has received some mixed news this month about funding.
Traveling between downtown Middletown and the riverfront can once again be accomplished easily with the reopening of the city's pedestrian tunnel.