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.
Small boutique wineries are springing up all over the country, as are microbreweries; but here in Connecticut, just a few miles from Middletown, we can boast our own micro distillery. Just like the big well-known whisky producers in Tennessee and Scotland, the Onyx Spirits Co of East Hartford has announced that it will be making aged whiskey in oak barrels.
In a continual effort to develop Middletowns Connecticut River frontage, the Riverfront Redevelopment Commission is gathering money to hire Projects for Public Spaces, a development consultant group.
Over in Deep River, a rededication of the Deep River Town Hall Auditorium will commence at the start of next month.
One way Middletown residents in need of a prom dress can save some money, and do a good deed at the same time, is by heading over to Higganum this weekend.
Earlier in the month, Middletown residents who were fed up of shoveling snow and wanted to take a dip in the pool were left like fish out of water. They could have save themselves the trip over to Cheshires Community Pool because the synthetic bubble that covers the pool succumbed to the weight of the snow.