Monday, July 15, 2013

Cooling Centers for Upcoming Heatwave!

With another heat wave about to bear down on the area, Mayor Dan Drew has announced that the City of Middletown will again open cooling centers in an effort to help residents cope with the heat wave. The cooling centers are expected to continue operation through Friday

Residents can  get a break from the heat at: 
1. Municipal Building Council Chambers, 245 Dekoven Drive, from 8:00 A.M. – 7 P.M.
2. Lobby of the Middletown Police Department, 222 Main Street, which is open 24 hours a day

There are also public facilities with air conditioning. These facilities will be open for public use during their normal hours of operation. They are :
1. Russell Library on Broad Street 
2. The Middletown Senior Center on William Street 
**The Council Chambers will have bottled water available on a limited basis.
***Transportation may be provided to the cooling center. Arrangements can be made by calling Middletown Area Transit (MAT) at 860-346-0212 (Ext. 2) until 6 P.M. each day. 

The City of Middletown will also be opening fire hydrant sprinklers though Friday as well. The designated times and locations as follows:

1. The Highlands Crescent Drive bus stop from 12 P.M. – 4 P.M.
2. Maplewood Terrace from 2 P.M. – 5 P.M.
3. Summer Hill Road and Woodbury Circle from 2 P.M. – 5 P.M.
4. Macdonough School from 12 P.M. – 3 P.M. and 6 P.M. – 8 P.M.
5. Santangelo Circle from 12 P.M. – 3 P.M.
6. Daddario Road from 6 P.M. – 8 P.M.

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