Presidential Election Update – Absentee Ballot Voting

The Secretary of the State’s Office will be issuing Absentee Ballot Applications to All Registered Voters beginning Tuesday, September 8, 2020. If you are interested in voting by Absentee Ballot you can complete the application and return it to the Town Clerk in the town in which you vote and live. The application can be returned via US Mail or by dropping it off in the Official Ballot Box that is located at the Town Hall. Please only use the drop box in the town where you vote. If you would prefer to vote in person, the polls will […]

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November General Elections Process and Timelines

Secretary Merrill Outlines Process and Timelines for November General Election Every Connecticut voter will have the opportunity to safely and securely cast their ballot by the method of their choosing and make their voice heard HARTFORD – Connecticut’s Secretary of the State Denise Merrill today outlined the process and timeline for the November general election in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Every Connecticut voter must and will have the opportunity to safely and securely cast their ballots, by the method of their choosing, and make their voice heard,” said Secretary Merrill. “My staff, and our partners at the […]

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Covid-19 – Temporary & 5-Year Pistol Permits

Temporary Pistol Permit Apply To receive a temporary pistol permit, you must apply in the town in which you reside.  If you would like to apply, please email your request to, or call 860.349.7114, and a packet will be sent out to you.  You MUST request a packet BEFORE getting fingerprinted.  Fingerprints are obtained only through the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection (DESPP) in Middletown.  They are scheduling appointments via Eventbrite – click  HERE. To request a packet, submit an application, or for questions, please email, or call 860.349.7114.   New 5-Year Pistol Permit As of […]

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Covid-19 – Middlefield’s Restaurant Re-Opening Guidelines

The above Re-Opening Guidelines can be obtained here: Middlefield Restaurant Reopening Guidelines – 2020-05 APPLICATIONS Applicants must submit their outdoor dining plans to Planning and Zoning for review.  There is no fee per the executive order.  Please include any required information necessary to prevent a delay.  The application can be obtained here: Application for Outdoor Dining under Executive Order In addition, applicants must also submit a checklist to the Health Department.  The application can be obtained here: Health Department Checklist for Outdoor Dining   STATE OF CT LINKS Quick access to the links referenced in the document: […]

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Covid-19 – Burn Permits Suspended

An important message for residents from Edward Bailey, First Selectman. The issuance of open burn permits is suspended immediately until further notice.  Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, there will be no inspections and it will eliminate a possible call out of our firefighters.  Violators of this order may be subject to arrest and or fines. For questions please contact the First Selectman’s Office at 860.349.7114, or

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Covid-19 – Feeling Overwhelmed and Isolated?

An important message concerning the CORONAVIRUS from First Selectman Edward Bailey and Emergency Management Director Robert Poturnicki.   We believe social distancing is having an impact on the health of Middlefield and Rockfall, please continue to adhere to social distancing guidelines. If you are feeling overwhelmed and isolated during this pandemic please visit these websites:   For more Coronavirus information please visit our Heath District website at Stay Home, Stay Safe

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Covid-19 – Face Masks Requirement Information

An important message concerning the CORONAVIRUS from First Selectman Edward Bailey and Emergency Management Director, Robert Poturnicki. Governor Lamont has issued Executive Order 7BB which requires everyone to use face masks in public settings to reduce the spread of COVID-19. This order directs that face coverings to be worn by anyone in public wherever a six-foot distance is unavoidable, including by employees while in the workplace.  The CDC video explains how to make a face covering.  A link to written instructions are also provided.   Also, below is a link with revised Safe Workplace Rules for Essential Employers.   How […]

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Covid-19 – Guidance for Close Contacts

Guidance for close contacts of individuals with a confirmed or presumed case of COVID-19 As defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) a Close contact is defined as: being within approximately 6 feet (2 meters) of a COVID-19 case for a prolonged period of time; close contact can occur while caring for, living with, visiting, or sharing a healthcare waiting area or room with a COVID-19 case –    or –  having direct contact with infectious secretions of a COVID-19 case (e.g., being coughed on) If you are in close contact with a person who has […]

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COVID-19 – Caution Using Disinfecting & Sanitizing Wipes

COVID-19 Update March, 27th, 2020 Caution Using Disinfecting and Sanitizing Wipes During the current COVID-19 pandemic the use of disinfecting and sanitizing wipes has greatly increased.  Contrary to product label information which say “wipes are flushable”, they will cause problems with sewer and septic systems.  Wipes in sewer systems cause clogs in pumping systems and sewer mains leading to expensive repairs and possible sewage backup into homes and businesses. Wipes in septic systems do not biodegrade and will cause clogs in sewer piping and septic tank inlet and outlet baffles; resulting in plumber and septic tank cleaner service calls. […]

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COVID-19 – Food Bank Needs Items, Senior Meals, Energy Assistance

COVID-19 Update March, 26th, 2020 Food Bank, Senior Meals and Energy Assistance Senior Meals Senior Meals will be distributed on Mondays from noon to 1:00 p.m. at the Community Center.   Three frozen meals will be provided per person for the week. Any senior that would like to receive meals please call Susan D’Orvilliers at 860-349-7121.  Delivery can also be arranged for those that cannot come to the Community Center. Food Bank The Food Bank is in need of the following items:  Tuna, peanut butter, jelly, rice, pasta, pasta sauce, baked beans, pasta & rice sides, cereal, snacks, gluten […]

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Town Offices Address

Town of Middlefield
393 Jackson Hill Rd
P.O. Box 179
Middlefield, CT 06455


General Office Hours

Monday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Emergency Information

Fire - Police - Medical --- Dial 911
Police / Resident State Troopers: 860-349-9685
State Police, Troop F, Westbrook: 860-399-2100
Animal Control: 860-349-1333