First Selectman’s Info & Updates

  • COVID-19 Vaccinations Available for those 16 years of age and older
    The Governor announced a new schedule for age-based eligibility. By laying out a clear timeline for eligibility for the vaccine, the strategy allows everyone in the state, including essential workers and those with chronic conditions, to know when they will be able to schedule an appointment. The planned schedule is...
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  • Coginchaug Valley Education Foundation – Parent Pandemic Playbook
    Please take a few moments to check out this new resource called the Parent Pandemic Playbook, which has been launched by Coginchaug Valley Education Foundation. Please distribute it to those you think may benefit- it’s got great resources for families with kids, and is updated regularly.
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  • Transportation Services Available – including Complimentary COVID Testing & Vaccine Trips
    Complimentary COVID Testing & COVID Vaccine Transportation Middletown Transit District (MAT) provides complimentary COVID Testing and COVID Vaccine transportation trips. The service provides accessible transportation within the Middletown Area Transit service area and is available 7 days per week. It is available to all residents within the Middletown Transit District....
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  • PREPARING FOR HOLIDAY GATHERINGS – Events / Travel / Students — Questions & Answers
    How Can I Prepare for Holiday Gatherings? Questions you might have about Holiday Gatherings GENERAL QUESTIONS AND CONSIDERATIONS Why is it important to be cautious over the holidays?  I’ll only be around my family members who I trust. Connecticut has been a national leader in our COVID-19 response efforts. However,...
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  • FREE COVID-19 Tests in Middletown and Other Locations
    Community Health Center is providing FREE COVID-19 testing, even if you don’t have symptoms.  No referral or appointment is needed.   Drive up or walk up to these closest locations, 7 days a week from 8:30AM – 4PM: CHC Middletown: 19 Grand Street (Cars line up along the rightmost side...
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  • PSHD – Middlefield Moves to Covid-19 Red Alert Level
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  OCTOBER 30, 2020 CONTACT:  SHANE LOCKWOOD, 860-276-6275 Middlefield Moves to Covid-19 Red Alert Level PSHD Emphasizes the Use of Prevention Measures to Help Stop the Spread Over the past month, Connecticut has seen a steady increase in COVID-19 cases.  The I-84 corridor from Waterbury to Hartford and...
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  • Middlefield & Rockfall are now in the COVID “Red” Category
    TOWN of MIDDLEFIELD, CONNECTICUT Office of the First Selectman UPDATE ON COVID-19 October 29, 2020 This is an important message from First Selectman Edward Bailey, and Emergency Management Director Robert Poturnicki. Middlefield & Rockfall have been put into the “Red” category by the Connecticut Department of Public Health (CTDPH) as...
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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 ext. 0, and a packet will be sent out to you. You MUST request a...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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  • COVID-19 – PSHD Provides a List of Resources
    Get your questions answered.  PSHD has provided a list of COVID-19 resources. To go to the websites referenced in the letter below, click on these links: Sector Rules and Certification for Reopen Safe Workplace Rules  ...
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  • COVID-19 – Town Office Restrictions & Activities
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  • Governor’s Provides Update of Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts
    Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts Posted on March 12, 2020 Key Points: • The Connecticut DPH State Laboratory has confirmed three additional individuals have tested positive. In total, 95 individuals have been tested at the State Laboratory: 6 positive and 89 negative. • Governor Lamont is...
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  • COVID-19 – Health Department’s Information – 3/9/20
    Plainville-Southington (PSHD) Heath Department – Latest News – PSHD COVID-19 Prevention – March-8-2020   We also encourage viewing the following websites for the latest information: Health District – State of CT– CDC–        ...
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  • COVID -19 – PSHD Recommends Everyday Prevention Actions to Help Prevent the Spread
    PSHD Recommends Everyday Prevention Actions to Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 Click here for more information:  PSHD COVID-19 Prevention – february-29-2020...
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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