A pleasant suburb, Newington has attractive amenities within close proximity to major employment centers.

Situated between the Farmington River Valley and the Connecticut River Valley it consists mostly of residential areas.

Charming neighborhoods feature traditional single-family homes, eye-catching apartment complexes and an assortment of condominium communities. The Berlin Turnpike and town center offer virtually every product and service conceivable for residents to enjoy.

The parks and recreation department maintainins more than one dozen public facilities and sponsors programs for all ages. The town’s Mill Pond Park offers a baseball field, soccer fields, tennis courts, full accessible playground, outdoor pool, basketball park, concession stand, walking trail, ice-skating, football field, fishing pond for seniors and children, as well as a man-made waterfall.

The public school system has a progressive technology program and continuing education for adults.