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About Newington Connecticut:
The town of Newington is bordered by the capital city of Hartford, as well as the suburbs of (clockwise from Hartford) Wethersfield, Rocky Hill, Berlin, New Britain, Farmington, and West Hartford. The town consists mostly of residential areas, although it is also home to the Berlin Turnpike, a large, commercial highway. It is where the Connecticut Department of Transportation is located.
The town seal depicts Mill Pond Falls, named for a sawmill that was built there in 1860. The 16-foot high falls, located in central Newington at Mill Pond Park, is the smallest natural waterfall in the country. A walking path that encircles Mill Pond includes a footbridge which crosses over the waterfall. There is also an observation area with benches at the base of the falls. The park is popular with local residents as a place to walk dogs, ice skate, jog, and picnic; it also hosts the occasional wedding party and festivals. It is open year round.
There are seven public schools in Newington, which serve residents of the town of Newington as well some students from nearby Hartford. There are four elementary schools, which teach pre-kindergarten through fourth grade. Children attend the elementary school which is located in the district in which they reside. The names of the elementary schools are Elizabeth Green, Anna Reynolds, John Paterson, and Ruth Chaffee. There are also two middle schools in town, which teach grades five through eight. Students who attended Elizabeth Green or Anna Reynolds elementary, attend Martin Kellogg Middle School, while students who went to John Paterson or Ruth Chaffee elementary, attend John Wallace Middle School. Finally, there is one high school, Newington High School, which is attended by graduates of both middle schools and teaches grades nine through twelve. There are also two other schools in Newington, St. Mary's ,a parochal school,which teaches grades Pre-K through Grade 8. And there's Emmanuel Christian Academy, which teaches grade Kindergarten through Grade 6.
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