Driving the streets of Greene, you will notice quintessential New England farmhouses, stonewalls, and tree-lined streets.
Willington was established in 1727 as an agricultural town until the Industrial Revolution, when the waters of the Willimantic River became an imperative asset. The major industries are agriculture, manufacturing of machined parts and electroplating.
Accenting Willington's strong beauty are Colonial and Contemporary homes. The Willington Recreation Area has open fields, a ball field and a pond for an assortment of outdoor pleasures.
Children attend the local schools through grade 8 in Willington. High school students attend Regional School District 19's E.O. Smith High School in close by Storrs (Mansfield).