LIVING IN STONINGTON, CT
Resident in the Borough
Stonington is located between New York City and Boston and is the last shoreline town before entering Rhode Island. It has small town New England charm and an excellent quality of life. There are 3 exits on Interstate 95 and convenient Amtrak passenger rail service from a station in Mystic. The town has 18,500 residents; there are 5 village-like areas consisting of Mystic, Old Mystic, Stonington Borough, Wequetequock and Pawcatuck.
LOCAL BENEFITS FOR JAMES MERRILL RESIDENTS:
A membership to the Stonington Free Library and the opportunity to read from their work in the event space.
Open door to all La Grua events. We host our Merrill lecturers here and our fellows are welcome to attend their art openings and music concerts.
The Stonington Historical Society
Open door to visit the Lighthouse Museum, the historical Palmer House, and Woolworth Library where the Merrill Reading Room is located.
A complimentary membership to our local YMCA both at the Mystic and Westerly branch.