Describe Montville City

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I grew up in Canton, China. My family and I moved to America as immigrant since 2007. We stayed in Maryland almost a year and then moved to Norwich, Connecticut until today. I finished my high school and some college courses in Connecticut. I went to Montville high school where located only 5 miles away from my home for a year and then graduate. Montville high school is a traditional public high school and I like it. Norwich is a small and old town. It lays South East of Connecticut. The climate is very cold in the winter and hot in the summer. Even though Norwich town is small and the population not as large as Canton, my family and I still enjoy living there, because unlike big city always jammed with many people. It’s a quier and more comfortable…show more content…
The land used to belong to local Native American Mohegan Tribe. Based on the introduction from the Norwich official website, the most public landing built at the head of the Thames River has provided an important harbor since the 17th century and it was initially an agricultural community. Historically, the area supported farms and businesses, residents also built a public landing for easier trade at the head of the Thames River. In the last ten years, the population has been changed significantly. Lots of people move to the town from urban areas or cities. There are two casinos near Norwich. They are only 10 miles away from each other. Due to jobs available, lots of people have moved from New York City to Norwich to work in casino in the last 10 years. According to the statistics from City-Data, the population in Norwich town has increased 12.1% in the last 10 years. Also, the population grew and became more diverse. For the form of the government, Norwich is divided into five voting districts represented by six council members elected at-large. The mayor is elected at-large for a four-year term and voted by the members of the City Council. The mayor’s responsibility is to coordinate economic development in the town. Beyond that, the City Council also hires city manager to manage city budget and make plan

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