The ferry across the Connecticut River between Glastonbury and Rocky Hill has been in continuous operation since 1655. It is the longest continuously operating ferry service in the country.
Because of Connecticut's budget woes, the State plans to shut the ferry service down. It is perhaps the least necessary governmental service in the state. If the State must prioritize its spending, it is hard to argue in favor of a ferry service used by small numbers of local people, especially when there are modern bridges in the same towns. On the other hand, the service costs peanuts. Shutting it down will save little and will do nothing to address the state's deficit. And, an irreplaceable part of the State's heritage will be lost.
OK, students, take out your keyboards. Discuss.
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