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Rocky Hill-Glastonbury Ferry resuming operation after recovery from Isaias

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ROCKY HILL, Conn. (WTNH) — The historic Rocky Hill-Glastonbury Ferry is resuming operation Tuesday after it was left in the dark for nearly a week due to Tropical Storm Isaias.

They had a few obstacles getting things back to normal this week. They had to get the power back on, so crews could remove the trees and debris left from the storm They also had some utility work to get done.

This is one of Connecticut’s two river ferries. It shuttles across the Connecticut River between Rocky Hill and Glastonbury.

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The ferry will resume its normal schedule through the rest of the summer. The season was already shortened, starting June 20 due to COVID-19.

The Rocky Hill-Glastonbury Ferry started providing service in 1655, which makes it the oldest continuously operated ferry service in the U.S.

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