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April 21st, 2011

Easter Weekend Services

by LonSeidman

Souce: Sharefaith Clipart

Wolcott is a religious town and takes pride in its faith. This weekend all churches in town welcome new and old members to remember Christ’s death and celebrate his resurrection. Even if its been awhile, feel free to join your neighbors at one of Wolcott’s churches to worship together.

Below are this weekend’s services. Clicking on the red links will bring you to the church’s website:

Good Friday

All Saints Episcopal Church – 282 Boundline Rd.
7 pm Good Friday Liturgy

Christ Church – 16 Town Line Rd.
7 pm Good Friday Service

St. Maria Goretti Church – 1300 Woodtick Rd.
9 am Good Friday Morning Prayer
3 pm Celebration of the Lord’s Passion (multi- church service)
7 pm Stations of the Cross followed by Evening Prayers

St. Pius X Church 525 Woodtick Rd.
3 pm Good Friday Service
7 pm Living Stations of the Cross

Wolcott Congregational Church – 185 Center St.
7 am Men’s Communion and Breakfast

Holy Saturday
St. Maria Goretti Church
8 pm Holy Saturday Vigil Mass

St. Piux X Church
8 pm Holy Saturday Vigil Mass

Easter Sunday
6:30 am Sunrise Service on Wolcott Town Green; Congregational Church
8 am – St. Maria Goretti Church Mass
9 am – St. Pius X Church Mass
9 am – Congregational Church worship & communion
10 am – Christ Church Sunday Service
10:30 am – St. Maria Goretti Mass
11 am – St. Pius X Church Mass
11 am – Congregational Church worship & communion

April 21st, 2011

Markley: Busway Not Needed

by LonSeidman

By Joe Markley

Imagine a bus ride that cost $60 million a mile. That would be a magical bus: I’d expect cocktails and canapé’s, served by smiling hostesses while I soaked in my hot tub, serenaded by a string quartet. We can each conjure our own transportation fantasy, but the bus Governor Malloy wants to sell us is a nightmare.

The governor recently endorsed a busway from New Britain to Hartford, to be built on an existing rail bed: 9.6 miles of road, closed to motorists, at a projected cost of $579 million. Of course, there are roads already from New Britain to Hartford, and buses too, that run nearly empty most of the day. But though no reasonable person sees the need for this project, it is shovel-ready and federal funds are available–hence it doesn’t have to make sense.

The governor

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