Labor Day: What’s open, what’s closed

Most government services unavailable, some businesses closing early

Photo Courtesy: MGNonline

(WWLP) – Labor Day is a national holiday celebrating the contributions of American workers, as well as the successes of the labor movement. It is also commonly thought of as the last weekend of the summer season. Most government services are unavailable, and some private businesses will be closed, or shutting down early, to give their workers time to relax.

Here is a look at what is open, and what is closed, on Labor Day (Check with stores and restaurants for specific hours, as some may be closing early):

  • Banks: Closed
  • Federal Offices: Closed
  • Libraries: Closed
  • Municipal Offices: Closed
  • Post Office: Closed, no mail delivery
  • Public Transit: See below for schedule changes
  • Registry of Motor Vehicles: Closed
  • Restaurants: Open
  • Retail Stores: Open
  • Schools: Closed
  • State Offices: Closed
  • Shopping Malls: Open

Public Transit:

  • BRTA: No Service
  • FRTA: No Service, John W. Olver Transit Center closed
  • PVTA: Springfield-area bus routes will be operating on Sunday service. Visit for other service alerts.

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