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What's Open and What's Closed on Labor Day in Farmington?

A general listing for that goodbye-to-summer holiday.

Just what is Labor Day anyway? Well, it's a holiday borne out of labor strikes by Illinois railroad manufacturers in the 1890s. While the United States is the largest manufacturing country in the world (for now), Connecticut’s work force in this industry has shriveled by 45 percent since 1990, according to the Connecticut Labor Department. This day off is intended for employees of all industries, so here's what's closed on Monday:

  • : Closed
  • : Closed
  • Farmington Schools administrative offices: Closed
  • Banks: Closed
  • U.S. Post Offices: Closed
  • State Government Offices: Closed
  • State courts: Closed
  • Connecticut Department of Labor TeleBenefits Call Centers: Closed for initial claims. Automated telephone and internet system for filing unemployment insurance continued claims will be available.
  • Supermarkets: Most Open
  • Retail stores: Most Open
  • Liquor stores: The state's new law allows package stores to be open on Labor Day, if they choose. Grocery stores licensed to sell beer may now sell beer from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Labor Day.

Dine In Connecticut September 03, 2012 at 12:35 PM
Dine in Connecticut food delivery will be open 4 to 9 tonight. www.dineinct.com. 888 673. 3463.
Susan Schoenberger September 03, 2012 at 04:29 PM
Thanks for that info, Joseph!

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