Labor Day is a federal holiday, which means most federal, state and local government offices–with the exception of essential services—will be closed. Businesses differ, so when in doubt, call ahead. Patch's "Places" directory is one easy way to quickly look up phone numbers.
Here's what's opened and closed in Middletown on Monday:
U.S. Post Office: no mail delivery
Banks: vary, call
Stop & Shop: open
Shaw’s Supermarket: open
Retail stores: Corporate retail store chains are open (many with big sales), but it’s recommended to call ahead to locally owned stores.
Restaurants, Fast-Food and Pubs: Most establishments typically open on Mondays are open today, however some may have special holiday hours or events.
RIPTA Bus Service: The Sunday/ holiday schedule is in effect.