What’s open and closed on Veterans Day?

Today is Veterans Day.

It will be a regular work or school day for most of us.

Most of the people who will not be working today are state and federal workers.Flag


State and federal offices and courthouses.

State Department of Motor Vehicle offices.

Some municipal offices. Be sure to call ahead to check. The best way is to visit a town or city’s website. For an handy link, click here.

No regular mail delivery to homes and businesses.


Package stores allowed open, but some may be closed.


New York Stock Exchange.

Most stores.

Health clubs and gyms.


Metro-North is operating under a regular schedule.

CT Transit operating on regular schedule.


Some local schools are closed, but not all.

Because there is no legal requirement that schools close on Veterans Day, individual states or school districts are free to establish their own policies on school closings. Most schools that do not close for Veterans Day schedule assemblies or other activities to honor America’s veterans on Veterans Day and throughout the week that includes Veterans Day.

Ansonia – open

Bridgeport – closed

Brookfield – open

Danbury – closed

Derby – closed

Easton, Redding, Region 9 – open

Fairfield – closed

Greenwich – closed

Milford – open

Monroe – closed

Oxford – open

Ridgefield – closed

Seymour – open

Shelton – open

Stratford – open

Trumbull – open

Westport – open

Weston – open

Wilton – open


Jim Shay