Labor Day is held on the first Monday in September each year.
Unofficially the last day of summer, the holiday, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, "constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country."
Here's the list of what is open and closed in most states on Labor Day, Monday, September 2:
- Retail Stores
- Convenience stores
- Gyms/Health Clubs
- No Mail Delivery - All U.S. post offices are closed
- Stock Market
- Federal Offices
- State Offices
- Town Hall and municipal offices (Stoughton Town Hall)
- Schools (school for grades 1-12 starts this Wednesday in Stoughton)
- Libraries (Stoughton Public Library)
- Stoughton Senior Center/Youth Commission
No Trash Pickup on Labor Day in Stoughton
On Monday, September 2, there will be no trash pickup in Stoughton in observance of Labor Day.
Trash collection for Labor Day will be scheduled for Tuesday, September 3, in addition to the regular Tuesday collection.
This is standard procedure for any holiday. All rubbish and recyclables must be curbside by 7 a.m. on your collection day.
The MBTA commuter rail and subway will operate on a Sunday schedule. For more details, visit their website by clicking here.