Patriots Day (otherwise known at Marathon Monday) commemorates the Battles of Lexington and Concord, the start of the Revolutionary War.
The holiday is observed Monday, April 15. It's a state holiday, but not a federal holiday.
Here's a handy list of what's open and closed during the holiday. Shrewsbury businesses—leave your store's hours in the comments below.
- Town Offices
- Public Library
- State Offices
- Municipal Offices
- Post Offices
- Stock market
- Federal offices
- Retail stores (at owner's discretion)
- Banks (at their discretion)
- Supermarkets and liquor stores
- Convenience stores
- Bars and restaurants