Most retail stores and supermarkets are open for the holiday.
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.
Here's your guide to the holiday in Shrewsbury.
The Martin Luther King Jr. Day federal holiday on Monday is an opportunity to reflect on the contributions of one of our nation's greatest civil right leaders. As such, many state and local offices, banks and credit unions, schools and libraries will be closed. The holiday happens to coincide with Inauguration Day this year, but openings and closings remain unchanged. King, who urged nonviolent resistance as a means to protest racial and other human rights injustices, was assassinated in 1968 in Memphis, TN, and would have turned 83 on Sunday. The 1964 Nobel Peace Prize winner delivered an early version of his I Have a Dream speech during a 1963 rally in Detroit. "I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation …