January 1 is New Year's Day. State and local government offices are closed and mail will not be delivered, but some businesses are open. Because the holiday falls on a Sunday, state and local offices will be closed Monday, January 2. For most Federal employees, Monday, January 2, will be treated as a holiday for pay and leave purposes as well.
- : closed Jan. 2
- : closed Jan. 2
- : School resumes Jan. 3
- Banks: closed Jan. 2
- U.S. Post Offices: closed Jan. 2
- State government offices: closed Jan. 2
- State courts: closed Jan. 2
- Supermarkets: many open, check hours
- Retail stores, restaurants: many open, check hours
- New Year’s Eve, Saturday, 12/31: Liquor stores and grocery stores with beer permits may sell during normal hours. Bars, restaurants and cafes may serve until 3 a.m. on Jan. 1
- New Year’s Day, Sunday, Jan. 1 and Monday, Jan. 2: Package stores closed both days, grocery stores may be open but the sale of beer is prohibited.
- New Year’s Day, Sunday, Jan. 1: Restaurants, bars, cafes, casinos (food must be available) may serve as permit allows for normal operation.
The Department of Motor Vehicles customer service centers closed for the New Year’s Day holiday on Friday, Dec. 30, at 12:30 p.m. and will reopen Tuesday, Jan. 3, at 7:45 a.m.
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) announced that all of its administrative offices and state park museums will be closed on Monday, Jan. 2, as a result of a state holiday. While DEEP business office locations will be closed, state parks will be open in accordance with their normal schedule. DEEP administrative offices that will be closed both dates include:
- Main Offices, 79 Elm Street, Hartford
- Marine Headquarters, Old Lyme
- Session Woods Wildlife Headquarters, Burlington
- Eastern District Offices, Marlborough
- Western District Offices, Harwinton
Information about DEEP programs and state parks and forests may be found online at: www.ct.gov/deep
There will be a one-day delay in collection of trash, bulky collection, and recyclables this week.