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Labor Day Closings and Schedule Changes in West Hartford

Photo credit: Ronni Newton (we-ha.com file photo)

Monday, Sept. 2, 2019 is a state and federal holiday.

By Ronni Newton

Monday, Sept. 2, is considered a holiday in observance of Labor Day. Federal, state, and local government offices are closed but many retail businesses will remain open.

Yard waste collection takes place on the same day as recycling pick-up in West Hartford. Photo credit: Ronni Newton

Due to the Labor Day holiday, the collection of trash, recyclable items, yard waste, and bulky and metal waste during the week of Sept. 2-6 will be one day late after the holiday. Monday’s collections will be done on Tuesday; Tuesday’s collections will be done on Wednesday, with each remaining day of the week during this week being one day later.

The week of Sept. 2-6 is a “B” week for recycling and yard waste collection.

Please check the website, www.painesinc.com or call Paine’s, Inc. at 860-844-3000 with any questions.

Holiday-related closings on Monday, Sept. 2 include:

  • West Hartford Public Schools
  • Town Hall and school administrative offices
  • All West Hartford Library locations
  • Recycling Center at 25 Brixton St.
  • Elmwood Community and the two senior centers
  • Veterans Memorial Skating Rink
  • Most banks
  • U.S. Post Offices
  • State Government offices
  • State courts

Liquor stores are permitted to be open. Most supermarkets and retail stores will be open, and most restaurants will run on their usual Monday schedules.

State parks and beaches will be open. At many beaches, Monday will be the last day that lifeguards are on duty.

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