FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Wednesday is a government holiday in Connecticut as the state celebrates President Abraham Lincoln's birthday.
All state offices, including the Department of Motor Vehicles and all courts, are closed for the day. Post offices, schools and most town offices will remain open.
Connecticut is one of eight states in the nation, including New York, that separately recognizes Lincoln's birthday.
Presidents Day, which will be celebrated nationwide on Monday, Feb. 17, is actually known as Washington's Birthday in Connecticut.
- 1 Wilton Man Arrested After Shoving Girlfriend While Decorating Tree
- 2 Lower Fairfield County Ranked As Most Unequal Place In Nation
- 3 Christmas Week Storm May Impact Travel In Wilton
- 4 One Man Dead After Altercation On Route 25/8 Ramp In Bridgeport
- 5 Sony Pulls Film; Westport Will Have To Wait On 'The Interview'