What's Open and Closed Today in Portsmouth for Memorial Day

Here's a look at what's open and closed this Monday, May 28.

Today is Memorial Day, the unofficial start to summer and beach season! 

Many schools, government buildings and offices are closed today in order for residents to celebrate, as well as honor veterans who have died during military service. 

Here's a look at what's open and closed today, May 28, in Portsmouth: 

— Open for the unofficial start to beach season

U.S. Post Office — The post office will be closed all day today. The Chase Road lobby will remain open for residents to access their p.o. box. There will also be no mail delivery today. 

 — Closed all day today

 — Closed all day

 — Closed all day 

 — The transfer station is closed today. 

 — Closed all day

Grocery Stores

  • , 2575 East Main Road, will be open and operate under regular hours.
  • , 934 East Main Road, will be open regular hours.

Most Restaurants and Stores

Most restaurant and stores will be open regular hours today at owner's discretion, but you might want to call ahead to double check. A full list of Portsmouth businesses can be found in our directory here


  • , 3033 East Main Road, will be closed on Monday. However, branches located inside Stop & Shop supermarkets will remain open. 
  • , 2628 East Main Road, will be closed.
  • , 2537 East Main Road, will be closed.
  • , 1430 East Main Road, will be closed. 


  • Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will operate under its Sunday/holiday schedule today. To view schedules, click here

State Offices

Federal Offices, Stock Market

  • Federal offices are also closed today for the holiday. 
  • The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) will be closed today. 


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