Is Today a Holiday?
It's Fat Tuesday, but it's also Abe Lincoln's birthday, and according to an article in the Lacey Patch, some offices are closed in Lacey Twp. today (but, unfortunately, not due to Mardi Gras celebrations). :-D
Lincoln Day is a public holiday in Connecticut, Illinois, Missouri, New Jersey and New York but only some municipalities still observe it as one. Most states have absorbed Abe's birthday into Presidents Day.
Here's what's opened and closed today: