RIRAL will be closed tomorrow (Monday, August 10) in observance of Victory Day. For more information about this controversial holiday (and why RI is the only state to still observe it), check out the link below.

Victory Day in the United States Victory Day, also known as VJ Day, marks the anniversary the Allies’ victory over Japan during World War II. It followed the dropping of the devastating atomic bomb on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima on August 6 and Nagasaki on August 9, 1945. Victory Day is a state holiday in Rhode Island in the United States on the second Monday each year. Read more...

Victory Day in the United States
Victory Day, also known as VJ Day, marks the anniversary the Allies’ victory over Japan during World War II. It followed the dropping of the devastating atomic bomb on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima on August 6 and Nagasaki on August 9, 1945. Victory Day is a state holiday in Rhode Island in the United States on the second Monday each year. Read more...

Source: http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/us/vic...
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AuthorKimberly Libby