Maine state offices shut down Friday, Monday

Posted Jan. 14, 2011, at 6:21 a.m.

AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine state offices will be closed on Friday and Monday.

Friday’s a shutdown day, required by the state budget to save money. On Monday, state offices are closed in observance of Martin Luther King Day.

The shutdown affects executive branch departments, agencies and offices. Four shutdown days are scheduled after Friday’s, one in each month through May.