State Office/Agency Shutdown Scheduled for Monday 

No walk-in service at motor vehicle offices. No tours of the State House. The nearby state library andmuseum won’t be open, either. Maine state offices and agencies that closed Friday to mark theFourth of July holiday will remain closed Monday for the first of20 shutdown days scheduled over the next two years. Maine employees not required to work because their departments,agencies and offices are closed must take the days off without pay,saving the state about $14 million. The $5.8 billion general fund budget that went into effect July1 also freezes state employee merit and longevity pay foradditional savings of close to $12 million. And it requires stateworkers to begin making contributions toward their healthinsurance.