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What's Closed And What's Open On Jan. 1 and 2

Jan 01, 2017 12:30AM ● Published by Bill Gilman

New Year's Day is Sunday, Jan. 1 but the official Federal Holiday is being observed Monday, Jan. 2. Here is what you need to know.

Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017

Museums
Boston Museum of Science: OPEN.
Boston Children's Museum OPENS at NOON.

Activities
Coco Key Water Resort: OPEN.
Old Sturbridge Village: OPEN.
Ice Skating On Frog Pond: OPEN.
Stone Zoo & Franklin Park Zoo: OPEN.

What else is open?
Retail stores: Open at owner's discretion.
Liquor stores: Open at owner's discretion.
Supermarkets: Open.
Convenience stores: Open at owner's discretion.
Taverns, bars: Open at owner's discretion.
Banks: Closed.
Municipal, state, federal offices: Closed.
Libraries: Closed.
Schools: Closed.
Gas stations: Open
Movie theaters: Open
Mail: Post offices closed; express delivery only.
MBTA: Subways, buses, trackless trolleys, and commuter rail on Sunday schedule. No service on Fairmount, Needham, and Stoughton commuter lines. Inner-harbor ferry and commuter boat services will not operate. For more information, call 617-222-3200.
Boston traffic rules: Meters not in effect. All other parking rules apply.

Monday, Jan. 2, 2017

Town offices: Closed
Trash/Recycling: This week and next Republic Services is running on a regular Trash and Recycling Schedule.
Schools: Closed

Library: Closed
Municipal, state, federal offices: Closed.
Post Office: Closed
Mail: Post offices closed; express delivery only.
Restaurants: Open at owner’s discretion
Retail stores: Open at owner’s discretion
Supermarkets: Open at owner’s discretion
Liquor stores: Open
Banks: Closed
Gas stations: Open
Movie theaters: Open

The MBTA is on a Sunday schedule >>


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