What's Closed for Veterans Day in Charlestown?

The federal holiday will be observed on Monday, Nov. 12.

[UPDATE Monday, 11:27 a.m.]

Veterans Day was celebrated by many communities on its official date, Sunday, Nov. 11, but the federal holiday will be observed on Monday, Nov. 12. Most state, county and city offices will be closed today, although businesses may choose to stay open. Here's a short list of what's open and closed today. 

Know of something that's closed and not on the list? Add it in the comments.

Bars and Restaurants: Open.

BHCC Art Gallery: Bunker Hill Community College Art Gallery will be closed for Veterans Day on Monday, Nov. 12. Visit after the holiday to view "ARTISTS on the STUMP, The Road to the White House 2012."

Library: All branches of the Boston Public Library, including the Charlestown location, will be closed today. The Charlestown branch is currently closed for renovations. It is expected to reopen on Nov. 26.

MBTA: All commuter rail, bus and subway lines will follow their regular weekday schedules today. For schedules, visit www.mbta.com.

Municipal Offices: Closed (including City Hall, public schools, libraries and community centers) 

Museums: The Battle of Bunker Hill Museum is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today. The USS Constitution Museum is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today. Also open: Boston Museum of Science (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.), Boston Children's Museum (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and most other museums around the city. Check websites to verify hours.

Parking Meters: Free (other parking rules remain in effect) 

Post Office: All U.S. Postal Service locations, including the Charlestown post office, are closed today.

Retail Stores: Open at owner's discretion.

Stock Market: Open.

Street Cleaning: No daytime street cleaning on Monday 10/12 (except overnight cleaning 12:01AM to 7:00AM on posted arterials). Resumes 12:01AM Tuesday as listed on posted arterials. 

Supermarkets, Liquor Stores and Convenience Stores: Open.

Tow Lot Hours:  Closed 11:30 p.m. Saturday through 7 a.m. Tuesday (kiosks open 24 hours for cash, Visa or MasterCard payments).

Trash/Recycling: Collections will be done one day late for the remainder of the week except Boston proper, Roxbury, South Boston and Charlestown 

YMCA: The Constitution Inn YMCA and other Y locations around the city will be open their regular hours today.

James November 12, 2012 at 03:39 PM
Becca- any update on when the Charlestown library will reopen? (it was closed for renovations & said it would reopen in November).
Becca Manning November 12, 2012 at 03:41 PM
Ah, I wasn't aware. I'll look into it and post an update asap.
Becca Manning November 12, 2012 at 04:26 PM
OK, I just got word from the Friends of the Charlestown Library that the branch will re-open on Nov. 26.
James November 12, 2012 at 04:42 PM
Great thank you.


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