Monday, April 15, 2013
Town and state offices will not be open today because of the Massachusetts holiday.
Boston students aren’t the only ones who get to sleep in this morning, the first day of their April vacation. It’s also Patriots' Day, so many state, county and town employees have the day off as well, as Massachusetts commemorates the official start to the Revolutionary War (the opening battle of which began on April 19, 1775). Whether you’re looking to get some errands done with the day off or it’s business as usual, you may be wondering how the state holiday will affect your schedule. Here’s a look at a few of the places that are closed today.
Monday, February 18, 2013
Boston City Hall, banks and post offices will be closed for the holiday.
Today is Presidents Day, a U.S. holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February in honor of all American presidents—in particular, two who were born in February, George Washington (Feb. 22) and Abraham Lincoln (Feb. 12). The holiday was originally created in 1885 in honor of the nation's first president, George Washington, and was celebrated every year on his actual birthday, according to history.com. In 1971, the holiday was changed to Presidents Day. Today, Presidents Day is considered by many to be a day to celebrate all U.S. presidents, past and present, although some still refer to the day as "Washington's Birthday." Because of the federal holiday, several locations around town will be closed today. Here's a quick guide: Know of …
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Most restaurants and bars open, MBTA operating on a Sunday schedule.
Here's a handy list of what's open (and closed) on New Year Day, Tuesday, Jan. 1: Are we missing anything important? Share it in the comments section below.
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
A look at what's open and closed today.
Monday, December 24, 2012
A look at which locations around town will be open today.
Monday, November 12, 2012
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…