February 21, 2024
What’s open, closed on MLK Day | Local News


Monday is a national holiday honoring the life and legacy of slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The holiday is observed on the third Monday of January, near King’s birthday. He was born Jan. 15, 1929.

Local, state and federal offices: Closed.

Schools: Closed.

Retail stores: Open.

Supermarkets: Open.

Liquor stores: Open.

Restaurants and taverns: Open.

Banks: Closed, but check individual branch to be sure.

Post offices: Closed, no regular mail delivery.

Stock market: Closed.

State parks: Open and coordinating a day of service to honor King.

Trash, recycling pickups: Expect week’s scheduled pickups to be delayed one day.

MBTA: Subways, buses and The Ride operate on a Saturday schedule, but some bus routes will have a special enhanced holiday schedule. Commuter rail on a regular weekday schedule, except for Providence line will run on modified weekday schedule. Details: mbta.com/holidays.

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