What's Open and Closed on Memorial Day in Wakefield?

In general, restaurants and retail stores will remain open, but government offices and schools will be closed. Trash pickup will be pushed back a day.

It's a three-day weekend this weekend for most of us because of the recognition of Memorial Day on Monday, May 28, 2012. 

However, this also means lots of other folks get a day off too, meaning schools, offices and government offices will be closed. Here's a quick rundown of the types of stores that are open.

Open: Some retail stores, supermarkets, convenience stores, bars and pubs.

Closed: ,  the , , banks, stock markets, federal, state and county offices, liquor stores. 

Trash and recycling: Pick-ups are on a one-day delay for the week.

MBTA schedule on Monday:

  • Blue, Orange, and Red line trains, and Green line streetcars and trackless trolleys will operate on a Sunday schedule.

  • Buses will operate on a Sunday schedule.

  • Commuter rail trains will operate on a Sunday schedule. 

  • Check the MBTA website for specific commuter boat services. 

  •  The RIDE will operate on a Sunday schedule.
  • For additional information on routes, schedules, and fares, call the MBTA Customer Service Center at (617) 222-3200 or 1-800-392-6100 (hearing impaired TDD 617-222-5146).


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