Today is the national observance of Veterans Day, a federal holdiday set aside to honor those men and women who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces.
Needham held its Veterans Day ceremony on the official holiday, on Sunday, Nov. 11. Today, government offices and other places will be closed in observance of the holiday.
Below is a look at today's schedule for some of the places around around town:
- Banks: Most banks in Needham are closed today.
- Bus Service (MBTA): The Needham bus line (Bus 59) will run on its regular weekday schedule today.
- Commuter Rail (MBTA): The Commuter Rail's Needham Line will run on its regular weekday schedule today.
- County Offices: All Norfolk County offices are closed today.
- Grocery Stores: Roche Bros. and Sudbury Farms will be open their regular hours today.
- Library: The Needham Free Public Library will be closed today. It will reopen on Tuesday.
- Post Office: The U.S. post offices on Great Plain Avenue and Highland Avenue are both closed today.
- Recycling and Transfer Station: The Needham RTS is always closed on Mondays.
- Schools: Needham Public Schools will be closed today.
- Senior Center: Both the Council on Aging office and the Stephen Palmer Senior Center are closed. Activities will resume on Tuesday.
- State Offices: All Massachusetts state offices are closed today.
- Town of Needham Offices: Need to drop off a bill, register to vote or apply for a building permit? Not today. All town offices at Town Hall, the Public Services Administration Building and other locations are closed.
See something else that's not open today? Know a tricky traffic area to avoid? Share it in the comments or via Twitter to @NeedhamPatch.