Columbus Day has been a federal holiday since it was established in 1937, and that means there are several places that will be closed today. Here's a quick look at some of them:
- 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. will be open its 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.
- 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.