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What's Open And Closed On The Fourth Of July

Jul 03, 2016 11:55AM ● By Bill Gilman

Happy Birthday America!!
All things being equal, she looks pretty good for 240 years old.
We hope everyone has a happy and safe long holiday weekend.
For your convenience, here is a list of what is open and what is closed Monday, July 4.


  • Banks 
  • U.S post offices
  • Federal Offices
  • State Offices
  • Tewksbury Town Hall
  • Tewksbury Senior Center
  • Tewksbury DPW
  • Tewksbury School District offices
  • Tewksbury Public Library
  • Stock Market
  • Tewksbury Police Headquarters
  • Tewksbury Fire Department
  • Convenience stores
  • Supermarkets
  • Restaurants
  • Bars/Taverns
  • Retail Stores


No Tewksbury Trash Pickup or Recycling Pickup.

State, federal offices: Closed.

Registry of Motor Vehicles: All RMV offices will be Closed. The Registry reminds you that many license and registration transactions can be performed online.

Massachusetts courts: Closed.

Massachusetts state parksOpen

Massachusetts liquor stores: Open, according to the state Secretary of State.

New Hampshire liquor stores: Open.

FedEx is closed.

UPS observes the holiday. UPS Express Critical is available.

MBTA Information:

The MBTA today has announced its service schedules for the Fourth of July holiday, Monday, July 4, 2015.

Customers are urged to take public transportation to and from Fourth of July events and advised to check T-Alerts for the most up-to-date service information during the holiday.

As a reminder, bicycles are not allowed on any subway lines for the entire day on the Fourth of July. Bicycles are also prohibited on inbound Commuter Rail trains from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. as well as on outbound trains after 4 p.m.

Beginning at 2 p.m., subway service on all lines will operate at rush-hour levels to accommodate increased holiday ridership. Fares will be free after 9:30 p.m. 

Customers should also note that all MBTA parking garages and the Wellington Station lot will be pay-on-entry and cash-only on the Fourth of July in order to ensure all customers exit in a timely manner. Due to heavy parking demand, some MBTA parking garages and lots may fill more quickly than normal. Customers planning to park in an MBTA garage or lot should plan accordingly.
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