What's Open, Closed on the Fourth of July
Restaurants and supermarkets are open, but libraries and post offices are closed.
Restaurants, bars: Open at owners' discretion
Convenience stores: Open
Retail stores: Open at owners' discretion
Liquor stores: Open
City services (schools, library, post offices): Closed
Banks: Check with your financial institution
Newton Parking: Meters are free. Be aware of road closures for the July 4th celebration at the Russell J. Halloran Recreation Complex on Albemarle Road.
Trash/recycling: If your trash day is Wednesday, Thursday or Friday of this week, pickup will be delayed one day.
MBTA: The Red, Blue, Orange, Silver and Green Lines will run on a Sunday schedule, but additional subway trips will be added throughout the holiday weekend to accommodate those who are coming into Boston for the July 4th festivities. Trackless trolleys and buses will also run on a Sunday schedule. The Commuter Rail will operate on a Saturday schedule, with some adjustments to accommodate ridership. For more details, check out the MBTA July 4th schedules.
[Newton Business owners: Let residents know about your store's schedule by adding it in the comments below. Happy Fourth!]