Veterans Day: What's Closed, What's Open

Here's what's open and closed for today's holiday.

On Monday, Nov. 12 we observe Veterans Day, a national holiday established in 1926 to honor men and women who have served in the military. Here's a quick round-up of what's open and closed in Newton.

If you know of more businesses that are open or closed, help out your fellow neighbors by leaving the info in the comments.

What's Closed

  • Newton Public Schools
  • Newton City Hall (state and federal offices also closed)
  • Newton Free Library
  • Newton post offices
  • Most banks will be closed to observe the holiday

What's Open

  • Restaurants
  • Convenience Stores
  • Liquor stores
  • Retail stores (check with your local retailers first)
  • Both the MBTA and the commuter rail will operate on a regular weekday schedule. THE RIDE Service will operate on a Sunday schedule.


  • Trash and recycling pickup in Newton will be delayed by one day


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