Due to Massachusetts "Blue Laws", many places today will remain closed. But, if you're looking for a break from the family madness of the holiday, there are a few places you may be able to escape.
Here's a list of what's open and closed in Newton on Thanksgiving:
- Restaurants, bars: Some will be open. Check for special hours. (Here's a small list of Newton restaurants open today).
- Convenience stores: Many are open, check for special hours
- Supermarkets: Closed
- Retail stores: Most are closed
- Liquor stores: Closed
- Banks: Closed
- City, State and Federal offices/facilities are closed: This includes the Newton Public Schools, libraries and the Postal Service. Only emergency services are available.
- Trash/recycling pick-up: Will be delayed one day in Newton starting today, Nov. 22.
- MBTA: The Green Line and commuter rail will operate on a Sunday schedule. Check this story for more details on today's MBTA schedule.