Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Many local elected officials, students, musicians and clergy members gathered at Temple Beth Avodah yesterday to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. King. Share your photos from the event by clicking the "Upload Photos and Video" button below!
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Tuesday, January 22
Do you have photos from Monday's MLK Day celebration? Share them with Patch by clicking the "Upload Photo and Video" button above. The city of Newton held its annual Martin Luther King Jr. community gathering on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. The event was held at Temple Beth Avodah and included remarks from Mayor Setti Warren and Superintendent David Fleishman as well as readings from interfaith clergy members from across the city. Newotn Public School students also had a chance to stand up and read essays inspired by the life and legacy of Dr. King. As always, the celebration included music from local students as well as the Love Tones.
Monday, January 21, 2013
A glance at the offices and businesses closed today.
Retail stores: Open at owner's discretion. Trash & recycling collection: Delayed one day. Liquor stores: Open. Supermarkets: Open. Convenience stores: Open. Taverns, bars: Open. Banks: Closed. Stock market: Closed. Municipal, state, federal offices: Closed. Libraries: Closed. Schools: Closed. Mail: Post offices closed; express delivery only. MBTA: All subway lines will operate on a Saturday schedule today and the commuter rail line will run on a regular weekday schedule. Check this story for more details. Is your business open/closed today? Let our readers know by commenting below.
If you plan to use the T today, make sure to check the schedule for Martin Luther King Day.
The MBTA has announced its schedule for Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. The full MLK Day holiday schedule is available online. Highlights from the schedule are included below: