Note: This is an out of date post.
(Photo by David Paul Ohmer used under creative Commons License. See links in Details below.)
Restaurants, bars: Open
Convenience stores: Open
Retail stores: Are allowed to open if the owners choose
Liquor stores: Open
City, Town, State and Federal offices and facilities are closed: This includes Schools, Libraries and the Postal Service (express mail will be delivered). Only emergency services are available.
Financial Services: As the British would say, this is a Bank Holiday with both Banks and the stock markets in the United State closed. Some international markets are open.
Boston Parking: You don't have to feed the meters. Other parking rules apply.
Boston Trash Collection: The announcement from Public Works covers February 16, 2009 thru February 21, 2009
Regular pick up: Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Charlestown, Chinatown, Fort Hill, Financial/Leather, North End, Roxbury/Mission Hill, South Boston, and South End.
The following areas delayed one day: Allston/Brighton, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Mattapan, Roslindale, West Roxbury
And finally, sections of Jamaica Plain that have trash collection 2 times per week will have no delay, regular trash & recycling schedule. If your trash & recycling is collected one day a week in Jamaica Plain, trash and recycling is delayed a day
MBTA: When we called the MBTA customer service lines and a search of the site we came up with this information. We'll update it if they release an official schedule.
Blue, Orange, Green and Red Line trains will operate on a Saturday schedule.
Buses and trackless trolleys most will operate on a Saturday schedule with some exceptions:
- Note: Route 7, 93, 352, 501, 504 has a special holiday schedule for Presidents' Day
- Routes 325,326, 355 will run weekday schedules on Presidents' Day
Boats, Presidents' Day is not covered in the Boat schedules
THE RIDE will operate on a regular schedule.
For more information about MBTA services, routes, schedules and fares, please call the T’s Customer Information Center at 617-222-3200 (TDD 617-222-5146) or log onto the MBTA’s website www.mbta.com."
The photo of George Washington's Statue in the Boston Public Garden was taken by David Paul Ohmer. Visit his Flickr photo stream for more outstanding photography.
Here's the photo on flickr:
Here is his photostream: