What’s open, closed on the Fourth of July

July 4, 2011

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Holiday observed: Today

Retail stores: Open at owner’s discretion.

Liquor stores: Open at owner’s discretion.

Supermarkets: Open.

Convenience stores: Open.

Taverns, bars: Open.

Banks: Closed.

Stock market: Closed.

Municipal and state offices: Closed.

Federal offices: Closed.

Libraries: Closed.

Schools: Closed.

Mail: Post offices closed.

MBTA: Subway and bus service will operate on a Sunday schedule, with extra service for customers heading to and from the Esplanade. Commuter rail will operate on a Saturday schedule, with the last trains leaving at 11:45 p.m., except for the Newburyport line, where the last train will leave North Station at 11:15 p.m.

Boston traffic rules: Meters not in effect. All other parking rules apply. To accommodate celebrations, several streets will be closed. Check for specifications.

Trash/recycling collection: Trash and recycling pickup delayed one day in Allston, Brighton, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Mattapan, Roslindale, and West Roxbury. In Jamaica Plain, areas with trash pickup once a day will be delayed; no delay for areas with pickup twice a week.