Monday is a national holiday honoring the life and legacy of slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The holiday is observed on the third Monday of January, near King’s birthday. He was born Jan. 15, 1929.
Local, state and federal offices: Closed
Retail stores: Open
Liquor stores: Open
Restaurants and taverns: Open
Banks: Closed, but check individual branch to be sure
Post offices: Closed, no regular mail delivery
Stock market: Closed
Mass. state parks: Open and coordinating a day of service to honor King.
Trash, recycling pickups: Expect scheduled Monday pickups to be delayed
MBTA: Subways, buses and The Ride operate on a Saturday schedule, but some bus routes will have a special enhanced holiday schedule. Commuter rail on a regular weekday schedule. Details: mbta.com/events.