What’s Open and Closed on Columbus Day 2017

FRAMINGHAM – Celebrated on the second Monday in October, Columbus Day remembers Christopher Columbus’ arrival to the Americas on October 12, 1492.

It is a holiday in Massachusetts, but not all parts of the United States celebrate Columbus Day.

It is not a public holiday in some states, including California, Oregon, Nevada and Hawaii.

The State of Colorado was the first state to declare Columbus Day as a holiday in 1906.

Columbus Day became a federal holiday in 1937.

In Framingham, schools and municipal offices are closed on Monday, Oct. 9.

Framingham Source will be closed on Monday, except for breaking news

Trash collection: None on Monday; rest of the week on a one-day delayed scheduled.

Mail: Post offices closed; express delivery only.

Framingham main library & McAuliffe branch: Closed

Retail stores: Open at owner’s discretion.

Banks: Closed.

Stock market: Open.

Liquor stores: Open.

Supermarkets: Open.

Convenience stores: Open.

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: editor@FraminghamSource.com Phone: 508-315-7176

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