A glance at the offices and businesses closed today.
Banks: Closed. Stock market: Closed. Municipal, state, federal offices: Closed. Libraries: Closed. Schools: Closed. Mail: Post offices closed; express delivery only. Retail stores: Open at owner's discretion. Liquor stores: Open. Supermarkets: Open. Convenience stores: Open. Taverns, bars: Open.
Tell us what this holiday means to you and how you will celebrate?
Monday, Jan. 21 is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. For some, the national holiday honoring the prominent civil rights activist is a time to give back and serve the community, be it through removing graffiti or picking up litter in a local park. For others, it’s an opportunity to educate themselves about King and his life's work. And for others, it’s a time to just kick back and enjoy the prolonged weekend. In Weston, the Interfaith Citizens Advocating Racial Equality (ICARE) is holding the 14th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast this morning at St. Peter's Episcopal Church. According to the announcement about this event, it is intended to be "a wonderful opportunity to enjoy community fellowship and reflect on the principles so …