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.
Most businesses must be closed today.
Since Christmas falls on a Sunday, by Massachusetts law the holiday will be observed on Monday. Today, full restrictions apply, but they will also apply tomorrow with the exception of liquor stores. Massachusetts legislature just passed a bill allowing liquor stores to open on the Monday following a Christmas Sunday. For Christmas Day and Monday, most businesses must be closed, but there are some limited exemptions.