Today is a federal holiday honoring civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.
1. All federal government offices are closed. 2. Post offices are closed, and there is no mail delivery. 3. Most retailers are open, but you should call ahead first. 4. Dover-Sherborn public schools are closed. 4. Most banks are closed, but there have been exceptions in years past. Check with your bank to see if it's open. 7. Restaurants are open. 8. Dover and Sherborn town offices are closed. Do you know of anything else that is closed? How about anything else that is open that warrants mentioning? Tell us in the comments.
The 2013 National Service Day is Saturday, Jan. 19
Volunteerism runs deep across America, and it's no different in MetroWest. Saturday, Jan. 19, is a National Day of Service, encouraging folks to get out in the community and pitch in to make a difference. President Barack Obama started the National Day of Service four years ago, inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., on Jan. 19, 2008, and also authorized a day of service on Sept. 11, 2009, as well. You can find volunteer opportunities and register volunteer events on AllForGood.org, Serve.gov, and the Presidential Inauguration Committee website. Many volunteer opportunties are happening through the entire weekend and not just on the National Day of Service. Find out where you can volunteer by plugging in your zip code here. There are …
Here are a few ways you can carry on the spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Schools are closed across the state today and many places of business are closed as well, raising one question: what is there to do on MLK day?