The Daily Item will not have a New Year’s Day edition.
Post Offices: Closed.
City and town offices: Closed; trash and recycling pickups delayed.
State offices: Closed.
State and local courts: Closed.
Federal courts: Closed.
Retail locations: Open.
Liquor stores: Open.
Banks: Most banks are closed. The Massachusetts Bankers Association suggests checking your local bank’s schedule for New Year’s Eve, as many will close early. Use mobile banking or visit an ATM if you need cash on the holiday.
MBTA on New Year’s Eve: The T will operate a regular weekday schedule with late-night service on the subway lines and commuter rail. Fares are free after 8 p.m. Subways will run rush hour service from 3 p.m. to 2 a.m. Most commuter rail lines will have scheduled service between 12:20 a.m. and 1:10 a.m. Bicycles are prohibited on all inbound Commuter Rail trains from 10 a.m. to 6 pm., and on all outbound trains after 4 p.m..
MBTA on New Year’s Day: Bus, commuter rail, silver line, and subway service will operate on a Sunday schedule. There is no ferry service. The Ride will operate on a Sunday schedule.