Looking for what's allowed to be open and what will be closed this holiday? Here's a partial list to help you out:
- All city, state and federal offices will be closed today.
- Banks and stock markets will be closed today.
- Restaurants, bars, convenience stores, retail stores and liquor stores will be open at the owners' discretion.
Melrose businesses—if you're open today, let everyone know by posting your hours in the comments below.
The MBTA subway and bus lines are operating on a Sunday schedule today. The commuter rail is operating on a Saturday schedule today.
If you're heading into Boston today, the Haverhill commuter train 1225, scheduled to depart at 11:30 p.m., will instead have a delayed departure at 11:45 p.m. to accomodate customers attending Fourth of July events.
Bicycles are not allowed on any subway lines, all day, on the Fourth of July. Bicycles are not allowed on inbound Commuter Rail trains from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM or on outbound trains after 4:00 PM.