Columbus Day is a federal holiday that is observed on Monday. It always falls on the second Monday in October.
It honors Christopher Columbus' arrival to North America on Oct. 12, 1492.
Here’s a look at some of what is open and what is closed on Monday. As always, it is best to call ahead.
Danvers Town Hall: Closed
Peabody Institute Library: Closed.
U.S. Post Offices and mail delivery: The main post office on Conant Street and the Hathorne post office on Maple Street are both closed. There is no mail delivery.
Trash pickup: No trash pickup, pickup is delayed by one day all week.
Banks: Most banks are closed, including Bank of America, North Shore Bank, People’s United Bank and Salem Five.
MBTA: The MBTA buses that serve Danvers will be running on a Saturday schedule on Monday. Commuter rail service from nearby Beverly Depot and Salem Depot will operate on a regular weekday schedule.
Danvers Public Schools: All schools closed for Columbus Day.
St. John's Prep: Closed for Columbus Day, school resumes on Tuesday
Supermarkets, convenience store, pharmacies, restaurants and other retail businesses: Many local businesses are open regular hours, but it is always good to call ahead. Use Danvers Patch’s Directory section to look up contact information for any local businesses.
Liquor Stores: Allowed to be open, by law. Call ahead.