Independence Day, July 4, will be observed today, with many businesses and services closing down or closing early. A list of what is open or closed, operating or shut down follows.
Retail Stores: Many closed.
Berkshire Mall: Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Prime Outlets at Lee: Open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Liquor stores: Most open.
Taverns, bars: Most open as usual.
City, county and state offices: Closed.
Post offices: Closed; no mail delivery.
Manufacturing: Most closed.
Berkshire Community College: Closed.
Berkshire Museum: Museum closed; Little Cinema closed.
Hancock Shaker Village: Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Chesterwood, Stockbridge: Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge: Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Clark Art Institute, Williamstown: Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown: Open 1 to 4 p.m.; reading of the Declaration of Independence at 2 p.m.
Mass MoCA, North Adams: Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
BRTA: Closed; no buses running.
Covanta Inc. (formerly Energy Answers Corp.): Closed.
Allied Waste (formerly BFI): Closed; All routes delayed one day.
Eagle: Publishes as usual.