Thursday July 4, 2013

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.

Banks: Closed.

City, county and state offices: Closed.

Post offices: Closed; no mail delivery.

Manufacturing: Most closed.

Libraries: 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. Advertising closed; circulation call center open 7 to 10 a.m.