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Posted on: June 29, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Independence Day Schedule

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All Town of Wellesley departments and offices are closed on Tuesday, July 4  in celebration of Independence Day. The Recycling and Disposal Facility (RDF) is also closed. 

Town Hall departments will be open for summer business hours during the rest of the holiday week from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Monday, July 3, Wednesday, July 5, and Thursday, July 6. On Friday, July 7 hours are 8:00 a.m. to Noon. 

Please visit the RDF webpages to see specific hours for that department during the holiday week. 

The Wellesley Fire Department is reminding everyone that fireworks are illegal in Massachusetts, and dangerous to people, pets, and property. It's also illegal to transport them into the the state even if you've legally purchased them somewhere else. 

Please leave fireworks displays to professionals who have the proper permits. This year, the Town of Needham will hold its professional display on Monday, July 3 at dusk. 

Enjoy the holiday and stay safe!

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