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Office Hours & Holiday Closures

Doing Business at City HALL 
The hours of operation vary by department, but City Hall is open Monday-Thursday from 8;30 AM to 5:00 PM and from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM on Fridays. Please note: the Finance Department is closed from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM each day for lunch. You will notice some additional protective barriers, social distancing markers, and other safety enhancements in the building. Please wear a mask when conducting business inside City Hall if you can. If you are unable to provide your own mask, please let us know and we will provide one for you. 

We appreciate your patience and understanding as we implement these precautionary measures.

The hours of operation and procedures for entering municipal facilities varies by department. 
Fire Department
Parks and Recreation/Community Center 
Police Department
Public Works Department
Water Resource Recovery Department

City Council Meetings and other boards and committees will continue to host virtual meetings until further notice. The following are still actively meeting and conducting business online:
• City Council (more info at
• Planning Board
• Economic Development Commission
• Historic Preservation Commission
• Conservation Commission
• Energy & Sustainability Committee
• Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee

Holiday Closings (2020)

New Year's Day 01/01 Wednesday
Martin Luther King Jr. Day 01/20 Monday
President's Day 02/17 Monday
Patriot's Day 04/20 Monday
Memorial Day 05/25 Monday
Independence Day (Observed) 07/03 Friday
Labor Day 09/07 Monday
Indigenous Peoples' Day 10/12 Monday
Veteran's Day 11/11 Wednesday
Thanksgiving Day 11/26 Thursday
Day after Thanksgiving 11/27 Friday
Half Day Christmas Eve* 12/24 Thursday
Christmas Day 12/25 Friday
Half Day New Year's Eve* 12/31 Thursday
New Year's Day (2021) 01/01 Friday


*Hours for half days vary by department.