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What’s open, closed Memorial Day in Whatcom County

Most government services and many offices will be closed Monday, May 30, for Memorial Day, but grocery stores and most larger retail stores will be open.
Most government services and many offices will be closed Monday, May 30, for Memorial Day, but grocery stores and most larger retail stores will be open.

Schools, government agencies and many businesses will be closed Monday, May 30, for Memorial Day. Most major retailers will be open, but some independent stores will be closed. Here is the status of various businesses and services Monday. For those not listed here, call ahead to check hours.

Government

Whatcom County offices: Closed.

Bellingham city offices: Closed.

Whatcom County Library System branches: Closed.

Bellingham Public Library: Closed. Note that the central library is also closed Sundays beginning May 29. This schedule lasts through Labor Day weekend, with the Central Library opening again on Sundays beginning Sept. 11.

Bellingham parking meters: Meters not monitored.

Services

Banks: Most closed.

U.S. Postal Service: No mail delivery.

Garbage: All Sanitary Service Company routes will be on regular service on Monday. Customers whose collection day is Monday should set out containers the night before as trucks can be earlier than usual. SSC offices and the Bellingham Drop Box Facility and Recycling Center at F and C streets will be closed Monday. Nooksack Valley Disposal garbage and recycling collection remains on regular schedule Monday. Be sure to place bins out before 4 a.m.

Whatcom Transportation Authority: No buses running.

The Bellingham Herald: Offices closed; regular newspaper delivery. Customer service for missed papers is 7 to 9 a.m.; call 360-676-2660.

Opportunity Council: Closed.

Whatcom Family YMCA: Closed.

Boys & Girls Club: Closed.

Retail

Grocery stores: Regular hours.

Bellis Fair mall: Regular hours. Some anchor stores have longer hours for special sales.

Schools

Public schools: Closed.

Bellingham Technical College: Closed.

Northwest Indian College: Closed.

Western Washington University: Closed.

Whatcom Community College: Closed.

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