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MOST PLACES CLOSED FOR HOLIDAYS Print E-mail
December 22, 2006 11:00 pm

By Cat Holaday

Pilot staff writer

Most businesses and government offices will be closed Christmas Day, Monday, Dec. 25, and New Years Day, Monday, Jan. 1.

The U.S. Post Office will be closed both holiday. There will be no mail deliveries those days. The Harbor Post Office will be open from 9 a.m. to noon today (Dec. 23). The Brookings location will be open from noon to 4 p.m. for package pick-up only.

The Chetco Community Public Library will be closed Christmas Day, Dec. 25, and Tuesday, Dec. 26. It will also be closed Monday, Jan. 1.

Brookings-Harbor schools are closed through Tuesday, Jan. 2. Southwestern Oregon Community College is closed through Jan. 2.

Brookings city offices will be closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Curry County offices will be closed Christmas and New Years Days.

Area banks and credit unions will be closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.

Fred Meyer will close at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 24, and will be closed all day Christmas Day, Dec. 25. The store will observe regular hours Jan. 1. Ray's Markets will close at 7 p.m., Christmas Eve and will be open Christmas Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The store will observe regular hours New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.

Rite Aid will close Christmas Eve at 7 p.m., and remain closed all day Christmas Day. The store will observe regular store hours new Years Eve and New Years Day. Its pharmacy will be closed all day Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Curry Transfer and Recycling will maintain its regular schedule for trash pickup from residences and commercial businesses. The transfer station will be closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. and the office will be closed Dec. 25 and Jan 1.

Most fast food restaurants will close early Christmas Eve and remain closed Christmas Day. Call ahead to make sure.

The Chetco Activity Center will be closed Christmas Day, Dec. 25, and Dec. 26. the center will also be closed New Years Day, Jan. 1.

 

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