What’s open and when during the holiday weekend
Posted: November 20, 2012
The Winchester Star
WINCHESTER — To mark the Thanksgiving holiday, Frederick and Clarke counties, along with the government offices of Berryville, Middletown and Stephens City, will be closing at noon Wednesday and will remain closed Thursday and Friday.
The Boyce town office is closed today through Friday.
Winchester government offices will be open for regular hours on Wednesday, but will be closed Thursday and Friday.
Trash: The Regional Landfill will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, as will all the citizens convenience centers in Frederick County. The landfill will be open Friday morning but will close at noon.
Berryville Town Clerk Celeste Heath noted that the town’s regular Thursday trash collection has been moved up a day because of the holiday.
Trash will be collected, as usual, on Friday.
There will be no leaf collection in Berryville this week.
In Winchester, Thursday’s trash collection has also been rescheduled for Wednesday. The city has also canceled the yard waste collection regularly held on Friday.
Meetings: In Stephens City, the Public Safety Committee meeting scheduled for Thursday was changed to tonight.
Parks and recreation: The War Memorial Building in Winchester’s Jim Barnett Park will have reduced hours on Wednesday, 5:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will be closed Thursday.
Frederick County’s Sherando Park will be closed Thursday morning for the annual Thanksgiving 5K. The park should reopen by about 10:30 a.m.
Transit system: The Winchester Transit system will not operate on Thursday or Friday. On Saturday, the buses will resume their normal schedule.
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