City of Cambridge Thanksgiving Day Holiday Closures and Service Information

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City of Cambridge offices, libraries, and senior centers will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 25-26, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Parking meter payment will not be required on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 25, but will be required on both Friday and Saturday, November 26-27. Please also note that all library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 24, but will be open regular hours on Saturday and Sunday.

There will be no curbside collection of trash, recycling, compost, and yard waste, and no street cleaning on Thursday, November 25. Streets that would have normally been swept on November 25 will be swept on Monday, November 29. Curbside collection and street cleaning will occur on Friday, November 26. Collection routes will, however, be one day behind schedule for the remainder of the week.

The Recycling Drop Off Center at 147 Hampshire Street will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, but will be open for regular hours on Saturday, November 27. The Cambridge Cemetery at 76 Coolidge Avenue will have the gates open from 7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. on November 25-26, but the administrative office will be closed.

On Wednesday, November 24 and Thursday, November 25, there will be no COVID-19 testing due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Testing will resume as normal on Sunday, November 28. For more information about COVID-19 testing, visit

To register for reminders about street cleaning and curbside collection, sign up for project updates or city newsletters, including the Daily Update, and notifications, such as snow emergency parking bans and crime alerts via text or email, visit CambridgeMA.Gov/Subscribe.
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