Thursday is Thanksgiving, and most stores — including supermarkets and liquor stores — will be closed. That means you may be out of luck if you find yourself without a crucial ingredient Thursday morning.

Here’s a look at what’s open and closed in Andover and Massachusetts on Nov. 23, 2023:


Town Offices: Closed Thursday and Friday
Schools: Closed Thursday and Friday
Memorial Hall Library: Closed Thursday and Friday
Robb Center: Closed Thursday and Friday
Cormier Youth Center: Closed Thursday and Friday
State and federal government offices: Closed
Mail: Post offices closed; no delivery.
Downtown: Some streets will be closed for the Feaster Five beginning at 7:20 a.m. until approximately 10:30 a.m.


Retail stores: Most closed.
Banks: Closed.
Cannabis Dispensaries: Closed
Convenience stores: Varies — call to confirm.
Liquor stores: Closed.
Movie theaters: Open
Pharmacies: Varies — call to confirm.
Restaurants: Varies — call to confirm.
Stock market: Closed.
Taverns, bars: Varies — call to confirm.
Supermarkets: Most closed — call to confirm.


MBTA: Commuter rail on weekend schedule, all other modes on a Sunday schedule. No ferry service.
HOV lane: Extended hours on Tuesday and Wednesday, closed Thursday

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