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Archive for Saturday, January 13, 2007

Some offices closed for MLK holiday

January 13, 2007

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Government offices and public services in Lawrence will be closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

They also will be closed in most area towns.

Lawrence, Douglas County, Douglas County District Court and state offices will be closed; so will federal offices in the general services administration and the federal courts.

Most banks will be closed. Kansas University offices will be closed. The Dole Institute of Politics will be open.

Lawrence Transit System buses will operate regular routes. Parking will be free in downtown Lawrence.

No residential trash collections are scheduled Monday, but commercial collections will continue as scheduled.

To report a water or sewer emergency during the holiday, call the Utilities Department at 843-2685.

Recreation and aquatic centers will be open, except for the South Park Recreation Center, 1141 Mass., and Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St. All recreational classes and adult sports leagues will run as scheduled.

Eagle Bend Golf Course, 1250 E. 902 Road, will be open, weather permitting.

Lawrence Workforce Center will be closed. Lawrence Public Library will be open.

Senior Services of Douglas County will offer no services Monday, and the Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt., will be closed. Lawrence Meals on Wheels will deliver.

The post office won't make regular deliveries. Express mail deliveries will be made. Federal Express and UPS will make regular deliveries.

The business office at the Journal-World will be open normal hours. USA Today will be delivered.

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