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CLOSINGS FOR PRESIDENT’S DAY

Buses

Manatee County Area Transit, Manatee Trolley (Anna Maria Island), and Sarasota County Area Transit: regular service

Government offices

Anna Maria: closed

City of Bradenton: closed

City of Sarasota: closed

Town of Longboat Key: closed

Manatee County Tax Collector’s Office: closed

Clerk of Circuit Court: closed

Garbage pickup

City of Bradenton: No garbage pickup, but yard waste and recycling schedules are normal.

Manatee County: Garbage, recycling and yard waste collections for the week will be postponed one day from Tuesday through Saturday.

Sarasota: normal service

Recreation

Manatee: Parks and beaches will be open to the public.

Sarasota: Only Payne Park Tennis Center, 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Arlington Park, noon to 5 p.m., will be open.

Grocery stores

Albertsons: open

Publix: open

SweetBay: open

Banks

Nearly all closed, but reports indicate Wachovia will be open along with some state credit unions.

Libraries

Manatee and Sarasota counties: closed

Post Office

All branches: closed

Schools

Manatee County: closed

Sarasota County: closed

The Herald

Business offices: open

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