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Probably not in Massachusetts. According to the Attorney General, “Most retail stores may not open on Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day, and Massachusetts law specifies the limited categories of establishments that may open on those holidays. These include, for example, convenience stores, gas stations, and florists.”

Massachusetts has a series of laws known as “blue laws” that restrict activities on Sundays and holidays.   “A number of holidays, including Thanksgiving and Christmas Day, are recognized as legal holidays under Massachusetts law. M.G.L. c. 4, § 7, cl. 18th. Massachusetts law specifies the kind of work that may be performed and the type of establishments that may operate on each holiday, and under what circumstances. M.G.L. c. 136, §§ 13-16; M.G.L. c. 149, § 45. Please note that certain types of businesses (such as alcoholic beverage retailers, factories, gas stations, and pharmacies) are subject to different restrictions than other types of establishments. ”

You can find a list of blue laws at the Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development’s page, Massachusetts Blue Laws.

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