Front Porch: Free holiday dinners

There will be free meals offered on Thanksgiving at the following locations:

Edmonds: 11 a.m., 1:30 and 3:30 p.m., Westgate Chapel, 22901 Edmonds Way.

Everett: New Life Ministries, 4 and 5:30 p.m., 2532 Virginia Ave.; Salvation Army Everett Corps, noon to 2 p.m., 2525 Rucker Ave.; Ray of Hope Mission, 8 to 11 a.m., 2917 Hewitt Ave., No. C.

Marysville: 1 to 3 p.m., Allen Creek Community Church, 7314 44th Ave. NE.

Sultan: 1 to 4 p.m., Sky Valley Community Resource Center, 617 First St.

No garbage service: There will be no garbage service for Rubatino Refuse Removal customers on Thanksgiving Day. Service will be one day late. If your regular day is Thursday, trash will be picked up Friday. If your pick-up day is Friday, it will be picked up Saturday.

Thanksgiving closures: Thursday is Thanksgiving. Here are some resulting closures:

Government: Federal, state and local offices are closed.

Schools: Closed.

Post offices: Closed, although Express Mail service continues.

Commerce: Most businesses and banks are closed. Some retail stores are open.

Liquor stores: All state-run liquor stores will be closed Thursday.

Transportation: Everett Transit and Community Transit are on Sunday schedules.

Ferries: Edmonds-Kingston and Mukilteo-Clinton routes will be on a holiday schedule.

The Herald: Customer service (delivery) will be available between 7:30 and 11:30 a.m.; call 425-339-3200.

Phone news tips to 425-339-3428.

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