(WGGB/WSHM) -- Concerns over coronavirus has caused organizations, groups, businesses, and governments to change schedules and operations in an effort to slow the spread of the virus.

Here's a sampling of what's still open and what has closed as result

(updated Monday, March 23):


  • CLICK HERE for a list of all the services and businesses that have been deemed 'essential' and remain open


  • Gov. Baker ordered all child care centers to close on Monday, March 23.  However, some emergency centers have opened.  CLICK HERE to learn more.


  • On-premises dining and drinking prohibited from Tuesday, March 17 until Monday, April 6
  • Restaurants and bars can remain open and provide food via drive-thru, take-out, or delivery options only. 
    • Some of those include:
    • Nick's Nest, Holyoke
    • Rail Tail Ale House, Southwick
    • 7B's Bar and Grill, Westfield (11 a.m. to 8 p.m.)
    • AC Produce and Deli, 489 Main Street, Springfield
    • Mom & Rico’s, 899 Main Street, Springfield
    • Milano’s Imports, 988 Main Street, Springfield
    • Frigo’s, 90 William Street, Springfield
    • Patisserie Italia, 610 College Highway, Southwick
    • Gristmill Cafe, 610 College Highway, Southwick
    • Palazzo Cafe, 1350 Main Street, Springfield
    • Texas Roadhouse, Springfield (take-out 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.)
    • Delaney's Market, Wilbraham, Longmeadow, and Westfield
    • D. Hotel and Suites, Holyoke
    • Wilbraham Seafoods, Wilbraham
    • Barstow's Dairy Store and Bakery, Hadley
    • Fazio's Ristorante and Pizzeria, East Longmeadow
    • Arizona Pizza, Hampshire Mall, Hadley
    • Sunset Grill and Pizza, Fearing Street, Amherst
    • Auntie Cathie's Kitchen, Agawam
    • Applebee's, All Locations 


  • Rocky's Ace Hardware remains open
  • Manny's Appliance remains open
  • Berkshire Heating and Cooling remains open
  • Stop and Shop and Big Y remain open, though with adjusted hours
  • L.L. Bean is closed until Sunday, March 29
  • Yankee Candle stores are closed through Tuesday, March 31
  • Tree House Brewing is closed indefinitely
  • MGM Springfield is closed
  • Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse has ordered the closure of Holyoke Mall and certain other retailers, with some exception.  CLICK HERE for more.
  • Party City in Chicopee is closed through Tuesday, March 31
  • Five Below in Chicopee, West Springfield, and Enfield remain open, but with adjusted hours
  • Target remains open, but with adjusted hours
  • Home Depot remains open, but with adjusted hours
  • JCPenney is closed until April 2
  • Old Navy is closed for two weeks, starting March 19.
  • Kohl's is temporarily closed, starting March 19. 
  • Yellow Cab is closed for two weeks, starting Friday, March 20


  • A majority of the stores are closed.  However, some exceptions include:
  • Target, with reduced store: Monday - Sunday: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    • On Wednesdays, Target's first hour of shopping will be for older adults and those who have compromised immune systems.
  • Uno Pizzeria & Grill, take-out only. Monday - Saturday: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Best Buy, online curbside pick-up only. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day



  • Gov. Baker ordered all public and private K-12 schools to close for three weeks, from Tuesday, March 17 until Monday, April 6.  His order does NOT include residential and day schools for special needs students.
  • Additionally, Springfield Public Schools has closed the following sites:
    • Central Office, 1550 Main Street
    • Parent and Community Engagement Center, 91 School Street
    • Adult Education Center, 204 Boston Road
  • Williston Northampton Upper and Middle Schools are both closed until April 12



  • The Baker-Polito Administration is strongly recommending both public and private colleges and universities to explore ways to reduce the need for students on-campus, including suspending in-person classes and moving to remote learning


  • Cinemark is closed until further notice
  • Regal Cinemas is closed until further notice.
  • Tower Theaters in South Hadley is closed until at least April 6.
  • Amherst Cinema is closed until Thursday, April 16.


  • Gov. Baker has issued an emergency order that prohibits gatherings of more than 10 people.  Those kind of gatherings include:
    • Community, public, civic, leisure, faith-based events
    • Sporting events with spectators
    • Concerts
    • Conventions
    • Any similar event that brings more than 25 people into a single room or single space at the same time (theaters, fitness centers, private clubs)


  • Northampton Housing Authority offices will be closed until March 27
  • East Longmeadow Town Hall is closed
  • Northampton municipal office and facilities are closed until April 7
  • Storrs Library in Longmeadow is closed
  • Longmeadow municipal offices are closed
  • Springfield City Hall and municipal offices are closed to the public
  • Greenfield town hall and library are closed until April 8
  • Brimfield Public Library is closed
  • Clapp Memorial Library in Belchertown is closed
  • Granby Public Library is closed
  • Huntington town hall is closed
  • East Longmeadow Public Library is closed
  • Lilly Library is closed
  • Monson Free Library is closed
  • South Hadley Library is closed
  • Springfield Public Library (all branches) is closed
  • Palmer Public Library is closed
  • West Springfield Housing Authority closed to the public through March 20
  • West Springfield Library is closed
  • West Springfield town hall is closed
  • Westfield Athenaeum is closed
  • Whatley Public Library is closed
  • Wilbraham town hall is closed


  • DCR-owned ice skating rinks are closed for the season
  • DCR rinks operated by third parties will be closed until April 1
  • Stanley Park in Westfield is closed 
  • Amelia Park Arena in Westfield is closed
  • A number of DCR facilities have closed.  CLICK HERE for the list.
  • State parks remain OPEN.
  • Holyoke Children's Museum will be closed until Tuesday, March 31
  • Amelia Park Children's Museum in Westfield is closed until further notice
  • Springfield city parks remain open, but visitors are urged to practice social distancing


  • Chicopee Senior Center is closed 
  • Greenfield Senior Center is closed until April 8
  • Belchertown Council on Aging is closed
  • Brimfield Senior Center is closed
  • Granby Council on Aging is closed
  • Hadley Community Senior Center has no activities or classes
  • Hampden Senior Center is closed
  • Longmeadow Council on Aging is closed
  • Ludlow Senior Center is closed
  • Northfield Council on Aging and Senior Center is closed
  • Palmer Senior Center is closed
  • South Hadley Senior Center is closed
  • Springfield Senior Centers are closed
  • Wilbraham Senior Center is closed


  • A number of religious organizations have closed and canceled services.  CLICK HERE for the latest list
  • The Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield has canceled all Masses and parish activities until further notice
  • The Catholic Life Conference, scheduled for Saturday, March 21, has been rescheduled for October 17.
  • All churches and chapels, including adoration chapels and oratories, in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield are closed until further notice
  • All diocesan pastoral offices in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield will be closed until at least Tuesday, March 31.
  • Funerals within the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield may only be held and attended by immediate family and very close friends and cannot 25 people in attendance

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(2) comments


Being that this list is linked at the top of the main page, it really should be kept updated with current information. Most of the reopening dates are no longer valid.


Your list of what's open doesn't show any laundrimats. I don't what to drive around to find that they are all closed. for me it is 5 miles to Sunderland Suds.

Any help would be appreciated.

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