Fairfax County is following its usual schedule of trash pickups today Friday, but there will be no pickups in Fairfax City. A chart in yesterday's Metro section did not make the distinction between the city and county schedules. (Published 12/24/1999)

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

TODAY

Banks Most open.

Courts Open

Local government offices Open.

Schools Open

Libraries Open

Traffic and parking Normal regulations.

Trash, recycling and landfills Regular pickups.

Liquor stores Owner's discretion.

Lotteries Regular.

FRIDAY

Banks Most open. Check with

individual banks; some

close early.

Courts Closed except for

lockups and

arraignments.

Local government offices Closed except for

emergency and essential

services.

Schools Closed

Libraries Closed

Traffic and parking No meter fees; non-rush

hour regulations.

Trash, recycling and landfills Regular pickups.

Liquor stores Owner's discretion.

Lotteries Regular.

SATURDAY

Banks Closed

Courts Closed except for

lockups and

arraignments.

Local government offices Closed except for

emergency and essential

services.

Schools Closed

Libraries Closed

Traffic and parking No meter fees; non-rush

hour regulations.

Trash, recycling and landfills No pickups.

Liquor stores Owner's discretion.

Lotteries Regular.

MARYLAND

TODAY

Banks Most open.

Courts Open.

Local government offices Open; except for

Charles.

Schools Closed in Frederick,

Howard, Calvert, St.

Mary's; Charles has a

half day.

Libraries Open; except Calvert,

which closes at 12:30.

Traffic and parking Normal regulations.

Trash, recycling and landfills Regular pickups.

Liquor stores Owner's discretion.

Lotteries Regular.

FRIDAY

Banks Check with individual

banks; some close early.

Courts Closed

Local government offices Closed

Schools Closed

Libraries Closed

Traffic and parking Parking fees for Howard,

Montgomery, Annapolis

and New Carrollton

garage.

Trash, recycling and landfills Some landfills close

early: Frederick (2

p.m.); Charles (4 p.m.);

Montgomery (5 p.m.).

Liquor stores Owner's discretion.

Lotteries Regular.

SATURDAY

Banks Closed.

Courts Closed

Local government offices Closed

Schools Closed

Libraries Closed

Traffic and parking No HOV restrictions; no

parking fees, except New

Carrollton garage.

Trash, recycling and landfills No trash pickup in Anne

Arundel ("double pickup"

on next trash day);

pickups in Ellicott City

on Monday; No pickups in

Prince George's until

next scheduled day.

Liquor stores Closed in Montgomery.

Lotteries Regular.

VIRGINIA

TODAY

Banks Most open.

Courts Closing at noon in most

counties; closed all day

in Alexandria; open in

Fairfax Circuit Court,

U.S. District Court in

Alexandria.

Local government offices Closing at noon in most

counties; Prince

William, Alexandria

closed all day.

Schools Closed.

Libraries Closed, except for

Arlington, Stafford.

Fairfax closes at

1 p.m.; Fauquier closes

at noon.

Traffic and parking Normal regulations;

holiday regulations and

no HOV restrictions in

Alexandria.

Trash, recycling and landfills Regular pickups. Fairfax

trash for tomorrow will

be collected today.

Landfills open. Prince

William landfill closes

at 6 p.m.

Liquor stores Open.

Lotteries Regular.

FRIDAY

Banks Most open.

Courts Closed

Local government offices Closed.

Schools Closed.

Libraries Closed.

Traffic and parking No HOV restrictions;

holiday regulations.

Trash, recycling and landfills Regular pickups, except

in Fairfax. Loudoun,

Fauquier landfills close

at noon; Prince William

closes at 2 p.m.

Liquor stores All stores open until 6

p.m.

Lotteries Regular.

SATURDAY

Banks Closed

Courts Closed

Local government offices Closed.

Schools Closed.

Libraries Closed.

Traffic and parking No HOV restrictions;

holiday regulations.

Trash, recycling and landfills Landfills closed.

Liquor stores Closed

Lotteries Regular.

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

Federal offices are closed Friday.

Post offices are open today and Friday. Some offices may close early Friday. There will be regular mail delivery. On Saturday, express mail only.

Smithsonian museums are open today and Friday; closed on Saturday.

TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

Transportation services are closed Friday, except for the following: Metrorail will be open from 8 a.m. to 1 a.m.; Metrobus, DASH, CUE, Fairfax Connector and RIBS will operate on a Saturday schedule. Ride On will operate on a Sunday schedule. Connect-A-Ride will run on a holiday schedule. MetroAccess will run from 5:30 a.m. to 1 a.m.

On Saturday, transportation services will be closed, except for the following: Metrorail will run from 8 a.m. to 1 a.m.; Metrobus, Ride On, Fairfax Connector, RIBS will run on a Sunday schedule. MetroAccess will run from 5:30 a.m. to 1 a.m.