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What’s closed around Christmas and New Year’s Elkhart County?

Local government office hours and trash pick-up will be affected by the upcoming holidays.

Posted on Dec. 19, 2013 at 12:00 a.m. | Updated on Dec. 19, 2013 at 2:45 p.m.

ELKHART — Local government offices are altering their hours around Christmas and New Year’s Day.

Ÿ Elkhart city offices will be closed on Christmas and New Year’s Day but will have normal hours the day before each holiday.

Ÿ Goshen government offices will close at noon on Tuesday, Dec. 24. They will be closed all day Wednesday, Dec. 25, and Jan. 1. Offices will be open regular hours on New Year’s Eve. Trash pickup will be delayed by one day beginning on each holiday and for the rest of the week after them.

Ÿ Nappanee government offices are closed for a half day Dec. 24 and Dec. 31. The offices are closed all day Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. Trash pickup will be delayed by one day for both holidays.

Ÿ Elkhart County government offices are closed all day Dec. 24, Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.

Ÿ Borden Waste Away Service, which provides garbage service for the city of Elkhart and unincorporated parts of the county, will run routes one day later for customers who normally have service on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday next week and the same following New Year’s Day. The same policy will extend to Borden customers in the counties of Marshall, Kosciusko, Noble and LaGrange and parts of southern Michigan.

Ÿ The Interurban Trolley and the Interurban Trolley Access ADA Paratransit Service will not provide transportation Dec. 25 or Jan. 1. Regular transit service will be available all other days. For more information call 674-8894 or visit

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