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Holiday closings

Most government offices and services will be closed today in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

A banking holiday, the U.S. Postal Service also will not deliver mail today.

The Denton Record-Chronicle offices are closed today. To reach the circulation department, call 940-566-6836.

Denton County government offices, such as the courthouse, tax office and others are closed today.

In Denton, all libraries and recreation centers are closed today and will resume regular hours Tuesday, except the Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, which will open at 5 p.m. for the celebration honoring its namesake.

There will be no curbside trash, recycling or yard waste collection today. Today’s route will be collected Tuesday, Tuesday’s route will be collected Wednesday, Wednesday’s route will be collected Thursday, and Thursday’s route will be collected Friday.

The landfill will be open from 7 a.m. to noon today. Check  for current schedule information.

Denton utilities customer service offices are closed and will resume normal business hours Tuesday.

To report a utility emergency, call utilities dispatch at 940-349-7000.

The Denton Airport administrative offices are closed and will resume normal business hours Tuesday. The air traffic control tower will be open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. and the airfield will remain open 24 hours per day.

Flight services will be available from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. today.

Public safety personnel will be on duty during the holiday. For non-emergencies, call the Denton Police Department at 940-349-8181. For emergencies, dial 911.