Because of the holiday, all Courier Publications offices will be closed for the day, Monday, July 4, and will reopen July 5 at 8 a.m. The closure applies to the offices of The Courier-Gazette in Rockland, The Camden Herald and The Republican Journal in Belfast. There are early deadlines for some departments, as follows:

For all three newspapers published July 7, the deadline for A&E press releases and events (C section) is Thursday, June 30, 5 p.m.; real estate and classified ads in D section must be received no later than Friday, July 1, at 3 p.m.; and all advertising for A and B sections must be confirmed by 5 p.m., Friday, July 1.

All other news releases and events also should be submitted no later than 5 p.m., Friday, July 1.

Questions may be directed to the main office by calling 594-4401 or emailed to