This is something I didn't know. I'm glad I live in Massachusetts, too!
Originally Posted by xmas365
I am so glad I live in Massachusetts, retail stores are forbidden to be open on Thanksgiving and Christmas. Some of these old blue laws are really worth having. The local Kmart here opened on Thanksgiving about a decade ago, but I believe the state really cracked down hard on them. Employees are not even allowed to be in the store on those 2 holidays, if they are the stores will be fined very heavily.