USPS Service Alerts Due to Tropical Storm Harvey

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About.USPS.com: Harvey aftermath A week after Hurricane Harvey came ashore in Texas, residents along the Gulf Coast are dealing with the destruction caused by historic flooding. Many residents have been displaced. Relief efforts continue. The Postal Service is now in active storm recovery, but we’re open for business — offering delivery and retail services — where it’s safe to do so … Read More

Suspended post office in Pulaski, Va., will reopen within 90 days

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WBDJ7: Work is underway to reopen a shuttered United States Post Office in the town of Pulaski, Virginia, according to a statement from Senator Mark Warner’s office. According to a spokesperson for Warner, the United States Postal Service intends to reoccupy the original post office within 90 days once necessary repairs to the building’s flooring are made. The Pulaski Post … Read More

Orlando’s Colonialtown post office sells, to close in 2020

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Orlando Sentinel: Two Orlando doctors purchased a downtown Orlando post office building with plans to redevelop it after the postal lease expires in 2020. Nestled in the Mills/50 District, the one-story, concrete-block building at 611 N. Mills Ave. was built more than six decades ago and has long served at the post office for neighborhoods and businesses on the east … Read More

Historic Post Office in Richmond, Calif, to be sold despite opposition

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East Bay Times: The downtown post office in Richmond, Calif., will close, the U.S. Postal Service has decided, despite the fervent objections of the mayor, the local county supervisor and U.S. congressman, much of the business community, civic organizations, and many neighborhood residents. The news came in a letter, stamped Aug. 10 and addressed to Mayor Tom Butt, posted on … Read More