A coalition of local, state and federal officials is rallying to save the earthquake-damaged downtown Napa post office following an announcement by U. S. Postal Service that it plans to demolish it. “We need to have more information on how the USPS came to the conclusion that demolition is the only alternative,” said Ken MacNab, Napa city planning manager. “It seems … Read More
The post office in the Dryden Building in downtown Flint, Michigan, closed last week. The Postal Service says it’s looking for a new location. The owners of the building say they are renovating and had been trying to contact the Postal Service about its lease for months , to no avail. The owners wanted to talk about downsizing the space and lower … Read More
The Postal Service suspended service in Almo, Kentucky after employees smelled sewage and noticed a spongy feeling to the floor, which may mean that mean mold. The Postal Service will spend the next few days trying to find and fix the problem. There is no time-line to reopen the post office. PO boxes have been moved to the post office … Read More
For residents concerned about the deterioration of the historic post office in Fernandina, Florida, and the Postal Service’s continued neglect of its facility, there was a glimmer of hope that repairs would begin when scaffolding appeared on the north side of the building. Information obtained but not confirmed by the Fernandina Observer indicates the scaffolding is in place to fix an electrical issue as … Read More
Some folks in Tieton, Washington, have started a fundraising campaign to create a mosaic facade that will resemble a giant postage stamp. It will be mad out of 41,500 pieces of hand-cut glass tile. The goal is to create “the coolest post office in America.” Read more. Watch a video and a contribution to Kickstarter here.