Rep. Adrian Smith weighs in on Grand Island post office relocation proposal

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graydc.com: A controversial proposal to move the downtown post office in Grand Island, NE to the city’s west side is getting a lot of attention. Just weeks ago, residents voiced their frustrations with the change at a public forum and now that discussion is continuing in our nation’s capital. A controversial proposal to relocate the only post office in a … Read More

Community upset over Whitehaven post office closing in Memphis, TN

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WMC Action News: Some people in the Whitehaven community in Memphis, Tenn. [a predominantly African-American community], are boiling mad about plans to close a longtime neighborhood post office. Memphis Congressman Steve Cohen and some Memphis City Council Members are calling for the Postal Service to reconsider plans to relocate the Louis Carruthers Post Office from Whitehaven to Hacks Cross Road. Spencer … Read More

Downtown businesses in Bowling Green, Kentucky, react to moving of US Post Office

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WBKO: Businesses in downtown Bowling Green, Kentucky, reacted to the possibility that the downtown branch of the US Postal Service may be moving out of the area. The Postal Service says they plan on moving that branch as close to the current location as possible. It currently serves a number of people every day. “Our business uses it every day,” says … Read More

Finksburg MD post office will move

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Carroll County Times: The Finksburg, Maryland, post office will move, but its new home hasn’t been decided upon.  In a news release distributed this week, the U.S. Postal Service announced its decision to relocate the Finksburg post office, but said a new site has not yet been determined.At an August community meeting on a possible relocation of the office, Richard … Read More

Philly once had two great post offices. Soon, it will have none.

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Philly.com: Sure, the lines in the marble-paneled post office at Ninth and Market moved at a glacial pace. Sure, the clerks were often uncommunicative and even surly. But what did it matter when there was so much architectural plenty to keep your eyes sated for the entire wait? Philly once had two great post offices. Soon, it will have none. … Read More

Public meeting scheduled on relocation of Finksburg, MD post office

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Carroll County Times: A public meeting is scheduled for later this month to discuss the future of  post office in Finksburg, Maryland.  The office, currently at 2999 Dede Road, is being considered for a relocation project, according to a news release from the Baltimore District of the U.S. Postal Service. The Postal Service is in the midst of a nationwide … Read More

Post office relocation plans for Hendersonville, NC

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According to WLOS, the Postal Service is planning to close the main post office on Fifth Avenue in Hendersonville, N.C., and relocate retail services to a smaller facility.  A public meeting is scheduled for Thursday, July 7. The Postal Service has been leasing the current location since 1966, which means the building is more than fifty years old and eligible for … Read More

Tuolumne, CA post office may relocate

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Union Democrat: Residents of Tuolumne, California, say they want the post office to stay close to downtown if it has to move when its lease expires in May 2017.  About 30 locals attended a public meeting Wednesday to talk about possible places the post office could move if it’s lease isn’t renewed.  Those attending included residents, business owners, veterans, fire … Read More

Comments sought on relocation of South Park post office in Alexandria, LA

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USA Today: The Postal Service is seeking public comments about the possible relocation of the South Park Postal Station, which is currently located at 3401 Government St. in Alexandria, Louisiana.  A possible new site has not yet been determined.  A Postal Service official will talk about the possible relocation during the Alexandria City Council’s meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, May … Read More

San Francisco’s Tenderloin post office to relocate

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San Francisco Examiner: Services at a post office in San Francisco’s Tenderloin that is relied on by many homeless or low-income residents will be relocated effective Monday.  The P.O. Box and general delivery service at 101 Hyde St. will be moved to other locations ahead of the construction of an eight-story, mixed-use building that’s been proposed at the site, U.S. … Read More

Postal Service will sell Ellicott Street site in Buffalo

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Buffalo Business First: The U.S. Postal Service will follow through on a plan to sell its Ellicott Station building in downtown Buffalo, the agency confirmed Friday.  USPS indicated in late January that it was exploring a sale of the post office branch at 701 Washington Street, while moving to a smaller footprint in the same area for Post Office Box and … Read More