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