Postal Service plans to close Washington St PO in Buffalo

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The U.S. Post Office is planning to close the Ellicott Station post office on Washington Street in Buffalo, sell the building, and move retail services to a smaller, leased location.  Representatives of the Postal Service will present a proposal at the Common Council Chambers at Niagara Square on January 26.  The Washington Street facility was built in 1978, but the Postal … Read More

Downtown Lee Summit MO post office closing, reopening in annex

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Signs at the Lee Summit, MO, post office confirm what residents have been expecting.  The downtown post office is closing and being "relocated" to an inconveniently located carrier annex on the outskirts of town.  “It’s disappointing the postal office is being taken away from downtown and moved to an inconvenient location for many residents of Lee’s Summit,” District 1 Councilman … Read More

Another post office in Houston earmarked for relocation and disposal

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The Postal Service hasn’t discontinued many post offices over the past couple of years, but it has closed some for emergency suspensions, and it has also relocated several others.  In some cases, the Postal Service relocated from one leased property to another, moving to a smaller space where the rent was cheaper.  In other cases, the Postal Service moved out … Read More

Decision to relocate and sell downtown post office in Provo already a done deal?

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The Postal Service is working behind the scenes on a deal to relocate the post office on 100 South in downtown Provo, Utah, and to sell the building to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. According to a news report in the Daily Herald, on Thursday of this week Postmaster General Megan Brennan visited the downtown post office, and … Read More

Post office to exit two federal buildings in Louisiana

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Mayor Jamie Mayo says the Postal Service has informed him the federal building in Monroe, Louisiana, is going to need additional space, so the post office will need to relocate.  The Postal Service will hold a public meeting about the relocation next week, but it looks like a done deal.  Just a couple of weeks ago, the Postal Service also announced … Read More

PRC dismisses appeal on relocation of North Platte PO; Goldway dissents

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The Postal Regulatory Commission has dismissed the appeal on the relocation of the post office in North Platte, Nebraska.  The Postal Service will now proceed to close the downtown post office and replace it with a counter in the carrier annex on the outskirts of town.  Commission Ruth Goldway issued a dissenting opinion, arguing that there was evidence that the … Read More