The U.S. Postal Service's pending sale of Northfield's downtown post office has been a long and, at times, frustrating process for multiple local groups. Now the Postal Service is doing a fresh appraisal and rethinking the selling price. In the meantime, a survey of downtown businesses reports that they use the facility often for sending and receiving mail and rate the service as satisfactory, very important and essential to their business. The summary of the survey of 48 downtown Northfield businesses that responded concluded that a consolidation that would move the services to the annex at the south end of Northfield at 2101 Cannon Rd. would be inconvenient and increase business costs. Read more.