The post office in Danville, Virginia, was recently closed after failing a safety inspection, due to fears that peeling paint might be lead-based. Now the city council is considering a resolution the U.S. Postal Service and federal court “retain their presence” at the downtown post office location. The city government, private investors and the business community have rolled the dice and spent millions of dollars to renovate Main Street and fill those empty buildings with new businesses, apartments and attractions. One part of that effort relies on keeping existing facilities like the Main Street Post Office open. Read more, and more.