Postal Service will seek new location for Old Greenwich post office


The Postal Service plans to close their longstanding facility on Arcadia Road in Old Greenwich, Conn.  At a meeting this week, USPS officials sought to ease Old Greenwich residents' concerns about the loss of their local post office.  Most services, they promised, will remain in or near the village.  The goal is to find a new site in Old Greenwich for retail operations … Read More

Yantic post office closure appeal denied, facility to stay closed


The Postal Regulatory Commission has denied the city of Norwich's appeal on the closure of the Yantic post office, backing the U.S. Postal Service’s February 2012 decision to close the Yantic post office. Mayor Deb Hinchey and other officials expressed dismay, saying preserving services in the outlying Norwich neighborhood was important for economic development, an argument she made when the … Read More

Court rules on exigent rate increase: Not forever, but for how long?


This week the DC Court of Appeals issued its decision on the exigent rate case.  The court affirmed the most significant element of the ruling by the Postal Regulatory Commission back in late 2013, namely, that the increase could not go on forever. But the court remanded another aspect of the Commission’s order, and it is now almost certain that … Read More