Greenwich arts center to fight sale of Stamford CT post office in Supreme Court

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Stamford Advocate: A Greenwich arts group has delivered a message to the U.S. Postal Service.“We’re not backing down,” said Drew Backstrand, an attorney representing the Center for Art and Mindfulness. As construction has begun for two residential and commercial towers at the site of the Stamford’s historic U.S. Post Office, Backstrand said his client plans to take its fight of the … Read More

Postal Service releases 2015 Household Diary Study

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The Postal Service has released the Household Diary Study (HDS) Report for Fiscal Year 2015. The HDS measures the mail sent and received by U.S. households, tracks household mail trends, and compares mail use between different types of households. Among the Study’s findings: In 2015, U.S. households received 119.9 billion pieces of mail, and sent 10.5 billion. Mail sent or … Read More

Trump leveraged a mere $2.4 million in $200 million deal on DC’s Old Post Office, and gave his kids a big stake for free

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BuzzFeed: As he runs for president, Donald Trump has a massive business deal underway with the federal government: a luxury hotel in the iconic, taxpayer-owned Old Post Office building, just five blocks from the White House. Now, a newly released document gives a glimpse into how Trump channels money to his children. It also shows that Trump leveraged a mere … Read More

Oldest continuously operating Post Office in the nation celebrates 200th birthday

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Brattleboro Reformer: On Thursday, Aug. 4, the Hinsdale, N.H., Post Office, the oldest continuously operating post office in the United States, will be celebrating its 200th birthday, and the public is invited to the party.”We would like to have as many people as would like to come, to share with us,” said Hinsdale Postmaster Cindy Mason. “The town band is … Read More

Graham’s Old Post Office Museum nobly blends history, art

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Times Record News: The Postal Service closed the New Deal post office in Graham, Texas, back in 1992.  The historic building didn’t sit long before a group of Graham residents decided the city should step in and purchase it.  The building now houses the Old Post Office Museum and Art Center, which contains exhibits depicting the growth of Young County.  The museum … Read More