Postal Service to Host Public Meeting on Proposed Relocation of the Cartwright, ND Post Office

SteveBlog The U.S. Postal Service is hosting a public notification meeting regarding the Cartwright Post Office that is located at 204 Main Street, Cartwright, ND 58838-9998. USPS Real Estate Specialist Greg Shelton will be speaking on October 1, 2019 at 5 p.m. at the Cartwright Community Center located at 305 Main Street, Cartwright, ND 58838. Due to loss of leasehold, … Read More

Statement from Postmaster General & CEO Megan J. Brennan on the Universal Postal Union Extraordinary Congress Vote


USPS Press Release: The Postal Service would like to thank President Trump for his leadership in helping us to negotiate the resolution of an intractable problem with the payment system for the international exchange of small packets that has persisted over many years, and that has been extremely difficult to resolve. We are very pleased that the member countries of … Read More

New book shows & tells the story of Wisconsin’s New Deal murals


During the 1930s and 40s, under the New Deal, the United States Government commissioned over 1,100 murals for the embellishment of post offices nationwide. Wisconsin received 35 of these murals. A new book, Wisconsin Post Office Murals, by David W. Gates Jr., shows and tells the elusive and often overlooked story of their existence.  The book follows on Gates’ earlier guidebook … Read More

Portsmouth, NH adjusting to post office at new address

SteveBlog Residents got their first look at the new Heritage Avenue post office in Portsmouth, NH, the Tuesday after Labor Day. Patty Svoleantopoulos, the officer in charge, said crews worked for eight months getting it ready to open. During an interview Thursday, Svoleantopoulos stood in front of 1,500 new post office and parcel boxes where conference rooms used to be … Read More

Boiceville, NY Post Office closes due to ‘environmental concerns’; operations shift to Shokan


Kingston Daily Freeman: Operations at the Boiceville, New York, Post Office will be  suspended at the end of Saturday because of “environmental concerns,” the U.S. Postal Service said Friday. Boiceville postal operations will move to the Shokan Post Office, about 5 miles  away, starting Monday. Both post offices are on state Route 28 within the town of Olive. The Postal … Read More

Pasadena’s downtown rebirth: Restoring historic post office with secret room


ABC13: In the past two years, Pasadena, Texas, has attracted $2 billion worth of new business to the area, with much of it related to the petrochemical industry.  But in contrast, the city’s downtown area has been likened to a ghost town for much of the last 50 years, which is not necessarily reflective of the boom in business.  Buildings … Read More