New life for former post office in Burlingame, CA

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SM Daily Journal: Burlingame, Calif., officials are hoping to breathe new life into a historic site with a new development deal to rebuild the former post office, following years of the downtown site sitting vacant and ignored. According to an arrangement announced Friday, Oct. 11, to the Daily Journal, the 1.3-acre site 220 Park Road will be redeveloped by Sares … Read More

Safety concerns close Prague, MN Post Office, for second time this year

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New Prague Times: For the second time this year, the New Prague Post Office has been temporarily closed due to safety concerns with the building. The US Postal Service issued a press release late on Thursday, Oct. 10, stating that all operations would be moved to the Belle Plaine Post Office, located at 233 N. Meridian Street. New Prague Postal … Read More

Chester, Iowa Post Office closed for emergency suspension

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kimt.com: Due to building safety and health concerns, the Chester, Iowa Post Office is temporarily relocating its office beginning Saturday. The operations will be moved to the Lime Springs Post Office (7:30-11:30, 1-3 Monday-Friday). “It is unknown when services will resume at the Chester facility at this time,” the USPS said. “The Postal Service apologizes for any inconvenience this may … Read More

Community and Postal Workers United Newsletter for Fall 2019

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The Fall 2019 newsletter from Community and Postal Workers United (CPWU) contains articles about a resolution passed by the Oregon State Association of Letter Carriers supporting the Green New Deal; resistance to the Postal Service’s “Consolidated Casing Initiative”; efforts by Alabama home builders to preserve home mail delivery and resist cluster mailbox units in new residential and commercial developments; and … Read More