When post offices are well-funded and well-maintained, everything else takes shape around them. When they disappear, communities frequently begin to wither and die.
Detroit MetroTimes: We continue to honor our queen because she will always be our queen. The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3976, which renamed the post office located at 12711 E. Jefferson Ave. in Detroit the Aretha Franklin Post Office Building. The legislation was signed by all members of the Michigan Congressional Delegation, and the news was announced by … Read More
Ozark County Times: An Ozark County post office closure that was hinted at in 2011 seems likely to happen this month in Hardenville, MO, where service will be suspended Saturday, Feb. 22, as the U.S. Postal Service’s lease on space in the old Hardenville general store building expires. Gainesville postmaster Jeff Elliott told the Times last week that he had … Read More
ABC10: The Downtown Post Office on Vernon Street in Roseville, CA, is one of the area’s oldest buildings, but in the coming months, the usually busy location will have to make way for new development. The lease between the U.S. Postal Service and the city of Roseville is set to expire April 30, and the city wants to sell the … Read More