Contract post office in Desert Hills AZ to close


havasunews.comThe contract post office that serves the Desert Hills, Arizona, community will close its doors May 31 along with the mini mart it currently resides within.  Maggie Hickson, a Desert Hills Post Office employee, said owners of the Desert Hills Mini Mart are selling their business, but the post office can’t legally be a part of the private sale.  Hickson said staff has been working to inform its customers about their options, which include transferring their mail to a PO Box in Lake Havasu City, putting a mailbox at their home address or using a private mailbox company.  She said the post office is regularly used by people throughout the year who don’t want to travel into town for postal services.  “It’s not a real happy thing for the people in this area,” Hickson said. “They really liked to use the local post office.”  Read more.