First the Postal Service closes the Stamford, Conn., post office on two-days' notice because it wants to sell the building. Now one of the two large ornate bronze lamps in front of the shuttered historic downtown post office has been ripped off its pedestal and damaged, possibly by vandals. The closure and sale of the post office are being challenged in court by an arts group that wants to preserve the building. The developer who trying to buy the building has plans to tear down a 1938 addition to the 1916 building. Read more.