Because it’s a contract post office, the USPS and PRC will say the closure is not covered by federal regulations.
St George News: To drive from St. George to Torrey, a town on state Route 24 in Wayne County, is to take a grand tour of rural Utah. Long expansive highways with even more expansive views are dotted with tiny towns where pockets of people continue to carve out a living…. When word got around that the town’s community post … Read More
tennessean.com: Workers at the Five Points post office in downtown Franklin, TN, confirmed Thursday afternoon the outfit will close come March 1. The operation for the mail is privately owned but has been conducting business to government standards, postal workers said. The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County helped save the building that houses the historic post office during the last … Read More
Panhandle.com: The Southport, Florida, post office has been open for almost 100 years but now it is planning to be closed. A notice has been taped to the front door and many locals are unhappy with the news. Now, customers will have to go to either the Lynn haven or the Northside Station post offices for postal services. Many in the … Read More
Casper Star Tribune: Mailing a package or picking up a roll of stamps became more difficult for west Casper residents after a post office inside Smith’s Grocery on CY Avenue closed in January — but that might be changing. The City Council will vote Tuesday on whether to authorize a resolution requesting that Wyoming’s federal delegation open a post office … Read More
The Postal Service and the Postal Regulatory Commission are currently working on the annual compliance review. The goal of the ACR, as stated in 39 U.S.C. §3652, is to determine if during the previous fiscal year the Postal Service has met all of the rate setting and service goals of the 2006 Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act. The review deals primarily with the issue of … Read More
The former Alplaus, NY, post office was torn down this week, despite efforts by residents and town officials to save the historic structure. The Alplaus Fire Dist. No. 2, which owns the property next to the fire station on Alplaus Avenue, decided to demolish the century-old building, which fire commissioners determined was structurally unsound and would have needed more than $250,000 of work to … Read More
The fight appears over to save the neighborhood post office in Rio Nido, Calif., after U.S. Postal Regulatory Commissioners have deadlocked on closure last June of the century-old post office on Rio Nido Road. A deadline this week may mark the end of a Rio Nido community appeal of the sudden shutdown when postal officials said the tiny post office … Read More