The Postal Service has so far experienced only minor operational impacts, but nearly 60 post offices have been temporarily suspended.
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
Metrowest Daily News: The Ashland, MA Post Office has suspended its downtown operations indefinitely, citing repairs that need to be made in the 205 Main St. building, but not specifying whether those repairs are connected to mold found in the basement level early last month. Effective Thursday, all postal employees who work in the Ashland Post Office will be moved … Read More
Norfolk Daily News: A town hall meeting Tuesday night at the Snyder Auditorium included plans for mail delivery following the lock down of the Post Office in Snyder, Nebraska, a week ago as the building was ruled unsafe. “At this time we are not in the process of closing post offices,” said Dawn Bayer, manager of post office operations from … Read More
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
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
Kingston Daily Freeman: Operations at the Boiceville, New York, Post Office will be suspended at the end of Saturday because of “environmental concerns,” the U.S. Postal Service said Friday. Boiceville postal operations will move to the Shokan Post Office, about 5 miles away, starting Monday. Both post offices are on state Route 28 within the town of Olive. The Postal … Read More