Search for new post office behind schedule in Foster City, Calif.


Daily Journal: After the post office in Foster City, Calif., was forced to close in January, city officials are urging the U.S. Postal Service to speed up the process of opening a new one, and in the meantime find a temporary location. “I have concerns about how a prolonged closure of the post office in Foster City will inconvenience our … Read More

USPS says Cincinnati, IA, will get new post office


The Postal Service is relocating its retail operation in Cincinnati, Iowa, to a yet-to-be-determined location due to structural and safety concerns.  The United States Postal Service closed down its post office on 107 S. Liberty in Cincinnati last year under an emergency order. The Postal Service says its goal is to select a new customer service location as close to … Read More

After several months, temporary post office opens in Cadiz, Ohio


WTOV9Fox: The former post office site in Cadiz, Ohio, has been closed since October due to concerns of the building’s foundation. There’s no word yet on plans for a permanent replacement. A temporary post office site along Peppard Avenue opened its doors Monday. The short-term post office will hold regular weekday hours from 8:30 to 5 every day, with Saturday … Read More

Welton, IA, Post Office operations suspended due to building issue


KWQC: Postal officials say the Welton, Iowa, Post Office, 502 Main Street, was temporarily closed due to building issues. There is no timetable to reopen at this time. Officials did not go into details about the issues. All postal operations have been relocated to the Dewitt Post Office, 618 9th St, DeWitt. Post Office Box customers will be provided delivery … Read More

Rolling Meadows, IL, tries to get post office to come back


Daily Herald: Nearly six years after the Rolling Meadows, Ill., post office closed, residents and local officials are trying to get it back. Mayor Len Prejna is working with the offices of U.S. Reps. Raja Krishnamoorthi of Schaumburg and Peter Roskam of Wheaton to lobby U.S. Postmaster General Megan Brennan. Dave Whitney, a community volunteer and member of the city’s … Read More

Post office in Temple, ME, closing March 24 over lease issue


Sun Journal: The Temple, Maine, post office will close March 24 at the end of the business day, because the building owner is terminating the lease March 31, U.S. Postal Service communications specialist Steve Doherty said. “We have been actively looking for a new location within Temple and are optimistic about having something in place by that time,” Doherty said. If not, residents … Read More

Post Office discontinuances and suspensions: A decade in review

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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

Retail service temporarily suspended at Milan Station PO in Richmond, VA


13NewsNow: Retail services have been suspended at the Milan Station Post Office in Norfolk, Virginia, on Wednesday. The Postal Service is working with the landlord to reopen the building located at 3800 Colley Avenue as soon as possible. Delivery services will not be impacted. Until service can be restored, customers can pick up their Post Office Box mail at Norfolk … Read More

USPS is mum on plans to reopen Zanoni, MO, post office


Ozark County Times: Thursday, Feb. 8, was the deadline for area residents to submit proposals and offers for a site to be leased for the Zanoni, MO, post office “alternate quarters” being proposed by the U.S. Postal Service. But USPS personnel involved with the matter declined to provide any information about the USPS plan Monday. USPS real estate specialist Vic … Read More

Reasnor, Iowa, post office closed for emergency suspension


The Postal Service announced Wednesday what it’s calling a temporary closure of the post office in Reasnor, Iowa, but the Postal Service said there is no timetable to reopen the location.  In a press release, the postal service said all postal operations at the Reasnor office will be relocated to the U.S. Post Office in Monroe at 117 W. Marion … Read More

USPS says it’s continuing search for new post office site in Zanoni, MO


U.S. Postal Service real estate specialist Vee Spikes told the Times Monday that he had no new information related to the $270,000 post office USPS proposes to open later this year in Zanoni, MO. He referred future media inquiries to USPS strategic communications specialist Stacy St. John in Kansas City, who told the Times in a two-sentence email what was … Read More

Zanoni, MO, post office to reopen in pricey new alternate quarters


The U.S. Postal Service plans to spend approximately $270,000 to $280,000 to reopen a post office facility in the area of Zanoni, MO, USPS real estate specialist Vee Spikes said Monday at a meeting held at the Gainesville post office. The new facility will be open two hours a day during the week and four hours on Saturday, operated by … Read More

USPS reopens historic post office in Pulaski, VA


After being closed for five months, the post office in downtown Pulaski, Virginia, is open for business. The historic 1917 building closed in July due to safety concerns following an Osha investigation into mold. People who live in the area had less than 24 hours notice that they would have to travel 7 miles to the nearest post office in … Read More

Slovan, PA, post office closed indefinitely


The U.S. Postal Service indefinitely closed the post office in Slovan, Penn., and is sending customers to Burgettstown in the meantime. USPS spokesman Tad Kelley said the change will be in effect “while assessments are made to the condition of the building,” which is on Route 18 in Smith Township. Because of “conditions that require corrective measures, and for the … Read More

Rumors Abound of Jacksonville, NY, Post Office Closing

SteveBlog The Jacksonville, NY, Post Office is a small, unassuming building that you wouldn’t know was there until it was pointed out to you. But to many neighbors in Jacksonville it is a community cornerstone. Recently, rumors have begun to spread that the post office will soon be closing its doors, and residents are worried about the impact this might … Read More