After makeshift location closes, Vermont’s capital is left without a post office

Steve HutkinsBlog, News Montpelier’s post office has been operating out of temporary locations since July’s floods damaged the city’s federal building. The latest location, which consisted of postal trucks in a parking lot on River Street, closed Friday, leaving Montpelier without a post office entirely. “As the weather gets colder we’ve opted to close our temporary trailer operation and relocate PO Box customers to the … Read More

Maryland post office with ties to 1814 battle shuttered on Halloween

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Allen Abel for Linn’s Stamp News: It never is a joyous occasion when a United States post office is shuttered for good, but it is especially melancholy when the closure occurs in a tiny settlement that once played a part in turning back one of the most powerful armies in the world. There is not much in Fort Howard, Md., … Read More

USPS temporarily suspends retail operations at 2 Houston locations with ‘safety’ in mind

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KTRK: Heads up if you planned to stop at the post office — the United States Postal Service says it has temporarily suspended retail operations at two different locations in Houston. The Medical Center Post Office and the Greens North Post Office have been closed. Their addresses are: 7205 Almeda Road, Houston, Texas 77054 1530 Greensmark Drive, Houston, Texas 77067 … Read More

Officials, Public Demands USPS Re-Open Shuttered Sound Beach Post Office or Find a New Location

Steve HutkinsBlog, News Recently, Brookhaven Supervisor Ed Romaine, Deputy Supervisor Dan Panico and Councilwoman Jane Bonner held a press conference in Sound Beach, New York, calling for the United States Postal Service (USPS) to reopen the shuttered Sound Beach Post Office or find a new location within the zip code for a new facility. The post office was closed by USPS earlier … Read More

Town of Medway, MA, reels over abrupt closure of Main Street post office

Steve HutkinsNews The Medway Post Office at 115 Main Street closed on Aug. 31 without any official notice to regular mail customers. “I got a call from a resident who said the post office is closing at the end of the month,” said Medway Town Manager Michael Boynton in mid-August. “The situation is frustrating, and some of it doesn’t even make … Read More

Wheeler, IN, Post Office suspended due to building issues

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The Wheeler Post Office in rural Porter County has closed temporarily for building repairs. The U.S. Postal Service temporarily shuttered the post office in the older, two-story brick building at 305 Railroad Ave in Wheeler, an unincorporated town in Porter County just east of the Lake County line. It currently has no information on when the post office serving the largely … Read More

Post offices relocating over lease issues

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The Postal Service has announced plans to relocate the Olpe Post Office in Olpe, Kansas, the Pineville Post Office in Pineville, North Carolina, and the Benning Station Post Office in Washington, D.C. The Olpe office was “temporarily suspended” in May 2022 over a lease issue. The mayor said the Postal Service told him that it wanted to do a “de-post-ification,” and a cluster … Read More

Morrison, Tenn., post office suspended over lease issue

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Southern Standard: On Tuesday, the United States Postal Service announced the suspension of the Morrison Post Office as of May 20. Beginning May 22,  Morrison postal consumers are encouraged to use the Manchester Post Office at 1601 Hillsboro Blvd. or Smartt Post Office at 5174 Manchester Hwy. in Smartt. Morrison P.O. Box customers will keep their existing P.O. Box number … Read More