Contract Post Office in Westbrookville, NY, closes with one day’s notice

Steve HutkinsBlog, News

The Westbrookville Contract Post Office issued a letter to their customers on Wednesday, June 28, announcing that the post office will be closing at the end of the business day on Thursday, June 29.  The notice has raised questions and concerns from customers and elected officials regarding the immediate closure. The residents of the hamlet of Westbrookville along Route 209 … Read More

Nebraska town fighting to keep post office open

SteveBlog, Slideshow

“It’s going to create extra expense and travel time . . . and this will make things even harder for the little business that we do have left in Abie. It’s kind of like a stab in the heart to a town like this.”

Downtown Alexandria, LA, post office to close


Downtown Alexandria, Louisiana, will soon be left without a post office. The Alexandria Downtown Post Office will cease operations on May 31. The branch is located at 515 Murray Street, inside the federal courthouse. According to a spokesperson from the U.S. Postal Service’s communications team, there will not be a new branch opening to take over services offered at the … Read More

Rio Nido, CA, Post Office closure surprises longtime customers

SteveBlog Postal customers were buzzing on Saturday over the sudden closing of the post office in Rio Nido, Calif., a small town near Santa Rosa.  (It’s a contract post office, so the Postal Service does not hold a public meeting or follow any of the other steps in a normal discontinuance process.)  “This is upsetting to all of us,” said … Read More