Nebraska town fighting to keep post office open

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“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