Green Street post office in Gainesville, FL, will relocate


The relocation of the Green Street post office in Gainesville, FL, is “a done deal,” according to City Councilman Sam Couvillon. Couvillon said Wednesday night that city officials had received a letter from postal officials confirming that the post office would be moving. As to where or when, that remains unknown. “They won’t relocate it until they find a new … 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

New post office opens for business in Watford City, ND


Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night keeps the post office from doing its job, but now residents in Watford City, North Dakota, have a brand new spot to pick up their packages and letters. On Sept. 25, the Watford City Post Office opened for business at its new location, 1204 4th Ave. NE. The new facility … 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

Whitesboro, NJ, Post Office May Relocate


Cape May County Herald:  The rusting trailer sits in the parking lot adjacent to the Martin Luther King Community Center on West Main Street. The trailer is an unlikely home for a semi-independent federal agency. This one houses the United States Post Office for ZIP code 08252. Whitesboro, New Jersey, is an enclave of about 2,200 individuals on 3.6-square miles … Read More

Downtown post office in Grand Island, Neb., could close by Memorial Day


Grand Island Independent: Postal operations in Grand Island, Neb., may shift from the main post office downtown to the facility at 3835 Old Potash Highway by the end of May. Postal employees are tentatively shooting for Memorial Day weekend to make the move. The U.S. Postal Service announced last year that it plans to abandon the main post office by … Read More

Postal Service finalizes decision to relocate downtown post office in Muskogee, OK


Stillwater News Press: U.S. Postal Service officials issued a final decision to relocate its downtown retail service center in Muskogee, Oklahoma. In a letter dated Jan. 31, officials said the post office will move from its West Okmulgee Avenue location to a suite at Arrowhead Mall. The planned relocation — a process that was made public in July 2015 — was … Read More

USPS considers relocation of Green Street post office in Gainesville, FL


With the U.S. Postal Service considering a move from its Green Street location in Gainesville, Florida, Brenau University officials on Tuesday publicly declared their interest in the property. “We have long coveted that space,” Brenau President Ed Schrader said during a public hearing on the proposed post office relocation. “We would love to move students into that facility, primarily for … Read More

USPS to close historic post office in Lihue, Hawaii, and sell the building


The Garden Island: The historic Rice Street post office in Lihue, Hawaii, will be closing its doors. The U.S. Postal Service made the announcement Friday, after it spent nearly a year considering the decision. They did not give a date of the closure. “It’s a shame, but I can see why they’re doing it, especially with the parking,” said Karen … Read More

USPS to move post office out of historic Federal Building in Scranton, PA


The Times-Tribune: The United States Postal Service will hold a public meeting next month about its plan to move the post office from the William J. Nealon Federal Building in downtown Scranton to an as-yet-undetermined, smaller location nearby, a postal official said Friday. The post office at the Federal Building, 235 N. Washington Ave. at Linden Street, has about 10,000 … Read More

Mahwah, NJ, post office staying downtown – for now

SteveBlog A controversial proposal to move the main post office in Mahwah, NJ, to an annex outside the center of town has been scrapped, according to postal officials. Kurtis Bullard, a U.S. Postal Service real estate specialist, said the agency abandoned a plan to relocate to the annex post office on Industrial Avenue for “financial reasons.” Upgrading the annex to provide delivery and counter service would have cost around $600,000, he said. In June, postal service officials had proposed moving operations … Read More

Letters could save historic Lihue post office

SteveBlog The potential relocation of the Rice Street post office in Lihue, Hawaii, to the carrier annex by the airport is still up in the air. And, representatives from the U.S. Postal Service met for two hours with about 25 people at the Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall Wednesday to clarify misinformation shared at the last public meeting in April. … Read More

Could the downtown Grand Rapids, MI, post office finally be moving?


For years Grand Rapids city leaders have tried to negotiate a way to pry prime property from the United States Postal Service (USPS) in the downtown area. It hasn’t worked. But now, multiple sources are telling WZZM 13 new discussions are underway between Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss and the federal government to try to make a deal for the … Read More

Push to save – and rename – Richmond post office continues


Richmond Standard: The U.S. Postal Service’s recent announcement that it will sell the historic Main Post Office building at 1025 Nevin Ave in Richmond, Calif. has not slowed Congressman Mark DeSaulnier’s attempt to rename the 1938-built structure after a former Richmond postmaster. “Mark will continue to push for the passage of the renaming legislation in tandem with his efforts to … Read More

Meeting scheduled on USPS plans to “relocate” and sell historic Lihue, Hawaii post office

SteveBlog United States Postal Service representatives will return to Kauai on Oct. 11 to bring the community up to speed on the potential relocation of the Lihue post office. The meeting is set for 5 p.m. at War Memorial Convention Hall, and USPS real estate specialist Greg Shelton will be there to answer questions. The Rice Street post office’s … Read More