Downtown businesses in Bowling Green, Kentucky, react to moving of US Post Office


WBKO: Businesses in downtown Bowling Green, Kentucky, reacted to the possibility that the downtown branch of the US Postal Service may be moving out of the area. The Postal Service says they plan on moving that branch as close to the current location as possible. It currently serves a number of people every day. “Our business uses it every day,” says … Read More

Finksburg MD post office will move


Carroll County Times: The Finksburg, Maryland, post office will move, but its new home hasn’t been decided upon.  In a news release distributed this week, the U.S. Postal Service announced its decision to relocate the Finksburg post office, but said a new site has not yet been determined.At an August community meeting on a possible relocation of the office, Richard … Read More

Philly once had two great post offices. Soon, it will have none.

SteveBlog Sure, the lines in the marble-paneled post office at Ninth and Market moved at a glacial pace. Sure, the clerks were often uncommunicative and even surly. But what did it matter when there was so much architectural plenty to keep your eyes sated for the entire wait? Philly once had two great post offices. Soon, it will have none. … Read More

Public meeting scheduled on relocation of Finksburg, MD post office


Carroll County Times: A public meeting is scheduled for later this month to discuss the future of  post office in Finksburg, Maryland.  The office, currently at 2999 Dede Road, is being considered for a relocation project, according to a news release from the Baltimore District of the U.S. Postal Service. The Postal Service is in the midst of a nationwide … Read More

Post office relocation plans for Hendersonville, NC


According to WLOS, the Postal Service is planning to close the main post office on Fifth Avenue in Hendersonville, N.C., and relocate retail services to a smaller facility.  A public meeting is scheduled for Thursday, July 7. The Postal Service has been leasing the current location since 1966, which means the building is more than fifty years old and eligible for … Read More

Tuolumne, CA post office may relocate


Union Democrat: Residents of Tuolumne, California, say they want the post office to stay close to downtown if it has to move when its lease expires in May 2017.  About 30 locals attended a public meeting Wednesday to talk about possible places the post office could move if it’s lease isn’t renewed.  Those attending included residents, business owners, veterans, fire … Read More

Comments sought on relocation of South Park post office in Alexandria, LA


USA Today: The Postal Service is seeking public comments about the possible relocation of the South Park Postal Station, which is currently located at 3401 Government St. in Alexandria, Louisiana.  A possible new site has not yet been determined.  A Postal Service official will talk about the possible relocation during the Alexandria City Council’s meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, May … Read More

San Francisco’s Tenderloin post office to relocate


San Francisco Examiner: Services at a post office in San Francisco’s Tenderloin that is relied on by many homeless or low-income residents will be relocated effective Monday.  The P.O. Box and general delivery service at 101 Hyde St. will be moved to other locations ahead of the construction of an eight-story, mixed-use building that’s been proposed at the site, U.S. … Read More

Postal Service will sell Ellicott Street site in Buffalo


Buffalo Business First: The U.S. Postal Service will follow through on a plan to sell its Ellicott Station building in downtown Buffalo, the agency confirmed Friday.  USPS indicated in late January that it was exploring a sale of the post office branch at 701 Washington Street, while moving to a smaller footprint in the same area for Post Office Box and … Read More

Postal Service proposing relocation of Pooler GA Post Office

SteveBlog For more than 40 years, the Pooler Post Office has sat on the corner of U.S. 80 and Pinewood Drive [in Pooler, GA]. Initially a good size for the surrounding city, the post office has become more than inconvenient as Pooler’s population has exploded to more than 20,000 people.Parking on-site is limited. Lines can be frustratingly long. Pooler Mayor Mike … Read More

Civic Center Post Office in San Francisco to Relocate


Hoodline: After years of complaints about the squalid conditions of the Civic Center Post Office at Hyde and Golden Gate in San Francisco, USPS has finally set a date for its relocation.Starting April 25th, those who rent postboxes at the soon-to-be-demolished 101 Hyde will begin receiving their mail at Fox Plaza (1390 Market St.) USPS is relocating the existing postboxes the previous day; no … Read More

Downtown Madison, WI post office headed for relocation


The Postal Service is planning to relocate the current Madison Capital Station Post Office, located at 215 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, in Madison, Wisconsin, to a yet-to be-determined location within the same ZIP Code and service area.  The post office is currently located in the City-County Building in the heart of the city.  There will be a meeting about … Read More

Postal Service plans to close Washington St PO in Buffalo


The U.S. Post Office is planning to close the Ellicott Station post office on Washington Street in Buffalo, sell the building, and move retail services to a smaller, leased location.  Representatives of the Postal Service will present a proposal at the Common Council Chambers at Niagara Square on January 26.  The Washington Street facility was built in 1978, but the Postal … Read More

Downtown Lee Summit MO post office closing, reopening in annex


Signs at the Lee Summit, MO, post office confirm what residents have been expecting.  The downtown post office is closing and being "relocated" to an inconveniently located carrier annex on the outskirts of town.  “It’s disappointing the postal office is being taken away from downtown and moved to an inconvenient location for many residents of Lee’s Summit,” District 1 Councilman … Read More

Another post office in Houston earmarked for relocation and disposal


The Postal Service hasn’t discontinued many post offices over the past couple of years, but it has closed some for emergency suspensions, and it has also relocated several others.  In some cases, the Postal Service relocated from one leased property to another, moving to a smaller space where the rent was cheaper.  In other cases, the Postal Service moved out … Read More