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City Council Wants Update on Downtown Post Office Closure

The U.S. Postal Service is poised to shutter the downtown post office for good, and that’s not sitting well with At-Large City Councilor Naomi Carney. Carney said it makes no sense that the post office will be moved out of downtown …

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Carney and several other councilors asked for the postal service to attend an upcoming committee meeting to update the council about when the post office will be closed and where its services will be moved. Carney said it’s difficult to image something else taking up residence in the Pleasant Street structure …

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The postal service has described the 1915 Classical Revival structure as too expensive to operate and maintain.

New Bedford Downtown Post Office
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