Contact Us
Make My Homepage

Fate Of Downtown Post Office Still Unknown

TSM – USPS Real Estate Specialist Joseph Mulvey addressing the City Council

The future of the Downtown New Bedford Post Office is still uncertain after last night’s public hearing.

During the Appointments & Breifings meeting, the United States Postal Service informed the public and city councilors about their proposals for the historic building.

Council members and the public all spoke in opposition to relocate the post office.

Former mayor Scott Lang says the building is a key part of downtown and needs to be preserved…

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Postal officials say if the Pleasent St. building is closed, a smaller retail office would be put in a new location downtown and all delivery operations would move to the Mt. Pleasent St. location.

The Postal Service says no changes are expected for at least a year and a half.

The City Council went on record last night, unannimously opposed to the closure or relocation of the city’s main post office.

Best of WBSM

Recommended for You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for 1420 Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive 1420 Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.