I found the attached letter [BELOW] in my PO box yesterday, Saturday, April 8, 2017. East End station is closing indefinitely due to “Safety issues[sic] . . . .”
That closing is effective immediately, as the post office will not be open Monday according to the letter.
No plans are made to reopen, and the letter leaves a permanent close as one possiblity. Those with a PO Box can apparently wait in line to pick up their mail from a mobile postal unit for some unscpecified period. And it directs the reader to investigate getting a new box at Montrose, which will require paying another rental fee for that Montrose box.
Sounds like the actions of some manager who wants the post office to close and structured it to avoid public push back. Delivery on Friday for an office closed the next business day. Some unspecified safety issue provided as the reason, perhaps hoping local residents who depend on that post office cannot challenge safety as a reason to close.
The location has faced closure as recently as 2011. The property and building was purchased by East End Station LLC, connected to Josh Bilder, in 2015.
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