Weems post office to return

by Audrey Thomasson

WASHINGTON, DC—The U.S. Postal Service recently announced it will re-establish a facility in Weems as soon as it can find a suitable site “as close as reasonably possible to the former location.”

According to vice president of facilities Tom Samra, the postal service suspended its Weems operations because its landlord declined to extend a lease. Service was transferred to the Irvington location.

“The postal service properly considered community input,” Samra wrote in a July 25 letter to supervisors announcing the decision. 

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