RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Community members are speaking out about a post office that was suddenly closed in Richmond's East End. The comments are ranging from "good riddance" to "this is a huge inconvenience."
There have been talks for years about the 25th Street United States Post Office in Church Hill closing, and now it's official, at least for the time being.
According to a note in front of the post office, they had to close their doors due to safety issues. The note also says that mail service should not be impacted.
For those who use a P.O. Box, mail will be at a mobile unit, which is right outside of the now closed post office.
Congressman Donald McEachin issued a response to the post office closure:
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