WASHINGTON - The Postal Service is considering closing more than 1 in 10 of its retail outlets.The financially-troubled agency announced Tuesday that it will study 3,653 local offices, branches and stations for possible closing. But many of those may be replaced by Village Post Offices in which postal services are offered in local stores, libraries or government offices.
Post Office Considers Closing One in 10 of Its Retail Outlets: ; the Postal Service Lost $8 Billion Last Year From Its 31,871 Outlets
"It's no secret that the Postal Service is looking to change the way we do a lot of things," Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe said at a briefing. "We do feel that we are still relevant to the American public...