The countdown is on. There are only a few days left before Christmas and time is running out to get your cards and gifts in the mail.
The Dallas U.S. Postal Service mail processing center could soon be closing. A public meeting is being held Wednesday night to discuss the plan that would consolidate the Dallas operation with the mail processing center in Fort Worth.
The U.S. Postal Service said Tuesday it has lost $5.1 billion in the past year, pushing it closer to imminent default on a multibillion-dollar payment and to future bankruptcy.
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.
Could mail delivery be cut back to three days-a-week? That’s not under consideration right now, Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe said Wednesday. But it’s something that could happen in 15 to 20 years.