of the many problems Michigan’s non-stop snowfall is causing is with mail
delivery.As WGVU’s David Moore reports,
this is a challenging time for the U.S. Postal Service as well as for
the “Neither rain nor snow nor heat nor gloom of night” motto still holds, even
the post office needs a little help sometimes.
This may sound all too familiar if you live on a rural or suburban
route, where the carrier uses a vehicle and deposits letters in a curbside box.
The problem---growing mounds of snow that make it impossible for the carrier to
reach out at arms length to deliver.
The solution, while it may not be
especially palatable-you have to get the snow out of the way.
U.S.P.S Greater Michigan
Media Relations spokepersosn Sabrina Todd tells WGVU that likely means clearing
out an arc shape so the jeep or vehicle can get in and out without getting
And Todd reminds us that using a
vacation hold is a no-no unless you actually are on vacation.
One option though, until some of that stuff
melts, is a temporary box rental at your local post office.Of course, you still have to venture out to
pick up your mail. ListenDownload
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