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Future of downtown Columbia post office in doubt

Future of downtown Columbia post office in doubt

Downtown Columbia may soon be without a post office. According to a U.S. Postal Service spokeswoman, the future of the post office in the American City Building is in doubt. "We are having issues with the lease renewal," said Yvette Singh, a spokeswoman for the Baltimore district of the USPS. According to Singh, options for alternative locations are scheduled to be discussed at a public meeting set for 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 5, at the Columbia Main Post Office, 6801 Oak Hall Lane. John DeWolf, senior vice president of Howard Hughes Corp., which owns the building, said the company would work with the USPS if they want to remain in the building. "There ought to be a...