The U.S. Postal Service's plan to end delivery of mail on Saturdays doesn't have everyone's stamp of approval.
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The U.S. Postal Service announced it will end Saturday mail delivery by Aug. 1. Patch wants to know how will this affect you?
By Beth Lawton Calling the six-days-per-week mail delivery business model “no longer sustainable,” the U.S. Postal Service Wednesday morning announced it will eliminate Saturday delivery of mail by Aug. 1. Post offices will remain open Saturdays and package deliveries will occur on Saturdays, according to the U.S. Postal Service. According to the U.S. Postal Service, the reasons are continued economic struggles and the increasing use of the Internet for communications and bill paying by consumers. The U.S. Postal Service is also the only federal agency required to pre-fund health benefits for retirees, and those costs are escalating quickly. “Our current business model of delivering mail six days a week is no longer sustainable. We must …