Where's my mail?: March 2007 Archives

Lake View resident Richard Eisenhardt sent me a letter to compliment his mail carrier and complain about the poor service at his neighborhood post office.
I had to laugh when the letter arrived crumpled, dirty and ripped inside a post office envelope that offered this apology, "Dear Valued Postal Customer ....

Post office sources told the Sun-Times that loads of mail postmarked in mid-February was delivered to local post offices on Monday to be sorted and delivered.

Did you get any old mail on Tuesday?

In-town, overnight mail delivery in Chicago is the worst in the nation. It's bad in almost every corner of the city. And a postal survey showed that only 77 percent of Chicago postal customers believe mail service is "excellent, very good or good." The national average for satisfied customers is 92 percent.

But which Chicago neighborhoods are suffering the most from the mail delivery?

Go ahead, post your mail "horror stories" here ...

Mark Konkol

Mark Konkol covers city neighborhoods for the Chicago Sun-Times. You can e-mail him or call (312) 321-2146.

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