Vaughan quickly backtracked on that statement Monday, emphasizing that nobody’s mail will be withheld.
Whitman said that not setting a deadline leaves the issue open-ended so the post office could come back at any time in the future and order curbside services.
The postmaster said the change is being pursued principally to help carriers, although he said it could save the post office money.
The latest letter states, “We are asking you to move the location of your box to help our carriers to perform their jobs more efficiently by driving more and walking less. This will reduce injuries and allow less stress on their bodies.”