The post office has been closed since it was damaged during Hurricane Irene.
Saturday, January 26
The Milltown Post Office will reopen its doors after being closed for more than a year following damages caused by Hurricane Irene. According to a press release from the office of Rep. Rush Holt, the post office will open its doors on Monday with a formal reopening ceremony. Holt and Milltown Mayor Eric Steeber, joined by officials from the USPS will reopen the office at 3 p.m. The post office closed after it was heavily damaged by flooding caused by Hurricane Irene. "On December 16, 2011, shortly after visiting the flood-damaged post office, Holt wrote to Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe requesting assurances that Milltown would retain a full postal retail facility," the release said. "The USPS provided such a commitment in May 2012 but…
The Post Office will reopen in it's previous location before finding a new, permanent location.
The following is a statement from U.S. Rep. Rush Holt. U.S. Rep. Rush Holt (NJ-12) announced today (Friday, Dec. 7), that the U.S. Postal Service will resume providing postal services at the existing Milltown Post Office facility, which has been closed since it was damaged last year in flooding from Hurricane Irene. The USPS has indicated that the Milltown Post Office will reopen by mid-February 2013, as soon as repairs are completed. Resuming service at the existing post office is an interim step toward establishing permanent postal services in Milltown. The USPS intends to relocate to a new Milltown facility in the future, and a public meeting will be scheduled to hear public feedback about the new facility’s location. The USPS …