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Post office extends hours for the holidays

Post offices across the state will be offering extended hours on weekends in December to offer customers more convenience.

Whether picking up a package, shipping holiday gifts, applying for a passport or purchasing packing suppliesUSPS wants to take some of the hectic out of your holiday chores.

The Portland Post Office will be open for all services from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sundays, December 9 and 16 and the Mobile Post Office at the Maine Mall will be open 7 days a week from December 6 through 21 from noon to 6 pm

The Bangor Post Office will be open Saturdays, December 8 and 15 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Post Offices in Auburn, Brunswick, Lewiston, Sanford, South Berwick, Waterville, Wells, Windham and Yarmouth will be open on Sundays, December 16 and 23, from 9-11 am for package pickups.

  USPS.com is an excellent resource for getting passport paperwork and locating other acceptance facilities across the nation.

The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations.

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