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You won’t notice change, Postal Service says of automated sorting

karenb@lakevillejournal.com

The United States Postal Service plans to accelerate its use of automated letter sorting equipment — the type that scans addresses by machine eye. The Postal Service says no one beyond the post office should notice anything different come April. Mail destined for addresses in the Northwest Corner will be sorted at a Springfield, Mass., facility that can process 36,000 letters an hour.

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