Letter: Change to Post Office mailboxes a sign of the times 

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To the editor,

Once again one of the usual routine things we have been used to doing has had to be changed.

The U.S. Post Office mailboxes are being changed so that the mail slot is very thin. My understanding is this needs to be done because garbage was being put into the old type of mailboxes and some people were trying to steal mail out of these mailboxes.

No more able to stay in our vehicles to send mail out. We need to get out of vehicles to do this.

So it goes where a handshake made a deal, shoes now need to be removed at airports, the doors of our homes and vehicles need to be locked, and we no longer pick up hitchhikers.

These were the “good old days.”

Mae Fay

Naugatuck