Proposal To Close Hampden Mail Processing Facility Discussed 

A proposal to close the Hampden mail processing facility isn’t sitting well with local residents, and Wednesday night, people made sure their voices were heard.If was standing room only at a public meeting regarding the possible closure of the facility.The Postal Service says it would save almost $8 million dollars if the Hampden facility was to merge with the Southern Maine processing plant in Scarborough.While the move could save the postal service money, it would likely affect mail delivery.Wednesday night’s meeting was just to allow for public input.A final decision on the proposal will be made sometime in May.