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United States Postal Service to implement new postage rates

Within a week, the United States Postal *Service* will be implementing new postage rates.

Local mailroom braces for postal increases  Superior Telegram

Postal rate increases go into effect next week when the price of mailing a standard first-class letter switches Sunday from 50 cents to 55 cents. The move is part ...

Is There Mail Today? Martin Luther King Jr. Day USPS, Post Office Closed, No Delivery  Newsweek

The post office will be closed and there will be no deliveries on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

How is the United States Postal Service still running during a government shutdown  The Capital Journal

With the federal government shutdown, why is the United States Postal *Service* still operating?

Yes, there is a Santa — thanks to Postal Service  Santa Fe New Mexican

In December, my child sent a letter to Santa Claus, addressed to “North Pole.” She received a preprinted, gaily colored postcard from Santa that included a ...

Postal Service cancels test mail program for north Alaska  KTVA

The U.S. Postal *Service* has scrapped a pilot program that aimed to find cheaper ways to deliver goods and mail to northern Alaska communities.

12 Geeky Ways to Deliver Mail: U.S. Postal Service Technology Through the Ages  Popular Mechanics

Since the first Postmaster General was put in place in 1775, the USPS has changed its structure and delivery methods numerous times, thanks to war, economic ...

What you need to know about US Postal Service's 2019 price changes  USA TODAY

The Postal *Service* lost $3.9 billion in 2018, attributing the losses to drops in mail volume and the costs of pensions and health care. It marked the 12th year in a ...

Portland postal worker under investigation for hoarding, burning mail  Lansing State Journal

SUNFIELD TWP. — A Portland postal worker is under investigation for hoarding and burning mail, a spokesperson for the U.S. Postal *Service* Office of the ...

Postal Service asks Hoosiers to clear snow and ice to keep carriers safe  FOX 59 Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The U.S. Postal *Service* is asking Hoosiers to clear snow and ice from their sidewalks, stairs and mailboxes to keep carriers safe during ...

Retail and PO box services back this week after fire at Loring post office  Star Tribune

More than nine months after a significant fire, retail and counter services will resume this week at a post office station on the edge of downtown Minneapolis.

Lyons Postal Service resumes operations in Clinton  KWQC-TV6

CLINTON, Iowa (KWQC) - After a structural collapse in 2014, Lyons Postal *Service* will be reopening in Clinton, Iowa. The postal *service* will resume operations ...

Postal Service cancels test mail program for northern Alaska communities

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Postal *Service* has scrapped a pilot program that aimed to find cheaper ways to deliver goods and mail to northern ...

U.S. Postal Service truck stolen in Fresno, crashed minutes later

Fresno police are investigating the theft of a mail truck. Police said around 12 pm today, police got a call of man running across Shaw ave near Fresno State ...

Postal worker accused of hoarding mail  WILX-TV

Investigators made a surprising discovery at the United States Postal *Service* worker's home in Sunfield this past Saturday.

Park Slope Residents Take On Postal Service Over Parking Spots  CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – An ongoing battle between some residents in Brooklyn and their local post office has intensified and crossed over into vandalism.

Federal shutdown freezes lawsuit over Milwaukee Postal Service building  Milwaukee Business Journal

The ongoing lawsuit over the U.S. Postal *Service's* downtown Milwaukee building lease, and settlement talks to resolve the case, halted Wednesday because ...

United States Postal Service releases 'Year of the Boar' stamp  Tribune-Review

To celebrate Lunar New Year, the United States Postal *Service* is releasing a 2019 'Year of the Boar' Forever stamp, the 12th and final stamp in the Celebrating ...

Postal Service will keep open historic Kauai post office  West Hawaii Today

LIHUE — A historic post office on Kauai will remain open after the U.S. Postal *Service* reversed a decision to shut it down. The *service* had announced its ...

Why was the U.S. Postal Service at CES?  MarketWatch

As the U.S. government shutdown was about to become the longest on the record and many employees missed their paychecks Friday, U.S. Postal *Service* ...

'Tis the Season to Renew and Expand the US Postal Service  The Nation.

Threatened by Trump and the GOP with privatization schemes, the postal *service* is a treasure than must be saved.

Letter: Postal Service is an independent agency  Salt Lake Tribune

I've noticed over the years that a lot of people (e.g., Michelle Quist in her Jan. 10 column) have common misperceptions about the United States Postal *Service*.

Late absentee ballots spur push to change state law  Arkansas Online

Pulaski County is exploring measures, including a change in law, to improve the voting system after officials did not count 181 absentee ballots in the 2018 ...

Nigel E. Jeffries: Postal Service in trouble and Congress isn't helping  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Starting Jan. 27, the U.S. Postal *Service* will raise the price of stamps from 50 cents to 55 cents. That 5-cent increase is the largest in Postal *Service* history.

Damage to driveway of Memphis business caused by postal service trucks, owner says | FOX13  FOX13 Memphis

A man from Raleigh is filing a complaint with the United States Postal *Service* after he said workers have damaged his business' driveway by driving over it with ...

Forever Stamp Price Increases Are Biggest in US Postal Service History  NBC 7 San Diego

As the new year begins, the United States Postal *Service* is telling customers about changes in 2019 that could impact their mail. Starting Jan. 27, Forever stamp ...

Postal Service Asking For Public Help To Ensure Safe Mail Delivery  KTTS

The U.S. Postal *Service* is asking residents and businesses to keep their walkways and sidewalks clear of snow and ice after Missouri's weekend winter storm.

New Postal Service Business Model Creates Opportunity for Growth, Consolidation Among Private Mail Haulers  Transport Topics Online

A new distribution strategy by the U.S. Postal *Service* is forcing fundamental changes in the way private mail contractors operate and is leading to a surge in ...

Air conditioning may be mandated in Postal Service mail trucks  Daily Democrat

Six months after a mail carrier died in her truck on a searing day in the San Fernando Valley, Rep. Tony Cárdenas said he plans to introduce a bill in the coming ...

Driver of stolen Postal Service truck arrested after chase ends in crash, police say  Fox News

A suspect who allegedly stole a Postal *Service* truck in New Mexico on Wednesday found that she could be stopped by "spike strips" placed in the road and a ...

U.S. Postal Service Raising Cost Of Forever First-Class Stamps  CBS Philly

Follow CBSPHILLY Facebook Twitter. PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Prices at the post office are heading higher. The United States Postal *Service* is hiking the cost of ...

US Postal Service fined $150000 after heat-related death of LA mail carrier  Tribune-Review

LOS ANGELES -- The United States Postal *Service* is facing nearly $150000 in fines after the heat-related death of a Los Angeles mail carrier last summer.

California considering mandatory air conditioning in all U.S. Postal Service mail trucks  Chico Enterprise-Record

Six months after a mail carrier died in her truck on a searing day in the San Fernando Valley, Rep. Tony Cárdenas said he plans to introduce a bill in the coming ...

Postal Service stamps set to rise 5 cents  Reading Eagle

Nothing lasts forever — not even 50-cent postage stamps. The United States Postal *Service* announced that the cost of its Forever stamps will rise five cents ...

Gift card missing? Post Office mail carrier charged with stealing cash, cards  USA TODAY

LANSING, Mich. – A U.S. Postal *Service* employee working in suburban Lansing has been charged with stealing cash and gift cards from mail she was ...

Ed Vasicek: Can Postal Service, Amazon co-exist?  Kokomo Tribune

One of the strange things I noticed this year is postal deliveries on Sundays. Not mail deliveries, but packages from Amazon. Can't say I am crazy about this.

Postal Service investigating after mail boxes were broken into in Las Cruces  KFOX El Paso

Vandals in Las Cruces smashed open a neighborhood's cluster mailbox overnight. The incident occurred on Del West and Zachary Place, which is right off Del ...

Long Island Vietnam Vet Who Gave His Life To Save Platoon To Be Honored With U.S. Postal Service Stamp  CBS New York

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Fifty years ago, a Riverhead, Long Island native made the ultimate sacrifice, saving his platoon during the Vietnam War.

Postal service asks customers to clear snow to prevent delivery disruption  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

BELTON, Mo. -- Trudging through deep snow can be difficult for carriers walking door to door to deliver the mail. Still, the postal *service* managed to deliver 98 ...

Navarre teen collides with postal service vehicle  The Northwest Florida Daily News

ESCAMBIA COUNTY — A mailman suffered minor injuries after a Navarre teen hit the rear of a U.S. Postal *Service* vehicle Wednesday about noon.According to ...

Unbelievable! Man Sends His Cat to a Shelter Via The Postal Service!  One Green Planet

A man no longer wanted his cat, so he cruelly packed him up and sent him to a shelter via postal express *service*.

U.S. Postal Service 'Forever' stamp set for big price hike. Stock up now before deadline.

The increases - the biggest price jump since 1991 - take effect Jan. 27.

How did FedEx fare against UPS, U.S. Postal Service during the holidays?  The Commercial Appeal

FedEx was more likely to get 2018 holiday shipments on time to customers than in 2017, but rival UPS and the U.S. Postal *Service* fared better.

US Postal Service employee shot in Elk Grove Village, police say  WLS-TV

A U.S. Postal *Service* worker was shot in Elk Grove Village Monday evening, police said.

United States Postal Service raises mailing product prices in the new year

In the new year, the United States Postal *Service* will be raising mailing product prices, effective January 27, 2019.

Analysis | What You Need to Know as the U.S. Government Shutdown Nears a Record  Washington Post

The impasse over President Donald Trump's campaign promise to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border has now produced the longest U.S. government ...

Exclusive: 2 Daly City USPS employees allege sexual harassment  KGO-TV

Two Bay Area letter carriers allege they were sexually harassed at work.

Congressman to introduce bill requiring air conditioning in all U.S. Postal Service mail trucks  LA Daily News

Six months after a mail carrier died in her truck on a searing day in the San Fernando Valley, Rep. Tony Cárdenas said he plans to introduce a bill in the coming ...

Postal Service Official Tries to Answer Residents' Gripes  East Hampton Star

The Long Island district manager of the United States Postal *Service* has confirmed longstanding problems with customer *service* at the Montauk branch, but ...

Postal Service collection boxes burglarized in two towns

WILTON — United States Postal *Service* collection boxes were broken into overnight Saturday in at least two towns, according to police. Police said one of the ...

13 Investigates US Postal Service responds to rash of missing mail in west Las Vegas neighborhood  KTNV Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — LATEST: The United States Postal *Service* is responding after some neighbors reported missing mail near Russell Road and Buffalo ...

Whitesboro to get new post office, Postal Service says  Press of Atlantic City

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Whitesboro will get a new post office at a new location after going months without one, postal officials told community members ...

Editorial: Thank postal workers by expanding Postal Service

The United States Postal *Service* delivers for Americans all year round. But the vital role that the Postal *Service* plays in all of our lives is especially notable ...

Postal Service Asks Customers To Remove Snow and Ice  The Missourian

Freezing temperatures, snow and ice signal the start of the winter season throughout Missouri and Illinois. The U.S. Postal *Service* is asking customers to please ...

US Postal Service installing the 'Cadillac of Mailboxes' across northeast Queens to stop mail theft

Plans to replace regular blue mailboxes with high-security collection boxes are underway in the confines of the Bayside-based 111th Precinct. According to ...

Warren post office employee being investigated for mail theft  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Officials are investigating a Warren post office employee after piles of mail were never delivered. The investigation includes several areas in Warren.

Working Outdoors in the Bitter Cold

(WBRE/WYOU-TV) It is difficult enough running from your car to your workplace- but imagine if you had to spend the day outdoors working. The I-Team's Andy ...

Postal Service offers $10,000 reward to find suspects involved in mail thefts across the Central Valley  KFSN-TV

The Postal *Service* is offering a $10000 reward to help find the people responsible for a string of burglaries.

Former Postal Service employee sentenced for misappropriation of funds  WTAJ -

A former U.S. Postal *Service* employee was sentenced today after pleading guilty to misappropriation of postal funds.

Man Arrested In Attempted Rape Of US Postal Service Worker, Police Say  CBS Philly

Follow CBSPHILLY Facebook | Twitter. PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A man has been arrested after being accused of attempting to sexually assault a United States ...

Eugene Thomas Coakley, 86, Retired Raytheon and Postal Employee & Korean Veteran

FRAMINGHAM- Eugene Thomas Coakley , 86, a resident of Framingham since 1962, died peacefully Sunday January 20, 2019 at home. He was the beloved ...

Letter: Mahalo to US Postal Service and workers  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

I'd like to thank the U.S. Postal *Service* and its workers for their outstanding work over the holidays. Career and seasonal workers put in many extra hours of hard ...

Szafranski retires after 40 years with United States Postal Service  Coldwater Daily Reporter

COLDWATER — Tim Szafranski has been walking around Coldwater for 40 years. He's a letter carrier with the U.S. Postal *Service*. On Aug. 12, 1978 he started ...

A Royal gaffe: UK postal service issues 'Best of British' D-Day stamp featuring US troops 8500 miles away in the Pacific  Military Times

The United Kingdom's Royal Mail postal *service* launched a 2019 “Best of British” campaign Thursday to celebrate centuries of British history and ...

Postal Service's 'Operation Santa' delivers joy to families in need  KCRA Sacramento

For the past 28 years, the US Postal *Service* in Sacramento has helped Santa check a few families off his list with its “Operation Santa” project.

USPS worker electrocuted at Shannon Street post office  Monroe News Star

A United States Postal *Service* employee was electrocuted Tuesday at the post office on Shannon Street in Monroe.

Janice Rudmann: Seniors still waiting on the Postal Office after accident

On July 4th, a cluster mailbox was hit by a car on Ballast Way in Heritage Harbor and knocked to the ground. It turns out, no one really cares about the plight of ...

TSA, Postal Service, Smithsonians remain open amid partial government shutdown  FOX 5 Atlanta

Despite the partial government shutdown, there are still several operations that will continue to run in DC through the holidays.

Call Kurtis: Package Stuck In USPS Limbo Travels Over 6,000 Miles  CBS Sacramento

GREENVILLE, Calif. (CBS13) — A package that was mailed by a local woman should have taken just a few days to reach its destination, but instead took over ...

Fire closes Laurel post office lobby  Billings Gazette

A Thursday morning fire in the lobby of the Laurel post office has forced a temporary closure of the building's front office, but mail delivery won't be affected, ...

'Mailbox fishing' gang targets Morristown  Daily Record

Standard blue U.S. Postal *Service* collection boxes have been damaged or pried open at eight locations around town, according to Morristown police.

Congressman Al Lawson to meet with Tallahassee postmaster over mail delivery problems

The goal of the Jan. 25 meeting is to learn what's causing the volume of problems with delivery *service* in Tallahassee.

Postal office here bursting at the seams due to lack of staffing  Rio Rancho Observer

The one and only brick-and-mortar U.S. Postal *Service* in Rio Rancho is bursting at the seams.

Taiwan's modern postal service rooted in China, Japan  Kyodo News Plus

In March 2016, Taiwan notably celebrated the 120th anniversary of the establishment of postal services across the strait on mainland China. However, very few ...

Readers sound off about U.S. Postal Service, street-repair management and the importance of protecting consumer data  Tyler Morning Telegraph

EXPECTATIONS OF POSTAL *SERVICE*. The letter complaining about UPS delivery touched a nerve and has made me decide to speak out about our recent ...

43 Town Square in final phases

LIMA — The 43 Town Square project is in its final phase of construction, winding down a major renovation of the historic First National Bank and Trus.

Postal service, air travel, disaster assistance unaffected by government shutdown  Pacific Daily News

A federal shutdown went into effect Friday night in Washington, D.C. The effects on Guam will be minimal.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Closings  Greenville Daily Reflector

Monday, January 21, 2019. Following are closings for the Martin Luther King holiday weekend: □ City of Greenville offices: Closed today. □ GREAT buses: ...

Camera catches man stealing package off Wyandotte resident's porch  Southgate News Herald

Once again, a porch pirate has been caught on camera stealing a package.

Joint APS/Aripex stamp show Feb. 15-17 in Mesa, Ariz.  Linn's Stamp News

By Linn's Staff. A joint American Philatelic Society Ameristamp Expo and Aripex 2019 will take place Feb. 15-17 at the Mesa Convention Center, 263 N. Center ...

Media Advisory - Canada Post to unveil stamp honoring Albert Jackson  Benzinga

OTTAWA, Jan. 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada Post invites you to celebrate Black History Month by attending the stamp launch honoring Albert Jackson, thought to be ...

Height: Post Office's Strong Liquidity Makes Immediate Crisis, Changes Less Likely  Benzinga

Don't look for major changes to the postal *service* in the coming year, analysts from Height Securities say. The United States Postal *Service* does ...

What Is and Isn’t Affected by the Government Shutdown  The New York Times

Here's a look at what's running and what's not while Congress and President Trump negotiate over government funding.

Local group of families seeking help to get road paved  Manning Live

Gary Yarborough struggles each time he needs to leave his home to drive anywhere. The road he lives on has deep holes and ruts which have caused a great ...

Mundelein report details heavy security, no arrests during Catholic bishop retreat  Chicago Tribune

The weeklong retreat that brought hundreds of Roman Catholic bishops to the Mundelein Seminary was flagged by the FBI as an event worthy of resources.

In a month you'll wish the government shutdown were only as bad as today  The Denver Post

Officials from Washington to Wall Street are pondering nightmare scenarios if the partial U.S. government shutdown that is already the longest on record extends ...

Government shutdown 2018: How long will it last? Will I get mail?

As of Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, here are the answers to questions you might have about how the shutdown could affect you or your neighbor.

Package deal: Post Office keeps up with final delivery rush  Missoulian

Christmas Day couldn't come too soon for the “other” Santas.

US Fruit coils in rolls of 3,000 available beginning Jan. 27  Linn's Stamp News

By Michael Baadke. Four low-denomination Fruit series coil stamps are now being offered in a smaller roll size, according to a report published Jan. 17 by the ...

Shutdown Effects: Economic hardship far from D.C.  NBC News

WASHINGTON — For many Americans, the idea of a “government shutdown” brings to mind empty desks and hardship in Washington, D.C., but a month into ...

Stamp Price Increase 2019: USPS Stamp, Mail Rates Going Up in January  Newsweek

The New Year is almost here, which means its almost time for U.S. Postal *Service* stamps to get more expensive. The new price of first-class forever stamps will ...

Top Iowa Democrats oppose wholesale changes in absentee balloting  Radio Iowa

The top two Democratic leaders in the state legislature say they's open to considering changes to when Iowa voters may cast early or “absentee” ballots, but both ...

Forever stamps price going up; here's when, how much

Nothing lasts forever, not even 50-cent postage stamps. The U.S. Postal *Service* says the cost of its Forever stamp will rise five cents on Jan. 27 to 55 cents, ...

Post Office Downsizing in Scranton  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- A post office in Scranton is shrinking. Officials with the Postal *Service* say they are downsizing the office inside the federal building on North ...

What is German ambassador Kobler up to at Islamabad Post Office?  ARY NEWS

Germany's ambassador to Pakistan, Martin Kobler, who is known for his vibrant social media presence and his love for all the beautiful things Pakistan has to ...

Search Continues For Missing, Pregnant Chicago Postal Worker  NBC Chicago

107 days, 2,568 hours and still -- no sign of Kierra Coles. Coles' family, friends and coworkers are gathered Thursday with a renewed push for answers.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez vs. Wall Street: Lawmaker wins spot on powerful House committee  The Washington Post

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has secured a position on one of the House's most powerful committees, pitting the New York Democrat against the Wall Street ...

Parcelforce launches tracked next-day delivery service for large packages  Postal and Parcel Technology International

Parcelforce Worldwide has launched a new next-day tracked *service* for sending and receiving larger items. Customers can purchase express24large online ...

Lookout For This New Scam That could Infect Your Computer

Email scams are becoming more prevalent in the digital age.

Trump signs bill naming post office for Capt. Humayun Khan  CNN

President Donald Trump has signed a bill naming a post office for Capt. Humayun Khan, the slain soldier whose family Trump feuded with during the 2016 ...

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