POSTAL NEWS

In letter, new PMG DeJoy praises employees

In letter, new PMG DeJoy praises employees

In his first letter to USPS employees, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy expresses his pride in their service to the American people and his eagerness to work with them to secure the organization’s future ...

Law expands use of flexible spending accounts

The federal government is allowing expanded use of flexible spending accounts under a new law designed to help people during the national economic downturn.

Man sentenced to probation in mail truck crash that injured carrier

The collision ejected a mail carrier from the mail truck onto the road, seriously injuring the 55-year-old carrier, who suffered a life-threatening head injury, including a skull fracture and four broken ribs, according to police.

USPS seeking help finding suspects connected to arson at 2 offices

Minnehaha and Lake Street offices intentionally set on fire May 28-30 after George Floyd's death

Postal worker found dead on work route in Portsmouth

Investigators say this appears to be a natural death after learning that the worker had a medical condition. No foul play is suspected.

Fire Department responds to mail truck incident caused by faulty wiring

Fort Dodge firefighters quickly responded to a report of a USPS mail truck on fire in the 1300 block of 28th Avenue North early Friday afternoon.

Bill Gicker Jr. named director of Stamp Services

The Postal Service has named Bill Gicker Jr. director of Stamp Services, a department that produces more than 14 billion stamps and generates an estimated $4.5 billion in revenue each year.

Fruits and Vegetables stamps ceremony cancelled

The Postal Service has canceled the dedication ceremony for the Fruits and Vegetables stamps, originally scheduled for July 17 in Charleston, WV.

USPS distributing face coverings to all employees

The Postal Service is providing all employees with new face coverings, part of the organization’s effort to ensure their safety and well-being during the coronavirus pandemic.

The Postal Service: An Essential Building Block

Do you know you can’t spell “essential services” without “Postal Service?” Okay, actually you can, but we are kicking off this blog series by looking at the important role the Postal Service has played providing essential services to our nation.

Coronavirus has put the USPS on the brink of extinction. Will anybody save it?

Think of the USPS as the mortar that holds the U.S. together by performing a simple, invaluable task: delivering mail.

Jeanerette residents call for mural depicting slavery in city’s post office to be covered up

JEANERETTE, La. (KLFY) — Some Jeanerette residents say they want a mural depicting slavery in the city’s post office covered up.

The Thompson Submachine Gun: Made for the U.S. Postal Service?

The first U.S. government customer was actually the United States Postal Inspection Service and the weapon was carried by agents to protect mail on trains and in trucks.

The spotlight is on two images in Natick that some believe are racially insensitive

NATICK – Inside the Natick Post Office is a mural painted on a wall where customers wait in line to mail their packages.
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