Friday, December 30, 2011

Happy New Year!

I'm looking forward to 2012 being a great year full of wonderful letterwriting activities!

Have a happy and safe New Year!

No U.S. Mail on Monday, Jan. 2

In honor of the New Year's holiday, the U.S. Postal Service has announced that there will be no mail service on Monday, Jan. 2. Additionally, mail should be deposited in blue collection mailboxes before noon for early pickup on Saturday, Dec. 31, New Year's Eve. If you have any questions, call your local postmaster.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

USPS delaying post office closings

According to a news release on the USPS website, the U.S. Postal Service, in response to a request made by multiple U.S. Senators, has agreed to delay the closing or consolidation of any post office or mail processing facility until May 15, 2012. 

A Reuters story on has more information, as does the Washington Post.

This may be good news for some post offices and the people who use them, or it could just be delaying the inevitable.
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