Bridgeport Man Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for Stolen Postal Money Order and Check Fraud Scheme

Bridgeport Man Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for Stolen Postal Money Order and Check Fraud Scheme

DOJ – 1/17/18 – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that BERNARD HARRIS, 33, of Bridgeport, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge Janet Bond Arterton in New Haven to 30 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for participating in two fraud schemes. According […]

Postal Service to Issue Priority Mail Express and Priority Mail Stamps Today

Postal Service to Issue Priority Mail Express and Priority Mail Stamps Today

  KANSAS CITY, MO — 1/21/18 – The U.S. Postal Service will issue the new $24.70 Priority Mail Express Sleeping Bear Dunes stamp and the $6.70 Byodo-In Temple Priority Mail stamp Sunday, Jan. 21. A special dedication ceremony will take place at Michigan’s Sleeping Bears Dunes National Lakeshore later in the year. A special dedication […]

Postal Service will be open for business during government shutdown

Postal Service will be open for business during government shutdown

January 20, 2018 USPS – Postal Service operations are not being interrupted during the current government shutdown, and all Post Offices remain open for business as usual. ?Because we are an independent entity that is funded through the sale of our products and services, and not by tax dollars, our services are not impacted by […]

Former Fitchburg, MA letter carrier, feeling stressed, fails to deliver 758 pieces

Former Fitchburg, MA letter carrier, feeling stressed, fails to deliver 758 pieces

Defendant took mail home rather than delivering it BOSTON – A former Fitchburg postal employee pleaded guilty today in federal court in Worcester to obstruction of mails. Stephen Lehto, 37, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor count of obstruction of mails. U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge David H. Hennessy scheduled sentencing for April 13, 2018. While […]

Video: Neighbors throw party for beloved postman, ‘Mr. Bill’

Video: Neighbors throw party for beloved postman, ‘Mr. Bill’

RIDGEWOOD — Hundreds of neighbors packed into the banquet hall of St. Elizabeth’s church. Presents were stacked up on a fold-out table. Cake was cut. A DJ blared Journey’s tale of working-class love, “Don’t Stop Believin’.” But no bride or groom were in sight. The man of the hour, Bill Olave. The occasion, a thank […]

Postal Price Changes Take Effect Jan. 21, 2018

Postal Price Changes Take Effect Jan. 21, 2018

Retail Associate Jeanne Ravarra serves a customer at the Honolulu Main Post Office recently. The Postal Service price changes that were approved last fall will take effect Sunday, Jan. 21. The changes will raise Mailing Services product prices approximately 1.9 percent, while most Shipping Services product prices will increase an average of 3.9 percent. The First-Class Mail […]

Newburgh, IN residents go days without mail service

Newburgh, IN residents go days without mail service

NEWBURGH, IN (WFIE) – The U.S. Post Office motto says neither snow nor rain nor heat will stop carriers from delivering your mail, but there is something keeping mailboxes empty in some Tri-State neighborhoods. Darlene Fischer lives in Newburgh. She said some of her neighbors still don’t have mail. Several people have been calling our […]

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