Postal Service Meets Your Stamp Needs for the Holidays and Special Occasions

Postal Service Meets Your Stamp Needs for the Holidays and Special Occasions

WASHINGTON — Whether you’re celebrating the holidays or other special occasions, the U.S. Postal Service offers a variety of Forever stamp to help make it memorable. “Writing greeting cards has been a cherished holiday family tradition since the 1800s,” said U.S. Postal Service Director of Stamp Services Mary-Anne Penner. “No matter what the occasion, we […]

Togolese National Sentenced for Mail Fraud

Togolese National Sentenced for Mail Fraud

Defendant transferred to ICE custody for deportation proceedings BOSTON – 11/30/17 – A Togolese national charged with mail fraud pleaded guilty and was sentenced today in federal court in Boston. Roukayatou Damerogo, 31, pleaded guilty to one count of theft of mail before U.S. District Court Judge Dennis F. Saylor IV, who then sentenced Damerogo […]

Alzheimer’s Semipostal Fundraising Stamp Dedicated

Alzheimer’s Semipostal Fundraising Stamp Dedicated

BALTIMORE — Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan dedicated a stamp today to fund research to help find a cure for one of the top 10 leading causes of death — Alzheimer’s. The first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony for the Alzheimer’s Semipostal Fundraising stamp took place at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore. Please share the news […]

Sneak a Peek at Your Holiday Greetings!

Sneak a Peek at Your Holiday Greetings!

WASHINGTON — USPS News 11/28/17 – Do you wait to see which co-workers, family members or friends send you holiday greeting cards before sending your own? Do you feel guilty about sending cards after-the-fact or worse — late? Well, stop feeling guilty.  Your procrastinating ends this holiday season. Thanks to the latest innovative feature now offered […]

Postal Inspectors offering mailing tips to secure your holiday shipments

Postal Inspectors offering mailing tips to secure your holiday shipments

USPS 11/22/17 – This holiday season the Postal Service looks forward to delivering a great deal of holiday cheer along with more than 15 billion mail pieces. Consumers trust the Postal Service to deliver secure and economical shipping options. The Postal Inspection Service, the federal law enforcement arm of the Postal Service, is working around-the-clock […]

Cyber Monday Shopping? The Postal Service is Ready to Deliver!

Cyber Monday Shopping? The Postal Service is Ready to Deliver!

WASHINGTON — Holiday mailing deadlines are fast approaching, and the United States Postal Service expects to deliver nearly 850 million packages between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day and more than 15 billion total pieces of mail this holiday season. Whether customers shop on Black Friday, Cyber Monday or both, they can relax knowing packages will […]

New Postage Rates Take Effect January 21

New Postage Rates Take Effect January 21

The changes include a 1-cent increase in the price of a First-Class Mail Forever stamp from 49 cents to 50 cents. The Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) has approved the price changes that USPS proposed in October. The changes will raise Mailing Services product prices approximately 1.9 percent, while most Shipping Services products will average a 3.9 percent […]