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Government Postal Delivery

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  • Catonsville postman accused in theft of 20,000 pieces of mail

    Catonsville postman accused in theft of 20,000 pieces of mail
    Veteran mailman Jeffrey L. Shipley turned his apartment into a repository of pilfered postage, authorities say, as he took letters, magazines, Netflix videos and even a Mother's Day card from the homes on his route. Shipley, who worked at a Postal...
  • Dogs go postal on letter carriers! Houston becomes dog-bite capital

    Dogs go postal on letter carriers! Houston becomes dog-bite capital
    Houston has jumped to the No. 1 most dangerous city in the nation when it comes to dogs biting postal workers. Last year, dogs attacked 5,581 postal employees. Houston wrested the top spot from Los Angeles, which fell to No. 2 in the latest standings....
  • Los Angeles ranks No. 2 in dog attacks on U.S. postal workers

    Los Angeles ranks No. 2 in dog attacks on U.S. postal workers
    Working as a U.S. postal worker can be risky, especially in Los Angeles, where dog attacks rank second highest in the nation, according to a report out this week. Houston only slightly beat out Los Angeles for the top spot on a list complied by the U.S....
  • Staples, USPS end program to set up mini-post offices in stores

    Staples Inc. said it will end a pilot program with the U.S. Postal Service to set up mini-post offices in the company's retail outlets, after several protests outside the stores. Postal workers have protested the program for months, objecting to...
  • Netflix cuts costs by ending Saturday DVD shipments

    Netflix has quietly stopped sending Saturday shipments to customers of its DVD subscription service, a move that could save the company 10% annually on shipping costs, one analyst estimates. Last year the U.S. Postal Service considered ending Saturday...
  • Kevin Hunt: Where's My Mail? She Blames USPS For Change-Of-Address Changeup

    Kevin Hunt: Where's My Mail? She Blames USPS For Change-Of-Address Changeup
    A change-of-address form at the local post office and missing mail left a Groton woman wondering, "Is It Just Me?" (She must have known that no question is too small for The Bottom Line.) Q: "I moved from an old house in Old Lyme to a condo in Groton...
  • Postal Service Raising Fees For P.O. Boxes In Connecticut

    WASHINGTON —The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service will raise fees on thousands of post office boxes rented to individuals and businesses in Connecticut, starting next month. The U.S. Postal Service, in a notice that will be posted in the Federal...
  • From the Boathouse: Flag rules: First, don't call it Old Glory

    Ahoy! Flag Day is here, so I want to remind boaters that a little etiquette is in order. The procedures for flying the various types on flags on a boat are many, so I will briefly explain the display of the U.S. Ensign. Once you board a vessel, you...
  • Rep. Duckworth takes aim at Congressional 'franked' mail

     Rep. Duckworth takes aim at Congressional 'franked' mail
    WASHINGTON—U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth wants to end a congressional perk: “franked” mail. The “franking” privilege lets lawmakers send mail to constituents with their signatures in the place of postage stamps, though the cost...
  • Postal mailbox ultimatum delivers empty threat

     Postal mailbox ultimatum delivers empty threat
    At the end of last week, my Northwest Side neighbors and I were buzzing about the mailbox ultimatum our postal carrier had delivered. On a signed, photocopied United States Postal Service Form 1507, the handwritten note said that "per the new USPS...
  • Officials Say Reduced Hours Coming For Poquonock Post Office

    Officials Say Reduced Hours Coming For Poquonock Post Office
    WINDSOR — About 24 Poquonock residents met with postal officials Wednesday to learn the results of a recent survey and discuss the future of their village post office. The U.S. Postal Service had sought comments from its Poquonock customers...