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  • Proposed Postal Service cuts could end overnight mail delivery

    Proposed Postal Service cuts could end overnight mail delivery
    The U.S. Postal Service is seeking to slow down its delivery rate, the agency announced Monday, in an effort to help save $2.1 billion a year and fend off possible bankruptcy. The proposed plan, which would go into effect next spring, would relax...
  • Something to say about the U.S. Postal Service's cuts ...

    Something to say about the U.S. Postal Service's cuts ...
    People had a lot to say on Monday, when the U.S. Postal Service announced that steep declines in revenue and the fewer number of parcels mailed meant they'll need to cut back service. Starting in 2012, that birthday card you send across town to grandma...
  • FedEx predicts busiest shipping day in its history

    FedEx predicts busiest shipping day in its history
    On a day expected to be the busiest in FedEx's 40-year history, Diane Maleski got to work extra early — at 4:30 a.m. That was long before the first trucks arrived from the airport bearing parcels that would be piled onto conveyor belts, sorted by...
  • The Walters puts its own stamp on Christmas

    The Walters puts its own stamp on Christmas
    The Walters Art Museum has been putting its stamp on the nation for more than 77 years — but never in quite the way that it's doing this holiday season. The museum's "Madonna of the Candelabra," a painting by Raphael with a romantic past, has...
  • The Postal Service should focus on delivering mail, not packages

    Ever since Congress stupidly decided to make the U.S. Postal Service a quasi-private entity, the organization has been going steadily downhill. The arrangement has grossly inflated the ranks of upper and mid-level management, people who have nothing to do...
  • Piece of Mind: In praise of our zippy number

    Piece of Mind: In praise of our zippy number
    On July 1, 1963 a new mail coding system, the Zoning Improvement Plan, was launched by U.S. Postmaster General J. Edward Day. La Caņada, approximately 15 years before it was incorporated as the city of La Caņada Flintridge, was assigned the ZIP code...
  • Feds investigating stolen post office boxes

    Feds investigating stolen post office boxes
    Federal officials are investigating the theft of four 200-pound mailboxes that were bolted into concrete slabs in Glendale, Burbank and Pacoima in less than a week. Authorities have no suspects and no way to tell how many customers were affected or...
  • Postal Service studying closure of 14 area offices

    Postal Service studying closure of 14 area offices
    The U.S. Postal Service is studying whether to close 14 Chicago-area post offices, a spokesman said. The Postal Service will study customer traffic and the accessibility to postal services in the vicinity -- many stores and banks offer USPS services...
  • For some communities, post office could disappear

    For some communities, post office could disappear
    Edward Tarter, stopping in at the Harford Road post office in Baltimore, was aghast to hear Wednesday that it might shut down. He understands that the U.S. Postal Service — which is eyeing one in 10 of its locations nationwide for possible...
  • Reducing postal service is not the answer

    Reducing postal service is not the answer
    Few institutions touch more Americans than the U.S. Postal Service, whose role is spelled out in the Constitution and which delivers to 150 million homes and businesses six days a week. Letter carriers get to know our communities, occasionally saving...
  • Offer of free Clarksville property may not bring back post office

    The future of a Clarksville post office location remains unclear, despite an offer from Howard County of rent-free property at the Gateway school site on Route 108. Postal officials are evaluating the proposal, said Freda Sauter, spokeswoman for the...