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Some good news for the U.S. Postal Service for a change ...

The U.S. Postal Service has just implemented a price adjustment on first class letter mail – the first rate increase in quite a few years. Some other pricing adjustments have been implemented as well, but on the whole they are modest. 366 more words

Business

New Postage Rate!

Don’t forget this Sunday January 22nd the postage rates have increased! New stamp rate is $.49. Other rates for various priority and first class mail services are available to view via the US Postal site here.

Bob Hansen

Standing in line at the Post Office

My Mom and Dad retired to a small town, a very small town in the mountains. They get their mail delivered to a box at the Post Office rather than to their home. 546 more words

Thoughts

Woman Says Postal Worker Killed Her Dog With Her Prescription Pills

FAIR OAKS (CBS13) — A Fair Oaks woman says the U.S. Postal Service delivered death to her dog.

Julie Brown says a postal worker threw a package containing powerful medication into her front yard and her service dog in training ate it. 232 more words

News

Neither Snow Nor ...

Today’s light but steady snowfall made driving treacherous.

(Except for the usual bozos barreling along the Post Road at their usual breakneck speed. Slow down, guys!) 44 more words

Places

USPS Gives Woman 7 Canaries To Replace Smashed Package Of Dead Birds It Delivered Before Christmas

A story that sounds like “The 12 Days of Christmas” gone horribly wrong is wrapping up with a happy ending (unless you happen to be a recently deceased canary): after delivering a smashed box filled with a half-dozen dead birds to a woman in Alabama, the U.S. 235 more words

Retail Services

Thieves Think They're Stealing Gift Delivery; Make Off With Boxes Of Family Heirlooms & Dad's Ashes Instead

‘Tis the season for thieves across the country to swoop down upon doorsteps, porches, and stoops to swipe all those gift deliveries waiting outside folks’ homes. 341 more words

Crime & Fraud