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US Postal Service Debuts New Thoreau Stamp At Walden Pond

CONCORD (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service is dedicating its new Henry David Thoreau postage stamp at a ceremony at Walden Pond, where the 19th century American philosopher and naturalist spent two years in solitude and reflection. 127 more words

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The U.S. Postal Services unveils its Informed Delivery notification service – about two decades too late.

Earlier this year, the U.S. Postal Service decided to get into the business of e-mail. But the effort is seemingly a day late and a dollar short. 360 more words

Social Commentary

Passyunk Post Office at P.O.P.E. !

We’ll be writing cards and letters and drinking beer at the Pub On Passyunk East this evening (and every Tuesday in May) at the P.O.P.E, where Dickinson diagonals rakishly across Passyunk Ave. 41 more words

Drinking And Writing

It's Disturbingly Easy To Reroute Someone Else's Mail

The U.S. Postal Service has made the process of changing your address when you move super easy and convenient, by just filling out a form online and paying $1. 248 more words

Government Policy

Put a stamp on it

I’m one of those rare throwbacks to another era. A time when people sent letters and cards through the postal service. Although I love technology, and social media is a favorite of mine, I prefer to send special greetings by mail. 203 more words

The World And My Place In It

Dog Attacks Injure Thousands Of Postal Employees Per Year

BOSTON (CBS) – For U.S. Postal employees, dog attacks are a serious threat while on the job.

More than 6,700 postal employees nationwide were attacked by a dog last year, according to the U.S. 309 more words

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