Monday will be the busiest day of the year to ship holiday gifts via the Post Office. (Source: CBS)

Post Office’s Busiest Day Of The Year For Christmas Cards

If you finished your Christmas shopping over the weekend and planned to get your holiday cards in the mail today, join the crowd.


Miami Postmaster Jerry Long  (Source: U.S. Postal Service)

Challenging Times For Miami’s New Postmaster General

Miami officially has a new Postmaster General. Jerry Long was sworn in Tuesday morning and said in his 30-year career, he’s never seen more challenging times.


United States Postal Service

USPS May Close 3 S. Fla. Post Offices

The United States Postal Service continued to hemorrhage money in the last year and is now looking at possibly closing approximately 3,700 post offices nationwide, including three in South Florida.



Miami’s Historic Post Office Up For Sale

At the corner of Northeast 1st and 1st in downtown Miami sits the 100 First Avenue Building. It is for sale.


(Source: CBS)

Mail Service To Canada Resumes After Work Stoppage

Beginning Tuesday, United States mail will now be delivered to Canada after postal workers were told to go back to work.



Midnight Dash Gone For S. Florida Last Minute Tax Filers

If you’re a tax procrastinator who likes to file your tax return, by mail, at the last possible minute, you need to adjust your plans on tax day. In South Florida, you no longer have until Midnight on tax day to hand that return directly to Uncle Sam.


USPS Mail Carrier

USPS To Close Two South Florida Branches

Two South Florida post offices will close permanently due to a decrease in revenue, the United States Postal Service announced Monday.


(Source: CBS)

Cuba Suspends All Mail Service With U.S.

In a setback for relations with Cuba, on Friday government officials on the island nation suspended all mail service with the U.S.


Abraham Lincoln was an Illinois postmaster before his historic time in office as President. (credit: AP)

Postal Rates On The Rise

Postal rates will go up in April, but the cost of sending the basic letter will remain the same.



Income Tax Deadline Pushed Back

If you have circled April 15th on your new 2011 calendar as the tax deadline, you’ll need to grab the white-out.