If you get a few plastic grocery bags in your mailbox, it’s not a mistake. For the 20th straight year, the National Association of Letter Carriers is carrying out its Stamp Out Hunger food drive Saturday.
South Florida postal workers can breathe a sigh of relief after learning three arrests have been made in connection with a recent string of postal worker robberies that officials now say are unrelated.
A break in the case of three postal workers attacked on the job has reportedly led to the arrest of two suspects.
The cost of mailing a letter is once again going up across South Florida. That’s because the US Postal Service announced Tuesday it will be increasing postage rates.
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.
The United States Postal Service is in dire need of money and have turned to Congress, including South Florida Representative Mario Diaz-Balart, to help get its financial house in order.
Congress woman Federica Wilson met with officials in Liberty City Saturday to talk about the recent closing of a local post office. In total, two South Florida post office were declared permanently closed Friday.
Stamp collectors are getting into the Royal Wedding too. Britain’s Royal Mail issued special stamps for the wedding and American postal authorities are offering them as part of a commemorative packet.
Two South Florida post offices will close permanently due to a decrease in revenue, the United States Postal Service announced Monday.
Postal rates will go up in April, but the cost of sending the basic letter will remain the same.