postal service

August 27, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Councilmember Glass Calls for More Ballot Drop Boxes

During an Aug. 21 press conference in Gaithersburg on protecting the United States Postal Service, Montgomery County Councilmember Evan Glass said he reached out to the Maryland State Board of Elections advocating for more ballot drop boxes throughout Montgomery County. Glass made the request out of concern that the “postal service isn’t running as optimally […]

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March 13, 2014 | Staff Writer

USPS Introduces the Jimi Hendrix Forever Stamp

The Jimi Hendrix Forever Stamp went on sale today (March 13) at Post Offices nationwide and online. “Combining influences from rock, modern jazz, soul and the blues with his own innovations, Jimi Hendrix helped found three new genres of music — heavy metal, jazz fusion and funk — and in doing so, left behind an […]

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April 10, 2013 | Staff Writer

Postal Service Delays Saturday Service Cuts

The Board of Governors of the United States Postal Service met April 9 and discussed the Continuing Resolution recently passed by Congress to fund government operations. By including restrictive language in the Continuing Resolution, Congress has prohibited implementation of a new national delivery schedule for mail and packages, which would consist of package delivery Monday […]

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February 6, 2013 | Staff Writer

USPS Plans to Cut Saturday Mail Service

The United States Postal Service (USPS) announced plans on Feb. 6 to transition to a new delivery schedule during the week of Aug. 5, that includes package delivery Monday through Saturday, and mail delivery Monday through Friday. The Postal Service expects to generate cost savings of approximately $2 billion annually, once the plan is fully […]

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