Groton Post Office Postmaster Charged with Stealing $7000

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, September 9, 2019 BOSTON – A USPS employee was charged on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, in federal court in Boston with stealing approximately $7,000 in government money. Adam Lavertue, 37, of Dracut, was indicted on one count of embezzlement and theft of public money, property or records. According to the indictment,…

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USPS Begins Hiring Push In Boston As Third Of Workforce Set To Retire

November 16, 2016 BOSTON (CBS) — With a third of their workforce eligible to retire, the U.S. Postal Service in eastern Massachusetts is looking to hire hundreds of new workers. Mike Powers, USPS District Manager for Greater Boston, told WBZ-TV they hope to bring in more than 500 new employees in the biggest hiring push…

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USPS OIG Audit Report: City Delivery Office Efficiency — Greater Boston District

Background City delivery office operations cover every duty a U.S. Postal Service letter carrier performs in the office. These duties include casing mail (placing mail in delivery order), preparing parcels for delivery, and retrieving accountable items, such as keys and postage due. City letter carriers are delivering more packages and fewer letters to more addresses…

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Long-awaited postal service move remains on hold despite Olympics push

By Jon Chesto – May 26, 2015 A longstanding bid to move the US Postal Service sorting facility out of the way of a South Station expansion essentially remains stuck on the tracks — and may also jeopardize a second project: building a new boulevard that would let thousands of Olympics spectators walk along Fort…

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If you think walking in Boston is bad, try delivering mail there

February 14, 2015 BOSTON — Tejal Patel has been delivering mail for the United States Postal Service in Boston for 13 years, but she can’t recall a time when the snow made her job as frustrating as it has been on Saturday ahead of yet another blizzard. The month is only half over, but Boston…

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Shrewsbury, MA postal workers brace for job cuts

By Elaine Thompson – January 8, 2015 SHREWSBURY — Hundreds of employees at the Central Massachusetts Processing and Distribution Center will have to reapply for jobs elsewhere when services at the facility are consolidated with two others, a USPS spokeswoman said Thursday. John H. Flattery, president of the American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO Local 4553,…

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APWU: Postal Workers, Teachers, Customers Take ‘Don’t Buy’ Campaign to Staples’ Home Turf

Web News Article #: 166-14 – 09/10/2014   Opponents of a no-bid deal between Staples and the USPS are taking the fight to the Massachusetts-based company’s home turf.  In August, postal workers, teachers and customers staged rallies in and around Boston, and they’re planning to conduct continuing protests in the region. The APWU is also…

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