USPS announces holiday hours

The Postal Service has announced holiday hours for Post Offices and blue collection boxes: • Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. Some Post Office locations may have extended hours leading up to the holidays, while others may have limited hours on Friday, Dec. 24. There are currently no plans for limited hours on Friday, Dec….

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USPS is Closed Christmas Day, Friday, Dec. 25 and New Year’s Day, Friday, Jan. 1, 2021

December 2, 2020 WASHINGTON, DC — Post Office locations nationwide will be closed on Christmas Day, Friday, Dec. 25, 2020 and New Year’s Day, Friday, Jan. 1, 2021. All Post Office locations will be open after the holidays, and regular mail delivery will resume Dec. 26 and Jan. 2. Some Post Office locations may have…

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Mail and taxes: USPS ready to serve millions of last-minute filers

Millions of taxpayers continue to mail their returns each April 15, although not in the numbers they once did. The Postal Service cancelled 72.9 million pieces of First-Class Mail on Tax Day in 2014, down from 100.4 million pieces a decade earlier. (USPS doesn’t distinguish between tax returns and other types of First-Class Mail.) More…

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Launch of 600th Village Post Office (VPO) in public library

Barely 3 months after opening the Postal Service’s 500th Village Post Office (VPO), the launch of number 600 literally is one for the books. Mid-America District held opening ceremonies at two Kansas City, MO, public libraries May 6. “Our presence here today is an indication that the Postal Service is committed to affordable, attainable mail…

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