Mailboxes help USPS serve customers

The Postal Service takes mailboxes seriously. To ensure letter carriers, rural carriers and other employees can deliver mail safely and efficiently, the organization requires customers’ mailboxes to meet design and installation standards. A mailbox with the Postmaster General’s seal of approval meets USPS size and construction standards. Customers can build their own mailbox or buy…

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USPS promotes Mailbox Improvement Week – May 17-23

The Postal Service is inviting customers to participate in Mailbox Improvement Week from May 17-23. In line with spring cleaning, the annual campaign encourages customers on city, rural and contract delivery service routes to enhance the appearance of shabby mailboxes. In addition to being physically appealing, tidy mailboxes help improve delivery and collection operations. However,…

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Homeowner says old USPS law ‘feels like theft’

By William Joy – October 23, 2017 LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – An email Monday let Shannan White know her Amazon package had arrived. “I went out and checked the mail and there was no package in there,” White said. Her first thought was theft because she’d heard of recent mail thefts in her Lake Forest…

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Cresco downtown business owners and USPS reach compromise on CBUs

CRESCO – On June 2nd the Cresco City Council met again and the CBUs were once more discussed, but this time with a resolution to the issue in sight. “I thought the we had a productive meeting,” said Cresco Bicycles co-owner Paul Lovell when asked by Mayor Bohle of the result of the committee meeting….

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Apartment dwellers complain about mail problems (video)

Worries about identity theft mount video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player SAN ANTONIO – The possibility of mail theft leading to identity theft has some people contacting the KSAT 12 Defenders for help. Richie Cyphers said that on a regular basis at his apartment complex, unopened mail could be found just sitting out for the taking….

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In Cortez FL, no mail delivery is no problem

CORTEZ – A few times a week 88-year-old Mary Green hops in her 2005 Honda and drives three blocks to the post office. She has to. There is no mail delivery to her home. In fact, no one in the historic fishing village of Cortez — population of roughly 4,000 — receives home mail delivery or…

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