Massachusetts DOJ:  Former Postmaster Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 27, 2017 BOSTON – The former Postmaster of the U.S. Postal Service Post Offices in Blackstone and Jefferson, Mass., pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in Worcester to stealing approximately $31,000 from the U.S. Postal Service. Carlitos Molina, 36, pleaded guilty to one count of misappropriating postal funds. U.S. District…

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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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Boston’s South Station-Postal Service deal is long overdue

Rain or snow, the Postal Service always delivers. But not this time. The state wants to take over the post office’s Fort Point Channel property to make way for a $1 billion expansion of South Station, which sits next door. The federal agency won’t budge, saying the state isn’t offering a rich enough deal for…

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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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Will Massachusetts Political Candidates Boycott Staples?

Political campaigns sure do buy a lot of office supplies, but it looks like some of their business will be going elsewhere. Political campaigns buy a lot of office supplies, and here in Massachusetts many of those purchases take place at Framingham-based Staples. Candidates for statewide offices spent close to $30,000 at Staples, combined, the…

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