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USPS truck goes up in flames; Good Samaritan helps save mail

DUDLEY - A United States Postal Service truck went up in flames in Dudley Friday morning - but the contents inside were saved.Police said first responders were called to Dresser Hill Road at about 11:43 a.m. for a report of a mail delivery vehicle "fully engulfed in flames."The mail carrier called dispatch for help and then started taking things out of the truck."A good samaritan assisted the mailman in saving all the mail and packages," police said.No injuries were reported. There was no immediate word on what caused the fire.
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Storm-related flood shutters post office, Ace Hardware

Tuesday night's rainstorm is being blamed, at least initially, for the partial collapse of a roof in an empty retail spot in the Capital Village Shopping Center at 400 Cooper Point Road SW shopping center in West Olympia. Both the Ace Hardware store and the West Side Station of the...
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Cleveland News - Fox 8

FOX 8 I-Team sparking action on rusted USPS mailboxes

CLEVELAND (WJW) — The FOX 8 I-Team just sparked action getting something done about mail collection boxes rusted out with holes. A FOX 8 viewer sent us a picture of a mailbox in Chardon with large holes in the bottom of it. Recently, another viewer also sent a tip...

USPS mail carrier robbed, gun brandished in Landover, Md., USPS says

LANDOVER, Md. (7News) — A USPS letter carrier was robbed in Landover, Md. Friday afternoon, a USPS spokesperson announced. At approximately 1 p.m. in the 1700 block of Dutch Village Drive, a man allegedly showed a firearm to the USPS employee and proceeded to rob the employee. The man...

City of Roseville offers Holiday Safety Tips for your home and property

Roseville, Calif. – The annual hustle and bustle of the holiday season is here. Unfortunately, this also means a season of extra opportunity for criminals. There are many practical safety considerations worth considering during this festive time of year. To enjoy the holidays a little more safely by securing...
River Falls Journal

Letter: Post office ready

The U.S. Postal Service has been hard at work preparing for the holiday season since January. Rest assured, we’re holiday ready and well prepared to deliver fast and reliable service to every address in River Falls and across America. USPS has made significant investments to ensure your holiday greeting...

She returned an item to Amazon. Here’s why she was charged a $144 restocking fee.

Amazon is a go-to marketplace for millions of Americans, even more so with the holiday shopping season in full swing. Overall, consumers say they find the online retailer’s return policies to be convenient and flexible. In fact, according to a Morning Consult poll about trust in brands, Amazon ranked No. 2, only behind the U.S. Postal Service, for brands that “do what is right.”

US Postal Service holiday mailing tips and Operation Santa

The US Postal Service has issued holiday mailing tips and suggested holiday mailing dates to provide the best chance for packages, letters and cards from Hawaiʻi to make it to the mainland in time for Christmas. The suggested mailing dates are Dec. 17 for First-Class and Priority mail headed...

2023 USPS Holidays

The United States Postal Service (USPS) observes 11 federal holidays in 2023. Each of the USPS holidays is listed below. Monday, January 16Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. Monday, June 19Juneteenth National Independence Day. Tuesday, July 4Independence Day. Monday, September 4Labor Day. Monday, October 9Columbus Day. Saturday, November 11*Veterans Day.

Congresswoman says postal workers stole more than $20K from campaign

U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik’s campaign is accusing postal workers of opening mail and stealing more than $20,000 in campaign donations. In a letter to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, a lawyer for the New York Republican alleges that packages containing donation checks sent by the campaign were ripped open on four separate occasions between June and November. The packages contained campaign contributions totaling nearly $20,000, the letter states.