Monday, December 10, 2012
The U.S. Postal Service offers tips and suggestions so holiday packages arrive in time for the holidays.
Monday, December 10, 2012
Are you one of the many holiday revelers with families and friends spread all across the country and the world? If so, even before you dive into that gift list, it's important to know how early must you buy, wrap and post holiday gifts so they get to their destination in time for the holidays. Before you head out to Highland Ave. or the Great Plain Ave. Post Office, here are some suggestions and mailing deadline dates from the U.S. Postal Service to ensure your gifts are delivered on time and in one piece: Packing tips from the USPS: Calculated for December 25, 2012. Domestic Mail Class/Product Dates First-Class Mail® Service Dec. 20 Priority Mail® Service Dec. 21 Express Mail® Service Dec. 22 Parcel Post® Service Dec. 14 Destination …
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Thanks to a very special U.S. Postal Service program, "Santa" will reply to children who mail him their Christmas wish lists this holiday season.
Every year, millions of children sit down to make a wish list for Santa, hoping he will make all of their Christmas dreams come true. But what if Santa actually wrote back? The United States Postal Service is now accepting "Letters From Santa," a program that allows any person to play Santa by sending a letter signed by Saint Nick to any child. According to a postal service news release, "The 'Letters From Santa' program helps parents fulfill the dreams of their own children." Instructions to send a letter from Santa: In Needham, letters to Santa can be dropped off at any of the post office locations: Highland Avenue and Great Plain Avenue. TELL US: Do your children or children in your family plan on writing a letter to Santa this year?
Monday, December 5, 2011
Mail delivery will be slowed down this spring in an effort to reduce costs, HuffPo reports.
With the potential for bankruptcy looming, the U.S. Postal Service is planning to make serious cutbacks in the coming months that will slow mail delivery and eliminate a next-day mailing option, Huffington Post reported Monday morning. What do you think about the Postal Service's plans? How often do you use their services to mail letters or packages? Will you be sending out Christmas or New Year's cards this year, or have you changed to a new format (email, Facebook, etc.) or eliminated holiday cards altogether? Take our poll and share your thoughts in the comments below.