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USPS institutes cost-cutting practices

August 17, 2010 Throughout the past decade, the U.S. Postal Service has steadily cut costs from its budget. Cost cutting is not new to USPS, which has stripped more than $20 billion in cost. more »»

Obtaining Post Office Boxes just got easier

August 10, 2010 The U.S. Postal Service has incorporated improvements in its Post Office Boxes website to make it more user friendly in obtaining a Post Office box. more »»

Postal Service Celebrates Scouting’s Centennial

August 3, 2010 "Editor’s Note: Please note a correction to last week’s “Vote-By-Mail In The Upcoming Elections” item. The deadline to register to vote in the November 2, 2010 general election is Oct. 4. more »»

Vote-By-Mail in the upcoming elections

July 27, 2010 Voters who are already registered can request a mail in (absentee ballot) form through the website canivote.org. more »»

A Hallmark in First-Class Mail Service

July 20, 2010 The U.S. Postal Service and Hallmark have introduced a new line of postage-paid greeting postcards. more »»

USPS protects its brand

June 29, 2010 The U.S. Postal Service has used its public mail collection box design since 1908. more »»

Postal Pointers: Military Absentee Ballot Mail

June 22, 2010 This year, military personnel and overseas voters with APO/FPO addresses can return absentee ballots using a new Express Mail Label 11–DOD. more »»

It’s easy to ‘hold’ your mail

June 15, 2010 Are you going on vacation and need to put your mail on “hold?” The Postal Service has made it a simple task by following one of these two procedures: By filing online at... more »»

Internet Change of Address request is accurate, secure and green

June 8, 2010 The U.S. Postal Service no longer displays hardcopy change-of-address forms at its retail locations. more »»

Butterfly Stamp to be used for irregular-shaped mail

May 25, 2010 Have you ever wondered how much postage is required when an oversized or irregular-shaped greeting card’s envelope says “extra postage required?” Well, now the U.S. more »»

Autism Society and AMC Entertainment to host Sensory Friendly Films

May 18, 2010 AMC Entertainment (AMC) and the Autism Society have teamed up to bring families affected by autism and other disabilities a special opportunity to enjoy their favorite films in a safe and accepting... more »»

Food drive a record breaker

May 18, 2010 The results are in and once again Lee county residents stepped up to the plate for the community. more »»

Handwritten letters impress the president

May 11, 2010 Is a handwritten letter still important? You bet! It’s a lesson that much of corporate America should take to heart—reading letters from customers is still a way of separating the atmosphere of the... more »»

U.S. Mail sent by boat in 1800s

May 4, 2010 From rowboats to steamboats, early mail was moved by water. In 1811, cutting-edge technology and the nation’s mail system converged. There was no looking back. more »»

Puppies and kittens stamps to the rescue!

April 27, 2010 Fort Myers Postmaster Anne Murray will present a stamp enlargement of the Adopt A Shelter Pet postage stamps to Lee County Domestic Animal Services on Friday, April 30, at the Page Field Post Office... more »»

Upcoming activities at North Fort Myers Public Library

April 13, 2010 Next month’s roster of activities at North Fort Myers Public Library offers topics for all age. more »»

Postal service information for tax night

April 6, 2010 Income tax procrastinators need to be aware that postal services for those tax returns will be limited on Thursday, April 15. more »»

Preventing mail fraud

March 30, 2010 Mail fraud is a scheme to get money or something of value from you by offering a product, service, or investment opportunity that does not live up to its claims. more »»

Postal inspection service protects the mail

March 23, 2010 All Americans have the right to mail and receive letters and parcels with every expectation that no one will tamper with or steal their mai. more »»

Neighborhood schools — the better choice

March 2, 2010 The Lee County School District has had a significant history of transportation problems which include long bus rides, late buses, early bus pick up times, safety issues and high costs relative to... more »»

 
 

 

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