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High-speed rail the ‘interstate’ of the future

February 22, 2011 In 1956, President Dwight Eisenhower took on one of the biggest public-works projects in American history when he signed the Federal-Aid Highway Act. more »»

Snowbirds – make sure your mail goes where you go!

February 15, 2011 Two free informational seminars on mail forwarding will be hosted for the public by the USPS Consumer Advisory Council. more »»

Does your mail follow you?

February 8, 2011 Every year our “seasonal residents” and “snowbirds” have problems getting their mail to follow them as they change locations. There are right ways and wrong ways to accomplish a change of addres. more »»

Don’t blame ‘political rhetoric’ for Arizona shooting tragedy

January 18, 2011 Thankfully and with hope for any semblance of unity that might still exist among our Nation; it appears the overwhelming majority is deeply saddened by the tragic event in Tuscon. more »»

2011 offers wide variety of stamps

January 18, 2011 Over the years, postage stamps have become more and more creative, colorful, and interesting. more »»

New Year - New Postal Products

January 11, 2011 The U.S. Postal Service has introduced new flat-rate products for customer convenience. more »»

Inaugural Cape Coral Cup Mini Golf Tournament

January 4, 2011 The community is encouraged to support the first ever Cape Coral Cup miniature golf tournament sponsored by the United States Postal Service. The event will be held Sunday, Jan. more »»

Create customized New Year’s greeting cards and produce personalized postage

December 28, 2010 Were you too busy to send Christmas cards? It’s not too late to send a message to your family, friends and co-workers! Want to add a personal touch to postage on your greeting cards and letters to... more »»

Priority Mail Flat Rate Boxes reaches anniversary

December 21, 2010 Priority Mail Flat Rate Boxes are celebrating their sixth birthday, showing continued growth since their introduction in 2004, and debunking public perception that “shipping is complicate. more »»

Holiday gift items available at post offices

November 30, 2010 Sending greetings this holiday season just got easier with the introduction of the holiday Evergreens note card and greeting card sets, “Let It Snow” CDs, and “Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer” DVDs at... more »»

Essay contest open to students ages 6-12

November 2, 2010 As part of the U.S. more »»

Check out stamps for a fun gift

October 26, 2010 October is Stamp Collecting Month! If you’re looking for a gift that’s fun, educational, and never loses its value, check out stamps. more »»

Fort Myers/Cape Coral residents take an early lead in the Pink Passion Challenge

October 19, 2010 After only one week of sales the 14 Fort Myers/Cape Coral area post offices participating in the pink passion challenge raised $4,334. more »»

Postal Service offers calendar for schools

October 12, 2010 The Postal Service’s “School Days and American Ways” curriculum–connected calendar kit now is available for purchase. more »»

Postal Service Expands Carrier Pickup Service

October 5, 2010 With the addition of 471 new ZIP codes — a two year project — the free Carrier Pickup service offered by the U.S. Postal Service is now available at 99. more »»

To the parents and students of Lee County

September 28, 2010 As a Lee County School Board Member for the past 10 years and a professional educator with 45 years of teaching and administrative (pre-school through college) experience, I consider... more »»

Postmasters are passionate about pink in October

September 21, 2010 Local Postmasters are hoping to see pink bracelets everywhere in their communities which will indicate even more funds raised for breast cancer research during the month of October which is Breast... more »»

Calling All Seniors – You’ve Got Mail!

September 7, 2010 A local promotion in advance of Active Aging Week, September 20 to 26 will link scouts with seniors for a pen pal program coordinated by the Postal Service Consumer Advisory Council with local scout... more »»

Postal Service plans more life for vehicles

August 31, 2010 Most of the U.S. Postal Service’s 142,000 Long Life Delivery Vehicles have been in service 20-24 years. But replacing the fleet is a significant investmen. more »»



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