WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service reported new delivery performance metrics for the fiscal third quarter through June 17 showing ongoing strong service performance across First-Class Mail, Marketing Mail and Periodicals.
WASHINGTON — Today, the Postal Service announced it will implement upgraded service standards for its USPS Retail Ground (RG) and Parcel Select Ground (PSG) products effective Aug. 1, 2022. Within the contiguous United States, service standards for these products will be accelerated from two- to eight-days to two- to five-days for the same affordable price. Items containing hazardous materials or live animals are not eligible for the upgraded service standards.
Murfreesboro, AR – Effective immediately, all operations at the Murfreesboro, AR, Post Office, located at 201 E. Main, Murfreesboro, AR, are temporarily suspended due to a bat infestation. There are no identified health risks to customers or employees, but in an abundance of caution, we are temporarily relocating operations. The bats are being humanely removed and relocated over the next few weeks.
The U.S. Postal Service will honor famed folk singer Pete Seeger with a stamp as part of the Music Icon series. Seeger celebrated the unifying power of singing together and promoting the role traditional music played in addressing social and political causes.
California sea lions, a sand tiger shark and the Farallon Islands are just a few examples of the abundant wildlife and diverse ecosystems that can be found throughout the National Marine Sanctuary System. The U.S. Postal Service celebrates these important treasures in the upcoming Marine Sanctuaries Forever stamps.
Kansas City, MO — The U.S. Postal Service has issued two high-denomination stamps celebrating the mathematical symmetry of flowers. The $2 and $5 Floral Geometry stamps are designed for packages, large envelopes and other mailings. The stamps were released today without a ceremony.
ARKANSAS — More than 5,400 postal employees were attacked by dogs in the United States in 2021. From nips and bites to vicious attacks, aggressive dog behavior poses a serious threat to postal employees and the public.
Little Rock, AR — Post Offices across the nation are hosting events during the month of May to demonstrate how the U.S. Postal Service continues to create easy and affordable services designed to help small businesses grow. The Postal Service recognizes the importance of supporting small businesses, the jobs they help create, and the quality of life they provide in every ZIP Code across the nation. That is why the USPS will support the spirit and success of small business owners by hosting Grow Your Business Days. Little Rock Postmaster Paula McDore invites small business owners to the local Grow...