USPS National and Illinois News

News from USPS National and USPS Great Lakes Area.
06/24/2022 12:42
USPS Career and Application Workshop, Saturday June 25
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06/24/2022 12:00
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.
Postal Service Starts Summer With Strong Service Performance Across All Mail Categories
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06/23/2022 14:23
CAROL STREAM, IL – The United States Postal Service will relocate retail services from 1059 E. 9th Street to 950 East 9th Street in Lockport, IL.
Lockport Post Office Retail Operations will Move to a New Location
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06/23/2022 10:34
ROCKTON, IL — Due to a fire in a collection box in Rockton over the weekend customers who placed mail in the box late Saturday or Sunday are asked to contact the Rockton office. Some of the damaged mail is unidentifiable.
Collection Box Fire in Rockton - Customers Asked to Contact Post Office if they put Mail in the Box Sunday
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06/23/2022 10:00
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.
Postal Service Accelerates Delivery for Retail Ground, Parcel Select Ground Products
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06/22/2022 12:00
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.
USPS honors folk singer Pete Seeger
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06/22/2022 11:26
CHICAGO IL — The United States Postal Service is consistently named one of the most trusted brands in America. We have, for over 245 years, delivered information, connected families and friends, and powered the engines of commerce and industry. Right now, we are looking for committed and motivated individuals to join us in our mission of service to your local community and the nation.
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06/22/2022 07:54
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.
Explore the Beauty of Marine Sanctuaries Through Forever Stamps
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06/21/2022 14:48
CAROL STREAM, IL — Post Office Stations across Western Illinois are hosting Grow Your Business Days events this week to demonstrate how the Postal Service continues to create easy and affordable services designed to help small businesses grow. Representatives will be available at each location to help business owners and entrepreneurs learn about small business offerings designed to help them grow and innovate.
Western Illinois Post Offices Will Host Grow Your Business Days Events
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06/21/2022 10:00
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.
Postal Service Celebrates Mathematical Beauty of Flowers
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