USPS National and Illinois News

News from USPS National and USPS Great Lakes Area.
04/12/2018 15:25
Mail Tax Returns Tuesday at 433 W. Harrison Street
Downtown Post Office to Accept Tax Returns until Midnight April 17
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04/09/2018 06:51
Offers tips on how to avoid being bitten and be a responsible dog owner
Rockford Post Office Delivers Important Message About Dog Bites
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04/06/2018 15:05
BEDFORD PARK, IL — They walk the streets everyday delivering America’s mail, and during National Dog Bite Prevention Week, April 8-14 letter carriers want to deliver a special message to the community about working together to avoid the cost and pain of dog bites.
Post Office Delivers Important Message About Dog Bites
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04/06/2018 11:02
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service’s newest stamps acknowledge the role science, technology, engineering and mathematics play in keeping America a global leader in innovation. The STEM Education Forever stamps were dedicated today during the 2018 USA Science & Engineering Festival at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
Celebrating Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Forever
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04/06/2018 08:15
CHICAGO, IL — They walk the streets everyday delivering America’s mail, and during National Dog Bite Prevention Week, April 8-14, Chicago letter carriers want to deliver a special message to the community about working together to avoid the cost and pain of dog bites.
Chicago Post Office Delivers Important Message About Dog Bites
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04/05/2018 10:00
SAN DIEGO — The number of postal employees attacked by dogs nationwide reached 6,244 in 2017 — more than 500 fewer than 2016.
U.S. Postal Service Releases Annual Dog Attack City Rankings
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03/30/2018 14:47
The U.S. Postal Service is issuing a new Forever stamp celebrating one of the most popular roses of all time. The new Peace Rose Forever stamp features a detail from a photograph of the rose’s blossom, its creamy yellow petals touched at the edges with pink. The peace rose revolutionized hybrid tea roses with its unique coloring, hardiness and disease resistance. Art director Ethel Kessler designed the stamp with an existing photograph taken by Richard C. Baer. News of the stamp is being shared with the hashtags #PeaceRoseStamp and #FlowerStamps.
USPS to dedicate Peace Rose stamp
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03/29/2018 14:36
CHICAGO, IL — Are you planning international travel this year? Are you applying for a passport for the first time? If so, the U.S. Postal Service has made applying for your passport easier with the launch of the USPS Retail Customer Appointment Scheduler™ tool (RCAS).
Applying for a Passport is Now Just a Few Clicks Away
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03/28/2018 07:06
The U.S. Postal Service will salute the role of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education during the first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony for the four new STEM Education Forever Stamps. Share the news using the hashtags #EducationStamps and #STEMEducation.
USPS to celebrate STEM education stamps
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03/23/2018 10:09
PITTSBURGH — It really is “a beautiful day in the neighborhood” now that the U.S. Postal Service has immortalized Mister Rogers on a Forever stamp. Please share the news using the hashtag #MisterRogersStamp.
Mister Rogers Forever Stamp Dedicated Today
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