USPS National and Illinois News

News from USPS National and USPS Great Lakes Area.
07/20/2018 07:00
USPS will retire the Windows-based desktop shipping client application know as Meter Label Solutions by July 27, 2018.
Retirement of USPS Meter Label Solution
07/19/2018 12:56
CHICAGO IL — While many Americans are enjoying the summer weather by taking vacations and long weekends, the United States Postal Service is always on duty.
Postal Service Delivers Through Summer Vacation
07/17/2018 09:15
Dedication Ceremony at Montana Aerial Fire Depot and Smokejumper Center
New Forever Stamp Salutes First Responders
07/12/2018 09:48
CHICAGO — “Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!” For nearly 50 years, this call has summoned the beloved animated Great Dane wherever help is needed. The U.S. Postal Service, in collaboration with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, is excited to announce a new Forever stamp will be issued July 14 highlighting the popular canine and his new social responsibility initiative, Scooby-Doo DOO GOOD. The stamp ceremony will be held at the Mall of America in Bloomington, MN.
From “Spacious Skies” to Scooby Doo!
07/11/2018 10:27
John Lennon Forever stamp dedication ceremony, officiated by Postmaster General and CEO Megan J. Brennan
USPS honors John Lennon with new stamp
07/05/2018 17:10
CHICAGO, IL — Chicago has 33 Post Offices that offer passport acceptance service. Most of these locations have Saturday hours and offer passport photo services as well.
Applying for a Passport is Just a Few Clicks Away
07/03/2018 09:08
WASHINGTON — With the release of the O Beautiful Forever stamps on July 4, the U.S. Postal Service commemorates the beauty and majesty of the United States through 20 captivating images that visually represent one of the nation’s most beloved songs, “America the Beautiful.”
O Beautiful stamps show America’s majesty
06/28/2018 12:42
CHICAGO, IL — Chicago Post Offices will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 in observance of the Fourth of July holiday.
Chicago Post Offices Closed July 4
06/27/2018 15:12
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service has issued a set of three high-denomination stamps featuring an illustration of the statue that tops the U.S. Capitol dome. The $1, $2 and $5 stamps were issued in Bellefonte, PA.
USPS issues Statue of Freedom stamps
06/26/2018 10:24
WASHINGTON — It’s beginning to look like a classic Christmas! This October, the Postal Service will ring in the 2018 holiday season with four Sparkling Holidays stamps featuring character-rich close-ups of Santa Claus.
USPS issuing classic Santa Forever stamps
06/14/2018 08:02
CHICAGO — The U.S. Postal Service’s first scratch-and-sniff stamps will add the sweet scent of summer to letters of love, friendship, party invitations and other mailings when the Postal Service introduces the Frozen Treats Forever stamps June 20 in Austin, TX.
Frozen Treats Scratch-and-Sniff Stamps coming June 20