USPS National and Illinois News

News from USPS National and USPS Great Lakes Area.
12/05/2022 10:18
Mail carriers keep up the pace ahead of the holiday season
It’s ‘Priority Yule’ as Post Office Delivers Before Break of Dawn
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12/02/2022 14:00
WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service reported new delivery performance metrics for the eighth week of the FY2023 first quarter. The data showed the average time to deliver a mailpiece or package across the postal network was 2.5 days for the fifth consecutive week.
USPS Delivery Performance Stable with Peak Holiday Season Underway
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12/01/2022 09:10
WASHINGTON — This year, Christmas and New Year’s Day fall on Sunday, when Post Office locations nationwide are already closed. As a result, all Post Offices will be closed for the observation of both federal holidays on Monday, Dec. 26, 2022 and Monday, Jan. 2, 2023.
Postal Service Closed Monday, Dec. 26, and Monday, Jan. 2
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12/01/2022 09:00
WASHINGTON — Este año, la Navidad y el día de Año Nuevo caen domingo, días en los que las oficinas postales de todo el país no atienden al público. Por lo tanto, todas las oficinas postales estarán cerradas por los festivos federales del lunes 26 de diciembre de 2022 y el lunes 2 de enero de 2023.
El Servicio Postal no atenderá los lunes 26 de diciembre y 2 de enero
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11/30/2022 09:00
The Postal Service has updated the first-day-of-issue dates and dedication ceremony locations for the following stamps in its 2023 program:
2023 Stamp Dedication Updates
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11/29/2022 12:27
CHICAGO IL — The United States Postal Service is consistently named one of the most trusted brands in America.
Become Part of the Most Trusted Team
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11/28/2022 09:31
Illinois 2 District (604 – 629) — If out at the mailbox rises a clatter, household should not worry to see what’s the matter. The jingle and jangle are not the sounds of Santa getting any early start. Instead, it’s your neighborhood letter carrier making their rounds as early as 6:00 AM and as late as 8:00 PM to ensure your packages are delivered right “in the nick of time.”
Post Office Delivers Before Crack of Dawn
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11/28/2022 09:00
WASHINGTON — Are you in a position to give a child or family some extra magic this season? If so, you can now adopt a letter written to Santa at USPSOperationSanta.com.
USPS Operation Santa Now Open for Letter Adoption
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11/23/2022 14:01
CHICAGO — Retail services at Illinois Post Offices will be closed on Thursday, November 24th in observance of Thanksgiving Day. There will be no mail delivery, caller service or Post Office Box service. All services will resume on Friday, November 25th.
Post Offices Closed on November 24th in Observance of Thanksgiving Day
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11/22/2022 15:55
Bedford Park, IL (Illinois 2) 604 - 629 — Retail services at Illinois 2 Post Offices will be closed on Thursday, November 24th in observance of Thanksgiving Day. There will be no mail delivery, caller service or Post Office Box service. All services will resume on Friday, November 25th.
Illinois 2 (604 – 629) Post Offices Closed on November 24th in Observance of Thanksgiving Day
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