USPS National and Illinois News

News from USPS National and USPS Great Lakes Area.
01/19/2021 11:49
WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Postal Service today released an updated 2020 Post-Election Analysis that outlined the steps the agency took to deliver a record 136 million ballots and Election Mailpieces during the 2020 General Election and the two run-off elections for the United States Senate in Georgia. Read the full report here: about.usps.com/newsroom/national-releases/2021/usps_postelectionanalysis_1-12-21_georgia.pdf
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01/15/2021 13:26
WASHINGTON, DC — Major League Baseball All-Star Yogi Berra was widely known for his colorful comments. Today, he receives a new distinction as the U.S. Postal Service announces several additional stamps to be issued in 2021 featuring him, science fiction and fantasy author Ursula K. Le Guin and artist Emilio Sanchez.
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01/15/2021 10:23
Springfield IL — On Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, the U.S. Postal Service will observe the federal holiday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. His official birthday is Jan. 15. The holiday is commonly referred to as Martin Luther King Day or MLK Day. All Post Offices in Springfield IL will be closed and there will be no mail delivery or retail service on this day.
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01/14/2021 11:51
WASHINGTON, DC — There are many reasons to say “I love you” and countless ways to show you care. The U.S. Postal Service begins the year with a new Love stamp. Love 2021, the latest stamp in the popular Love series, features a colorful and lighthearted digital illustration. The first stamp in the series was issued in 1973.
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01/14/2021 11:18
CHICAGO IL — Chicago Post Offices will be closed on Monday, January 18, 2021 in observance of the federal holiday marking the birthday of Civil Rights Movement champion Martin Luther King Jr. His official birthday is Jan. 15. The holiday is commonly referred to as Martin Luther King Day. There will not be any mail delivery or retail service on January 18. All services resume on Tuesday, January 19. Post Offices will be open regularly scheduled hours on Saturday, January 16.
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01/13/2021 10:14
The U.S. Postal Service will honor August Wilson with a commemorative Forever stamp in the Black Heritage series
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01/12/2021 14:04
ILLINOIS/WISCONSIN — On Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, the U.S. Postal Service will observe the federal holiday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. His official birthday is Jan. 15. The holiday is commonly referred to as Martin Luther King Day or MLK Day. All Post Offices in Illinois and Wisconsin will be closed and there will be no mail delivery or retail service on this day.
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01/08/2021 09:09
Springfield IL — The U.S. Postal Service will release three new stamps as part of 2021 price change:
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01/05/2021 08:57
WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Postal Service will release three new stamps as part of 2021 price change:
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12/30/2020 11:27
CHICAGO IL — With major snow accumulations covering the region, along with frigid temperatures, one tool is expected to make its return at homes and businesses – the shovel.
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