Postal News

Walmart to offer postal outlets Walmart to offer postal outlets
Walmart may be offering postal services at many of its stores. (Read more...)

Commission approves grocery delivery testing
Letter carriers in the San Francisco Bay area may soon begin delivering groceries as part of a newly approval market test. (Read more...)

Five Batman pictorial postmarks offered during Comic Con Five Batman pictorial postmarks offered during Comic Con
Collectors and comic book fans take note: the New York City post office created five different pictorial postmarks celebrating Batman. (Read more...)

Multiple postmarks commemorate Fort McHenry bicentennial Multiple postmarks commemorate Fort McHenry bicentennial
Collectors of War of 1812 postmarks will have plenty to pursue with the latest group of postmarks offered by the Baltimore, Md., post office. (Read more...)

Species semipostal sales to resume Species semipostal sales to resume
President Barack Obama signed legislation Sept. 10 to resume sales of the nation’s fourth semipostal. (Read more...)

Groceries by mail: Postal Service wants to test the idea Groceries by mail: Postal Service wants to test the idea
The United States Postal Service is planning to test its ability to deliver groceries the morning after they have been ordered from a supermarket. (Read more...)

Finnish stamp pane has five intentionally created varieties Finnish stamp pane has five intentionally created varieties
Like the United States Postal Service, Finland’s Itella Posti Oy has issued a limited edition of a stamp pane with intentionally created varieties. (Read more...)

No January United States postage rate increase planned
Citing uncertainty over its challenge to the future of the 49¢ first-class letter rate, the United States Postal Service announced Oct. 1 that it has decided against seeking a boost in stamp prices in January. (Read more...)

USPS plans to expand delivery test
Same-day deliveries by letter carriers are going to expand next year. (Read more...)

Mayberry Days Festival celebrates 25th anniversary Mayberry Days Festival celebrates 25th anniversary with postmark
The annual celebrations in Mount Airy, N.C., for television’s popular The Andy Griffith Show have been taking place for 25 years. (Read more...)

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