Thursday, April 11, 2013
Despite an announcement earlier this year, the Post Office will continue its six-day delivery schedule.
Disappointed that you won’t be getting mail delivered on Saturdays? Good news! The U.S. Postal Service has changed its mind. Or rather, Congress did it for them. In February, the Postal Service announced it would end most Saturday mail delivery as of Aug. 1. But, according to US News and World Report, Congress added language to its recently passed Continuing Resolution that prohibits the USPS from stopping Saturday service. A statement from the USPS Board of Governors said the Postal Service was “disappointed,” but would follow the law. The Board said it had hoped to save $2 billion by cutting Saturday service. Currently, the Postal Service loses $25 million per day, according to USNWR, and lost $16 billion last year. Do you think the …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
New employees have been hired to run the facility.
The Old Main Line Visitor Center and Sykesville Post Office, 731 Oklahoma Ave., is scheduled to reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 15. The Sykesville Post Office closed in early November after long-time manager Jean Maher was fired, according to an Explore Carroll article. Several days later, the remaining three post office employees resigned in protest to Maher's dismissal, the article reports. With no employees, the post office closed and a heated debate involving Sykesville Mayor Mike Miller, the Town Council and the community ensued. Read more information about the issue and related Town Council meetings on sykesvilleonline.com/blog. Janice Perrault, Sykesville town clerk, told Patch in an email that new employees have been hired and they will be…
Monday, December 19, 2011
Make sure your holiday cards and packages arrive at their destination on time with this information from the United States Postal Service.
Monday, December 19, 2011
t’s an exciting time to share holiday cheer and thanks to the post office you can send holiday gifts to others no matter where they are. To make sure your card or package arrives by its intended date, reference these mail-by deadlines from the United States Postal Service. Also, check the hours of the Eldersburg Post Office before you go to mail a letter or package. Are you sending holiday cards or packages this year? Tell us in the comment box below who you are sending mail to this season and where they are, whether it's a military member overseas, family across the country or another special person. Postmarking for domestic mail--mailed from and delivered within the U.S.--and international mail destined for overseas should occur by: …