| Oct 1, 2011
| 9:00 AM
One of the major problems facing the U.S. Postal Service is that fewer people are using first class mail. If all of the 14 million people who belong to brother and sister unions to the postal workers union stopped using the Internet to receive and pay...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 2:22 PM
City Council member Mary Pat Clarke is so angry about a U.S. Postal Service proposal to close the post office in Waverly that she held a press conference there last month and publicly derided the plan, shouting, "Return to sender."
But that's what some...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Your article on cost cutting at the Postal Service is an ominous indication of the progress of the far-right campaign to destroy the U.S. Post Office, which has served our nation since its beginning and is enshrined in Article I of our Constitution ("...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 10:46 AM
Sen. Barbara Mikulski formally threatened to filibuster a bill to overhaul the U.S. Postal Service because of concerns she has about the proposed closing of Easton's mail processing center, the Maryland Democrat's office said Thursday.
| Dec 1, 2011
| 12:58 PM
Cal Ripken Jr., the Hall of Fame former Orioles shortstop, is right up there with President Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Billy Graham, Steve Jobs, Jerry Lewis and Bill Clinton on a list of those being considered for the first postage stamp to honor a...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 4:49 PM
Most Americans are just an email, Tweet or Facebook update away from reaching someone else — or the entire world. And the trend is accelerating, as the number of email accounts alone is expected to grow by almost a billion worldwide from last year...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 4:25 PM
On a day expected to be the busiest in FedEx's 40-year history, Diane Maleski got to work extra early — at 4:30 a.m. That was long before the first trucks arrived from the airport bearing parcels that would be piled onto conveyor belts, sorted by...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 1:18 PM
The Walters Art Museum has been putting its stamp on the nation for more than 77 years — but never in quite the way that it's doing this holiday season.
The museum's "Madonna of the Candelabra," a painting by Raphael with a romantic past, has...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 6:00 AM
Ever since Congress stupidly decided to make the U.S. Postal Service a quasi-private entity, the organization has been going steadily downhill. The arrangement has grossly inflated the ranks of upper and mid-level management, people who have nothing to do...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 7:43 AM
The U.S. Postal Servic ewill be making dog people very happy today with the release of the new working dog stamps.
The set of four stamps, that celebrates the partnership of dogs and people, depicts four typical jobs of working canines: guide dogs,...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 4:26 PM
A Salisbury man was arrested Wednesday as part of a nationwide, coordinated seizure of 50 individuals prosecutors say are involved in a Puerto Rico-based identity-trafficking ring, according to the federal immigration agency.
Darcia Ramirez-Segura, 43,...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 5:21 PM
Edward Tarter, stopping in at the Harford Road post office in Baltimore, was aghast to hear Wednesday that it might shut down.
He understands that the U.S. Postal Service — which is eyeing one in 10 of its locations nationwide for possible...