| 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,...
| Aug 1, 2008
One of the nation's top biodefense researchers has died in Frederick, apparently in a suicide, just as the U.S. Justice Department was to file criminal charges against him in the anthrax mailing assaults of 2001 that killed five, the Los Angeles Times has...
| Aug 2, 2008
The Frederick County scientist who killed himself days before federal prosecutors reportedly planned to charge him with five murders related to the 2001 anthrax attacks had been under suspicion for more than a year and was recently accused of making...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 10:38 AM
During the next few years the U.S. Postal Service will be releasing several pop culture-related stamps featuring icons like John Lennon, Steve Jobs and even Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, The Washington Post is reporting.
None of the stamp designs have...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 2:46 PM
It's disappointing to hear the U.S. Postal Service is demanding that new South Florida housing developments install cluster mailboxes at centralized locations.
Recently, two high-end developments in Parkland and Boynton Beach were told to forget...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 4:55 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — The independent watchdog for the U.S. Postal Service has raised new concerns about an exclusive contract with real estate giant CBRE Group Inc. to handle leases and sales of postal properties nationwide, saying the arrangement...
| Feb 20, 2014
The Russians have the Winter Olympics.
They also have a box of 60 small, plastic goose-shaped night lights that were intended for veterans who served aboard the USS Honolulu, a World War II ship nicknamed the Blue Goose.
Just how the trinkets wound up...
| Feb 19, 2014
The Sun-Sentinel ran an interesting story earlier this month about residents of new single-family home developments in Parkland and Boynton Beach who've learned that their mail will be delivered to centralized 'cluster boxes' rather than to their doors....
| Feb 18, 2014
| 9:34 AM
Too many malls
"With too many shopping centers/strip malls, do we need to build more? In the past seven years, Williamsburg Marketcenter (Mooretown Road), Williamsburg Crossing (junction of John Tyler and 199), Williamsburg Shopping Center (Richmond...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 10:23 AM
A bomb squad called in to investigate a loud ticking sound emanating from a U.S. Postal Service mailbox in Westlake did not find any explosives Monday, instead finding a more obvious explanation -- a clock.
Authorities were called just before 7 a.m....
| Feb 17, 2014
| 7:06 AM
Untimely mail delivery and the Universal Service Fund are today's entries in this edition of "Is It Just Me?" – where no question is too small for The Bottom Line.
Q: "For some months, my mail has been delivered between 5 and 6 in the evening, a...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 5:20 AM
To say that turning post offices into banking centers is a good idea would be wrong. No, this is a spectacular idea.
Here's the U.S. Postal Service, forever on the verge of bankruptcy. It has threatened to close post office branches and stop Saturday...