| Mar 26, 2014
| 3:15 AM
Laurel resident Joan Anderson is the "gem" that former Laurel Director of Communications Peter Piringer credits with helping to establish the passport services office at the Laurel Municipal Center, which serves as City Hall.
Anderson, 82, relocated...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 11:42 AM
If you are among America's 68 million people who can't, won't or just don't do business with private banks, the post office wants you.
Recognizing a need for affordable banking services among the nation's lower-income consumers, the U.S. Postal...
| May 1, 2014
| 10:09 AM
The U.S. Postal Service has signed a lease that will keep the post office in downtown Columbia in its current spot for five more years, a USPS spokeswoman said Thursday.
The post office is on the ground floor of the American City Building, which...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 2:16 PM
The Baltimore oriole -- the Maryland state bird and namesake for our beloved baseball team -- has made the cut as one of the 10 birds featured on the U.S. Postal Service's Songbirds Forever Stamps. Other featured songbirds include the American goldfinch,...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 4:40 AM
The Board of Public Works gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a land-swap deal that would give the University of Baltimore 2.5 acres in the heart of its campus area in exchange for finding a new location for a U.S. Postal Service truck repair facility....
| Nov 21, 2013
| 10:03 AM
We got the dreadful news of the president's murder at a retirement luncheon at the old House of Welsh for our boss, United States Attorney Joseph Tydings.
Stunned and subdued, we straggled back to our fourth floor offices in the nearby United States...
| Dec 4, 2013
From the pages of the Aegis 50 of years ago this week.
The Northeastern Expressway was expected to be renamed Dec. 11, 1963 to honor the late President John F. Kennedy. The State Roads Commission agreed to rename the expressway for the slain president,...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 9:59 AM
Howard County police charged two people Thursday in connection with a recent string in thefts from residential mailboxes.
Clifton Gardener, 27, of Upper Marlboro and Marian Bah, 25, of District Heights, both face seven counts of theft. Bah was also...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Postal unions are concerned that fewer full-time mail carriers and mail-sorting facilities means more letter carriers out after dark in unsafe conditions.
Those worries have grown with the shooting death of a carrier on his route in Prince George's...
| Jan 5, 2014
Facing a backlash from veterans, lawmakers in both parties — including several in Maryland — are reconsidering a cut to military retiree pensions that they approved last month as part of a rare bipartisan budget agreement.
| Dec 19, 2013
| 10:32 AM
How many times have you heard about the "War on Christmas" over the years, particularly from conservative commentators? During the past decade, concerned parties on both sides of the spectrum have argued and yelled and screamed at the top of their lungs...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Santa artwork mailed as holiday greetings, embroidered fabrics that look more pincushion than Christmas card, and countless other historic missives had been tucked away in cabinets at downtown Baltimore's Enoch Pratt Free Library for longer than anyone...