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  • The 'gem' of the passport office

    The 'gem' of the passport office
    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...
  • Banking on those who don't [Commentary]

    Banking on those who don't [Commentary]
    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...
  • Downtown Columbia post office staying

    Downtown Columbia post office staying
    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...
  • Baltimore oriole featured in new Songbirds Forever Stamps collection

    Baltimore oriole featured in new Songbirds Forever Stamps collection
    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,...
  • University of Baltimore land swap approved

    University of Baltimore land swap approved
    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....
  • Grief knows no rank [Commentary]

    Grief knows no rank [Commentary]
    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...
  • Newly opened I-95 to be named in honor of JFK [50 years ago]

    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,...
  • Howard Co. police arrest two in mail thefts

    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...
  • Unions concerned about postal workers' safety

    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...
  • Lawmakers take another look at military retiree cut

    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. Several proposals...
  • The War on Christmas is old news [Commentary]

    The War on Christmas is old news [Commentary]
    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...
  • Christmas card collection at Pratt showcases holidays of past

    Christmas card collection at Pratt showcases holidays of past
    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...