Operation Santa Now Open for Letter Adoption

Terry Rogers Culture, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

Are you in a position to give a child or family some extra magic this season? If so, you can now adopt a letter written to Santa at USPSOperationSanta.com. USPS Operation Santa relies solely on random acts of kindness and the generosity of strangers. The program is 110 years old this year. It allows people to help children and families have …

USPS announces shipping deadlines and package rules for upcoming holiday season

Terry Rogers Business, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

The holidays bring many things, from gifts to family gatherings to decorating and other festivities. For 2022, they also bring a few updates from the United States Postal Service for shipping deadlines and temporary pricing changes. They are also announcing new package regulations. “There are several new holiday and seasonal stamps available for your greeting cards and letters,” Paul F. …

Milford LIVE Weekly Review – Sept. 27, 2022

Sonja Frey Milford-live, Weekly Review

Click on the image below to view as a PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines Harbor Freight coming to Milford Culture Plans underway for Milford Community Parade Create a Colorful Face Mask at The 2022 Big Draw Festival Government & Politics USPS Ready To Deliver the Holidays for the Nation Bid awarded for recreational upgrades in downtown parks Education …

USPS Ready To Deliver the Holidays for the Nation 

Terry Rogers Government, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

The United States Postal Service announced critical investments in personnel, technology and the postal network footprint that have been made in advance of the 2022 holiday season. Preparations for the 2022 holiday season began in January and build on the investments and organizational strategy improvements made ahead of the successful 2021 holiday mailing and shipping season. These proactive measures are …

USPS delays blamed on high volume, weather and COVID

Terry Rogers Business, Milford Headline Story

by Terry Rogers Weather, COVID-19 and a high volume of mailpieces are causing mail delivery delays in Milford. Several residents in the Milford area continue to report mail delays, some claiming they had not received mail for more than a week. “I’ve had one delivery since January 1,” David Verkade said on social media. “In that timeframe, informed delivery said …

USPS offers limited expanded hours

Terry Rogers Government

by Terry Rogers     USPS wants customers to be aware of package mailing deadlines for the holiday season For residents of Northern Delaware, several post office locations will offer extended holiday hours. This includes the Wilmington Main Post Office at 3911 Concord Pike and Rodney Square Station located at 500 Delaware. No post offices in Kent and Sussex County …

U.S. Postal Service Introduces Pen Pal Project

Terry Rogers Education, Headlines

USPS creates penpal program The U.S. Postal Service is working with WeAreTeachers to introduce The USPS Pen Pal Project, a free educational program for students in grades three to five, this 2021-2022 school year. The USPS Pen Pal Project will provide 25,000 classrooms across the country the opportunity to partner with matched classes to write 1 million letters with the …

Postal Service’s Operation Santa is now accepting letters

Terry Rogers Culture, Headlines

  Photo courtesy of United States Postal Service. The Postal Service is now accepting letters for its USPS Operation Santa program. Letters must be postmarked by Dec. 10, and will be uploaded to USPSOperationSanta.com through Dec. 15 for potential adoption. The nondenominational program is intended to help as many deserving families as possible experience a happy holiday season. Since the program …