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 …