Monday, January 28, 2013
The cost to mail one ounce letter and postcards has increased starting today.
Prices at the post office are higher than ever. Beginning today, the cost to mail a one ounce letter has increased to 46 cents a stamp. That’s up from 45 cents in 2012. Mailing a postcard also costs one penny more at 33 cents. The same increase was imposed in 2012. New Domestic pricing for Priority Mail Flat Rate products are as follows: What do you think about the post office price increases? Tell us in the comments section.
Saturday, December 29, 2012
It will cost more to mail postcards and one ounce letters come Jan. 27, 2013.
Get ready to pay more at the post office next year. The cost to mail a one ounce letter will increase to 46 cents a stamp on Jan. 27. That’s up from 45 cents in 2012. Mailing a postcard will also cost one penny more at 33 cents. The same increase was imposed in 2012. New Domestic pricing for Priority Mail Flat Rate products are as follows: If you want to save a few bucks mailing one ounce letters, stock up on Forever stamps now. They can be used anytime in the future regardless of price increases at the post office. For more news and updates, "like" us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.
Sunday, November 21, 2010
This week, a new barbecue restaurant opened, a new commissioner was appointed and a new comic debuted.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Jacob Nelson
Sunday, November 21, 2010
This week was a good one to own a video camera. In our heaviest multimedia week since Highland Park Patch launched, we posted videos of everything from the city's newest barbecue restaurant to the Chamber of Commerce's centennial celebration. We also did a video profile of Alice Felice, the sole employee of the now-closed Ravinia Post Office. Our most adorable video of the week focused on Carole Yuster's K9 Reading Buddies of the North Shore program, where kids improve their reading skills by reading to therapy dogs. Yep, dogs and kids in the same video. It's a must see. In non-video news: See photos from this week below.
Sunday, November 14, 2010
Ravinia Station Post Office's sole employee discusses closing it down for good.
For United States Postal Worker Alice Felice, working at the Ravinia Station office was "like coming home." She arrived in October of 2009 after seeing a job posting for the position at her previous office on Central Street. With 16 years of postal service experience, Felice placed her bid and began as a back-up staff member at Ravinia. Shortly after, Felice became the only staff member and her own boss. She livened up the Ravinia community hub, greeting her roster of regulars with her ever-cheerful "Hello!" and genuine interest in their lives. A year later, the United States Postal Service has closed the Ravinia Station due to low revenue numbers, an increased reliance on e-mail and the need to cut costs. Felice closed Ravinia Station's …