USPS Updates: Service Cuts and Rate Hikes

A couple of updates in the world of the USPS:

1. As of May 9, the Farley Post Office, the city’s only 24/7 facility, will close at 10pm. No more 24 hours a day…Weekend hours will be cut also.  USPS Press Release.

2. As of May 11, another postage price increase.

  • First-Class Mail Domestic Letters: Price increase 2 cents to $0.44
  • First-Class Mail International (Canada) Letters: Price increase 3 cents to $0.75
  • First-Class Mail International (Mexico) Letters: Price increase 7 cents to $0.79
  • First-Class Mail International (All other Countries) Letters: Price increase 4 cents to $0.98

USPS Announcement

Complete Price List (in .pdf) – Perfect Beach Read