Thursday, November 29, 2012
Thanks to a very special U.S. Postal Service program, "Santa" will reply to children who mail him their Christmas wish lists this holiday season.
Every year, millions of children sit down to make a wish list for Santa, hoping he will make all of their Christmas dreams come true. But what if Santa actually wrote back? The United States Postal Service is now accepting "Letters From Santa," a program that allows any person to play Santa by sending a letter signed by Saint Nick to any child. According to a postal service news release, "The 'Letters From Santa' program helps parents fulfill the dreams of their own children." Instructions to send a letter from Santa: In Wellesley, letters to Santa can be dropped off at any of the post office locations: in Wellesley Square, Wellesley Hills or Babson Park. TELL US: Do your children or children in your family plan on writing a letter to …
Saturday, November 26, 2011
Want your holiday cards to look like they came from Santa?
The following was provided by the USPS: The United States Postal Service is offering postmarks from the North Pole through Dec. 10. To receive the holiday postmark from the North Pole, customers should affix the correct postage to addressed envelopes and cards; then pack them in a larger envelope, box, Priority Mail or Express Mail package and send them to: North Pole Holiday Cancellation Postmaster 4141 Postmark Dr. Anchorage, AK 99530-9998 To ensure delivery by Christmas, all requests must be received in Anchorage by Dec. 10. The service is provided at no cost.
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
The post office may close after 80 years.
Representatives from the United States Postal Service will conduct a public nearing tonight to get feedback as to whether the service should close the Babson Park Post Office. The office, located just outside Babson College’s front gate at 231 Forest St., has been open for 80 years, according to Michael Chmura, spokesman for Babson College. The branch has “served as an important neighborhood resource, offering a convenient location and fast, personalized service,” Chmura wrote in an e-mail. The hearing begins at 6 p.m. in Olin Auditorium – located on the ground floor of the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business – on the Babson College campus. The Babson Park Post Office made a list of office the USPS is looking into closing last July. …
Your daily roundup of news and events.
1. Wellesley’s Special Town Meeting lasted only one night and was extremely efficient. Last night’s meeting ended after three hours. 2. The School Committee will meet tonight at 7:30 to discuss the “superintendent search,” according to the agenda (pdf). Superintendent Bella T. Wong announced last week she would be resigning at the end of this school year. 3. More meetings: Tonight at 6 p.m. at the Olin Auditorium on the Babson College campus, representatives from the United States Postal Service will conduct a public hearing to determine whether to close the Babson Park Post Office at 231 Forest St. 4. One more meeting: This is more of a discussion of Wellesley’s water lead by town officials. Water and sewer superintendent Joe …