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By adamg - 2/15/23 - 10:04 pm

The Postal Service brought the flash mob back this morning, assembling workers at South Station to dance to "Please Mr. Postman" to try to convince commuters to apply for postal jobs. Think the MBTA will assemble workers at a post office to dance to "Charlie on the MTA" to convince stamp buyers to apply for T jobs?

By adamg - 12/23/22 - 10:11 am

Police in Newton and Wellesley report a significant increase in people having their checks stolen by mailbox fishers, even from the newer models designed to prevent such crimes, and are telling residents it's time to drop their mail off at their local post office, rather than using a box on the street, especially if they contain checks. Read more.

By adamg - 2/29/20 - 12:58 pm

How Rubber Bands Are Made

An exasperated citizen files a 311 complaint about rubber bands strewn all along West Cedar Street: Read more.

By adamg - 1/5/20 - 3:07 pm

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about Postal Service rubber bands strewn all over Beacon Street: Read more.

By adamg - 8/2/19 - 11:35 am
Brookline postal worker on a rental scooter

Matt Wunderlich spotted a scooter-powered postal worker on Beacon Street in Brookline this morning.

By adamg - 3/10/19 - 3:58 pm
Letters, lots of letters that were stolen

Some of the stolen mail, submitted as evidence by the government

A federal judge last week agreed with federal prosecutors to sentence a Roslindale mail carrier to two years of probation and 80 hours of community service for the 9,700 pieces of mail, addressed to 1,095 Roslindale residents, that she stuffed in her SUV rather than delivering over an 18-month period. Read more.

By adamg - 6/26/18 - 7:30 pm

A now former worker at the Roslindale post office was arrested and arraigned today for allegedly opening mail and stealing the stuff inside for more than a year, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

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