Postage hike to take effect May 12
New U.S. and international postage prices will go into effect Monday, May 12. These include the cost to mail a U.S. First Class one-ounce letter, from 41 to 42
cents; and to mail a postcard, from 26 to 27 cents
Detailed information on the new U.S. and international postage rates are provided at www.usps.com/ prices.
In a press release, the U.S. Postal Service blames increased operating costs for the increases, including escalating fuel, medical and transportation costs.
Forever Stamps, which keep pace with rate increases, are available at the local post offices, including the West End Station, 204 S. 25th St.
From a press release