ROCKFORD (WIFR) – As we get closer to the holidays more people are packing local post offices and sending off Christmas letters and packages. Today is officially the busiest mailing day of the year.
The Harrison Street Post Office was packed this afternoon. People lined up to send out what’s expected to be more than 600 million letters and packages nationwide.
The U.S. Postal Service says they expect 6 million people to visit post offices throughout the United States today alone. This year is expected to be busier than last considering more people are doing their holiday shopping online.