HAMPSTEAD — Postman Plus, a mail and office service business, opened Nov. 5 at 1359 N. Main St. in the rear of the building.
The business is ownedby two couples: Charles and Gail Hillier Varner of Hampstead, and Paul M. and M. Ann Lloyd of Upperco, Baltimore County.
The store offers services such as shipping and receiving packagesfrom United Parcel Service, Federal Express and the U.S. Postal Service, wrapping parcels, faxing, photocopying, laminating and gift wrapping, Charles Varner said.
The owners also are notaries and offer secretarial and bookkeeping work, he said.
Postman Plus rents mailboxes, takes passport photos, makes keys and sells postage stamps and money orders, Varner said.
The store has access to courier and printing services and can get business cards and rubber stamps made, he said.
Varner and Ann Lloyd work full time at the business; theirspouses work part time, he said.
Postman Plus is open 8 a.m. to 6p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Varner said.
It is part of a chain of stores in Maryland, Pennsylvania and North Carolina, he said. There are two others in the county, in Westminster and Finksburg, he said.