News Flash

Posted on: May 24, 2019

St. Bernard Parish Government Offices to Close in Observance of Memorial Holiday

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Animal Shelter – The Animal Shelter will be closed.

Garbage Pick-up – Pelican Waste will operate normal garbage pick-up.

 Transfer Stations – The Transfer Stations located on Paris Road and E...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: May 24, 2019

Evacuation Assistance for St. Bernard Parish Residents

CTN Exercise 030

The Critical Transportation Needs Evacuation Plan is designed for individuals who do not have transportation to evacuate when recommended by Emergency Management planners for tropical events. A combination of bus routes and pre-determined satellite collec...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: May 9, 2019

St. Bernard Parish Government and Louisiana Sea Grant to Host a Seafood Market Saturday, June 1st

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 on Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (or while supplies last) at the Delacroix Fishing Pier (5565 Delacroix Highway).  It’s a market and pier party in the heart of historic St. Bernard Parish. Experie...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: May 24, 2019

Uniform Assistance for St. Bernard Parish School Students

CSBG Outreach 007

: On Monday, June 10, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., the St. Bernard Parish Government Office of Housing and Redevelopment will host a CSBG Community Outreach for low-income St. Bernard Parish Residents.

Applications will be accepted for school uniform ...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: May 22, 2019

St. Bernard Parish Animal Services hosts “Kitten Season” drive

Kitten Season 1

The shelter is accepting Purina wet and dry kitten food, kitten powdered milk formula, scoopable litter and litter boxes, kitten baby bottles, baby blankets, turkey or chicken baby food, heating pads, pet toys, and cat carriers. These items will be given ...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: May 3, 2019

HURRICANE SEASON IS APPROACHING

StormReady

Hurricane Season runs from June 1st thru November 30th and the parish has no shelter of last resort, so residents need to identify a safe place to go in the event of a storm. Here are a few tips to follow:

Personal Readiness

  • Put together an emergency kit wi...
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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: May 22, 2019

St. Bernard Film and TV Department win Gold Telly Award

Film and Television

For the past 40 years, the Telly Awards has annually showcased the best work created within television and across video, for all screens. Receiving over 12,000 entries from all 50 states and 5 continents, Telly Award winners represent work from some of th...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: May 9, 2019

40 Arpent Wetlands Observatory Fishing Pier

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The parish received a grant worth $77,800 from the State of Louisiana Local Government Assistance Program to construct the 40 x 16 ft. covered pier and a connecting walkway to the parking area. The new recreational pier will complement existing facilities...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: May 9, 2019

Color coded fire hydrants in the parish

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Fire hydrants are painted to color codes that are mandated by National and Insurance Standards. The color of the top of the fire hydrant indicates the size of the water main and gallon per minute flow rate. This is very important to our firefighters when ...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: May 3, 2019

St. Bernard Parish Rabies and Microchip Drive set for Saturday, May 11th

2018 Rabies Vac Day (7)

The drive will be held at the St. Bernard Parish Animal Services located at 5455 East Judge Perez Drive in Violet. No appointment is necessary. Rabies vaccinations ($15 per pet) and identification microchips ($15 per pet) will be available for purchase. A...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: May 2, 2019

ATTENTION: RESIDENTS, COMMERCIAL & RECREATIONAL FISHERMEN

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These reports should be called into the NOAA 24-hour marine mammal stranding hotline: 1-877-WHALE-HELP (1-877-942-5343).  Receiving this information as soon as possible allows the NOAA Stranding Network to recover the carcass and investigate the ...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: May 2, 2019

Kenilworth Knights overall winner of the 2019 Track Meet

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The cool and overcast day was perfect weather for the runners. For the second year in a row Kenilworth Knights was the top winner with 652 points. In 2nd place was Carolyn Park with 576 points, 3rd place went to Borgnemouth Braves with 396 points, and 4th...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: April 25, 2019

2019 State of the Parish

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The event included Parish President Guy McInnis, Louisiana Governor Johnn Bel Edwards, Chamber President Mindy Airhart and the St. Bernard Parish Government Choir.

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: April 25, 2019

Graduation Ceremony for Firefighter Recruits

Fire Academy

Recent graduates are Taz Aschebrock, Chad Bush, Christopher Bush, Michael Bartholomae, Teddy Carlisle, Emmanuel Goettz, Tyler Estopinal, Monica Montgomery, Gene Nicosia, Tristen Saavedra, Cody Smith, and Paul Spicuzza.

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: April 18, 2019

St. Bernard Parish Officials are prepared for severe weather

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All non-emergency offices of St. Bernard Parish Government will be closed at 12:00 Noon today, Thursday, April 18th due to forecasted weather conditions.  Offices will resume normal hours on Monday, April 22, 2019.

Parish Government Crews have bee...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: April 18, 2019

St. Bernard Parish Government Submits Formal Comments on the Proposed Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion

The purpose of the USACE Joint Public Notice was to solicit input regarding the following areas of concern: 

Conservation, economics, aesthetics, general environmental concerns, wetlands, historic properties, fish and wildlife values, flood hazard...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: April 18, 2019

St. Bernard Parish has a major coastal restoration project advance to final CWPPRA vote for the 4th

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The project was chosen as part of a nomination and selection process administered by the US Army Corps of Engineers. The CWPPRA Technical Committee will cast its final statewide vote and select four projects for Phase 1 (engineering and design) funding on...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: April 18, 2019

St. Bernard Parish Government Monitoring Dolphin Killings

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Two (2) expired dolphins were discovered near the MRGO and Lake of Two Trees last week, prompting local officials to begin soliciting additional information regarding expired dolphins from area boaters. An additional nine (9) expired dolphins have since b...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Over 900 black mangroves planted in the Biloxi Marsh

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 The total number of black mangroves that have been planted in the Biloxi Marsh since 2016 now exceeds 3,150. Program partners include:

Biloxi Marsh Lands Corporation

Lake Eugenie Land and Development, Incorporated

Orvis

American Fly Fishing Trade As...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: April 12, 2019

BOIL WATER ADVISORY HAS BEEN LIFTED

According to the Department of Health and Hospital lab, all water samples have passed. Residents should resume normal consumption and use. We would like to thank all those affected for their patience with regards to this matter. If you have any questions,...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: April 11, 2019

Boil water advisory issued in parts of Chalmette and Arabi due to water main break

Water main Jean Lafitte - Patricia (26)

The water main break at Jean Lafitte Parkway and Patricia Street caused the water pressure in the affected area to drop below 15 pounds. The area affected is everything west of Jean Lafitte Parkway from the River north to Benjamin Street and west to Angel...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: April 8, 2019

St. Bernard and Corps signs Wetlands Restoration Design Agreement

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, and Parish officials signed the design agreement for the Louisiana Coastal Area (LCA) Beneficial Use of Dredged Material Program (BUDMAT) project in St. Bernard Parish. “The BUDMAT program ...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: April 8, 2019

St. Bernard Parish Special Medical Needs Residents are Eligible for Assistance

StormReady

In preparation for the 2019 Hurricane Season, we urge all individuals who have been diagnosed with conditions needing special medical attention, such as: insulin and oxygen therapy, dialysis and cardiac drugs/treatment to make arrangements WELL IN ADVANCE...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: March 14, 2019

Wind Down Wednesdays FREE Concert Series

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St. Bernard Parish Government Leisure Services will host six (6) FREE concerts as part of the Wind-Down Wednesdays Concert Series. The events will take place in Sidney Torres Park, located behind the Frederick J. Sigur Civic Center from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 ...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: February 25, 2019

Wind Down Wednesdays FREE Concert Series

2019 Wind Down Wednesday

St. Bernard Parish Government Leisure Services will host six (6) FREE concerts as part of the Wind-Down Wednesdays Concert Series. The events will take place in Sidney Torres Park, located behind the Frederick J. Sigur Civic Center from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 ...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: February 5, 2019

St. Bernard Parish Officials meet with Louisiana Delegation

D.C. trip

Parish Officials met with members of Louisiana congressional delegation to discuss issues affecting St. Bernard Parish including the impact freshwater diversions have on oyster farmers, the Industrial Canal lock expansion and flood insurance. President Mc...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: January 31, 2019

Award of Merit for the Palmisano Drainage Project

ACI Award

The Louisiana Chapter of the American Concrete Institute conducts an annual awards competition for projects designed and constructed in Louisiana. The projects are submitted by owners, engineers, contractors, testing labs, and concrete providers. They are...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: January 11, 2019

St. Bernard Parish President serves as Chair of RPC

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As Chairman of RPC, President McInnis is responsible for running all board meetings and signing contracts. He also serves as Chair of transportation policy committee which guides the decisions of RPC.

The Regional Planning Commission is (RPC) is a board co...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: January 16, 2019

St. Bernard Parish Touts Successful Battle of New Orleans Commemoration

BONO Lecture (9)

The sound of cannon and muskets was missing from the Chalmette Battlefield this past week, but the annual commemoration of the American victory in the Battle of New Orleans continued with slight adjustments at various sites in Chalmette.

With the battlefie...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: January 11, 2019

St. Bernard Parish Host several Battle of New Orleans Events

2019 BONO Breakfast (175)

The 5.6 mile race had to be re-routed due to the partial government shutdown and closure of the Chalmette Battlefield. The NOTC is a membership organization composed of and administered by walkers and runners. Membership is open to all, fast, slow and in ...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: August 13, 2018

St. Bernard Parish Keeps Citizens Safe and Informed with Everbridge Resident Alerts

Office of Homeland Security Emergency Preparedness

St. Bernard Parish is now working with Everbridge, the worldwide leader in unified critical communications, to keep residents, staff and emergency personnel safe and informed with quick and reliable emergency notifications and public service announcements...

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St. Bernard Parish News