Posted on: December 5, 2017

St. Bernard Transit Offers Limited Service to Fanz Mobile Home Estates

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 “Fanz Mobile Home Estates is our parish’s eastern most pick up zone for hurricane evacuation and we are studying the viability of having limited bus service at that location,” said Michael Bayham, St. Bernard Transi...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: December 4, 2017

St. Bernard Leisure Program to host Donuts with Santa

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St. Bernard Leisure Program invites you to attend Donuts with Santa on Saturday, December 16th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the Frederick Sigur Civic Center North Ballroom located at 8245 W. Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette. The cost is $8.00 per person an...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: November 28, 2017

ST. BERNARD PARISH GOVERNMENT, HOUSING OFFICE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR CHRISTMAS VOUCHERS

St. Bernard Parish Government, Housing and Redevelopment Office will be accepting applications for their CSBG Community Christmas Vouchers. The vouchers are for the elderly and disabled low-income residents in St. Bernard Parish. Applications will only be...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: November 22, 2017

Yscloskey Bridge Closure Notice November 27th - December 22nd

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The Yscloskey Bridge will be closed to vehicular and marine traffic nightly on Monday through Thursday evenings between the hours of 7:00 PM and 5:00 AM from November 27th through December 22nd. Work will end on Friday, December 22nd at 5:00 am. During th...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: November 22, 2017

No Residential Garbage Pick-Up on Thanksgiving Day

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In observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, there will be no residential garbage pickup on Thursday, November 23rd. Pelican Waste will resume normal residential garbage pickup on Friday including Thursdays route.

The transfer stations located on Paris Road ...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: November 6, 2017

St. Bernard Parish students attend 2017 Museum Days at the Los Islenos Museum Complex

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This year’s program was attended by 1,014 third and fourth grade students from St. Bernard and Orleans parishes November 2 and 3, 2017.  As many as 220 teachers and adult chaperones accompanied the students.

The museum complex is owned b...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: November 3, 2017

St. Bernard Parish Water Plant partners to host EPA Region 6/7 AWOP (Area-Wide Optimization Program)

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This workshop focused on testing for disinfection by-products and how to select testing locations. It included a seminar on how to perform the method, trending the data received, and how to interpret results.

The 40-50 participants broke into 6 teams and p...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: November 1, 2017

2nd Annual Christmas at The Complex Friday, December 1st at 5:00 p.m

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Parish President Guy McInnis invites the public to attend the 2nd Annual Christmas at the Complex on Friday, December 1st at 5:00 p.m. The Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place at 6:00 p.m. in Sidney Torres Park behind the Government Complex located at 8...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: October 26, 2017

Water and Sewer workers replace damaged diffuser header at Munster Sewer Treatment Plant

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St. Bernard Parish Government Water and Sewer employees replaced 43 feet of damaged diffuser header for the digester well at the Munster Sewer Treatment Plant. This project will bring the digester treatment capacity back to 100%. The in-house work saved t...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: October 20, 2017

2017 St. Bernard Parish Rabies and Microchip Drive set for Saturday, October 28th

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The 2017 St. Bernard Parish Rabies and Microchip Drive have been scheduled for Saturday, October 28, 2017 at the St. Bernard Parish Animal Services, 5455 East Judge Perez Drive in Violet, LA.  The drive will be open from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: October 17, 2017

St. Bernard Parish Government to conduct a Fall Trash Bash Monday, October 23rd through Saturday, Oc

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St. Bernard Parish Government and Pelican Waste will again partner to do a Fall parish wide debris sweep Monday, October 23rd through Saturday, October 28th.     

 

The debris sweep will be held in conjunction with reside...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: October 16, 2017

St. Bernard Parish installs bus shelters

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New bus shelters were installed at Elaine P.Nunez Community College, Chalmette High School, St. Bernard Manor in Meraux,and on the corner of Torres Drive and Bayou Road in Poydras.  New concreteconnector paths were built at two of the sites to as...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: October 16, 2017

Pet of the Week – Razz

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Razz has a sweet disposition, is social with dogs as well as anyone who comes into the shelter.  Come visit Razz and all of her adoptable friends at the St. Bernard Parish Animal Shelter located at 5455 E. Judge Perez Drive in Violet or call 504-...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: October 16, 2017

St. Bernard Parish Government to hold a Veterans’ Day Parade on Saturday, November 11th at 11 a.m.

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President Guy McInnis has announced that St. Bernard Parish Government will hold itsannual Veterans’ Day Parade and Recognition Ceremony on Saturday, November11, 2017.  The parade will begin at 11 a.m. at the corner of OldHickory Avenue...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: October 10, 2017

St. Bernard Parish Officials to lift Mandatory Evacuation

St. Bernard Parish Officials have lifted the Mandatory Evacuation for residents outside of the levee protection system have been lifted.

 

St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: October 10, 2017

St. Bernard Parish to open Transfer Stations at 10:30 a.m. today Commercial dumping is NOT allowed.

St. Bernard Parish residents can take advantage of the parish’s two Transfer Stations to dispose of household debris. The transfer stations ONLY accept residential debris and residents you must show a valid St. Bernard Parish I.D. All items are ...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: October 10, 2017

St. Bernard Parish Bayou Dupre Locks to open at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 8th

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Officials with Lake Borgne Basin Levee District have announced that they will open theBayou Dupre Locks at 10:00 a. m. on Sunday, October 8, 2017.

St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: October 10, 2017

Highway LA 39 at Caernarvon reopened

St. Bernard Parish Official announced that they have reopened Highway LA39 at Caernarvon.

St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: October 10, 2017

Caernarvon Locks to open at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, October 8th for a brief period of time

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Lake Borgne Basin Levee District will open the Caernarvon Locks at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, October 8, 2017 for a brief period of time. Officials are currently monitoring Bayou Dupree Locks (Violet Canal) and will announce an opening time later today.

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: October 7, 2017

St. Bernard Parish Government to open a shelter for Residents Outside the Levee Protection System

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St. Bernard Parish Government will be opening a shelter for residents evacuated from outside the levee protection system ONLY. The shelter is located at 2214 Bobolink Drive (Gauthier Gym) in St. Bernard, LA. The shelter will open at 4:00 p.m. Re...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: October 7, 2017

Stay tuned to updates from Parish Government

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Stay informed throughout this event.  Follow the Official St. Bernard Parish Government page for the latest news and most up-to-date information.

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Posted on: October 7, 2017

St. Bernard Parish Officials to hold a press conference on storm preparations

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St. Bernard Parish Officials to hold a press conference on storm preparations 

Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 11:30 a.m.

St. Bernard Parish Officials will hold a Press Conference on Storm Preparations in the parish. The Press Conference will be held ...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: October 7, 2017

Office of Homeland Security has activated Essential Personnel

Residents should 

Check their property and secure garbage cans and other loose items that could become potential hazards.

Report down trees or other issues to 504-278-4327 or 504-271-1681

Stock up on essentials such as food, water, flashlights and b...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: October 5, 2017

Tropical Storm Nate Update – Sandbag Distribution

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St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office will district free sandbags to parish residents Friday, October 6th from 1:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the sandbag barn in the old Kaiser facility at the rear of the Port of St. Bernard in Chalmette. Motorists wishing ...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: October 5, 2017

Bayou Dupre and Caernarvon Locks to open briefly on Friday, October 6th

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Lake Borgne Basin Levee District will open the Bayou Dupree Locks (Violet Canal) and Caernarvon Locks at approximately 12:00 Noon on Friday, October 6, 2017 for a brief period of time. Vessels should be at the gates before Noon to ensure their passage int...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: October 5, 2017

St. Bernard Parish Officials monitoring Tropical Storm Nate

 St. Bernard Parish Officials are monitoring Tropical Storm Nate. Parish President Guy McInnis issued a State of Emergency Declaration at 12:00 Noon today.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5th  Mandatory evacuation outside the levee system

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: September 25, 2017

St. Bernard Parish Hospital Board and Ochsner enter into a long-term Strategic Partnership

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The St. Bernard Parish Hospital Service District Board has approved a Strategic Partnership with Ochsner Health System (Ochsner) to continue the day-to-day management of St. Bernard Parish Hospital (SBPH). This long-term agreement will enable Ochsner, the...

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

September is National Preparedness Month

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For the final week of September we celebrate National Preparedness Month by preparing for the National Day of Action. During this week you will know how to:

During this week you will learn how to:

Participate in National PrepareAthon! Day on September 30.

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: September 20, 2017

St. Bernard Parks and Parkways Commission partners with Community Visions Unlimited (CVU)

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This partnership was made possible by Councilmember Howard Luna and Parks and Parkways Commission Manager Carly Cameron.

CVU is now recruiting artists from St. Bernard who want to be a part of the utility art box project. Each artist receives a stipend of ...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: September 20, 2017

ST. BERNARD RECEIVES $582,384.00 GRANT FOR NEXT PHASE OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TRAIL

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The new $582,384.00 grant will help fund a continuous bikeway parallel to the Mississippi River from the Orleans Parish line to the Plaquemines Parish line.

This section, known as Phase IV, will extend from Valero Refinery west to Paris Road. Previous gran...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: September 20, 2017

St. Bernard Firefighters participate in 9/11 Stair Climb

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St. Bernard Firefighters participated in the 2nd annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at the Poydras Plaza in New Orleans. Prior to the climb, were the presentation of the flag by New Orleans Police Department (NOPD’s) color guard and a parade of ba...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: September 20, 2017

Our Lady of Prompt Succor School's 65th Year Anniversary

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Parish President Guy McInnis attended an assembly on September 19th where he presented the school with a presidential commendation for providing a quality catholic education in St. Bernard Parish. For more information on Our Lady of Prompt Succor School v...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: September 20, 2017

St. Bernard Fire Department participates in Water Rescue Training

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St. Bernard Parish Fire Department (SBFD) personnel recentlyparticipated in a full scale training exercise in cooperation with theTangipahoa Parish Fire Department, Tangipahoa Parish Emergency OperationsCenter, Tangipahoa Parish Government, United State C...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: September 12, 2017

St. Bernard Fire Department assists with response and recovery efforts in Port Arthur, Texas

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On Thursday, August 31st, St. Bernard Parish Fire Department deployed District Chief (D/C) Michael Moolekamp to Port Arthur, Texas in response to Hurricane Harvey. D/C Moolekamp was attached to the Louisiana Task Force 1 Urban Search and Rescue Team (LATF...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: September 8, 2017

St. Bernard Recreation Department host Pickleball Games Wednesdays at 6 p.m.

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St. Bernard Parish Recreation Department host weekly  Pickleball Games for ages 16 and
older.   The games are held every Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. atVal Riess Sports Complex, located at 1101 Magistrate Street in Chalmett...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: August 31, 2017

September is National Preparedness Month

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September is National Preparedness Month. Each week you will receive tips to help you be prepared for an emergency. During this week you will should know how to:

Contact family and friends before, during, and after an emergency.

Make a family emergency comm...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: August 31, 2017

St. Bernard Parish Government to host an Open House on the Bluebird Park Redevelopment

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St. Bernard Parish Government will host an Open House on Tuesday, September 5th to review preliminary plans for the redevelopment of Bluebird Park. The Open House will take place from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers located at 8201 W. Judge Pere...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: August 29, 2017

St. Bernard Parish to assist Hurricane Harvey Victims

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Donations are being accepted for the victims affected by Hurricane Harvey. St. Bernard Parish Government has set up a collection site for items needed for those affected. Donations can be dropped off Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at t...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: August 29, 2017

Parish Officials remember those who lost their lives during Hurricane Katrina

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The Master of Ceremony, Parish President Guy McInnis, was joined by Councilmembers Wanda Alcon and Monty Montelongo. The ceremony included the Pledge of Allegiance by Homeland Security Director John Rahaim and “Amazing Grace” by Grant ...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: August 29, 2017

St. Bernard Parish Weather Update 8-28-17

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St. Bernard Parish Officials continue to monitor Tropical Storm Harvey. The St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Department will begin distributing sandbags on Tuesday, August 29th to St. Bernard Parish residents from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the foll...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: August 25, 2017

St. Bernard Parish Weather Update 8-24-17

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St. Bernard Parish Officials are monitoring the tropics and are meeting daily in preparation for this event. The National Weather Service has upgraded Harvey to a Hurricane and predicts it will make landfill in Texas on Saturday. The main impacts to our a...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: August 23, 2017

St. Bernard Parish Weather Update 8-23-17

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St. Bernard Parish Officials are monitoring the tropics and are meeting daily in preparation for this event. The National Weather Service reports Harvey has redeveloped into a Tropical Depression and should continue to strengthen as it moves toward the Te...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: August 23, 2017

President McInnis activates Crisis Action Team (CAT)

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St. Bernard Parish Government officials are in constant communications with the National Weather Service to monitor the weather forecast for our area. President McInnis met with his Crisis Action Team in preparation for the possible rain event this weeken...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: August 23, 2017

St. Bernard Parish residents and businesses are reminded to take precautions during hurricane season

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the St. Bernard Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness encourages you to take precautions to protect yourself, your family, your pets and your property in the event of severe weather.  Below are helpful reminders for your e...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: August 22, 2017

St. Bernard Parish Recreation Department

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5 & 6 Year Olds 

Borgnemouth Gray (Lawson) 5-0

Versailles Black (Wilson) 5-1

Carolyn Park Gold (Carter) 3-1

Carolyn Park Green (Deblonde) 3-1

Kenilworth (Crespo) 3-2

Versailles Red (Bianchini) 1-4

Carolyn Park White (Blache) 1-4

Borgnemouth Blue (Wil...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: August 17, 2017

St. Bernard Transit Ridership Up in 2017

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St. Bernard Transit has seen a significant increase in ridership in 2017. “At the halfway point last year, our buses had transported 38,030 passengers. At the end of this past June, we had 44,151 riders, an increase of 14%,” said St. B...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: August 11, 2017

St. Bernard residents can sign up for alerts

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St. Bernard Parish Government Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness urge all residents to sign up for emergency alerts affecting your neighborhood and St. Bernard Parish.

There are several simple ways to register:

Text your ZIPCODE to 88877...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: August 11, 2017

St. Bernard Parish Officials dedicate the Delacroix Pier

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St. Bernard Parish Government Officials held a ribbon-cutting for Phase 1 of the Delacroix Fishing Complex at 5565 Delacroix Highway. Joining the Ribbon Cutting was Parish President Guy McInnis, Sheriff James Pohlmann, State Representative Ray Garofalo an...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: August 10, 2017

Parish Officials make improvements to Riverbend Subdivision Playground

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St. Bernard Parish Government Officials celebrated improvements to Riverbend Subdivision Playground in Violet with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. On hand for the ribbon cutting were Parish President Guy McInnis, Council Vice-Chair Kerri Callais, District E Co...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: August 1, 2017

Parish Government begins construction on Palmisano Trail

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St.Bernard Parish Government has begun construction of a new trail along PalmisanoBlvd. between St. Bernard Highway and Judge Perez Drive.   The trailis funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency in conjunction withdrainage improvements al...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Meeting

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St. Bernard Parish President Guy McInnis will host a meeting of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 9 a.m.  The meeting will take place in Chalmette High School’s Cultural Arts Center located at:...

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St. Bernard Parish News
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Water Main Break Closes a Portion of Judge Perez Drive

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St. Bernard Parish Government Road Workers were called out early Tuesday morning to repair a water main break at the intersection of East Judge Perez Drive and Paris Road in Chalmette.   The break happened around 2:30 a.m. in front of the Valero ...

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St. Bernard Parish News