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Posted on: February 6, 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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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Parish Officials make improvements to Riverbend Subdivision Playground

Riverbend Subdivision Playground

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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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness

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The Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness is responsible for keeping St. Bernard Parish families informed by providing up-to-date information on homeland security and emergency operations as they are applicable to federal, state and local...

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News Flash

Posted on: August 10, 2017

St. Bernard Parish Recreation/Leisure Program hosts Monthly Sock Hops at Val Riess Sports Complex

Sock Hop

St. Bernard Parish Recreation/Leisure Program will host a Sock Hop on Friday, July 21, 2017 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. The sock hop will be held at Val Riess Sports Complex located at 1101 Magistrate Street (end of Palmisano Blvd) in Chalmette. There will als...

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Recreation Department News

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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 10, 2019

St. Bernard Bird Festival set for May 3rd and 4th

Bird Festival

The Festival began its work early this year, sponsoring Purple Martin houses for Gauthier Elementary, St. Bernard Middle, and Nunez Community College. Students will experience these insect-eating birds who migrate here from the Amazon Valley of South Amer...

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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 20, 2019

St. Bernard’s Inaugural Family Fest

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This festival will highlight a Gumbo Cook-Off and live music. Gates will open at 11:00 a.m. and will feature live performances by Cypress Pop Trio and the Bucktown All-Stars. There will also be a First Responder Tug-of-War competition between SBFD and SBS...

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

Wind Down Wednesdays FREE Concert Series

Wind Down Wednesday - 3-13-19 (15)

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: February 5, 2019

2019 Basketball Season comes to an end

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The 7/8 Girls All-Stars won their first championship game in Larose. After winning four straight games they took home the gold. The team hopes to participate in an upcoming tournament in Terrebonne Parish. The 11/12 year old boys placed second in their to...

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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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