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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Plaquemines Parish Libraries Announce 2021 Summer Reading Program

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PLAQUEMINES PARISH, LA – Parish-wide, beginning on the week of June 7th, Plaquemines Parish Public Libraries invite you to Find Your Tale with Plaquemines Parish Libraries by joining the Tails & Tales Summer Reading Program. 

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Second Harvest Food Distributions Set in Plaquemines Parish

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Second Harvest, in partnership with Plaquemines Parish Government, will host two food distributions next week in Plaquemines Parish. The curbside food distribution will be first-come, first-served. Meals will be provided at the sites and times as follows:...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Traffic Notification: Upcoming Floodgate Closures and Inspections

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 PLAQUEMINES PARISH, LA – On Tuesday, May 18, 2021, beginning at 7:30 AM (weather permitting) Plaquemines Parish Government along with our Federal & State partners will be conducting a floodgate closure and inspection of the Hero St...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

OCHSNER HEALTH ANNOUNCES COVID-19 VACCINATION IN BRAITHWAITE

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On Saturday, May 15th, Ochsner Health is hosting a mass vaccination event at St. Andrew Baptist Church located in Braithwaite from 9AM- 1PM. The vaccine available to the public will be the Pfizer vaccine.

Eligible community members can make an appointment:...

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

Second Round of Pandemic EBT Benefits Coming to Eligible Louisiana Children

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Second Round of Pandemic EBT Benefits Coming to Eligible Louisiana Children

No Application Required    

BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) has received federal approval to distribute a se...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

PLAQUEMINES PARISH LIFTING FACEMASK REQUIREMENTS

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 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 

Plaquemines Parish Lifting Facemask Requirements

Following sustained improvement in COVID hospitalizations and an increase in the supply and availability of vaccines, Governor John Bel Edwards announced that some C...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

Venture Global LNG Makes Announcement In Development of Plaquemines LNG Export Facility

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Arlington, Virginia- Today, Venture Global LNG announced a new partnership with Zachry Group in the development of the Plaquemines LNG export project.This follows the company’s previous announcement of the selection of KBR as the EPC contractor ...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

Plenary Infrastructure Belle Chasse Announces North Tunnel Road and North Laydown Area Closures

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BELLE CHASSE – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces upcoming road closures on North Tunnel Road near the existing Belle Chasse Bridge and Tunnel. 

Beginning on May 3, 2021, the east portion of Nor...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

DOTD Provides Update on Drainage Repairs in Braithwaite

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 PLAQUEMINES PARISH - The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development offers information regarding the drainage repairs on LA 39 in Braithwaite.

 On Monday, April 19, 2021, crews started replacing a damaged cross drain and perf...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

CDC Guideline for Spraying and Not Spraying

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Do Not Spray:

Weather Conditions- Rain, Fog, Cold 

Wind Speed Greater than 10 MPH 

Mosquito Season Typically runs from April through October; Preparation starts February and March Larvicide Treatment of ditches, catch basins, drains, settin...

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

DOTD Provides Information on Upcoming LA 23 Project in Plaquemines Parish

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BELLE CHASSE, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces an upcoming patching and resurfacing project on LA 23 (Belle Chasse Highway) from Barriere Road to Russell Drive in Plaquemines Parish.

The $4,432,777 projec...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

Lepine to Serve as the Chair of RPC

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LEPINE TO SERVE AS THE CHAIR OF RPC

Parish President Kirk Lepine will serve as this year’s Chair of the New Orleans Regional Planning Commission.

As Chairman of RPC, President Lepine is responsible for running all board meetings and signing contra...

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