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Richard Meek, Author at L'Observateur

LaPlace

Improvements planned for I-10 Belle Terre & Highway 51 exits

LAPLACE — Sprucing up the two main entry points into St. John the Baptist Parish should soon be underway, and the work will be much ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, July 17, 2021 12:00 am

LaPlace

Splash pads, West Bank pool to open soon

LAPLACE — Giddy sounds of youngsters frolicking in the refreshing waters of swimming pools and splash pads will soon be heard once again on the ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, June 26, 2021 12:00 am

LaPlace

Parish Council puts plans in place for Hurricane Season

LAPLACE — Hurricane Season is still in its infancy, but St. John the Baptist Parish is already putting contingency plans in place. The Parish Council ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, May 29, 2021 12:00 am

Edgard

90-day extension approved for commercial water meter installation

EDGARD — Parish Council members on May 11 approved a request from Greenup Industries to add an additional 90 calendar days to the original contract ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, May 22, 2021 12:00 am

LaPlace

Bond proposition lowers taxes, enhances drainage

LAPLACE — Homeowners in St. John the Baptist Parish will see a 10% reduction in their upcoming tax bill. At the same time, all residents ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, May 15, 2021 12:00 am

Edgard

Parish Council votes to end mask mandate in St. John

LAPLACE — The St. John the Baptist Parish Council voted Tuesday night to join with other area parishes in lifting the mask mandate, allowing businesses to ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Tuesday, April 27, 2021 8:28 pm

LaPlace

Beautification of exits takes a major step forward

  LAPLACE — Beautification of the Highway 51 and Belle Terre Interstate exits took a major step forward when the St. John Baptist Parish Council ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:00 am

LaPlace

Beautification could spur growth, economic development director says

LAPLACE — Beautification of highway exits leading into St. John the Baptist Parish will hopefully serve as a catalyst to economic development along the Interstate ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, March 27, 2021 12:00 am

LaPlace

South Central’s permitting and inspection process explained

LAPLACE — Citing concerns regarding South Central Planning and Development Commission’s permitting and inspection process, St. John the Baptist Parish Council members asked commission certified ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Wednesday, March 17, 2021 12:00 am

LaPlace

Parish Council takes next step in water system improvements

LAPLACE — This past Tuesday night, St. John Parish Council members adopted resolutions authorizing the parish to advertise for land acquisition services as well as ... Read more

by Richard Meek, Saturday, March 13, 2021 12:00 am

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