February 11, 2016
NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu called the 2016 Mardi Gras season a "huge success" and thanked the NOPD, public employees, Carnival krewes and the people of New Orleans for helping make it all possible.
February 10, 2016
NEW ORLEANS – On Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 at 9 a.m., the City of New Orleans’ construction contractor, Barriere Construction, will re-route two-way traffic on St. Bernard Avenue between Filmore Avenue and Robert E. Lee Boulevard in the Filmore neighborhood. The traffic shift is necessary for construction crews to complete excavation work on St. Bernard Avenue. Public safety is the top priority, and residents should use caution when driving, bicycling and walking near the site.
February 05, 2016
NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans issued a reminder that a large portion of the French Quarter will be closed to vehicular traffic and on-street parking during the upcoming Mardi Gras celebrations and anticipated large crowds.
February 05, 2016
NEW ORLEANS – The City of New Orleans announced that City Hall will be closed to the public Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in observance of the Mardi Gras holiday.
February 04, 2016
NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu will attend the check-in for the City of New Orleans Department of Sanitation crews responsible for cleaning the streets, neutral grounds and sidewalks after tonight’s parades.
February 03, 2016
NEW ORLEANS —Today, the City of New Orleans issued updates and reminders of parking instructions, traffic restrictions and safety regulations in advance of the 2016 Mardi Gras parades scheduled to from Wednesday, Feb. 3 through Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016.
February 02, 2016
NEW ORLEANS – Today, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu will join Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and Louisiana State Police Superintendent Col. Mike Edmonson to discuss the City of New Orleans’ continued partnership with the State of Louisiana on public safety.
February 01, 2016
NEW ORLEANS – Today, Vieux Carré Commission (VCC) Director Lary Hesdorffer retired after 35 years of service to the City of New Orleans.
January 29, 2016
NEW ORLEANS —Today, the City of New Orleans Health Department issued a public health advisory to notify the public of a significant increase in the number of heroin and opiate-related overdoses since Jan. 8, 2016. Over the past few years, the use of heroin and opiates have been on the rise in New Orleans and across the country. Deaths from heroin have increased as 2014 overdoses tripled from 2010.
January 28, 2016
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NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced that the City of New Orleans has submitted its first upfront payment in a settlement with the Firefighters Union on the decades long firefighters back pay lawsuit and pension lawsuit.