Mayor Cantrell Breaks Ground on New NORD Facility in District D

April 7, 2021

In a press release from Mayor Cantrell’s office, they announced with funding from the American Rescue Plan Act, Mayor Cantrell, along with NORD (New Orleans Recreation Development) CEO Larry Babino Jr. broke ground on the new 11,418 square-foot Desire Florida multi-service center. Cantrell said that they are, “…excited that this NORD facility will provide year-round […]

New Orleans Public Libraries’ Fate Moves a Step Forward

February 12, 2021

The library millage proposal moved forward with council members voting to put the fate of much of the library on October’s ballot. The City Council voted unanimously on the motion. Notice has been given pursuant to Louisiana Revised Statutes that the City Council will meet in person, pandemic conditions allowing, or by video teleconference on […]

You Can Now Be Fined $500 for Not Wearing a Mask in New Orleans

October 22, 2020

Mask up, New Orleans!  With the recent opening of many long-closed bars, a surge in porch concerts, and the general vibes that, “Huh, maybe we’re through the worst of it” many residents of the Big Easy have been taking it easy when it comes to following COVID-19 restrictions.  And our mayor has noticed.  Today, Mayor […]

Mayor Cantrell Announces $750,000 in Financial Relief for Immigrant Communities

June 24, 2020

On Tuesday, June 23, Mayor Cantrell announced a new initiative called the Immigrant Community Assistance Program for local immigrant workers.  According to a press release by Forward Together New Orleans – a nonprofit organization formed as Mayor Cantrell’s transition team – as many as 500 immigrant families will receive $1,000 payments.  Forward Together noted that […]

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