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Westwego, Louisiana is located in Jefferson Parish. Zip codes in Westwego, LA include 70096, and 70094. The median home price in Westwego is $99,500 which is roughly $85/per square foot. More Westwego information.

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23 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Jpas & Allways Theatre to Present the Fourposter, 8/8-17

The Jefferson Performing Arts Society will be teaming up with The Allways Theatre to present the second run of The Fourposter.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Advocate

Bond commission holds off on building charter schools

The idea of shifting state money traditionally used to pay for public school education into a fund that would pay for construction at the charter schools chilled some members of the State Bond Commission.

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NOLA.com

Gretna woman charged in fatal bakery arson sued by insurance company

Lesly Martinez, 42, is jailed while awaiting trial for manslaughter in the death of her friend Marta Alvarado-Lopez, 40, who died from burns last year.

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NOLA.com

Top principal in Louisiana took her Westwego school from a D to a B

Denise Rehm, principal of Joshua Butler Elementary School in Westwego, says strives to make her students feel loved and safe.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

NOLA.com

Former Death Row inmate Damon Thibodeaux's attorneys argue compensation from state is due

Just days before they're expected to appear before a Jefferson Parish judge , attorneys for a former Marrero resident who spent 15 years on Death Row based on a confession that's since been deemed false continued Tuesday accusing the state of erecting unrealistic barriers in his attempt for compensation.

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The Times-Picayune

First Baptist of Waggaman puts on vacation Bible school

The children who participated in vacation bible school at the First Baptist Church of Waggaman had an opportunity to brush up on their singing and dancing skills.

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NOLA.com

Danyelle Taylor announces candidacy for Jefferson Parish judge

Danyelle Taylor of Westwego has announced her candidacy for the 24th Judicial District Court 's Division O seat.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Westwego City Council enacts new hazardous materials storage laws

It's official: Westwego has new ordinances in place to help it regulate the companies that operate chemical storage terminals inside city limits.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

NOLA.com

Westwego Farmers and Fisheries Market make changes

Torisia Hotard and Vanda Clifford, left, were the first customers at the market on July 7 to purchase produce from the market's newest vendor, Ernie Elfer during the market's new hours of operation.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

NOLA.com

Miss Creole Gumbo seeking contestants for Bridge City pageant

Reigning Queen and King of the 2014 Gumbo Festival Miss Amanda Rene Defrene and Mr. Damian A. LeCompte King Creole Gumbo XL The Miss Creole Gumbo pageant committee is seeking contestants for the next queen of the Bridge City Gumbo Festival.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Jpas Hosts Special BBQ Dinner Performance of the Complete History of America (Abridged) Tonight

The Jefferson Performing Arts Society is happy to announce a special BBQ Dinner performance of The Complete History of America tonight, July 3rd, 2014 at 6:00pm at Teatro Wego! 177 Sala Ave. Westwego, LA.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Jefferson Parish to mark latest phase of Terry Parkway drainage project Wednesday

Jefferson Parish officials will break ground Wednesday on the third phase of a drainage project for Terry Parkway.

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The Times-Picayune

Westwego schedules Tuesday meeting on mail delivery problems, Fox 8 reports

Residents in Westwego and Bridge City will meet Tuesday to continue discussion on a delay in mail delivery because the communities share the same zip code, according to WVUE Fox 8. (NOLA.com Westwego area residents will meet a second time Tuesday to discuss problems with a zip code that stymies mail delivery, according to WVUE Fox 8. The television ... (more)

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Jpas to Host Celebration of America, 7/1-3

The Jefferson Performing Arts Society will be presenting a series of patriotic events during a week they call "Celebration of America" which will be held July 1st-3rd.

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NOLA.com

Trio of comics keep 'Complete History' on a joke-filled, skewered march of time at JPAS

Phillip A. Benson , Logan Faust and Drew Cothern star in the JPAS production of 'The Complete History of America ,' now playing at Teatro Wego.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Employee charged in rape of 78-year-old Louisiana nursing home resident

A nurse assistant at a west bank health care facility has been booked with aggravated rape and sexual battery of the infirmed for allegedly sexual assaulting 78-year-old resident, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Parish.

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WWL-TV New Orleans

JPSO: Employee charged with raping 78-year-old nursing home resident

A nurse assistant at a west bank health care facility has been booked with aggravated rape and sexual battery of the infirmed for allegedly sexual assaulting 78-year-old resident, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Parish.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Westwego to celebrate 4th of July at Farmers Market with music, fireworks

Take a ride to the Westwego Famers and Fisheries Market on July 4 to celebrate Independence Day with a fireworks show and music by Brad Sapia.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Jpas to Host Celebration of America, 7/1-3

The Jefferson Performing Arts Society will be presenting a series of patriotic events during a week they call "Celebration of America" which will be held July 1st-3rd.

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The Times-Picayune

St. Charles Parish crime report, June 23-24

Willie Lee, Jr. 23, unknown address, was arrested 6/23/14 and booked with possession of a stolen auto over $500, resisting arrest by refusing identification, suspended driver's license, open container, St. Charles Sheriff's Office attachment and with being a fugitive from the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office and with being a fugitive from the ... (more)

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