Westwego gives green light to renewing Reflex traffic camera contract
SUSAN POAG / THE TIMES-PICAYUNEOne of the Westwego Police Departments mobile speed vehicles monitors passing traffic on Lapalco Boulevard near Tanglewood Drive Thursday, January 28, 2010.
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Got something to tell the Westwego City Council? Say it in 5 minutes or less
The Westwego City Council Monday , discussing setting limits on the amount of time citizens are allowed to address their elected officials during the monthly meetings.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Harvey 'sovereign citizen' charged in scheme to extort millions from employer, Westwego officials
A Harvey man who purports to be a "sovereign citizen" immune from local, state and federal law has been arrested on federal terrorism charges.
Bill would name the Bible as Louisiana state book
Lawmakers are moving ahead with a proposal to name the Bible as Louisiana's official state book, despite concerns the bill would land the Legislature in court.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Westwego Easter egg hunt is April 19
Westwego Farmers and Fisheries Market, 484 Sala Ave., is hosting an Easter egg hunt on April 19 from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Hunt will start at 9 a.m. Pictures with the Easter Bunny will be available.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
A soggy Mo's Pizza Fest still raises money for Children's Hospital, police and fire departments
Despite the raining weather, folks managed to have a great time at the Mo's Pizza Fest XII, an outdoor concert benefiting Children's Hospital and the Westwego police and fire departments.
Rotary Club of Algiers donates City Park bench
Past presidents of the Rotary Club of Algiers, from left to right, Phyllis Ditta, Carolyn Fortino and Jerry Fortino, enjoy the bench donated to the New Orleans City Park by the club.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Man reported shot in Westwego
A man was shot Sunday in the 900 block of Beechgrove Boulevard in Westwego, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office reported.
Petro Industry Cooking with Gas with Adley Fighting Wetlands Lawsuit
Robert Adley rushed out of the state Senate chamber last week - past fellow politicians, past lobbyists wanting a minute of his time, past tourists visiting the state Capitol.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
ROH Supercard of Honor VIII Results 4.04.14: Westwego, Louisiana
ROH Supercard of Honor VIII Results 4.04.14: Westwego, Louisiana Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 04.05.2014 Adam Cole faced Jay Briscoe in a ladder match for the ROH title... Credit: Prowrestling.net Pre-show: Luke Hawx beat Romantic Touch, Corey Hollis, and Mike Posey.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Television report finds same zip code for Westwego, Bridge City causes mail mixup
Westwego and Avondale share the 70094 zip code, which has caused mail delays for a Westwego couple, WVUE Fox 8 reported.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Smiley: Whose nez is it?
Kathy Higgins, of Metairie, heard a classic Southern accent story years ago from a college student in a class she was teaching: "She was on vacation with her family in the Southwest when they stopped at a diner somewhere in Arizona for lunch.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
St. John the Baptist Parish crime report, March 31
Jordan Anderson, 19, St. James Place, LaPlace, was arrested 3/28/2014 and booked with second-degree battery and simple battery.
Al 'Lil Fats' Jackson to perform free show at Westwego Farmers and Fisheries Market
Westwego Farmers and Fisheries Market, 4th street and Sala Avenue in historic downtown Westwego, will present Al "Lil Fats'' Jackson in a free concert April 11 from 7 to 10 p.m. Food and beverage will be sold, and there will be lots of free parking.
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Pit bull advocacy group battles stigma
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Sat Mar 29, 2014
Last Chance: The confession of Damon Thibodeaux
He says he cracked under pressure and falsely confessed to the rape and murder of his young cousin -- what will it take for Damon Thibodeaux to walk free? Like so many places along the banks of the Mississippi, Westwego, Louisiana, attracts strangers in search of work on boats and barges.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Thu Mar 27, 2014
JPAS production of 'Perfect Wedding' coming soon to Covington, Slidell
Claire Speers and Jacob McManus trying to recall events from the night before, after waking up in bed together on the morning of his wedding, in 'Perfect Wedding.'
Mo's Pizza Fest coming up in Westwego
Come out to the 12th annual Mo's Pizza Fest on April 5 from 12:30 to 8 p.m. The event will be held in the parking lot of Mo's Pizza, 1112 Ave. H, Westwego.
Friday night concerts kick off in Westwego
Rylan Daigle, 2 years old, dances to music played by his cousin, Aaron Foret at the Friday night concert at the Westwego Farmers and Fisheries Market.