Resident Concerns About Dumping at Bullard & Lake Forest

The large area just behind the former Rite Aid location at Lake Forest and Bullard currently appears to be under development for construction.  A sign on the property states that only dirt can be dumped; however, in a post by Michael LeVasseur on the NextDoor app, some residents are concerned about what appears to be raw sewage being dumped on the site. 

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LSBDC State Director, Carla Holland shares some Working from Home Tips for Productivity, Mental Health and Staying Healthy …

Many people are working from home; but while getting your work done is important for business, staying healthy (mentally and physically) is just as crucial for at-home. It’s all about creating boundaries between work and personal life, and that can be a difficult adjustment. Here are some tips for telecommuting, working from home, self-isolating or even self-quarantining—no matter your reasoning.

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City moving some homeless residents to hotel in New Orleans East citing ‘logistical issues’ in CBD | wwltv.com

Nearly 200 people were offered temporary housing on March 26 after the city cleared out several large homeless encampments deemed public health risks.
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OPDEC Candidate Kimberly Lavon Burbank on Branding of District E

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A downtown, non-profit organization with older, handsome, African American male members shared with me a need for an approximate $600,000 revolving line of credit to float the organization’s operations.  A segment of their plan necessitated a need for warehouse space.  They were open to locating in Orleans or Jefferson Parish.  Their investment would be directed at the least expensive lease rate available for a warehouse operation.

In the middle of the discussion, the spokesman for the group said, “We’re going to Elmwood.”  I asked, “You’re opening in Elmwood?”

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