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Lafitte, Louisiana is located in Jefferson Parish. Zip codes in Lafitte, LA include 70067. The median home price in Lafitte is $119,000. More Lafitte information.

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What's on the Jefferson Parish ballot on May 3?

Jefferson Parish voters will consider seven property tax renewals on the May 3 ballot.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

NOLA.com

Irises, alligators and snakes mean Spring in the Swamp in Lafitte

Due to the terrible thunderstorms expected on the originally scheduled dates, Jean Lafitte National Park's Spring in the Swamp celebration was rescheduled for Easter weekend.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

NOLA.com

Lafitte Fire Department doubles as the Easter Bunny

Well over 300 children and their parents crowded the field behind St. Anthony's Catholic Church in anticipation of the Lafitte Barataria Crown Point Volunteer Fire Department's annual Easter egg hunt.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Advocate

4 years after spill health impact questions remain

Ronnie Dufrene never cared much for coffee. That is, until the Lafitte native mostly lost his sense of smell after spending months working on the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster response.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Jean Lafitte's 'Spring in Swamp' the perfect time to visit wildflowers and wildlife

Spring wildflowers are in bloom, frogs are frolicking, migratory birds are returning from to their summer home and alligators are looking for romance.

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NOLA.com

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Ranger Earl Higgins points out an alligator as hikers look over the beauties along the Coquille Trail in the Barataria Preserve, one of the six sites of the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, Thursday, April 17, 2014.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Blooming irises gild the lily as Jean Lafitte competes for cleanest city

Last year, after Lafitte was named the cleanest city in Louisiana for its population category, both Mayor Tim Kerner and Police Chief Marcel Rodriguez agreed that the town has what it takes to remain a winner, not for the recognition, but because of the residents' fierce pride in their hometown.

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NOLA.com

With feral hog damage costs rising, West Bank levee authority to hire contractor within a week

Each repair of feral hog damage to West Bank levees costs between $3,000 and $5,000, according to officials with the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-West.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Contraband Days Louisiana Pirate Festival celebrates 57 years

As part of the celebration, the 2014 Contraband Days poster was recently unveiled.

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NOLA.com

Jefferson Parish millage renewal recommendations: Editorial

Senior citizens line up to receive various brochures and a bag as they make their way into the 13th Annual Jefferson Parish Senior Citizen Exposition at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner on March 18, 2014.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Jane Austen Festival a sensational celebration of 'Sense and Sensibility'

The Regency Era and "Sense and Sensibility" were saluted at the seventh annual Jane Austen Literary Festival in Old Mandeville on March 22-23.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Best of New Orleans

Swamp bubbles

The days are warming, which means more of us will spend time on our porches sipping beverages.

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The Times-Picayune

Tornado warning until 3:30 p.m. Monday for Jefferson and Plaquemine parishes

A tornado warning has been issued for parts of Jefferson and Plaquemines parishes, including Lafitte, until 3:30 p.m. Monday.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Lafitte Fire Department hosting egg hunt

The Easter Bunny won't be hopping down the bunny trail to get to Lafitte, he'll be riding in style on the fire truck straight to the annual Easter egg hunt to be held at St. Anthony's Catholic Church.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Best of New Orleans

Taste test: Swamp Pop's fizzy soda flavors

The days are warming up, which means more and more of us will spend time on our porches sipping a variety of beverages.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Jefferson Parish asks voters on May 3 whether to renew slate of...

The continued maintenance and improvement of lighting on parish roads is one of a slate of projects whose funding relies on property tax millages, set to go to voters on May 3 for renewal.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

La. lawmakers considering New Orleans blight reduction bill

It's a proposed Louisiana bill aimed at helping New Orleans more aggressively tackle blight.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

NOLA.com

After the long, cold winter, Louisiana iris blooms may be a little delayed

A bee burrows deep while feeding in Louisiana wild iris blooming Monday, April 11,2011 in the Jean Lafitte Nature Study Park.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Best of New Orleans

Gambit's 2014 Spring Restaurant Guide: O

O'Briens Grille 2020 Belle Chasse Hwy., Gretna, 391-7229; www.obriensgrille.com Parmesan-crusted grouper is served with whipped potatoes, sauteed baby spinach, jumbo lump crabmeat and buerre blanc.

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NOLA.com

Jean Lafitte Fire Department enjoying that new truck smell

The new truck has several new features that save space and time, which is invaluable in an emergency where every second counts.

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