Together Baton Rouge Rebuilds: Cemetery, Bridges, Transit

"More than 150 community activists on Tuesday applauded a state agency's move to sue the owners and overseer of a historic north Baton Rouge cemetery they say has fallen into an embarrassing state of neglect.

The three lawsuits...set the stage for appointment of a receiver to take over managing Gilbert Memorial Park Cemetery, Assistant Attorney General Ryan Seidemann told members of Together Baton Rouge at a luncheon meeting at St. Mary Baptist Church." In photo, leader Roena Wilford shows how graves crisscross.

Read below for additional stories about bridge opening, cemetery cleanup and transit strategy.

Officials Open Bridge After 2 Years, The Advocate (11/21)

Together Baton Rouge: Help CATS Again, The Advocate (11/16)

Our Views: Giving Back In Community, The Advocate (11/09)

Crowds Turn Out for Cemetery Cleanup, The Advocate (11/06)

Baton Rouge Cemetery Suit Applauded, The Advocate (11/04)

 


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