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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 4:00pm
The 2017 Tim Hortons Brier was worth an estimated $10.1 million to the province, including $9.1 million to the City of St. John’s economy.
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 11:30am
The Kiwanis Club of St. John's were among the first supporters of the R.E.A.L. Program when it began 15 years ago, and have continued their generosity every year since.
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 11:45am
October 16 to 22 is Waste Reduction Week in Canada and to celebrate we're hosting a fair, a selfie contest and a backyard composting information session.
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 4:15pm
During Waste Reduction Week in Canada show us how you reduce waste in your home, school or workplace.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 11:15am
Congratulations to City Council, 2017-2021, who are now officially sworn-in to office.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 1:30pm
Everyone needs to know what to do and where to go if there is a fire. Do you have a plan?
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 10:15am
Close to 100 cats were adopted during the recent reduced-fee adoption event, thanks in part to an anonymous donor.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 12:15pm
The last Music @ concert for 2017 takes place 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6 at Atlantic Place.
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 11:00am
The City of St. John's is celebrating National Family Week with a variety of activities for families of all ages and abilities!
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 6:15pm
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Friday, September 22, 2017 - 11:30am
Anonymous benefactor pays it forward and sponsors 50 cat adoptions to help see the animals go to good homes.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 9:45am
Have mailed your ballot yet for the municipal election?
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 12:15pm
Church or mosque doesn't matter; application was rejected due to lack of infrastructure ... read more
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 12:45pm
Doyle’s Road and Petty Harbour Road have been designated as emergency access points for police, fire and ambulance during tomorrow’s Chase the Ace event in Goulds.
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 3:15pm
Children from community centres and activity centres across the city were asked to show how they felt about their neighbourhoods through a visual art display.
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 4:15pm
Beginning August 16 a small section of Heavy Tree Road, between Brookfield Road and Commonwealth Road, will be permanently closed to all traffic.
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 3:00pm
The City is working towards a number of roundabouts in the MUN area. Here's why...
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 9:45am
City to host an information session for potential candidates....
Monday, August 7, 2017 - 5:00pm
Council has accepted the MUN Traffic Study and will incorporate recommendations into City plans...
Monday, August 7, 2017 - 11:45am
Effective immediately motorists are no longer permitted to enter Winter Avenue from King’s Bridge Road.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 1:00pm
Did you know that you must register to vote for the upcoming municipal election?
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 11:00am
You have a role to play in using our water system effeciently...
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 11:30am
Artist Julie Lewis has been selected to design and paint the Great Fire of 1892 commemorative mural at McBride’s Hill in St. John’s.
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 12:00pm
The City has awarded over $16,000 to seven residents who applied to the Heritage Financial Incentives Program in 2017. The program aims to conserve heritage by assisting property owners with grants.
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 11:15am
These pop up events will get the whole family moving outside! It’s free to attend and activities are parent/guardian led, City staff are onsite to help facilitate.

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