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Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 2:30pm
On Monday, Oct. 26 from noon to 7 p.m., City of St. John’s Humane Services invites you to ‘Fall in Love’ with a new pet cat for your family.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 2:15pm
The City of St. John's scored 4 Blooms out of a possible 5 Blooms in a recent audit conducted by Communities in Bloom.
Friday, September 25, 2015 - 3:45pm
The City of St. John's has placed a Bigbelly solar-powered container at Holdsworth Court, on the corner of George Street and Adelaide Street, that compacts garbage and sends an email when full.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 1:30pm
Linscott Street has changed to one-way traffic from Freshwater Road to Pennywell Road. This means that motorists can no longer enter Linscott Street from Pennywell Road.
Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 6:00pm
It’s back to school time, and motorists are advised to take extra care and caution, particularly in school zones. We are also hiring crossing guards - deadline to apply is Oct. 9, 2015.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 3:45pm
The summer litter crew was mandated to clean the main streets of the city and picked up 25 tonnes of litter in 2015. The program was a success and will be continued again in 2016.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 7:00pm
City Council asks that the provincial party leaders state their policy positions on matters of importance to the capital city, St. John’s in a formal letter.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 1:15pm
We're adding a significant art piece to the Water Street side of the new Convention Centre...
Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 4:30pm
Secure and cover your load for a safer road.
Friday, July 17, 2015 - 12:45pm
Exploratory work on Water Street between Adelaide Street and Beck's Cove occuring Sunday to Thursday, 11 p.m. to 7 a.m.
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 11:15am
Recycling in St. John's is down. Do your part to create new momentum for recycling!
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 10:45am
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