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Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 12:45pm
Close to 100 cats were adopted during the recent reduced-fee adoption event, thanks in part to an anonymous donor.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 2:45pm
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 - 1:30pm
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 - 8:45pm
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Friday, September 22, 2017 - 2:00pm
Anonymous benefactor pays it forward and sponsors 50 cat adoptions to help see the animals go to good homes.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 12:15pm
Have mailed your ballot yet for the municipal election?
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 2:45pm
Church or mosque doesn't matter; application was rejected due to lack of infrastructure ... read more
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 3:15pm
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 - 5:45pm
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 - 6:45pm
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 - 5:30pm
The City is working towards a number of roundabouts in the MUN area. Here's why...
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 12:15pm
City to host an information session for potential candidates....
Monday, August 7, 2017 - 7:30pm
Council has accepted the MUN Traffic Study and will incorporate recommendations into City plans...
Monday, August 7, 2017 - 2:15pm
Effective immediately motorists are no longer permitted to enter Winter Avenue from King’s Bridge Road.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 3:30pm
Did you know that you must register to vote for the upcoming municipal election?
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 1:30pm
You have a role to play in using our water system effeciently...
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 2:00pm
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 - 2:30pm
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 - 1:45pm
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.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 2:30pm
Looking for a great way to spend your lunch breaks? The Music @ concert series started last week, so grab your co-workers and your lunch and enjoy some local entertainment.
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 12:30pm
We're celebrating the nation's birthday with a day full of events...
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 12:15pm
The 16th Annual Party in the Park is July 6...
Friday, June 16, 2017 - 1:00pm
Residents are invited to celebrate St.John’s Days from Friday, June 23 to Sunday, June 25 with free events taking place for all ages.
Monday, June 12, 2017 - 6:30pm
The Paul Reynolds Community Centre at 35 Carrick Drive is open. Make a splash with family and friends in the Paula Kelly Aquatic Centre!
Monday, June 5, 2017 - 6:00pm
A section of Military Road is closed for six weeks for upgrades to the concrete curb, gutter and sidewalk, a section of sewer, and to the road structure itself.