Living in St. John's

announcing Julie Lewis (centre) as muralist to commemorate Great Fire on retaining wall at McBride's Hill
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.
Heritage building
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.
stock image of girl playing outside with other children in background
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.
picture of Music at Harbourside taken from behind the band and showing the audience
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.
screenshot from Make a Splash commercial for Paul Reynolds Community Centre
The Paul Reynolds Community Centre at 35 Carrick Drive is open. Make a splash with family and friends in the Paula Kelly Aquatic Centre!

Living in St. John's

Scenic Hiking Trail

The City of St. John's is a vibrant place to live, work and play. The City is pleased to offer a wide variety of services to our residents. In this section of the website you will find everything from animal adoption to information on the water you drink to our wide variety of recreational opportunities.  When you think of a municipality some of the most common services that may come to mind include garbage collection, water and sewer services, or roads. But the City of St. John's offers much more than the basic municipal services, have a look and find out why St. John's is such a great place to live and raise a family.

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Motorists are advised that road construction will begin on New Gower Street in front of City Hall on Wednesday, July 5, 2017. The scope of work involves removal and replacement of curb, gutter,...
Contractor will be conducting watermain rehabilitation work (CIPP Watermain Lining) on various streets.  Work will start in Shea Heights, followed by Wedgewood Park and then proceed to the Rabbittown...
This project is expected to last until the end of September.  Traffic in each direction will remain open, however, there will be times when traffic will be reduced to one lane and motorists can...

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The City of St. John’s has received an application to rezone a portion of 50 Bennett Avenue (former I. J. Samson School) from the Institutional (INST) Zone to the Residential Medium Density (R2) Zone...
The Ocean Endeavour with 198 passengers and 90 crew is scheduled to arrive in the Port City of St. John’s at 9 a.m. on Thursday, July 13 and depart at noon.   Please note that ship arrivals and...
A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted by Deacon Investments Ltd. requesting permission to occupy 55 Rennie’s Mill Road, which is a designated Heritage Use Building, as an Office and...

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The Basilica Heritage Foundation presents an unforgettable one man-play and guided tour of the Basilica of St. John the Baptist. Journey back in time to the late 1840s with Bishop Michael Anthony...
RE: 13-15 Church Hill Thursday, July 27, 2017 12:15 p.m. in Conference Room ‘A’, fourth floor, City Hall   An appeal against a decision of the Department of Planning, Engineering...
This summer, the Basilica Museum Committee is pleased to present Weaving the Wind. In this hour-long concert, award-winning artist Ed Kavanagh plays beautiful Newfoundland, Irish and...

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