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Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 11:45am
The City of St. John’s has released what it heard from the public engagement process for the Downtown Pedestrian Mall.
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 1:30pm
Residents are invited to submit photos of their pumpkin-carving activities - and final jack o’lanterns – to be entered to win one of two Zombie Grams.
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 9:00pm
The votes for the Ward 2 By-Election have been counted, residents have elected a new council representative, Shawn Skinner.
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 12:45pm
The results for the Ward 2 By-Election will be available after the polling stations close at 8 p.m. today (Tuesday, Oct. 20).
Monday, October 19, 2020 - 11:15am
The City of St. John’s issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the sale and development of the former West End Fire Hall on LeMarchant Road.
Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 1:00pm
Property owners eligible in 2020 will not have to reapply for 2021.
Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 11:45am
Seeking art for the municipal collection...
Friday, October 9, 2020 - 10:00am
Due to the Thanksgiving Day holiday on Monday, Oct. 12 all City offices and facilities will be closed. Waste collection will not take place on Monday.
Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 1:30pm
The Board of SJSE is in the process of establishing an independent sub-committee of the Board to consider whether to sell Mile One.
Monday, October 5, 2020 - 9:45am
The City of St. John’s is pleased to announce that two free public wifi areas have been established in Victoria Park and Bannerman Park.
Friday, October 2, 2020 - 12:30pm
The project will see the construction of the Kelly’s Brook Shared-Use Path by upgrading and connecting existing segments of a trail between Columbus Drive and Kings Bridge Road.
Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 2:15pm
The St. John's Regional Fire Department wishes to remind all residents to "Serve up Fire Safety in the Kitchen" during this Fire Prevention Week
Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 11:30am
The City of St. John’s is pleased to announce that the annual Music @ Harbourside concert series will be available as a virtual event for 2020, beginning October 5.
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 10:45am
The City of St. John’s has started its public engagement process for the Downtown Pedestrian Mall Pilot Project until Oct. 9.
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 9:30am
The City of St. John's has received World Council on City Data (WCCD) ISO 37120 Platinum Certification.
Friday, September 25, 2020 - 1:00pm
SJRFD and City officials issue a warning to residents in the Greater St. John’s area; disposing household hazardous wastes in your garbage could cause fires.
Friday, September 25, 2020 - 9:00am
Beginning Monday, Sept. 28 City Council resume meeting in Chambers & Access St. John's in-person service hours expand
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 9:30am
The Board of St. John’s Sports and Entertainment and Council wish to assure residents of the City that any decision to sell Mile One will only be made with the best interests of residents in mind.
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 9:00am
On Tuesday, October 20, residents living in Ward 2 of the City of St. John's will elect a new Councillor. Congratulations to the candidates who have been successfully nominated.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 11:45am
Today, Councillor Dave Lane announced that discussions between Metrobus and the union representing drivers and maintenance employees have reached an impasse.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 9:45am
The City of St. John’s, with support from Tree Canada, is celebrating National Forest Week (September 20 to 26) and the 10-year anniversary of National Tree Day on September 23.
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 3:30pm
Today, City Council passed a Declaration in Support of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples to promote and strengthen mutually respectful relationships with the urban Indigenous community in St. John’s.
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 1:30pm
Today, the City of St. John’s signed an agreement with the Community Housing Transformation Centre that triples the funds available for affordable housing grants.
Friday, September 11, 2020 - 2:00pm
The City will once again be using a vote-by-mail system for the upcoming by-election. Residents of Ward 2 are encouraged to check the voters list to ensure they receive their vote-by-mail kit.
Friday, September 4, 2020 - 2:45pm
Repairs have been made and the boardwalk is now open in Bidgood Park.