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Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 12:45pm
SJRFD wishes to advise the general public that with the warm and dry conditions, the Department asks residents to exercise extreme caution when using outdoor fire pits and charcoal BBQs.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 10:00am
The public are advised of increased parking enforcement and safety measures in place, including the addition of two satellite locations to verify winning tickets at Goulds Race Track and RONA.
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 2:45pm
The City of St. John’s is currently evaluating how we engage with citizens to gather input and feedback to inform our programs, services, and decisions.
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 11:30am
In response to significant water main breaks, an upcoming watermain rehabilitation project is scheduled to begin on Portugal Cove Road during summer 2017.
Friday, July 7, 2017 - 1:15pm
The City is organizing a weekend of events on July 8 to 9 to commemorate 125 years since the Great Fire of 1892. Events will be held at Bannerman Park, The Rooms and other locations downtown.
Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 2:45pm
Due to the Orangemen’s Day holiday on Monday, July 10, most City offices and facilities will be closed including the Access St. John’s front counter service.
Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 11:45am
The grand opening of the new pool house in Bowring Park took place today.
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 3:00pm
The popular Music @ Harbourside concert series returns Friday, July 7 at 12:30 p.m. and continues each Friday until September 22.
Friday, June 30, 2017 - 10:15am
The City of St. John's is a successful recipient of a $26,600 CN EcoConnexions and Canada 150 Grant from Tree Canada for trees and shrubs at the newly opened Paul Reynolds Community Centre.
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 3:00pm
Residents and business owners in Shea Heights are invited to attend a drop-in information session regarding an upcoming street rehabilitation project at Linegar Avenue on July 12 at 7-9 p.m.
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 12:15pm
For the upcoming 2017 municipal election, the City will use the permanent list of voters which is established and maintained by Elections NL for use in a provincial and/or municipal election.
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 4:00pm
Due to the Canada Day and Memorial Day holiday on Sat. July 1, most City offices and facilities including Access St. John’s front counter service will be closed on Monday, July 3.
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 2:45pm
“Our hearts are with the individuals and families who have been displaced as a result of the fire"...
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 9:45am
Motorists are advised that construction will be ongoing at the City Hall parking garage starting Monday, June 26 and continuing until September 30.
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 4:45pm
Due to the Discovery Day holiday on Monday, June 26, most City offices and facilities will be closed.Garbage and recycling collection is unaffected by the holiday.
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 12:30pm
Next week the City of St. John's will begin rehabilitation work on watermains in several areas of the city in order to reduce maintenance issues and improve service.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 4:30pm
Starting on Tuesday, June 27 until June 30 the City of St. John’s will be conducting sanitary sewer vapour testing in Goulds.Testing is required to locate areas of the sewer system that need upgrades.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 10:30am
The St. John’s Regional Fire Department (SJRFD) wishes to ensure that citizens know the danger that fireworks may pose if not used properly. See safety tips below.
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 1:00pm
The City of St. John's invites the general public to celebrate World Refugee Day with a special photo exhibit showcasing the resettlement experiences of young adult refugees living in St. John’s.
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 9:45am
The general public is invited to learn more about the City’s new 10 year Affordable Housing Strategy, currently being developed. We invite everyone to join the discussion.
Friday, June 16, 2017 - 10:00am
Residents and visitors are invited to attend a weekend of events to remember the Great Fire of 1892 on July 8 and 9 at Bannerman Park, The Rooms and other locations throughout the downtown.
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 1:45pm
To keep you and your family safe, the St. John’s Regional Fire Department offers the following safety guidelines for summer grilling.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 2:30pm
The Real Housecats of St. John’s is a week-long cat adoption event, from Monday, June 19 to Sunday, June 25. Adoption fees for Real Housecats will be reduced from $120 to $20.
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 9:00am
Today, representatives from the City of St. John’s and the provincial government joined community members from Wedgewood Park to celebrate the official grand opening of Paul Reynolds Community Centre.
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 11:45am
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.

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