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Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 2:30pm
The City of St. John’s congratulates the nominees for the 2016 St. John’s Athlete and Team of the Year.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 2:45pm
Today, the Affordable Housing Working Group presented to staff during the Community Services Committee meeting. Approximately 233 affordable homes have been built in St. John’s since 2014.
Monday, January 30, 2017 - 2:00pm
Today, the City of St. John’s announced the recipients of the Housing Catalyst Fund, a total of $50,000 has been awarded. The City is working collaboratively with business owners and community groups.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 12:15pm
St. John’s ChillFest is a community celebration of winter, with a variety of free activities taking place Feb. 17-19. All activities offered are family friendly.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 2:15pm
St. John’s City Council have approved moving the start date of the Water Street infrastructure project to 2018.
Monday, January 23, 2017 - 4:30pm
Construction continues on the new ALT Hotel at the corner of Water Street and Job’s Cove. Residents and businesses are advised that some traffic and parking restrictions will be in place.
Monday, January 23, 2017 - 11:45am
Planning for the new Kenmount Terrace Community Park, off Messenger Drive, is nearly complete. The park layout and amenity overview is now available to residents interested in learning more.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 1:30pm
The Waterford Valley Rotary Club today honoured the Mayors of Mount Pearl, Paradise, and St. John’s for their leadership role in efforts to ensure the future vitality of the Waterford River.
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 3:30pm
The Humane Services Animal Care and Adoption shelter is at capacity. Until the end of January we’ve reduced the cat adoption fee by half – from $120 down to $60.
Friday, January 6, 2017 - 3:00pm
During the winter the C. A. Pippy Park campground is transformed into an area suitable for snowshoeing and cross country skiing. Equipment rental is available in the Winter Activity Centre.
Friday, January 6, 2017 - 11:45am
The recently introduced microchip clinic for family pets (cats and dogs) in St.John’s continues in 2017 on the third Wednesday of each month.
Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - 3:00pm
Due to the upcoming holidays all City offices and facilities are closed. Please note there are some exceptions.
Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - 9:15am
Investigative work required to evaluate trenchless technologies for Water Street infrastructure improvements is now complete. Results of the work indicate that trenchless technology is an option.
Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 11:00am
In spring 2017 the new Paul Reynolds Community Centre at Wedgewood Park will be open for operation.
Monday, December 19, 2016 - 12:00pm
Celebrate the New Year with free, family friendly events for all ages on December 31 and January 1.
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 12:45pm
The precautionary Boil Water Advisory (BWA) for Shea Heights is now lifted. Residents are no longer required to boil water for consumption.
Monday, December 12, 2016 - 4:45pm
Today, the City of St. John’s released the details of Budget 2017, the second year in a three-year budget plan. Revenues and expenditures are balanced at $294.4 million for 2017.
Monday, December 12, 2016 - 4:15pm
Residents of Shea Heights are advised that due to a water main break on the main water feed, a precautionary Boil Water Advisory (BWA) is now in effect.
Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 2:45pm
In order to understand how residents in St. John’s feel about cycling in the city, the Bike St. John’s Task Force is conducting a public opinion survey.
Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 11:30am
St. John’s will present a budget for 2017 on Monday, December 12. In preparation for this budget, Council has been very open about its budget process.
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 10:45am
The City of St. John's in partnership with the municipalities of Torbay, Conception Bay South, Paradise and Portugal Cove -St. Phillip’s today released the results of the joint demographic survey.
Monday, December 5, 2016 - 12:15pm
The City of St. John's is pleased to announce the completion of a new mural, titled ‘Opus’ on the George Street East Stairwell. This is the latest in a number of murals commissioned by the City.
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 2:30pm
The City of St.John’s provided an update today on progress towards achieving savings through program review. Seventeen staff have left or are leaving the organization.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 11:30am
Residents of the City of St. John's are encouraged to take the Affordable Housing Survey available online until December 16.
Monday, November 28, 2016 - 4:00pm
Winter parking regulations vary, depending on where you live in the City. The On-Street Parking Ban for streets outside the designated downtown area will come into effect 12:30 a.m. on Wed. Jan. 4.

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