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Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 1:45pm
A Decision Note regarding the future of using phone-only payment on Harbour Drive will be presented and discussed at the upcoming Committee of the Whole meeting on Wed. July 24 in Council Chambers.
Friday, July 19, 2019 - 11:45am
The City of St. John’s is hosting a public information session about the Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist’s application to build a new multi-purpose annex at 16 Church Hill.
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 10:00am
The public are invited to one of two engagement sessions to provide feedback on a new proposed site location for the replacement of the H.G.R. Mews Community Centre at Mundy Pond Park.
Friday, July 12, 2019 - 10:45am
Due to the Orangemen’s Day holiday on Mon. July 15, most City offices and facilities will be closed. Garbage and recycling collection is unaffected by the holiday.
Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 1:00pm
The St. John’s Regional Fire Department offers simple tips to ensure safe grilling.
Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 10:00am
The Mayors of Mount Pearl, Paradise and St. John’s addressed federal requirements to complete secondary wastewater treatment from the Riverhead Wastewater Treatment Facility by the end of 2020.
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 1:00pm
The Bowring Park Foundation and the City of St. John’s are pleased to honour two extraordinary individuals in a naming ceremony.
Monday, July 8, 2019 - 11:45am
St. John’s is expected to have the fastest real gross domestic product (GDP) growth of any major Canadian metropolitan area in 2019.
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 2:45pm
With the completion of the Water St construction project, two-way traffic will resume on Wednesday, July 3 at 7:30 am. A new 2-hour timed parking restriction being installed one section of Water St.
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 12:30pm
Starting on Wednesday, July 3 and continuing for approximately two days, flushing of the Petty Harbour Long Pond water transmission main will occur overnight, between 12:30 and 6:30 a.m.
Friday, June 28, 2019 - 10:15am
Due to the Canada Day and Memorial Day holiday on Monday, July 1, most City offices and facilities will be closed.
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 11:30am
The second phase of the Water Street project has progressed well this spring and is on schedule to be completed on time.
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 11:15am
Poet Laureate Mary Dalton has partnered with 93.5 CHMR-FM to create and produce a poetry podcast called Flahoolic. Several episodes are currently available, with more scheduled for release.
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 2:15pm
Due to the St. John’s Day holiday on Monday, June 24, most City offices and facilities will be closed. Garbage and recycling collection is going ahead Monday.
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 9:30am
In July, construction will begin for the next phase of the Victoria Park Revitalization project. Construction on this phase is expected to take approximately five months.
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 2:00pm
Starting on Monday, June 17 and continuing for approximately five days, flushing of the Petty Harbour Long Pond water transmission main will occur overnight, between 12:30 and 6:30 a.m.
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 3:30pm
Residents are invited to provide feedback on the preliminary recommendations for the Public Transit Review. Two drop-in public sessions are scheduled June 26 and 27.
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 10:30am
The City of St. John’s invites residents to celebrate St. John’s Days from June 21 to 24 and Canada Day on July 1. Free events to appeal to all ages and interests are scheduled.
Monday, June 10, 2019 - 4:45pm
The City of St. John’s is encouraging residents to ‘Get Into It’ by discovering and taking advantage of what our parks, playgrounds, trails and open spaces have to offer.
Friday, June 7, 2019 - 10:30am
A new photography exhibit by the Association for New Canadians (ANC) is on display at City Hall until June 27. The exhibit is available for public viewing weekdays 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 10:00am
The St. John’s Regional Fire Department (SJRFD) wishes to remind all citizens that a permit is required for open air burning or burning in a barrel.
Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 2:15pm
Residents of Shea Heights are invited to a public engagement session to talk about the next phase of construction and street design in front of St. John Bosco School on Linegar Avenue.
Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 2:15pm
Whether you already have a chiminea or outdoor fireplace or you are planning to add one, invest some effort in reviewing outdoor fireplace safety.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 9:30am
Today, during Committee of the Whole, Council was presented with the new Bike St. John’s Master Plan for discussion and review. The plan articulates a vision for the future of cycling in St. John’s.
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 3:45pm
St. John’s City Council meeting regularly scheduled for Monday, June 3 is rescheduled for Tuesday, June 4 at 4:30 p.m. in Council Chambers.

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