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The City of St. John's ensures media, residents and businesses are kept informed about issues, programs, initiatives and projects the City is working on by posting media releases, media advisories and public service announcements to this webpage. This view shows ALL news sorted by Publication Date in descending order. Please click 'read more' on any of the news items below to learn more.
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Saturday, January 4, 2014 - 3:30pm
Please be advised that the City of St. John's has closed its warming centre in the Foran/Greene Room on the fourth floor of City Hall.
Friday, January 3, 2014 - 12:45pm
The City of St. John's is supporting Newfoundland Power's call for energy conservation and taking steps to curtail energy use at the City.
Friday, December 27, 2013 - 1:00pm
Due to the New Years Day holiday all City offices and facilities will close at noon on Tuesday, Dec.31 and remained closed on Wednesday, Jan. 1. Click 'read more' for the full list of closures.
Friday, December 27, 2013 - 12:45pm
Join us Tuesday, Dec. 31 at Quidi Vidi Lake as the City of St. John’s is the first city in North America to welcome the arrival of the 2014 New Year. For more information click 'read more'.
Friday, December 27, 2013 - 10:30am
Due to the deteriorating weather conditions all City buildings are now closed. Garbage and recycling collection will continue for the day and the Residential Drop-off at Robin Hood Bay is also open.
Tuesday, December 24, 2013 - 2:45pm
The Bannerman Loop has officially opened and residents and visitors may now use the new ice trail in Bannerman Park. Click 'read more' to learn about The Loop.
Friday, December 20, 2013 - 9:45am
Due to the Christmas and Boxing Day holidays all City offices and facilities are closing at noon on Tuesday, Dec. 24 and all day on Wednesday, Dec. 25 and Thursday, Dec. 26. Click 'read more'.
Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 4:00pm
Beginning 12:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 20 (after midnight on Thursday, Dec. 19) and continuing until 7:30 a.m. daily for the remainder of the winter, snow will be removed from the downtown.
Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 2:00pm
City of St. John’s employee Wilf Hunt was named one of four Canada’s Favourite Crossing Guards today during a ceremony at Roncalli Elementary School.
Friday, December 13, 2013 - 2:00pm
The deadline for applications for the 2014 Grant Program has been extended to noon on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013. To learn more and complete the application form click 'read more'.
Friday, December 13, 2013 - 11:30am
The City of St. John’s would like to remind residents that although the weather of late has been cold, we have not had enough sustained cold to sufficiently freeze bodies of water.
Monday, December 9, 2013 - 5:30pm
The City of St. John’s brought down its budget for the 2014 fiscal year on Dec. 9 and it reaffirms the City’s commitment to fiscal discipline and prudent expenditure management.
Monday, December 9, 2013 - 5:30pm
As rental vacancies remain low and housing prices remain high, housing affordability remains an issue of great importance to the City of St. John’s and its residents.
Monday, December 9, 2013 - 5:30pm
One of the messages which came through loud and clear during the 2014 pre-budget engagement process was the importance of having an affordable and dependable public transit system.
Monday, December 9, 2013 - 5:30pm
One of the significant factors influencing future property and water taxes levels will be whether a new fiscal arrangement with the province can be reached.
Friday, December 6, 2013 - 2:15pm
The City has completed work on the $2.4 million Carnell Drive Bridge project, another in the City’s $270 million three-year commitment to infrastructure renewal and enhancement. Click 'read more'.
Friday, December 6, 2013 - 11:00am
Visitor Downtown Parking Permits allow visitors to park within the residential area for the sole purpose of visiting the registered permit holder. To learn more click 'read more'.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 2:00pm
Join the City of St. John's as residents come together to ring in the holiday season with bright lights and beautiful song at the duck pond in Bowring Park. To learn more details click 'read more'.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 12:15pm
Winter/Spring Recreation Program registration for residents begins on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 8 a.m. Click 'read more' for details on options available to register for recreation programs.
Monday, December 2, 2013 - 4:30pm
The City has implemented a business registration process requiring all commercial enterprises and home-based businesses operating in the City to complete and submit a business registration form.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 3:30pm
An affordable and attainable housing forum titled ‘Make Room in the Boom’ occurs on Thursday, Nov. 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m at the Holiday Inn. Click 'read more' for more details.
Friday, November 15, 2013 - 11:15am
National Child Day is Wednesday, Nov. 20. The City of St. John’s is celebrating National Child Day with activities throughout the week of November 16 to 23. Click 'read more' to learn all the events.
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 3:15pm
Wondering what City facilities and services are affected by Remembrance Day? Click 'read more' to learn what City services will change due to the holiday.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 10:15am
The City of St. John’s Humane Services Division of the Department of Community Services is encouraging residents to help control the pet population.
Monday, November 4, 2013 - 4:00pm
The City of St. John’s is seeking submissions from residents and community organizations interested in participating on the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Crime Prevention (MACCP).

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