News

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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Friday, October 25, 2013 - 12:45pm
We are asking parents of young children to complete a two-minute online survey regarding after-school programs. Click 'read more' to access the survey.
Friday, October 25, 2013 - 10:15am
The sites formerly used for leaf drop-offs are closed and the City is taking a new approach to managing residential leaves. Click 'read more' to learn about leaf mulching and curbside leaf collection.
Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 12:15pm
The St. John's Regional Fire Department is pleased to celebrate the accomplishments of participants of the second annual Camp Ignite firefighting experience program for women. Click 'read more'.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 4:15pm
Council has determined its new Standing Committee structure for the next two years. Please click 'read more' to see council representation on the committees.
Friday, October 18, 2013 - 3:00pm
The City is holding budget consultations to provide residents and interest groups the opportunity to give input on the City's 2014 budget. Click 'read more' to learn how to provide your input.
Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 3:30pm
There are temporary 'No Parking - Tow Away' zones in effect in the area around Lester's Farm Market while Pumpkinfest is occuring. Click 'read more' to learn about the free Park and Ride service.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 10:45am
Due to an increase in kennel cough in the province, the City is recommending dogs receive the kennel cough vaccination before visiting City dog parks. Click 'read more' for more details.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 1:00pm
View the Horizon's exhibit which documents Israel on its 50th anniversary of independence in 1998. The exhibit has been travelling throughout North America, see it at City Hall before November 3.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 3:45pm
Learn what City facilities and services are closed on Thanksgiving Day, Monday, Oct. 14, and which ones are open.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 1:45pm
Learn what Neighbourhood Watch can do to help you connect with neighbours to make a positive difference in your community.
Friday, October 4, 2013 - 3:30pm
Carnival Legend to Visit the City of Legends
Monday, September 30, 2013 - 2:30pm
Three international oceans-related conferences are taking place in St. John's as part of the eleventh annual Oceans Week. For a list of Ocean Week events click 'read more'.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 10:30pm
The votes have been counted and the residents of St. John’s have elected a new council for the next four-year term. Please click 'read more' to see who got elected.
Monday, September 23, 2013 - 3:45am
It's not too late to vote. Residents may still drop off their vote to the drop box in front of City Hall or visit a Satellite Drop Off Centre on Election Day to cast their ballot for our next council.
Friday, September 20, 2013 - 12:00pm
Economic Development professionals from across Canada will be in St. John’s this week as the Economic Developers Association of Canada (EDAC) host their annual conference.
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 6:00am
Three Humane Services Division staff in the Department of Community Services have received their designation as provincial inspectors under the provincial Animal Health and Protection Act.
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 1:30am
The final day to mail in your ballot is fast approaching and residents are reminded to cast their vote for the next City of St. John’s Council.
Monday, September 16, 2013 - 1:30pm
All cruise ship visits are exciting but it's extra special when a ship visits our port for the first time. Click 'read more' to learn about two inaugural ship visits on Wednesday, Sept.18.
Friday, September 13, 2013 - 11:00am
For the month of September, the City of St. John’s Humane Services Division on 81 Higgins Line is offering adoptions free of charge on your second pet.
Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 5:45am
With the onset of storm season, the City is encouraging residents to prepare for potential weather emergencies, which lead to high winds, potential flooding, power outages and other negative impacts.
Friday, September 6, 2013 - 1:00pm
St. John's is the port of call for four more cruise ships this week. All ships have previously visited the city.
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 11:45am
Students returning to school is just around the corner and the City of St. John’s offers the following traffic safety tips for pedestrians and motorists. Click 'read more' for all the tips.
Friday, August 30, 2013 - 12:00pm
Three cruise ships will visit St. John's in eight days, including the inaugural visit of the National Geographic Explorer. Click 'read more' to learn the arrival and departure details and more.
Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 10:30am
The City of St. John’s has serious concerns with the approach taken by Bell Mobility with respect to its proposed cell phone tower near McLoughlan Street. Click 'read more' for more information.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 4:30pm
City offices and most City facilities will be closed for the Labour Day holiday on Monday, Sept.2. To learn all the closures, including recycling and garbage collection changes, click 'read more'.

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