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, December 21, 2012 - 5:30am
The Port City of St. John’s was busy throughout the 2012 cruise season with 15 cruise ships and 19,558 visitors (13,318 passengers, 6,240 crew) travelling to St. John’s.
Friday, December 21, 2012 - 4:00am
Join the City of St. John’s on Dec. 31 as we are the first City to welcome the arrival of New Year 2013 to North America in a family celebration at Quidi Vidi Lake.
Friday, December 21, 2012 - 3:15am
Wood chips are now available at no charge at Bowring Park and Quidi Vidi Park. This material is excellent for home gardening purposes.
Monday, December 10, 2012 - 11:15am
Mayor Dennis O’Keefe is emphasizing the need for a Regional Transportation Plan, as highlighted in the City’s ‘Budget 2013: Progressive City, Prudent Choices’.
Monday, December 10, 2012 - 7:30am
The City of St. John’s brought down its budget for the 2013 fiscal year on Dec. 10 and it reaffirms the City’s commitment to fiscal discipline and prudent expenditure management.
Monday, December 10, 2012 - 4:15am
One of the major changes in Budget 2013 is that the City is moving towards a three-year budget cycle, which will line up with the City’s property assessment process.
Monday, December 10, 2012 - 12:45am
The City of St. John’s will continue to promote a new fiscal relationship with the provincial government as outlined in its 2011 position paper.
Monday, December 3, 2012 - 2:45pm
The City of St. John’s is pleased to announce an increase in service at the Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Depot at the Robin Hood Bay Regional Waste Management Facility.
Monday, December 3, 2012 - 11:00am
The Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Seniors presented a report with recommendations and suggestions on how to make St. John’s a more age friendly City to Council on Dec. 3.
Saturday, December 1, 2012 - 3:45am
Water levels in the reservoirs on the Regional Water System have returned to normal levels and residents can resume normal water usage
Friday, November 30, 2012 - 11:45am
The City of St. John's Property Assessment Search Application now has the 2013 property values available for property owners to search.
Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 8:30pm
Power restored at treatment plant, but it is still important that residents limit water usage as it will take time for reservoirs to replenish.
Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 2:45pm
The pump which supplies water to the Kilbride area of St. John’s has been restarted and water has been restored to residents in this area.
Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 2:00pm
The pump which supplies water to the Kilbride area of St. John’s has failed and residents in this area will experience no water pressure
Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 11:00am
Discretionary uses of water, such as dishes, laundry, bathing are prohibited at this time so that we can extend the life of our reservoirs.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 10:45pm
Incident at Bay Bulls Big Pond: Use water only in emergency situations.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 8:00am
Property assessments for approximately 41,000 residential and commercial properties are now in the mail and property owners should receive them by Dec. 1.
Monday, November 19, 2012 - 2:15pm
The City of St. John’s has completed two public consultation sessions for its upcoming 2013 budget.
Monday, November 19, 2012 - 10:45am
Mayor Dennis O’Keefe is standing with other mayors from across the country asking for a new infrastructure plan from the federal government.
Thursday, November 8, 2012 - 2:45am
The Remembrance Day holiday on Nov. 11 will affect City services on both the Sunday and Monday. For more information please click read more.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 3:00am
As a result of the large accumulation of tree branch debris from Tropical Storm Leslie, the City of St. John’s has had to cancel its annual leaf drop-off program.
Monday, November 5, 2012 - 9:30am
Representatives of energy cities around the world were in St. John’s last week for the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the World Energy Cities Partnership (WECP).
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 7:00am
The Coalition of Persons with Disabilities is pleased to release “Afterthoughts - A Film on Accessibility".
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 4:45am
The City of St. John's is pleased to congratulate its Poet Laureate, Tom Dawe, who has received both the Order of Canada and the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Sunday, October 28, 2012 - 11:30pm
The City will hold two pre-budget consultation sessions this year on Nov. 8 and 17. Register and get involved.

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