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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Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 10:00am
Mayor Dennis O’Keefe is pleased to announce the details of a wide-reaching reorganization currently underway at City Hall.
Friday, April 26, 2013 - 2:00am
Join our Humane Services Shelter Veterinarian for a public information seminar on why your cat may be eliminating outside the box.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 2:00pm
The National Geographic Eastern Newfoundland Geotourism mapguide and website was launched earlier today at a ceremony at the Quidi Vidi Village Plantation.
Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 3:30pm
City streets will be busy again this construction season after the City approved $12.7 million for its annual street rehabilitation program.
Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 2:30pm
Many City services are affected by the St. George's Day holiday on Monday, April 22. Click 'read more' to learn more.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 3:30pm
The Southlands area of St. John’s has been growing at a rapid rate and soon the area will have a new Community Centre for residents to enjoy.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 10:15pm
Bannerman Park will undergo a major makeover beginning this spring as construction work begins on a number of important projects.
Sunday, April 14, 2013 - 12:30pm
The City of St. John's advises that operations at Windsor Lake have now stabilized. The City would like to thank residents for their cooperation.
Saturday, April 13, 2013 - 4:30pm
The City of St. John’s advises as a result of operational issues at the Windsor Lake Treatment Plant, residents and businesses in the Windsor Lake service area are asked to please use water wisely.
Friday, April 12, 2013 - 11:00am
The City of St. John’s is seeking expressions of interest from musicians who would like to perform during the Music at Harbourside Lunchtime Concert Series this summer.
Monday, April 8, 2013 - 3:30pm
The City of St. John’s is celebrating Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week with a number of events throughout the week.
Friday, April 5, 2013 - 1:45pm
The City of St. John’s is now accepting nominations for the Senior of the Year Award, sponsored by Kenny's Pond Retirement Community.
Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 2:30pm
The City is currently seeking proposals from the local arts community for “cultural performance programs” that can be delivered to cruise ship visitors.
Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 8:00am
City Council approves expenditure of $100,000 in grants for 2013 festivals and events.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 - 7:45am
The new St. John’s Convention Centre passed a major milestone April 1 with awarding of the tender for the construction project.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 4:30pm
Mayor Dennis O’Keefe and Finance Chair Danny Breen respond to cuts to Municipal Operating Grants announced in the Provincial Budget.
Monday, March 25, 2013 - 2:00am
The St. John’s Covering of Garbage Placed for Collection By-Law requires garbage put out for collection in all areas of the city be covered from April 1 to Nov. 30 each year.
Friday, March 22, 2013 - 9:15am
Click 'read more' to get information on what City facilities are open and closed, and what services are affected by the Good Friday holiday.
Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 10:00am
Mayor Dennis O’Keefe and Councillor at Large Tom Hann are responding to a recent CBC report based on draft briefing notes leaked to the media.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 10:45am
The City of St. John's is calling for nominations for its 22nd annual Tourism Awards. Each year the City presents a number of awards to ambassadors of our city.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 8:00am
In recognition of UNESCO World Poetry Day (March 21) and in anticipation of April as National Poetry Month, the City is taking part in a challenge mounted by Regina Mayor Michael Fougere.
Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 9:00am
Click 'read more' to get information on what City facilities are open and closed, and what services are affected by the St. Patrick's Day holiday.
Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 8:15am
Councillor Jim Darcy, Mayor of Waterford, Ireland, sends greetings to St. John's residents on the occasion of St. Patrick's Day.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 - 1:00pm
Each year, the City of St. John’s invests in its thriving arts community through the Grants to Artists and Arts Organizations program.
Friday, March 8, 2013 - 5:15am
The City of St. John’s donated 38 paintings by artist George Noseworthy to the Home From the Sea Sealers Memorial in Elliston on Friday, March 8 in a ceremony at Government House.

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