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Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 8:30am
Due to St. Patrick’s Day holiday all City offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, March 16. Garbage and recycling will be collected on Monday.
Monday, March 9, 2020 - 5:15pm
Today, St. John’s City Council voted to approve the capital budget for 2020. The plan includes approximately $24,549,379 for capital projects.
Monday, March 9, 2020 - 1:45pm
The public can now track progress on the City’s Strategic Plan, Our City, Our Future 2019-2029, in real time via a new online Results Dashboard.
Monday, March 9, 2020 - 11:00am
This spring, new parking pay stations will begin to be installed in the downtown and all parking meters have been removed. New 2-hr and 4-hr timed parking area signs being during the transition.
Friday, March 6, 2020 - 3:45pm
The St. John’s Regional Fire Department reminds everyone that as you change your clocks this weekend, change the batteries in your smoke detectors and CO alarms.
Friday, March 6, 2020 - 12:30pm
The Rawlins Cross Traffic Pilot Project report is now available on the City’s website in the Committee of the Whole (COTW) agenda, and will be discussed by Council at an upcoming meeting on March 11.
Friday, March 6, 2020 - 10:00am
The Winter Activity Centre in Bowring Park, located in the pool house, last day of operation this season is Sunday, March 8. The Winter Activity Centre in Pippy Park remains open during regular hours.
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 10:15am
Completing this inventory helps us to achieve the first milestone in FCMs Milestone Framework...
Monday, March 2, 2020 - 5:00pm
The City of St. John's grants and subsidies program makes available limited financial and other resources to nonprofit groups, organizations and individuals.
Monday, March 2, 2020 - 12:30pm
Since the Heritage Financial Incentives program began in 2016, over $135,000 in grant funding has been awarded to 49 successful applicants.
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 5:00pm
The 2020 recipients of the City of St. John’s Housing Catalyst Fund were announced at the Regular Meeting of Council today.
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 3:45pm
The City of St. John’s has launched a new page on its website that features the stories of residents and their connections to the community.
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 12:45pm
The next phase of the Water Street construction project is set to start in early April 2020. A drop-in information session is scheduled for Thursday, March 12 at Atlantic Place.
Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 9:00am
The Non-Profit Housing Division has vacancies in its low-end-of-market housing available for immediate occupancy, particularly in three and four bed units.
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 8:30pm
The City of St. John’s congratulates the winners of the 2019 Athletes of the Year, announced this evening during a Newfoundland Growlers hockey game at Mile One Centre.
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 10:45am
During the free ride period, which concluded on February 7, ridership for Metrobus was up 38%* over average ridership during the same period in 2019.
Monday, February 17, 2020 - 4:30pm
Built heritage in the City of St. John’s is a significant part of our culture. Each year on Heritage Day, the third Monday in February, the City of St. John’s presents the annual Heritage Awards.
Monday, February 17, 2020 - 1:30pm
The Provincial Government today announced details of a new two-year pilot program to provide Metrobus or GoBus passes to income support recipients in metro St. John’s.
Monday, February 17, 2020 - 12:00pm
The St. John's Athlete of the Year awards will be announced during the Newfoundland Growlers game on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020.
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 1:30pm
Funding provides 500 families of four with food...
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 8:00am
Council estimates the 2020 snow clearing budget could be exceeded by $4 - $5 million dollars...
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 12:15pm
The St. John’s Census Metropolitan Area economy saw improved performance in several economic indicators in 2019.
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 9:45am
Free overnight parking in downtown parking garages (announced on January 22, 2020) will end on Fri. February 7 at 7 a.m.
Monday, February 3, 2020 - 10:30am
The City of St. John’s is celebrating Heritage Day on February 17 and Heritage Week from February 17 to 23. This year’s theme is ‘2020 Vision: Bringing the Past Into the Future’.
Friday, January 31, 2020 - 11:00am
Celebrate winter with a variety of free activities taking place Feb. 13 to 17, including several outdoor events to enjoy all the snow we’ve received this year!