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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.
Monday, March 4, 2013 - 11:15am
Construction work will begin in April in the Goulds area on the Main Road Upgrading Project. The estimated cost of the project is $3.2 million.
Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 10:00am
Minister Peter Penashue announced almost $500,000 in funding from the Government of Canada for the improvement of the Bannerman Park pool house today in St. John's.
Monday, February 18, 2013 - 2:30pm
The heritage area in the City of St. John’s is a unique and vibrant part of our culture and each year on Heritage Day the City recognizes individuals and businesses for their restoration efforts.
Monday, February 18, 2013 - 10:00am
The City of St. John’s recently launched its updated municipal website at with numerous new features to make it easier for residents to stay in touch with the City.
Monday, February 18, 2013 - 3:00am
Councillor Danny Breen says that recent statements by the Newfoundland & Labrador Homebuilders Association about the impact which municipal fees have on housing prices are clearly exaggerated.
Sunday, February 10, 2013 - 12:30am
The 62nd Annual MolsonCoors Canada Athlete of the Year awards were handed out on Friday, Feb. 8 at St. John's City Hall.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - 3:15pm
The 62nd annual MolsonCoors Canada St. John's Athlete of the Year Awards will take place Friday, Feb. 8.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - 11:00am
Due to road and weather conditions, GoBus Accessible Transit is experiencing delays.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 9:30am
The City of St. John’s Heritage Advisory Committee is pleased to recognize property owners for a “job well done” in outstanding restoration work on buildings in the City's heritage areas.
Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 10:15am
The City of St. John's celebrates Snow Daze from Feb. 7 to 17. Come out of hibernation and enjoy activities for all populations.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 7:30am
Increases in employment, wages and general optimism with respect to future major projects continue to boost economic activity in the St. John’s Census Metropolitan Area (CMA).
Friday, January 25, 2013 - 4:30pm
The new St. John's Convention Centre is closer to becoming a reality as the construction project goes to tender on Jan. 26.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 11:15am
The City of St. John’s would like to advise residents that due to the inclement weather, all City of St. John’s Recreation facilities will close today at 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 10:15am
Due to road and weather conditions, GoBus Accessible Transit is closing for the day at 6 p.m.
Saturday, January 12, 2013 - 1:30am
Recreation and Waste Management Facilities are reopening today after a blizzard closed City of St. John's offices and facilities on Friday, Jan. 12.