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Friday, August 29, 2014 - 8:00am
According to the latest alert issued by Environment Canada rapid tide-like changes may occur in water levels. Residents of Quidi Vidi, the Battery and Outer Battery advised to take precautions.
Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 6:15am
Due to the Labour Day holiday on Monday, September 1 all City offices and facilities will be closed with some exceptions. Read more...
Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 1:45pm
The City of St. John’s wishes to advise the public that until mid-September, minor exploratory work will take place in Bannerman Park around the existing bandstand.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 4:30pm
The pool at Bowring Park will have its final day of operation for 2014 on Sunday, August 24. The splash pad will remain open until the end of the day on Monday, September 1.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 12:15am
City of St. John’s resident registration for Recreation programs begins Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 8:00 am. Registration is available online, by telephone and in person.
Friday, August 8, 2014 - 12:45pm
The City of St. John’s has lifted its ban on residential fire pits, fire bowls and ‘chiminea’ style devices, as well as residential fireworks.
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 3:00pm
Pet owners are being encouraged to license their animals during the month of August through a social media promotion.
Monday, August 4, 2014 - 3:45pm
Residents are advised that due to the Royal St. John’s Regatta holiday all City offices are closed on Regatta Day.
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 3:15pm
The First World War Commemorative Grants Program will provide grants to community groups and organizations seeking financial and/or in-kind support for their projects, activities, programs and events.
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 6:30pm
The City of St. John’s is pleased to announce that Kathy Oke has been chosen to complete the mural on the walls in the area of the Victoria Street steps.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 4:45pm
The City of St. John’s is now accepting submissions to its annual Art Procurement Program. Details and guidelines are available on the City’s website in the 'Forms and Applications' section.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 6:45pm
The City of St. John’s has officially opened Southlands Community Centre, its newest indoor recreation facility.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 5:00pm
Due to construction of the Paul Reynolds Community Centre, the parking lot at Wedgewood Park Recreation Centre will be closed from 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 17, until Friday, August 8.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 12:30pm
The City of St. John’s is pleased to announce that Council has approved the framework for its First World War Commemorative Program for 2014-2018.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 10:45am
The City of St. John’s and the Bowring Park Foundation committed to a joint investment of $3.5 million to upgrade the pool house.
Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 4:00pm
Due to the Orangemen's Day holiday on Monday, July 14 all City offices and some facilities will be closed. Waste collection is proceeding and recreation facilities will be open. Details at 'read more'
Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 2:00pm
Bowring Park is turning 100 and we want to celebrate! On Sunday, July 13 from noon to 4:30 p.m. the Bowring Park Foundation is hosting a birthday party with free events for everyone.
Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 1:00pm
The City has released Economic Outlook 2014 and population projections for the St. John’s Metropolitan Area.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 12:00pm
The City of St. John's has begun a search for an artist to design and complete a new mural in the Victoria Street-area of downtown St. John’s.
Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 2:30pm
“Where else can you get the best in Newfoundland entertainment, together with a breathtaking view of the St. John’s harbour, all while enjoying your lunch!"
Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 12:45pm
All seniors are welcome to attend the City’s 13th annual Party in the Park. Come out to Bowring Park for a fun afternoon of socializing and live entertainment.
Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 12:45am
Please Note: The Astor, originally scheduled to arrive in St. John’s on Tuesday, July 8 at 7 a.m., will now arrive on Monday at 6 p.m.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 11:15pm
On July 2, 2014 at a regular meeting of Council, Envision St. John’s Municipal Plan was tabled for public review and discussion.
Friday, June 27, 2014 - 11:15am
Due to the Canada Day and Memorial Day holiday on Tuesday, July 1 all City offices and facilities will be closed. Read for impacted services.
Friday, June 27, 2014 - 11:15am
The St. John’s Local Immigration Partnership is multi-sectoral and is designed to help improve the integration of immigrants as well as to strengthen the City’s ability to attract immigrants.