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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.
Friday, January 11, 2013 - 3:30am
Due to inclement weather, garbage (area 5A and 5B) and recycling (area 5A) collection has been postponed until Monday, Jan. 14. Robin Hood Bay is closed with a further announcement at 10:30 a.m.
Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 10:30am
Due to forecasted inclement weather the Residential Drop Off at the Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility will be closed tomorrow, Friday, Jan. 11.
Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 10:15am
The City of St. John’s is projected to receive in excess of 60 cm of snow with 120 km winds over the next approximately 48 hours and the Access St. John's call centre is open to serve residents.
Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 9:45am
Click 'read more' for a few tips from the City of St. John's Humane Services Division to help you keep your pets safe during winter months.
Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 7:00am
The City of St. John’s would like to advise residents that due to the impending snowstorm, all City of St. John’s Recreation facilities will close today at 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 6:30am
Due to the forecasted inclement weather conditions, garbage and recycling collection will be assessed early tomorrow morning and an announcement will be made regarding collection soon after 7 a.m.
Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 6:00am
To facilitate snow removal operations, parking will not be allowed on the south side of Water Street (from Waldegrave Street to Prescott Street) and the south side of Duckworth Street.
Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 1:00am
Snowstorms are a standard part of every Newfoundland winter, but there are many things residents can do in advance to ensure we are all prepared for snowstorms or any other kind of weather emergency.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 4:15am
The Goulds and surrounding areas of St. John’s will soon benefit from improvements to their community arena.
Friday, December 28, 2012 - 7:45am
City services are affected by the New Year's holiday. Please click 'read more' to learn about what services are affected.