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Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 11:00am
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 - 8:00pm
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 - 2:45pm
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 - 1:45pm
Due to road and weather conditions, GoBus Accessible Transit is closing for the day at 6 p.m.
Saturday, January 12, 2013 - 5:00am
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 - 7:00am
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 - 2:00pm
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 - 1:45pm
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 - 1:15pm
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 - 10:30am
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 - 10:00am
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 - 9:30am
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 - 4:30am
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 - 7:45am
The Goulds and surrounding areas of St. John’s will soon benefit from improvements to their community arena.
Friday, December 28, 2012 - 11:15am
City services are affected by the New Year's holiday. Please click 'read more' to learn about what services are affected.
Friday, December 21, 2012 - 9:00am
The Port City of St. John’s was busy throughout the 2012 cruise season with 15 cruise ships and 19,558 visitors (13,318 passengers, 6,240 crew) travelling to St. John’s.
Friday, December 21, 2012 - 7:30am
Join the City of St. John’s on Dec. 31 as we are the first City to welcome the arrival of New Year 2013 to North America in a family celebration at Quidi Vidi Lake.
Friday, December 21, 2012 - 6:45am
Wood chips are now available at no charge at Bowring Park and Quidi Vidi Park. This material is excellent for home gardening purposes.
Monday, December 10, 2012 - 2:45pm
Mayor Dennis O’Keefe is emphasizing the need for a Regional Transportation Plan, as highlighted in the City’s ‘Budget 2013: Progressive City, Prudent Choices’.
Monday, December 10, 2012 - 11:00am
The City of St. John’s brought down its budget for the 2013 fiscal year on Dec. 10 and it reaffirms the City’s commitment to fiscal discipline and prudent expenditure management.
Monday, December 10, 2012 - 7:45am
One of the major changes in Budget 2013 is that the City is moving towards a three-year budget cycle, which will line up with the City’s property assessment process.
Monday, December 10, 2012 - 4:15am
The City of St. John’s will continue to promote a new fiscal relationship with the provincial government as outlined in its 2011 position paper.
Monday, December 3, 2012 - 6:15pm
The City of St. John’s is pleased to announce an increase in service at the Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Depot at the Robin Hood Bay Regional Waste Management Facility.
Monday, December 3, 2012 - 2:30pm
The Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Seniors presented a report with recommendations and suggestions on how to make St. John’s a more age friendly City to Council on Dec. 3.
Saturday, December 1, 2012 - 7:15am
Water levels in the reservoirs on the Regional Water System have returned to normal levels and residents can resume normal water usage