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Friday, August 3, 2018 - 9:45am
During late May and early June, the city engaged with residents on replacing the H.G.R Mews Community Centre. The 'What we Heard' report is available at
Monday, July 30, 2018 - 2:45pm
Residents are advised that due to the Royal St. John’s Regatta holiday all City offices will be closed.
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 3:30pm
The City of St. John’s has released a summary document of ‘What We Heard’ through the public engagement process around developing a new strategic plan.
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 5:15pm
Today, City Council voted to approve BikeFest, a one‐day downtown street festival to celebrate and promote cycling and active transportation in St. John’son Sunday, September 16.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 2:45pm
During summer it is not uncommon for some to experience a slight ‘earthy’ or ‘musty’ odour and taste on their drinking water. While this can be unpleasant, it is not harmful or toxic.
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 9:15am
Economic Outlook 2018 reports that economic growth in the St. John’s Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) is expected to be relatively unchanged from 2017 with real GDP expected to increase by 0.7 per cent.
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 2:00pm
St. John’s Regional Fire Department wishes to remind all citizens that due to the current high index and dry windy conditions, a fire advisory is presently in effect.
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 3:45pm
The forest fire in the area of Kenmount Terrace in the City of St. John’s is under control. Due to excessive amounts of smoke, residents are advised to turn off their air exchange and HVAC systems.
Friday, July 6, 2018 - 11:15am
This summer the City is changing traffic circulation at Rawlins Cross on a trial basis. Before the changes are put in place, an information session for the public is planned for July 25.
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 3:45pm
Lithium ion batteries supply power to many kinds of devices. Take care when using them. In rare cases, they can cause a fire or explosion.
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 3:00pm
Due to the Orangemen’s Day holiday on Monday, July 9, most City offices and facilities will be closed including the Access St. John’s front counter service.
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 10:30am
The swimming pool at Bowring Park turns 50 years-old this summer, and to celebrate the City of St. John’s and the Bowring Park Foundation are hosting a small event at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 11.
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 3:15pm
This morning, the Honourable Andrew Parsons, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Environment, was joined by Mayor Danny Breen, to announce over $46 million for municipal infrastructure projects.
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 1:30pm
The results of the city’s public engagement process to help evaluate the 2018 Winter Parking Restriction pilot project are now available.
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 12:00pm
The St. John’s Local Immigration Partnership (LIP) is pleased to announce a new interactive, online services map to help newcomers easily find and access existing programs and services.
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 3:30pm
Nick Whalen, MP for St. John’s East, the Honorable Tom Osborne, Newfoundland and Labrador MHA, and Mayor Danny Breen, today announced over $21 million in joint funding.
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 12:00pm
Effective July 1, the City of St. John’s will be officially adopting new codes for building construction.
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 3:15pm
Due to the Canada Day and Memorial Day holiday on Sunday, July 1, most City offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, July 2.
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 12:45pm
All underground work for the first phase of the five-year project to rehabilitate infrastructure on Water Street will be completed this week.
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 12:45pm
Phase one of the City’s new automated garbage collection program has been in place since June 11. As of July 3, 2018, overfilled carts or excess garbage placed outside the cart will not be collected.
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 5:15pm
The public are invited to join City officials and representatives from the Royal Newfoundland Regiment on Saturday, June 30 at noon for the unveiling of ‘The Homecoming’, a monument in Bannerman Park.
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 3:45pm
Due to the Discovery Day holiday on Monday, June 25, most City offices and facilities will be closed. Garbage and recycling collection is unaffected by the holiday.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 10:30am
On Wednesday June 20, the City of St. John’s and the Association for New Canadians (ANC) open a new photo exhibit in the Wyatt Hall. Open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 21 to July 9.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 9:00am
Should the city have a Municipal Auditor General? Panel conducts public engagement...
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 3:30pm
The first phase of the five-year project to rehabilitate 100-year-old infrastructure on Water Street is nearing completion with all the underground work on schedule to be complete by June 30.