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Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 3:15pm
The City of St. John’s is allowing an exception to the St. John’s International Airport to resume operations, effective 5 a.m. Wednesday, January 22.
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 10:15am
The City of St. John’s has not provided permission for private medical clinics to operate today (January 21) during the State of Emergency.
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 9:45am
Today, some taxi companies and drivers are volunteering to provide free rides to seniors and people with disabilities.
Monday, January 20, 2020 - 5:00pm
The State of Emergency will remain in effect tonight and all day tomorrow (January 20 and 21) with a further announcement to follow tomorrow on its continuation.
Monday, January 20, 2020 - 12:30pm
All stores selling basic foods, such as supermarkets, convenience stores, and pharmacies are permitted to open tomorrow, January 21, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in St. John’s.
Monday, January 20, 2020 - 12:00pm
The Department of Health and Community Services and Eastern Health has made an urgent request to the City of St. John’s to allow a limited number of pharmacies to open during the State of Emergency.
Sunday, January 19, 2020 - 9:45pm
Given the current weather conditions and the anticipated snowfall this evening, pharmacies are NOT permitted to open on Monday.
Sunday, January 19, 2020 - 2:45pm
At this time, it is critical that the public refrain from going outside to the greatest extent possible to allow our plow operations to proceed.
Sunday, January 19, 2020 - 10:45am
City of St. John’s snow clearing crews continue to work around the clock to clear streets for regular traffic. The state of emergency is still in effect.
Sunday, January 19, 2020 - 8:30am
During this State of Emergency, Eastern Health has made an urgent request to allow for regional pharmacies to open from noon to 7 p.m. today.
Saturday, January 18, 2020 - 8:00am
All businesses are ordered to remain closed and all vehicles are prohibited from using City streets except emergency vehicles; police, fire and ambulance.
Friday, January 17, 2020 - 6:00pm
Due to deteriorating conditions & reduced visibility snow clearing operations are temporarily suspended. Snowplows are on standby throughout the city including hospitals & fire stations.
Friday, January 17, 2020 - 11:00am
St. John's in State of Emergency, Jan 17, 2020
Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 4:15pm
On Friday, January 17, city offices and facilities are closed due to weather. Garbage and recycling is rescheduled to Monday, Jan. 20.
Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 1:45pm
The St. John’s Regional Fire Department reminds all residents of what measures to take before, during and after a storm.
Friday, January 10, 2020 - 10:30am
Extending deepest sympathies to the family of the late John Crosbie...
Monday, December 23, 2019 - 2:00pm
Due to the volume of snow forecasted for the coming week, the City of St. John’s is required to implement the on-street parking ban as of 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 25, 2019.
Monday, December 23, 2019 - 12:45pm
Due to the upcoming holidays all City offices and facilities are closed; noon on Tuesday, Dec. 24, re-opening Friday, Dec. 27; and, noon on Tuesday, Dec. 31, re-opening Thursday, Jan. 2
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 10:45am
Today, the City of St. John’s released the Electoral Reform Report, prepared by a third-party expert’s panel at the request of Council’s Electoral Reform Subcommittee.
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 10:30am
New beacons are being installed at two crosswalks along Military Road at the intersections of Monkstown Road, and Kings Road, and are expected to be in place by early next week.
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 2:00pm
Today, the City of St. John’s in partnership with the Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador unveiled the recently installed public art project at Solomon’s Lane.
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 1:45pm
City staff have begun the ice making process at The Loop in Bannerman Park; however, it is not suitable for skating yet. Please stay off the ice surface until the official opening is announced.
Monday, December 16, 2019 - 2:30pm
The City of St. John’s is accepting nominations for the 2020 Heritage Awards. These awards recognize commercial and residential property owners for their work.
Friday, December 6, 2019 - 10:45am
The St. John’s Regional Fire Department wishes to advise that all vendors who sell fireworks in the region are required to have persons on staff that are certified to sell consumer fireworks.
Monday, December 2, 2019 - 5:30pm
Today, the City of St. John’s released the details of Budget 2020, the second year in a three-year budget plan for 2019-2021.