News

The City of St. John's ensures media, residents and businesses are kept informed about issues, programs, initiatives and projects the City is working on by posting media releases, media advisories and public service announcements to this webpage. This view shows ALL news sorted by Publication Date in descending order. Please click 'read more' on any of the news items below to learn more.
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Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 5:30pm
This week marks the beginning of the engagement process towards the development of the City’s next three-year budget, 2016 to 2018.
Friday, June 19, 2015 - 2:45pm
The swimming pool at Bowring Park is closed for 2015 while the City of St. John’s constructs a new $4.7 million pool house.
Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 12:15pm
Due to the Discovery Day holiday on Monday, June 22, most City offices and facilities will be closed. This includes Access St. John’s front counter service, and the Animal Care and Adoption Centre.
Monday, June 15, 2015 - 4:30pm
St. John’s City Council has approved its first Ten Year Capital Plan, which forecasts the City’s capital needs from 2015 to 2024. Click 'read more' for details.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 11:15am
From Friday, June 19 to Sunday, June 21, the City of St. John’s will celebrate 127 years of incorporation with St. John’s Days. Free events are scheduled to take place at multiple locations.
Monday, June 1, 2015 - 4:30pm
Council has approved and adopted a four-year strategic plan and a new structure and governance considerations for its advisory committees...
Monday, June 1, 2015 - 9:30am
Effective mid-June 2015, the Petty Harbour Long Pond water treatment plant will begin operation to provide an additional water supply for the residents of the City of St. John's.
Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 3:45pm
On Thursday, May 28, Members of St. John’s City Council welcomed tourism leaders from throughout the City to the Twenty-Fourth Annual Tourism Awards presentation at City Hall.
Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 11:15am
The City of St. John’s has begun a year-long campaign to address a growing decline in curbside recycling.
Monday, May 25, 2015 - 4:30pm
Beginning this month, City of St. John’s Building Inspectors will be armed with a new technology that will improve the inspection process for both the public and inspectors alike.
Monday, May 25, 2015 - 2:45pm
During the month of June pet owners in the City of St. John’s can license their pets free of charge, as the $15 annual fee will be waived.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 3:30pm
Beginning May 25, a new curated art exhibition entitled Natural History: Real and Invented, opens in the Great Hall (at City Hall)...
Friday, May 8, 2015 - 10:15am
The City of St. John's Summer Program registration for City residents is taking place on Saturday, May 9. Due to new software, all RECconnect accounts must be updated in advance.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 1:00pm
Mayor Dennis O’Keefe, Chair of the Cruise St. John’s Committee, is pleased to announce the 2015 cruise season begins on Friday, May 8 with the arrival of the Silver Whisper.
Monday, May 4, 2015 - 10:00am
North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week takes place from May 3-9, 2015. This year’s theme - Make Safety a Habit for Your Career - is especially significant for City staff.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 4:30pm
Today’s announcement by the provincial government marks a positive step towards addressing the fiscal arrangement which currently exists between the City of St. John’s and the province.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 2:30pm
Due to the overwhelming popularity of the Music at Harbourside concert series, the City of St. John’s is expanding the program to other venues throughout the city.
Monday, April 27, 2015 - 2:45pm
On Wednesday, May 6, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., the City of St.John’s will recognize Municipal Awareness Day with an EXPO at the Village Mall.
Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 1:30pm
If you live in the downtown, you need to take note of our downtown street cleaning schedule.
Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 12:15pm
Today, over 100 volunteers attended the Annual Volunteer Week reception at Admirals Green Pippy Park Golf Club. See more..
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 10:45am
Due to the St. George’s Day holiday on Monday, April 20, most City offices and facilities will be closed. See more...
Monday, April 13, 2015 - 2:00pm
Residents and business owners are encouraged to complete a survey about 2014-15 winter maintenance initiatives.
Monday, April 13, 2015 - 5:45am
The City of St.John's is seeking nominations for the annual Senior of the Year Award, which will be presented on June 8, during the City Council meeting.
Friday, April 10, 2015 - 5:30am
The week of April 12-18 is Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week, and Humane Services is hosting a celebration for the staff that provides this important community.
Monday, April 6, 2015 - 1:15pm
The Final Report on the Review of Winter Maintenance Services from KPMG Consultants has been accepted.

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