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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 10:30am
Due to the Good Friday holiday all City offices and facilities will be closed on Friday, April 14. Waste collection is moved to Saturday, April 15.
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 3:45pm
The St. John’s Regional Fire Department (SJRFD) advises residents and businesses that smoke from the Margret's Place fire is no longer a concern. Air exchange HVAC units can be turned back on.
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 11:15am
Due to dissipating smoke from the ongoing fire on Margaret’s Place the St. John’s Regional Fire Department recommends that businesses and residents turn off their HVAC units.
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 10:30am
Today, over 130 volunteers attended the Annual Volunteer Week reception in the Foran/Greene room at City Hall, an annual event hosted by the City of St. John’s in partnership with the MUN.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 1:00pm
Whether cleaning up your yard or clearing land to build a new home, the St.John’s Regional Fire Department (SJRFD) wishes to remind all citizens that a permit is required for open air burning.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 1:30pm
St. John’s residents and business owners are invited to attend a drop-in style information session regarding an upcoming water main replacement project.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 1:15pm
Over 90 athletes, coaches, managers and Canada Games mission staff will attend the Canada Games 50th Anniversary Flag Relay and flag raising event at 4 p.m. in front of City Hall.
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 4:00pm
Residents are reminded that garbage put out at the curb for collection must be completely covered from April 1 through November 30.
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 3:15pm
Two parks in the City of St. John's, Bannerman Park and Bowring Park, received the honour of a ‘Canada 150 Garden Experience’ designation, awarded by the Canadian Garden Council.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
Today, St. John’s City Council reported on progress towards achieving strategic priorities in the 2015-2018 Corporate Strategic Plan...
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 10:00am
Due to St. Patrick’s Day holiday all City offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, March 20.
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 2:15pm
The City of St. John’s Rental Team, a sub-committee of the Affordable Housing Working Group, are hosting an information session for landlords.
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 9:30am
Many fire departments are experiencing serious fires, injuries, and deaths as the result of compulsive hoarding behavior.
Monday, March 13, 2017 - 12:30pm
The water conservation order is now lifted for all residents of St. John’s, Mount Pearl, Paradise, Portugal Cove St. Phillips and CBS. Reservoir levels are returning to normal.
Monday, March 13, 2017 - 11:15am
The warming centre will close at 11:30 a.m. Monday, March 13
Monday, March 13, 2017 - 6:15am
Due to a technical issue a water conservation order is in effect immediately for all residents of St. John’s, Mount Pearl, Paradise, Portugal Cove St. Phillips and CBS.
Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 10:30pm
The shelter at the St. John’s Recreation Centre, Buckmaster’s Circle will close at 11 p.m. tonight, and will re-open as a warming centre at 8 a.m. tomorrow (Monday, March 13).
Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 5:30pm
Consider going beyond the basics of disaster preparedness with the following fire safety tips offered by the SJRFD...
Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 5:00pm
The City of St. John’s will open a shelter to provide a warm space, cots, snacks and hot beverages.
Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 4:30pm
City crews have been out since 5:30 a.m. addressing issues with damaged traffic signals...
Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 12:45pm
Inspections Services encourages you to check your property carefully for damages...
Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 8:15pm
All occupied buildings that are currently without power and are equipped with a fire alarm system are required to implement a fire watch immediately.
Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 7:30pm
Due to power outages throughout the City of St. John’s, the City will open a warming centre at the Foran/Green Room, City Hall, 10 New Gower Street, from at 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 12.
Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 6:30pm
UPDATE 7:30 pm New Gower Street is now re-open.
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 2:15pm
Economic Review 2016 reports that economic performance in the St. John’s Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) was mixed in 2016.