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Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 2:15pm
Due to the Victoria Day holiday on Monday, May 21 all City offices and facilities will be closed. Garbage/recycling collection moved to the next day after regular pickup for all areas.
Monday, May 14, 2018 - 11:15am
Construction work to realign Polina Road intersection with the Avalon Mall is expected to begin in June and be completed in the fall. The City is also upgrading the Kenmount Road trunk storm sewer.
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 2:45pm
The released the Citizen Satisfaction Survey results on Monday. The Mayor is hosting a series of town halls to further explore the results and begin developing a strategic plan and budget for 2019-21.
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 5:00pm
In March 2018, the City of St. John’s contracted MQO Research to conduct the City’s first ever Citizen Satisfaction Survey and the results were shared by Council today.
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 11:30am
The City of St. John’s joins all levels of government and safety organizations to encourage residents to take concrete action to be better prepared for emergencies.
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 11:00am
The summer edition of the 2018 City Guide was mailed to St. John’s residential mailboxes from April 24 to 27. In the printed version there are four errors.
Monday, April 30, 2018 - 10:15am
The City of St. John's celebrates National Youth Week from May 1 to 7 with several free-of-charge events. National Youth Week recognizes youth and their active participation in the community.
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 4:00pm
Residents and business owners in Shea Heights are advised of significant infrastructure improvements to Linegar Avenue with construction starting Monday, April 30 until mid November 2018.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 2:45am
The City, in partnership with Eastern Edge Gallery, have unveiled a new mural on Queen’s Road by artist Jordan Bennett.
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 2:00pm
Today, City Council awarded grant contributions totaling more than $500,000 in the form of direct cash grants and waiving of permits fees for local non-profit groups and organizations.
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 12:45pm
The City is currently reviewing existing traffic circulation & restrictions between Portugal Cove Road and King’s Bridge Road. An important part of the process is getting feedback from residents.
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 8:30am
Beginning May 1 yard waste including grass, leaves, soil, sod, and small branches must be in paper yard waste bags, for curbside collection.
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 4:15pm
On Tuesday, April 24, construction work will progress to the intersection of Bishop’s Cove/Adelaide Street and Water Street as part of the five-year project to rehabilitate underground infrastructure.
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 2:00pm
Due to St. George’s Day holiday on Monday, April 23, most City offices and facilities will be closed.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 2:30pm
On Thursday, April 19, the City of St. John’s will exercise its Emergency Management Plan in partnership with the St. John’s Regional Fire Department (SJRFD) and other emergency partners.
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 11:30am
Today, over 100 volunteers attended a Volunteer Week reception at the Paul Reynolds Community Centre, an annual event hosted by the City of St. John’s in partnership with the Memorial.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 11:00am
Today, the City of St. John’s and Happy City St. John’s announced a collaboration to enter into the Canadian Smart Cities Challenge, an initiative of the federal government.
Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 11:45am
A water transmission main replacement project on Portugal Cove Road is scheduled to start the first week of April and will continue until late fall 2018.
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 2:30pm
Due to the Good Friday holiday all City offices and facilities will be closed on Friday, March 30. Garbage (5A/5B) and recycling (5A) collection is moved to Saturday, March 31.
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 11:00am
On Monday, April 2, construction will begin at the intersection of Queen Street and Water Street for the first phase of a five-year project to rehabilitate underground infrastructure.
Monday, March 26, 2018 - 5:00pm
Winter Overnight Parking Restrictions Lifted
Monday, March 26, 2018 - 12:45pm
The first phase of the new automated garbage collection program is starting Monday, June 11 for approximately one third of City households. Carts and important information will be delivered in May.
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 11:45am
The watermain in the Rabbittown area is scheduled for cleaning and structural lining from April to December 2018 in order to reduce maintenance issues and improve water service.
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 11:15am
City Council have voted in favour of a decision that will see all shelter cats spayed or neutered prior to being adopted from the Animal Care and Adoption Centre.
Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 3:45pm
Due to St. Patrick’s Day holiday all City offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, March 19.