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.
Please subscribe to the City's news e-Updates to ensure you don't miss any of our releases.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 11:30am
The City of St. John’s is undertaking a new transportation study in the Torbay Road/Stavanger Drive area. The study is a follow up to the Torbay Road North Commercial Area Traffic Impact Study, 2007.
Monday, November 9, 2015 - 11:30am
Due to the Remembrance Day holiday on Wednesday, Nov. 11, all City offices and facilities including Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility will be closed.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 11:00am
Today, the City of St. John’s officially unveiled the colourful mural on Scanlan’s Lane in downtown St. John’s, between Water Street and Duckworth Street...
Monday, November 2, 2015 - 4:30pm
Today the City of St. John’s ratified new terms of reference for six advisory committees, two experts panels and two working groups.
Monday, November 2, 2015 - 10:45am
As of Sunday, Nov. 1 the vehicle impound fee in the City of St. John’s has increased to a $200 towing charge, a $50 administration charge and a $25 daily impound fee.
Monday, October 26, 2015 - 5:00pm
Today, the City of St. John’s announced that it will postpone the start of the water street infrastructure replacement project to spring 2017.
Friday, October 23, 2015 - 2:30pm
The 13th annual Ocean Week is taking place in St. John’s from October 25 to 31 with a free public lecture at the Marine Institute on Sunday, Oct. 25.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 3:15pm
From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday Oct. 25 the City of St. John’s invites residents to attend a special celebration at Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility.
Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 11:00am
Thank you to City residents who participated in the 2014 leaf mulching and curbside collection program. The City is once again encouraging environmentally-friendly uses for fallen leaves.
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 1:45pm
Today the City of St. John’s released ‘What We Heard’ during the three-month budget consultation process. The document reflects key themes and priority areas identified by residents and other stakehol
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 12:15pm
Flags at City Hall and facilities are being lowered to half-mast today to recognize and give thanks for the life of Newfoundland and Labrador business leader and philanthropist, Mr. Paul Johnson.
Friday, October 9, 2015 - 11:45am
Lester’s Farm is holding its annual Pumpkinfest in support of the Recreation Experiences and Leisure Program (R.E.A.L.) program on Saturday Oct.17, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 2:45pm
Due to the Thanksgiving Day holiday on Monday, Oct. 12 all City offices and facilities, including the Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility will be closed.
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 2:15pm
Effective immediately the Visitor Information Centre at 348 Water Street hours of operation are Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday, October 2, 2015 - 10:30am
On Wednesday, Oct. 7 learn more about how you can help protect your neighborhood by attending the sixth annual Neighborhood Watch Awareness Day from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Foran/Greene Room, City Hall.
Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 1:45pm
During the summer the City of St. John’s worked closely with consultants to carry out a comprehensive public engagement process about how to refresh Water Street. Results are now available online.
Friday, September 25, 2015 - 3:15pm
On Tuesday, Sept. 29 the public is invited to attend a roundtable discussion as part of the engagement process for the development of the City’s Budget 2016-18.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 9:45am
Today the City of St. John’s is hosting a civic reception for visitors from County Waterford, Ireland at the Quidi Vidi Village Plantation.
Monday, September 14, 2015 - 1:30pm
From Monday to Friday, September 14 - 18, a design studio will be stationed at the Visitor/Business Information Centre, 348 Water Street.
Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 1:00pm
Government representatives from the Caribbean and staff from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ Caribbean Local Economic Program are visiting St. John’s and area this week.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 2:45pm
Due to the Labour Day holiday on Monday, September 7, all City offices and facilities will be closed. There is no waste collection on Labour Day.
Monday, August 24, 2015 - 11:00am
The City is in the planning phase for the replacement of century-old infrastructure beneath Water Street, we want residents, visitors and businesses to share opinions and ideas for the street.
Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 4:15pm
Motorists, residents, and businesses are advised that beginning on Monday, August 24, the final phase of exploratory work on Water Street will be completed.
Monday, August 10, 2015 - 3:30pm
The City of St. John’s will introduce a new Bids Opportunities site on September 17.
Monday, August 3, 2015 - 2:45pm
Residents are advised that due to the Royal St. John’s Regatta holiday all City offices are closed on Regatta Day. Garbage and recycling collections will continue as normal this week.