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Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 2:30pm
The City has recently introduced several traffic pilot projects to enhance pedestrian safety, and improve traffic flow. Staff are seeking public feedback through an online survey.
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 3:15pm
Due to the Remembrance Day holiday on Saturday, Nov. 11, City offices will be closed in observance of the holiday on Monday. There is no waste collection on Monday, Nov. 13.
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 4:15pm
Preliminary work for a watermain rehabilitation project on Portugal Cove Rd, from New Cove Rd to First Ave, is scheduled to begin during the week of November 6. Traffic delays are expected.
Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 4:30pm
Until November 11, vehicles with Veteran Plates will not be ticketed on parking meters in the City of St. John’s. The City thanks our veterans for their service.
Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 3:45pm
Today, City Council and staff welcomed leaders and entrepreneurs from throughout the city to the Annual Tourism Awards presentation at City Hall.
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 8:45am
The City of St. John’s conducted extensive public engagement from April to June 2017 on the implementation of automated garbage collection. A summary of what we heard is now online.
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 1:45pm
The City of St. John’s grants and subsidies program provides financial and other resources to non-profit groups, organizations and individuals. Deadline to apply is November 30.
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
The City of St. John’s invites you to participate in the first ever Pumpkin Walk at Bannerman Park on Wednesday, Nov.1 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 10:00am
On Monday, City Council will vote on a Standing Committee Review Report which has, as one of its recommendations, a pilot project to change current standing committees to a Committee of the Whole.
Monday, October 16, 2017 - 4:30pm
Cash Shortage of $58,000 still under review
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 2:45pm
Due to the Thanksgiving Day holiday on Monday, Oct. 9 all City offices and facilities will be closed. There is no waste collection on Thanksgiving Day.
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 2:15pm
Fire Prevention Week is October 8 to 14, this year the theme is ‘Every Second Counts - Plan 2 Ways Out’. SJRFD will hold events throughout the week.
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 11:00am
Leaves placed at the curb for pick up must be in paper yard waste bags beginning in October. Leaves in plastic bags will not be collected and will be left at the curbside.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 2:15pm
The St. John’s Regional Fire Department (SJRFD) wishes to remind all citizens once again that they will be holding a parade in recognition of Fire Prevention Week.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 1:45pm
The Municipal Election results have been officiated by the City Clerk’s Office. Congratulations to all individuals who put their name forward.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 10:30pm
The unofficial results of the City of St. John's Municipal Election are now available online.
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 2:30pm
Tomorrow, Tuesday, September 26 is Election Day in the City of St. John’s. Polling stations/satellite drop-off centres will be set up in each Ward from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 3:45pm
The Silver Whisper and the Disney Magic have cancelled their scheduled visit to the port of St. John’s due to weather in the Atlantic. The Saga Sapphire is scheduled to arrive at 8 a.m.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 2:30pm
Incorrect information was provided to the public regarding vote by proxy for registered voters who are out of the City and/or province during the election period.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 11:00am
The Animal Care and Adoption Centre at 81 Higgins Line is over capacity with 100 healthy cats and kittens who need a loving home, urgently.
Monday, September 18, 2017 - 4:45pm
Today, during City Council meeting, Council approved the terms of agreement for the operation of a professional basketball team at Mile One Centre for the 2017-18 season.
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 1:15pm
The percentage of return Vote by Mail envelopes received by the City has declined significantly when compared to previous years.
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 11:00am
On Wednesday, Sept. 27 the City of St. John's and partners will celebrate National Tree Day with a tree planting ceremony and BBQ at the Bowring Park Bungalow beginning at 11 a.m., all are welcome.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 12:15pm
Vote by Mail kits for the upcoming Municipal Election were inducted into the mail system on Friday, Sept. 8. Residents should receive their kit by Friday, Sept. 15.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 2:00pm
The City of St. John's cash report for 2016 is complete and shows a surplus of $12,098,697 or 4.9% of the gross 2016 budget. The detailed report will be presented to council on Monday.