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Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 6:15pm
This mini program offers children, ages 6 to 12, the opportunity to develop artistic talents through paining, crayon and collage art. This program starts soon - click 'read more' for details.
Friday, November 27, 2015 - 1:30pm
The City of St. John’s is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Heritage Awards for outstanding work on heritage buildings and other buildings in the City’s heritage areas.
Friday, November 13, 2015 - 7:15pm
From Monday, Nov. 16 to Friday, Nov. 20 the City of St. John’s is once again holding a municipal food drive to collect non-perishable food items in support of the Community Food Sharing Association.
Friday, November 13, 2015 - 1:30pm
This year, the City of St. John’s is celebrating the Right to Learn with a variety of events and activities for children and families throughout the week.
Friday, November 13, 2015 - 12:30pm
Councillor Sandy Hickman and Mayor Dennis O'Keefe display street banners with images of Victoria Cross recipients, as part of a national project commemorating Canada’s wartime sacrifices.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 4:30pm
We are seeking St. John's residents to take part in a discussion group about our City Guide publication. Refreshments and a $20 Park Card, for use at City parking meters, will be provided.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 2:30pm
On Monday, Oct. 26 from noon to 7 p.m., City of St. John’s Humane Services invites you to ‘Fall in Love’ with a new pet cat for your family.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 2:15pm
The City of St. John's scored 4 Blooms out of a possible 5 Blooms in a recent audit conducted by Communities in Bloom.
Friday, September 25, 2015 - 3:45pm
The City of St. John's has placed a Bigbelly solar-powered container at Holdsworth Court, on the corner of George Street and Adelaide Street, that compacts garbage and sends an email when full.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 1:30pm
Linscott Street has changed to one-way traffic from Freshwater Road to Pennywell Road. This means that motorists can no longer enter Linscott Street from Pennywell Road.
Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 6:00pm
It’s back to school time, and motorists are advised to take extra care and caution, particularly in school zones. We are also hiring crossing guards - deadline to apply is Oct. 9, 2015.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 3:45pm
The summer litter crew was mandated to clean the main streets of the city and picked up 25 tonnes of litter in 2015. The program was a success and will be continued again in 2016.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 7:00pm
City Council asks that the provincial party leaders state their policy positions on matters of importance to the capital city, St. John’s in a formal letter.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 1:15pm
We're adding a significant art piece to the Water Street side of the new Convention Centre...
Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 4:30pm
Secure and cover your load for a safer road.
Friday, July 17, 2015 - 12:45pm
Exploratory work on Water Street between Adelaide Street and Beck's Cove occuring Sunday to Thursday, 11 p.m. to 7 a.m.
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 11:15am
Recycling in St. John's is down. Do your part to create new momentum for recycling!