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Thursday, April 28, 2022 - 10:45am
The scheduled overnight street cleaning in the Downtown will now take place with new times between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. The program starts on May 1 and continues to September 23.
Wednesday, April 27, 2022 - 8:45am
Residents of St. John's can book a free curbside collection appointment for bulk and metal waste, collection will occur by waste area.
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 - 12:00pm
Today, the City of St. John’s launched a public engagement process to collect feedback on two options being considered for the Canada Drive Active Transportation & Road Safety Improvement project.
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 - 9:45am
Whether you already have a chiminea or outdoor fireplace or you are planning to add one, invest some effort in reviewing outdoor fireplace safety.
Friday, April 22, 2022 - 9:30am
Due to St. George’s holiday on Monday, April 25, most City offices will be closed. Garbage and recycling will be collected on Monday, and all recreation facilities will be open.
Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 11:15am
Traffic on Main Road and Bay Bulls Road will be impacted by a construction project to upgrade sewer infrastructure in Goulds and Kilbride, from April until end of November 2022.
Monday, April 18, 2022 - 1:30pm
What We Heard (WWH) during the second phase of public engagement for a proposed flood mitigation project for Rennies River from Portugal Cove Road to Kings Bridge Road, is now available.
Thursday, April 14, 2022 - 3:30pm
...his influence on the national entertainment community is immeasurable.
Wednesday, April 13, 2022 - 10:15am
Due to the Good Friday holiday on Friday, April 15 all City offices and facilities will be closed.
Monday, April 11, 2022 - 3:30pm
Stephen Dinn elected new Chair; Greg Fleming Vice-Chair...
Friday, April 8, 2022 - 1:00pm
The City is accepting applications from business owners who are planning to build an outdoor parklet. An application is required for every business planning to build a parklet.
Monday, April 4, 2022 - 3:30pm
City Council has voted to approve updates to its strategic plan, Our City, Our Future. For 2022, 31 new strategic initiatives have been identified.
Thursday, March 31, 2022 - 10:45am
The City of St. John’s together with the St. John’s Port Authority and industry partners look forward to the safe return of cruise ships in 2022 following a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic.
Thursday, March 31, 2022 - 10:00am
The Loop will be closing for the season at the end of the day today, Thursday March 31, 2022.
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 3:15pm
Effective 11:59 p.m. Thursday, March 31, the following winter parking restrictions are lifted for the season - Business District, Outside the Downtown and Snow Route.
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 11:00am
In response to the Department of Public Health lifting long term health restrictions, City recreation facilities are returning to full capacity.
Friday, March 25, 2022 - 2:00pm
The City Council agenda on Monday, March 28 includes a proposal from Regulatory Services to reinstate some fees associate with the City’s parklet program.
Friday, March 25, 2022 - 11:45am
The Downtown Pedestrian Mall is proposed to open from Thursday, June 30 to Monday, Sept. 5.
Thursday, March 24, 2022 - 4:00pm
Bowring Park Foundation is very excited to launch a new interactive way to learn about Bowring Park and to experience the park’s magic.
Tuesday, March 22, 2022 - 12:00pm
In response to the Department of Public Health lifting long term health restrictions, all City Facilities including City Council Chambers are re-opening to the public at full capacity.
Monday, March 21, 2022 - 3:00pm
Today (Mon. March 21), City Council voted to approve the final version of the Resilient St. John’s Climate Plan. The plan estimates that there will be a $1.78B economic net benefit for the city.
Tuesday, March 15, 2022 - 3:30pm
Today, City Council voted to approve the capital budget with some projects funded from the Parks and Open Spaces Reserve totaling, $13,795,655.
Friday, March 11, 2022 - 11:15am
On Wed. March 9, City of St. John’s Council and staff shared and discussed the final version of the Resilient St. John’s Climate Plan at Committee of the Whole.
Thursday, March 10, 2022 - 12:45pm
Due to St. Patrick’s Day holiday on Monday, March 14, the weekly City Council meeting will take place on Tuesday, March 15 at 3 p.m.
Wednesday, March 9, 2022 - 9:15am
The City of St. John’s is pleased to announce that there is a 30 to 40% increase in recyclable material collected this January and February compared to the same months over the last five years.

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