St. John's News

April 20, 2018 - The City is currently reviewing existing traffic circulation and restrictions in the area of Rennie’s River between Portugal Cove Road and King’s Bridge Road to determine if changes can be made to improve road network connectivity. This includes a review of the recently implemented Winter Avenue ‘No Entry’ restriction and other nearby restrictions. An important part of the process is getting feedback from...
stock photo of paper yard waste bags at the curb with Curb It logo in the image
April 20, 2018 - Beginning May 1 yard waste including grass, leaves, soil, sod, and small branches must be in paper yard waste bags, for curbside collection. Yard waste in plastic bags will be left at the curb from May 1 to November 30.   “Last fall we required that leaves be in paper yard waste bags for curbside collection. Participation was a great success with over 400 tonnes of leaves collected, resulting in a savings of approximately $...
water street underground sewer
April 19, 2018 - 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. Hours of construction are Monday to Saturday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. with phase one expected to be completed by July. Traffic and Parking Impacts Bishop’s Cove will be closed to through traffic between Harbour Drive and Water...
April 19, 2018 - Due to St. George’s Day holiday on Monday, April 23, most City offices and facilities will be closed.   The City Council meeting regularly scheduled for Monday will take place on Tuesday, April 24 at 4:30 p.m.   Exceptions include: Garbage and recycling collection is unaffected by the holiday. Garbage (1A/1B) and recycling (1A) will be collected on Monday. Robin Hood Bay is open to commercial users only. Parking...
April 17, 2018 - 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. As part of this exercise the SJRFD will be working in the Battery on Thursday morning between 8:30 a.m. and noon. Representatives from the Red Cross will also be participating in the exercise at the Paul Reynolds Community Centre. The...
Volunteer Awards 2018
April 04, 2018 - 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 University Student Volunteer Bureau. “The City of St. John’s values the contributions of all volunteers and the impact they have on the community as a whole,” said Councillor Jamie Korab, council lead for Community Services....
April 03, 2018 - 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 to encourage communities to seek smart, transformative solutions to big problems. The application for St. John’s will focus on becoming a city of residents who, with the application of technologies, can better embrace and celebrate an active and...
Portugal cove road water transmission main underground
March 29, 2018 - 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. On Monday, April 2 traffic on Portugal Cove Road may be disrupted as heavy equipment is set up between New Cove Road and Elizabeth Avenue. During the week of April 9 Portugal Cove Road will be closed between New Cove Road and Elizabeth Avenue. Residential traffic and emergency...
easter lily
March 28, 2018 - Due to the Good Friday holiday all City offices and facilities will be closed on Friday, March 30. Please note the following: Garbage (5A/5B) and recycling (5A) collection is moved to Saturday, March 31. The H.G.R. Mews Community Centre will be closed on Easter Sunday, April 1. Access St. John’s Call Centre is available to residents 24 hours a day, seven days a week, by calling 311 or 709-754-CITY (2489) or online at...
Map of Water Street at Queen Street intersection showing construction area
March 28, 2018 - 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. During phase one construction will continue in the section of Water Street between Waldegrave Street and Bishop’s Cove. Hours of construction are Monday to Saturday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. with phase one expected to be completed by July 1. Traffic and...

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