St. John's News

May 07, 2018 - In March 2018, the City of St. John’s contracted MQO Research to conduct the City’s first ever Citizen Satisfaction Survey and the results were shared by Council today. The questionnaire was designed by MQO Research in consultation with the City of St. John’s. A total of 502 surveys were completed (313 landline/189 cell) resulting in an overall margin of error of +/- 4.4 percentage points 19 times out of 20. 78 per...
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May 07, 2018 - Emergency Preparedness Week is May 6 to 12, this year’s theme is ‘Be Emergency Ready’. The City of St. John’s joins all levels of government and safety organizations to encourage residents to take concrete action to be better prepared for emergencies. It is important to: Know the risks – knowing the risks specific to your neighborhood, community and region can help you better prepare. Make a plan...
May 02, 2018 - The summer edition of the 2018 City Guide was mailed to St. John’s residential mailboxes from April 24 to 27. In this printed version there are four errors: Page 8 under June 6 the Senior’s Day event is taking place at City Hall Page 19 in the legend for waste collection, the Areas column should be for B areas Page 39 under Day Camps, the price for Kilbride and Shea Heights should be $112.50 per week Page 41 the...
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April 30, 2018 - The City of St. John's celebrates National Youth Week from May 1 to 7 with several free-of-charge events. National Youth Week recognizes youth and their active participation in the community whether it is through theatre, recreation, sport, art, volunteering, leadership or community engagement. Proclamation of Youth Week – Monday, April 30 2018 Youth of the Year award winners Emily Dormody (Junior) and Liam Warren (...
April 27, 2018 - Residents and business owners in Shea Heights are advised of significant infrastructure improvements to Linegar Avenue with construction starting Monday, April 30 until mid November 2018. Construction hours are Monday to Saturday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Detours will be in place for the duration of the project. The contractor will maintain one lane for local traffic and emergency vehicles only in the construction zone. Flagpersons...
mural at Queens Road in St. John's
April 25, 2018 - Today, the City in partnership with Eastern Edge Gallery have unveiled a new mural on Queen’s Road by artist Jordan Bennett. “Murals enliven and beautify the city,” said Maggie Burton, council lead on the Arts and Culture Advisory Committee. “Congratulations to Jordan on this beautiful work of art and many thanks to Eastern Edge Gallery for approaching us with the opportunity to participate in this celebration...
April 24, 2018 - Today, City Council awarded grant contributions totaling more than $500,000 in the form of direct cash grants and waiving of permits fees for local non-profit groups and organizations.   “The funding that we provide to community organizations enhances quality of life for residents throughout the city,” said Councillor Jamie Korab, Council Lead for Community Services. “Our Capital Grants program has a wide reach...
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...
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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...

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