News

The City of St. John's ensures media, residents and businesses are kept informed about issues, programs, initiatives and projects the City is working on by posting media releases, media advisories and public service announcements to this webpage. This view shows ALL news sorted by Publication Date in descending order. Please click 'read more' on any of the news items below to learn more.
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Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 12:45pm
The Water Street construction project between Ayre’s Cove and Clift’s Baird’s Cove will proceed as scheduled from April to June 2020, with a start date of April 6.
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 11:30am
The City of St. John’s has extended the deadlines for four of its award programs to May 1, 2020. Nominations for each of these awards may be submitted online.
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 9:15am
As of 7:30 a.m. on Friday, April 3, all winter parking restrictions are lifted.
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 8:00am
City Council approved membership for a new Environmental and Sustainability Expert Panel. The panel will include a lead staff person appointed by Senior Executive and seven expert residents.
Friday, March 27, 2020 - 3:00pm
The City has discontinued clearing private sewer laterals of owner-occupied homes due to Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) concerns related to COVID-19.
Friday, March 27, 2020 - 12:30pm
Join us for a virtual, city-wide celebration of essential workers on Sunday, March 29 at 7 p.m.
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 4:00pm
The Residential Drop-Off (RDO) at Robin Hood Bay is closed to the public until further notice. The landfill site will remain open for commercial and municipal customers Monday to Friday.
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 11:30am
Today, the City of St. John’s is announcing additional closures and information for residents regarding the impact of COVID-19 on city services. All city parks are now closed to the public.
Monday, March 23, 2020 - 2:45pm
City Council is announcing a number of changes to reduce the tax burden on residents and businesses during these challenging times.
Monday, March 23, 2020 - 9:45am
The City of St. John’s wishes to announce that the Council Meeting for Monday, March 23, has been postponed until Monday, March 30, 2020.
Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 12:45pm
As a public safety measure, playgrounds in the City of St. John’s are closed immediately.
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 1:45pm
...City Hall and all public facilities operated by the City of St. John’s will be closed to the public for walk-in service.
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 12:15pm
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of St. John’s is activating its Business Continuity Plan and taking measures to proactively help prevent the spread of the virus.
Monday, March 16, 2020 - 12:00pm
City Lifts 24-Hour Parking Ban Outside the Downtown and Business District
Friday, March 13, 2020 - 4:30pm
Recreation facilities to close until further notice...
Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 8:30am
Due to St. Patrick’s Day holiday all City offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, March 16. Garbage and recycling will be collected on Monday.
Monday, March 9, 2020 - 5:15pm
Today, St. John’s City Council voted to approve the capital budget for 2020. The plan includes approximately $24,549,379 for capital projects.
Monday, March 9, 2020 - 1:45pm
The public can now track progress on the City’s Strategic Plan, Our City, Our Future 2019-2029, in real time via a new online Results Dashboard.
Monday, March 9, 2020 - 11:00am
This spring, new parking pay stations will begin to be installed in the downtown and all parking meters have been removed. New 2-hr and 4-hr timed parking area signs being during the transition.
Friday, March 6, 2020 - 3:45pm
The St. John’s Regional Fire Department reminds everyone that as you change your clocks this weekend, change the batteries in your smoke detectors and CO alarms.
Friday, March 6, 2020 - 12:30pm
The Rawlins Cross Traffic Pilot Project report is now available on the City’s website in the Committee of the Whole (COTW) agenda, and will be discussed by Council at an upcoming meeting on March 11.
Friday, March 6, 2020 - 10:00am
The Winter Activity Centre in Bowring Park, located in the pool house, last day of operation this season is Sunday, March 8. The Winter Activity Centre in Pippy Park remains open during regular hours.
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 10:15am
Completing this inventory helps us to achieve the first milestone in FCMs Milestone Framework...
Monday, March 2, 2020 - 5:00pm
The City of St. John's grants and subsidies program makes available limited financial and other resources to nonprofit groups, organizations and individuals.
Monday, March 2, 2020 - 12:30pm
Since the Heritage Financial Incentives program began in 2016, over $135,000 in grant funding has been awarded to 49 successful applicants.

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