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Monday, March 26, 2018 - 3:15pm
The first phase of the new automated garbage collection program is starting Monday, June 11 for approximately one third of City households. Carts and important information will be delivered in May.
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 2:15pm
The watermain in the Rabbittown area is scheduled for cleaning and structural lining from April to December 2018 in order to reduce maintenance issues and improve water service.
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 1:45pm
City Council have voted in favour of a decision that will see all shelter cats spayed or neutered prior to being adopted from the Animal Care and Adoption Centre.
Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 6:15pm
Due to St. Patrick’s Day holiday all City offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, March 19.
Monday, March 12, 2018 - 6:30pm
The City of St. John's is seeking nominations for the annual Senior of the Year Award. If you know a special person (age 60 plus) who deserves recognition please complete a form.
Monday, March 12, 2018 - 2:00pm
The City of St. John’s, the St. John’s Local Immigration Partnership, along with several community partners, are pleased to celebrate Multiculturalism Week, March 18 to 24.
Friday, March 9, 2018 - 1:45pm
The City of St. John's is seeking nominations for the annual Tourism Awards by 4 p.m. April 13, to be presented during National Tourism Week May 27 to June 2.
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 1:45pm
At 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 11 Standard Time returns to Daylight Savings Time. When you change your clocks also change your smoke alarm batteries - your life depends on it!
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 1:15pm
On Monday, March 5, City Council voted to approve $1,259,850 in grants to 174 community organizations and individuals, including 35 new applicants for 2018.
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 6:45pm
Today, St. John’s City Council voted to approve the Annual Capital Budget for 2018. The plan includes approximately $23 million for capital projects.
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 6:30pm
Today, City Council voted to award the tender for the first phase of a five year project to rehabilitate water and sewer infrastructure on Water Street. Work is set to begin in early April.
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 1:00pm
Nominations for the Building Healthy Communities volunteer recognition awards are open and accepted up to 4 p.m. Friday, March 16.
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 7:00pm
Over the next few weeks residents of St. John’s may be contacted to participate in the City’s first ever Citizen Satisfaction Survey.
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 1:00pm
The Heritage Financial Incentives Program aims to conserve heritage resources by assisting property owners to maintain buildings and homes located in the City's Heritage Areas.
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 8:00pm
Each year on Heritage Day, the third Monday in February, the City of St. John’s takes a moment to recognize individuals and businesses for their outstanding heritage restoration efforts.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 7:15pm
Today, Council’s Committee of the Whole voted for approval-in-principle on six proposed traffic pilot projects for 2018.
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 4:00pm
The City of St.John’s congratulates the nominees for the 2017 St. John’s Athlete and Team of the Year. Winners will be announced at a reception being held tonight at City Hall.
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 12:30pm
Economic Review 2017 reports that economic performance in the St. John’s Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) was subdued in 2017.
Friday, February 2, 2018 - 1:30pm
Responding to calls from the public to establish a Municipal Auditor General to improve the City’s governance, the City is set to establish a panel to review and advise on the best governance process.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 4:15pm
On Wednesday, Jan. 31, City Council will be presented with a Paid Parking Management Strategy at the regularly scheduled Committee of the Whole Meeting.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 2:00pm
St. John’s ChillFest is a community-wide celebration of winter, with a variety of free activities taking place Feb. 14-18.
Monday, January 29, 2018 - 2:45pm
There has been much speculation recently about whether or not there will be a hockey franchise at Mile One for the 2018-19 season.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 7:15pm
To enhance snow clearing and improve accessibility downtown, a new pilot parking restriction will be in place 3:30 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. daily, beginning Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018.
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 3:30pm
Today, the City of St. John's and partners Royal Newfoundland Constabulary and the Iris Kirby House announce the start of the Pet Safe Keeping Program.
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 2:15pm
The City released a ‘What we Heard’ document following a public engagement process which took place between May and June 2017, to help inform the next 10 year Affordable Housing Strategy.