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Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 4:45pm
Fire Prevention Week is October 8 to 14, this year the theme is ‘Every Second Counts - Plan 2 Ways Out’. SJRFD will hold events throughout the week.
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 1:30pm
Leaves placed at the curb for pick up must be in paper yard waste bags beginning in October. Leaves in plastic bags will not be collected and will be left at the curbside.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 4:45pm
The St. John’s Regional Fire Department (SJRFD) wishes to remind all citizens once again that they will be holding a parade in recognition of Fire Prevention Week.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 4:15pm
The Municipal Election results have been officiated by the City Clerk’s Office. Congratulations to all individuals who put their name forward.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 1:00am
The unofficial results of the City of St. John's Municipal Election are now available online.
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 5:00pm
Tomorrow, Tuesday, September 26 is Election Day in the City of St. John’s. Polling stations/satellite drop-off centres will be set up in each Ward from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 6:15pm
The Silver Whisper and the Disney Magic have cancelled their scheduled visit to the port of St. John’s due to weather in the Atlantic. The Saga Sapphire is scheduled to arrive at 8 a.m.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 5:00pm
Incorrect information was provided to the public regarding vote by proxy for registered voters who are out of the City and/or province during the election period.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 1:30pm
The Animal Care and Adoption Centre at 81 Higgins Line is over capacity with 100 healthy cats and kittens who need a loving home, urgently.
Monday, September 18, 2017 - 7:15pm
Today, during City Council meeting, Council approved the terms of agreement for the operation of a professional basketball team at Mile One Centre for the 2017-18 season.
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 3:45pm
The percentage of return Vote by Mail envelopes received by the City has declined significantly when compared to previous years.
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 1:30pm
On Wednesday, Sept. 27 the City of St. John's and partners will celebrate National Tree Day with a tree planting ceremony and BBQ at the Bowring Park Bungalow beginning at 11 a.m., all are welcome.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 2:45pm
Vote by Mail kits for the upcoming Municipal Election were inducted into the mail system on Friday, Sept. 8. Residents should receive their kit by Friday, Sept. 15.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 4:30pm
The City of St. John's cash report for 2016 is complete and shows a surplus of $12,098,697 or 4.9% of the gross 2016 budget. The detailed report will be presented to council on Monday.
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 4:30pm
Beginning in October the curbside collection of bulk garbage and recyclable metal waste will again be offered to residents of St. John’s.
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 2:15pm
The City of St.John’s is accepting applications for the Housing Catalyst Fund to produce tangible housing solutions for residents. Grants are available for up to $10,000 per project.
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 5:15pm
Vote by Mail kits will be inducted into the mail system on Friday, Sept. 8 and should be received by Friday, Sept.15.
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 12:45pm
Due to the Labour Day holiday on Monday, September 4, all City offices and facilities will be closed. There is no waste collection on Labour Day.
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 2:30pm
In order to improve traffic flow and enhance pedestrian safety, Duckworth Street, Plymouth Road, and Quidi Vidi Road will be reconfigured as part of a traffic pilot project.
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 6:45pm
The nomination period for the upcoming Municipal Election began on August 22 and ended today, August 29, 2017 at 4 p.m. The official candidate names are now online.
Friday, August 25, 2017 - 1:00pm
One of a number of traffic pilot projects this summer starts work in Veteran's Square August 30...
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 5:45pm
Due to expected rain for Thursday night into Friday morning, paving crews will begin the overnight grind and patch on Water Street and Duckworth Street at 7 p.m. this evening, until 7 a.m. Thursday.
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 5:45pm
On Monday, August 21, City Council will vote to adopt-in-principle the draft Envision St. John's Municipal Plan.
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 4:00pm
The nomination period for the upcoming Municipal Election begins on August 22, 2017 and ends August 29, 2017 at 4 p.m.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 2:00pm
The awards recognize our best in tourism, while also increasing public awareness about the industry as a strong and viable contributor to the St. John’s economy...