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Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 6:00pm
Beginning Wednesday, Oct. 3 overnight road construction will occur as part of the work to realign Polina Road with the Avalon Mall entrance.
Monday, October 1, 2018 - 7:00pm
St. John’s Regional Fire Department Fire Chief Sherry Colford is pleased to announce the appointments of two new Deputy Chiefs - Deputy Chief of Operations and Deputy Chief of Support Services.
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 1:15pm
The levels of manganese being monitored throughout the Petty Harbour Long Pond Water Supply distribution system continue to decrease. Changes in the treatment process have made a positive difference.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 2:45pm
The City of St. John’s is reconfiguring Blackmarsh Road west of Jensen Camp Road to Captain Whelan Drive. Construction will begin in October and is scheduled to be completed by the end of November.
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 12:45pm
As part of ongoing planning and engagement on the upcoming three-year budget plan, the City of St. John’s is distributing a publication via mail which outlines the projected 2019 budget.
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 5:45pm
The number of discoloured water reports to the City from residents serviced by the Petty Harbour Long Pond Water Supply have significantly decreased.
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 6:30pm
Residents living in the Petty Harbour Long Pond Water Supply area are asked to please notify the City if they are experiencing discoloured water.
Friday, September 7, 2018 - 6:00pm
The City of St. John’s invites the public to attend its first community session as part of the planning process for the Bike St. John’s Master Plan on September 17.
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 6:30pm
The Winter Avenue no-entry restriction via Kings Bridge Road will be removed next week, once permanent speed cushions have been installed as a traffic calming measure on Winter Avenue.
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 7:45pm
A statement from the Mayor of the City of St.John's regarding Manganese in the Petty Harbour Long Pond Water supply.
Friday, August 31, 2018 - 2:15pm
Today, the City of St. John’s has confirmed that an accessible curb ramp will be installed at the new temporary crosswalk on Monkstown Rd, east of Rennie’s Mill Rd as soon as possible.
Friday, August 31, 2018 - 12:45pm
Assistance is available for residents with a barrier to mobility, with discoloured water, who are serviced by the Petty Harbour Long Pond water supply. Please reach out to 311.
Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 4:30pm
Due to the Labour Day holiday on Monday, September 3 all City offices and facilities will be closed. Garbage and Recycling will not be collected Monday.
Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 12:30pm
The updated 2018 provincial flood risk mapping for Waterford River, South Brook, and Kilbride Brook, is in effect immediately for City of St. John’s development application review.
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 7:30pm
Updated information and answers to your questions...
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 6:30pm
The City of St. John’s is advising residents serviced by the Petty Harbour Long Pond system, who are experiencing discoloured water, to use an alternative source of water for drinking.
Friday, August 24, 2018 - 5:00pm
The St. John’s Regional Fire Department reminds the public that the potential of a clothes dryer fire occurring in the home can be significantly reduced by following a few simple safety tips.
Friday, August 24, 2018 - 2:30pm
Construction work to modify the intersections in the area of Rawlins Cross has started. The target for the final change-over to the new yield-on-entry traffic pattern is late next week.
Monday, August 20, 2018 - 6:15pm
The City’s parking meter supplier has advised that they are moving credit card processing to a more current cellular network. As a result the City’s current meters will no longer process credit cards.
Monday, August 20, 2018 - 12:30pm
Applications are open for the position of Poet Laureate of the City of St. John’s. The deadline to apply is 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21.
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 1:45pm
The governments of Canada and St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador are making infrastructure investments that will help create jobs, and support a high standard of living.
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 12:30pm
The St. John’s Regional Fire Department is reminding residents to be diligent when discarding smoking materials and would like to offer the following smoking safety tips.
Monday, August 6, 2018 - 7:00pm
The City is holding a bicycle rack design contest, open to the public, with cash prizes for the winning designs.
Monday, August 6, 2018 - 1:15pm
During the coming weeks the City will be making minor changes at Rawlins Cross. This preparation work will not impact current traffic flow. The official date of changeover will be announced soon.
Friday, August 3, 2018 - 2:45pm
Starting on Monday, August 6, residents can start booking appointments for bulk and metal curb side collection scheduled to take place from September 10 to October 13.