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Monday, June 19, 2017 - 3:30pm
The City of St. John's invites the general public to celebrate World Refugee Day with a special photo exhibit showcasing the resettlement experiences of young adult refugees living in St. John’s.
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 12:15pm
The general public is invited to learn more about the City’s new 10 year Affordable Housing Strategy, currently being developed. We invite everyone to join the discussion.
Friday, June 16, 2017 - 12:30pm
Residents and visitors are invited to attend a weekend of events to remember the Great Fire of 1892 on July 8 and 9 at Bannerman Park, The Rooms and other locations throughout the downtown.
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 4:15pm
To keep you and your family safe, the St. John’s Regional Fire Department offers the following safety guidelines for summer grilling.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 5:00pm
The Real Housecats of St. John’s is a week-long cat adoption event, from Monday, June 19 to Sunday, June 25. Adoption fees for Real Housecats will be reduced from $120 to $20.
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 11:30am
Today, representatives from the City of St. John’s and the provincial government joined community members from Wedgewood Park to celebrate the official grand opening of Paul Reynolds Community Centre.
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 2:15pm
Residents are invited to celebrate St. John’s Days from Friday, June 23 to Sunday, June 25 with free events taking place for all ages.
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 4:30pm
The public are invited to attend a plaque dedication and celebration of the life of musician and entertainer John White on Sunday, June 25, 2017 in Bannerman Park.
Friday, June 2, 2017 - 3:00pm
The new Paul Reynolds Community Centre at Wedgewood Park is opening to the public at noon on Thursday, June 8.
Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 6:30pm
Beginning 9 a.m. Monday, June 5 there will be no through traffic on Military Road, from the Bonaventure Avenue & Garrison Hill intersection to the Monkstown Road & Rawlin's Cross intersection.
Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 4:30pm
Area residents who frequently commute on Brookfield Road will need to adjust their travel routes from Thursday, June 8 to Monday, June 12 as the City repairs the water transmission main.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 12:15pm
Come join us on Saturday, July 1 to celebrate Canada 150 with free events throughout the city.
Monday, May 29, 2017 - 5:00pm
Mayor Dennis O’Keefe is pleased to announce the 2017 cruise season begins on Monday, June 5 with the arrival of the Ocean Endeavour.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 12:30pm
The City of St. John’s officially launched a public engagement campaign to talk to residents about the new automated garbage collection program coming to the city in 2018.
Friday, May 19, 2017 - 2:30pm
A MOU between the City and the owner of Richmond Hill Cottage has expired. The developer has submitted a request for demolition permit which will go to Council for a vote on Tuesday, May 23.
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 12:00pm
Due to the Victoria Day holiday on Monday, May 22 all City offices and facilities will be closed. Garbage and recycling will not be collected on Monday.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 6:00pm
The general public is invited to learn more and participate in the City’s new 10 year Affordable Housing Strategy, currently being developed.
Friday, May 12, 2017 - 4:30pm
The City is once again encouraging environmentally-friendly options for the handling of grass clippings and leaves.
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 12:30pm
New ward boundaries take effect on Election Day, September 26, 2017. In the initial announcement and on page 20 of the summer edition of the City Guide there was an error related to Hamilton Avenue.
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 6:15pm
On Monday, May 8, City Council will vote to approve contributions totaling more than $300,000 in the form of direct cash grants.
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 12:45pm
The St.John's Regional Fire Department provides the following fire safety precautions yo help ensure that outdoor fireplaces and chimeneas are operated in a safe manner.
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 3:15pm
Emergency Preparedness Week (EP Week) is May 7 to 13, this year’s theme is Plan. Prepare. Be Aware. The City of St. John’s encourages residents to become better prepared.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 3:30pm
The City of St. John’s will soon begin construction of the new Community Market to be located at the former Metrobus depot at 245 Freshwater Road. A neighbourhood info session is planned.
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 4:45am
The City of St.John's celebrates National Youth Week from May 1 to 7 with several free events. National Youth Week recognizes youth and their active participation in the community.
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 8:30am
The City of St. John’s is currently accepting submissions from Artists for a thematic mural to commemorate the historic fire.