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Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 6:15pm
Thinking on Moncton
Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 1:00pm
Mayor Dennis O'Keefe is please that Air Canada has announced plans to extend its seasonal non-stop flight from St. John's to London, England.
Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 12:30pm
The City of St. John’s, the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and Memorial University have partnered to complete a traffic study for the area surrounding Memorial University.
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 12:00pm
On Thursday, June 5 the City of St. John’s will recognize senior citizens at its annual Senior’s Day event, taking place in the Foran/Greene Room at City Hall from 12noon to 4 p.m. Read for details.
Monday, June 2, 2014 - 4:15pm
Fraser Ellis was nominated for the award for his 30-plus years of dedication to a wide variety of organizations. Read on for details...
Monday, June 2, 2014 - 11:45am
Mayor Dennis O’Keefe, Chair of the Cruise St. John’s Committee, is pleased to announce the cruise season begins today, Monday, June 2 with Adventure Canada’s Sea Adventurer.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 4:00pm
The Southlands Community Centre is opening soon and we would like input from residents about programs and services that could be offered there. Click 'read more' for details.
Monday, May 26, 2014 - 7:00pm
Mayor Dennis O'Keefe is pleased to announce three senior staff appointments at the City, including the new City Manager.
Monday, May 26, 2014 - 11:30am
Sign up now on the City’s website for your chance at 1 of 86 indoor parking spaces in the heart of downtown St. John’s. Parking will cost $214.70/month (HST included).
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 6:15pm
As part of the municipal property assessment process, the City is conducting door-to-door visits in various neighbourhoods and staff may very well be knocking on your door over the next few months.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 2:45pm
The Victoria Day holiday on Monday, May 19 affects many City facilities and services. Please click 'read more' to get additional details.
Monday, May 12, 2014 - 8:45am
Feedback gathered at public information sessions held on the Parks and Open Spaces Master Plan from March 27 to April 3 is now available.
Friday, May 9, 2014 - 9:15am
The nomination deadline for the City of St. John's Senior of the Year award has been extended to Friday, May 23 at 4:30 p.m.
Friday, May 9, 2014 - 9:00am
The City of St. John’s is pleased to announce that it has earmarked $1 million towards the revitalization of Victoria Park, one of the city’s oldest and most historic spaces.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 12:00pm
Municipalities provide a range of services that residents depend on day after day and Mayor Dennis O’Keefe is using Municipal Awareness Day, May 7, to spotlight the City’s 1,200-plus employees.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 8:15am
From the beginning of January to the end of April 2014, City of St. John’s crews filled a record number of potholes - 2,823 - a 106 per cent increase over 2013 and a 60 per cent increase over 2012.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 8:30am
The RNC has laid charges against a number of individuals under Section 16 of the Environmental Protection Act as a result of a joint operation with the City for illegal dumping in St. John's.
Monday, April 28, 2014 - 9:15am
Coming to you this week, live from 81 Higgins Line, St. John’s… it’s the A-Cat’emy Awards! One day only, Thurs. May 1, adoptions fees at Humane Services are reduced by 50 per cent.
Friday, April 25, 2014 - 9:00am
The City of St. John’s is pleased to announce that the Portugal Cove Road Water Transmission Main Replacement Project has resumed. For details, please click 'read more.'
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 9:00am
Street cleaning downtown begins Tuesday, April 22, 2014 and takes place in the early morning between midnight and 7 a.m. To learn dates streets are scheduled for cleaning click 'read more'.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 1:00pm
Due to the Good Friday holiday on Friday, April 18 and the St. George’s Day holiday on Monday, April 21 all City offices will be closed. To learn of other closures or exceptions click 'read more'.
Monday, April 14, 2014 - 12:45pm
The City of St. John’s is celebrating Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week, April 13 to April 19, 2014. A number of events are planned throughout the week...
Friday, April 11, 2014 - 2:00pm
The City of St. John’s is currently seeking applications from members of the local arts community for cultural performance programs that can be delivered to cruise ship visitors. Click 'read more'.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 5:00pm
The City has partnered with MUN Botanical Garden and MMSB to offer backyard composting bins and training sessions for the low price of $30 plus HST. To learn details click 'read more'.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 3:30pm
On Tuesday April 8, more than 100 City volunteers gathered in the Foran Greene Room at City Hall for the annual Volunteer Appreciation Reception. Click "read more" for details.