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Monday, September 16, 2013 - 4:00pm
All cruise ship visits are exciting but it's extra special when a ship visits our port for the first time. Click 'read more' to learn about two inaugural ship visits on Wednesday, Sept.18.
Friday, September 13, 2013 - 1:30pm
For the month of September, the City of St. John’s Humane Services Division on 81 Higgins Line is offering adoptions free of charge on your second pet.
Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 8:15am
With the onset of storm season, the City is encouraging residents to prepare for potential weather emergencies, which lead to high winds, potential flooding, power outages and other negative impacts.
Friday, September 6, 2013 - 3:30pm
St. John's is the port of call for four more cruise ships this week. All ships have previously visited the city.
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 2:15pm
Students returning to school is just around the corner and the City of St. John’s offers the following traffic safety tips for pedestrians and motorists. Click 'read more' for all the tips.
Friday, August 30, 2013 - 2:30pm
Three cruise ships will visit St. John's in eight days, including the inaugural visit of the National Geographic Explorer. Click 'read more' to learn the arrival and departure details and more.
Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 1:00pm
The City of St. John’s has serious concerns with the approach taken by Bell Mobility with respect to its proposed cell phone tower near McLoughlan Street. Click 'read more' for more information.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 7:00pm
City offices and most City facilities will be closed for the Labour Day holiday on Monday, Sept.2. To learn all the closures, including recycling and garbage collection changes, click 'read more'.
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 12:30pm
To see the list of candidates for the City of St. John's 2013 municipal election click 'read more'
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 4:00pm
The City of St. John’s is pleased that discussions towards a new fiscal relationship with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador are now underway.
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - 8:30am
The City of St. John’s has received an excellent credit rating of “A+ stable” from international credit rating agency Standard and Poor’s.
Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 7:00pm
Many will remember Paul O’Neill as an actor, activist or an author, but for Mayor Dennis O’Keefe he will always remember Paul O’Neill as a perfect example of a “townie”.
Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 4:30pm
The Dom Carlos I, a Portuguese naval research vessel, will be in port from Aug.16 to 18. For a list of activities while in port, including an open house on Aug.17 click 'read more'.
Monday, August 12, 2013 - 7:45pm
Registration begins on Thursday, Aug.15 for City recreations programs offered this fall. To learn more details about how, when and where to register, including online registration, click 'read more'.
Monday, August 12, 2013 - 8:00am
Mayor Dennis O’Keefe, Chair of Cruise St. John’s, is pleased to announce that the City will host two cruise ships during the upcoming week.
Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 6:45pm
Are you interested in running for Council in the next municipal election? Call now to book your nomination appointment.
Monday, August 5, 2013 - 7:30pm
The City of St. John's is installing a temporary pedestrian bridge on Carnell Drive for the duration of Regatta to allow for better pedestrian traffic flow.
Monday, August 5, 2013 - 3:30pm
For more information about what City services are affected by the Regatta Day holiday please click 'read more'
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 11:00am
Infrastructure has been on the minds of St. John’s Council, who approved a three-year infrastructure plan worth approximately $270 million in the spring.
Monday, July 22, 2013 - 1:45pm
The MS Delphin is scheduled to make its first visit to St. John's on Wednesday, July 24 with 470 passengers and 200 crew aboard.
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 7:00pm
The Toronto Blue Jays Care Foundation, St. John’s Minor Baseball Association and City of St. John’s opened the newly renovated Airport Heights Baseball Field on Tuesday, July 16.
Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 7:00pm
Learn what City facilities and services are affected by the Orangeman's Day holiday on Monday, July 15. Click 'read more' to find out.
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 1:00pm
The City of St. John’s is pleased to announce that Sharron Callahan is the winner of the 3rd annual Senior of the Year Award.
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 7:30am
Council has voted in favour of overhauling its current pension structure. For more information on the new Council pension please click 'read more'.
Monday, July 8, 2013 - 5:30am
The City is conducting its election in September, 2013 using vote by mail. To ensure you receive your voters’ kit, please confirm the information the City has on record for you is correct.