The City of St. John's ensures media, residents and businesses are kept informed about issues, programs, initiatives and projects the City is working on by posting media releases, media advisories and public service announcements to this webpage. This view shows ALL news sorted by Publication Date in descending order. Please click 'read more' on any of the news items below to learn more.
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Friday, December 27, 2013 - 4:15pm
Join us Tuesday, Dec. 31 at Quidi Vidi Lake as the City of St. John’s is the first city in North America to welcome the arrival of the 2014 New Year. For more information click 'read more'.
Friday, December 27, 2013 - 2:00pm
Due to the deteriorating weather conditions all City buildings are now closed. Garbage and recycling collection will continue for the day and the Residential Drop-off at Robin Hood Bay is also open.
Tuesday, December 24, 2013 - 6:15pm
The Bannerman Loop has officially opened and residents and visitors may now use the new ice trail in Bannerman Park. Click 'read more' to learn about The Loop.
Friday, December 20, 2013 - 1:15pm
Due to the Christmas and Boxing Day holidays all City offices and facilities are closing at noon on Tuesday, Dec. 24 and all day on Wednesday, Dec. 25 and Thursday, Dec. 26. Click 'read more'.
Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 7:30pm
Beginning 12:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 20 (after midnight on Thursday, Dec. 19) and continuing until 7:30 a.m. daily for the remainder of the winter, snow will be removed from the downtown.
Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 5:30pm
City of St. John’s employee Wilf Hunt was named one of four Canada’s Favourite Crossing Guards today during a ceremony at Roncalli Elementary School.
Friday, December 13, 2013 - 5:30pm
The deadline for applications for the 2014 Grant Program has been extended to noon on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013. To learn more and complete the application form click 'read more'.
Friday, December 13, 2013 - 3:00pm
The City of St. John’s would like to remind residents that although the weather of late has been cold, we have not had enough sustained cold to sufficiently freeze bodies of water.
Monday, December 9, 2013 - 9:00pm
The City of St. John’s brought down its budget for the 2014 fiscal year on Dec. 9 and it reaffirms the City’s commitment to fiscal discipline and prudent expenditure management.
Monday, December 9, 2013 - 9:00pm
As rental vacancies remain low and housing prices remain high, housing affordability remains an issue of great importance to the City of St. John’s and its residents.
Monday, December 9, 2013 - 9:00pm
One of the messages which came through loud and clear during the 2014 pre-budget engagement process was the importance of having an affordable and dependable public transit system.
Monday, December 9, 2013 - 9:00pm
One of the significant factors influencing future property and water taxes levels will be whether a new fiscal arrangement with the province can be reached.
Friday, December 6, 2013 - 5:45pm
The City has completed work on the $2.4 million Carnell Drive Bridge project, another in the City’s $270 million three-year commitment to infrastructure renewal and enhancement. Click 'read more'.
Friday, December 6, 2013 - 2:30pm
Visitor Downtown Parking Permits allow visitors to park within the residential area for the sole purpose of visiting the registered permit holder. To learn more click 'read more'.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 5:30pm
Join the City of St. John's as residents come together to ring in the holiday season with bright lights and beautiful song at the duck pond in Bowring Park. To learn more details click 'read more'.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 3:45pm
Winter/Spring Recreation Program registration for residents begins on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 8 a.m. Click 'read more' for details on options available to register for recreation programs.
Monday, December 2, 2013 - 8:00pm
The City has implemented a business registration process requiring all commercial enterprises and home-based businesses operating in the City to complete and submit a business registration form.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 7:00pm
An affordable and attainable housing forum titled ‘Make Room in the Boom’ occurs on Thursday, Nov. 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m at the Holiday Inn. Click 'read more' for more details.
Friday, November 15, 2013 - 2:45pm
National Child Day is Wednesday, Nov. 20. The City of St. John’s is celebrating National Child Day with activities throughout the week of November 16 to 23. Click 'read more' to learn all the events.
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 6:45pm
Wondering what City facilities and services are affected by Remembrance Day? Click 'read more' to learn what City services will change due to the holiday.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 1:45pm
The City of St. John’s Humane Services Division of the Department of Community Services is encouraging residents to help control the pet population.
Monday, November 4, 2013 - 7:30pm
The City of St. John’s is seeking submissions from residents and community organizations interested in participating on the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Crime Prevention (MACCP).
Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 5:15pm
The City is pleased the artwork for permanent placement on the exterior facade of the St. John's Convention Centre has been chosen. Click 'read more' to learn about the artist and other details.
Friday, October 25, 2013 - 3:15pm
We are asking parents of young children to complete a two-minute online survey regarding after-school programs. Click 'read more' to access the survey.
Friday, October 25, 2013 - 12:45pm
The sites formerly used for leaf drop-offs are closed and the City is taking a new approach to managing residential leaves. Click 'read more' to learn about leaf mulching and curbside leaf collection.