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Monday, March 2, 2020 - 12:30pm
Since the Heritage Financial Incentives program began in 2016, over $135,000 in grant funding has been awarded to 49 successful applicants.
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 5:00pm
The 2020 recipients of the City of St. John’s Housing Catalyst Fund were announced at the Regular Meeting of Council today.
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 3:45pm
The City of St. John’s has launched a new page on its website that features the stories of residents and their connections to the community.
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 12:45pm
The next phase of the Water Street construction project is set to start in early April 2020. A drop-in information session is scheduled for Thursday, March 12 at Atlantic Place.
Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 9:00am
The Non-Profit Housing Division has vacancies in its low-end-of-market housing available for immediate occupancy, particularly in three and four bed units.
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 8:30pm
The City of St. John’s congratulates the winners of the 2019 Athletes of the Year, announced this evening during a Newfoundland Growlers hockey game at Mile One Centre.
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 10:45am
During the free ride period, which concluded on February 7, ridership for Metrobus was up 38%* over average ridership during the same period in 2019.
Monday, February 17, 2020 - 4:30pm
Built heritage in the City of St. John’s is a significant part of our culture. Each year on Heritage Day, the third Monday in February, the City of St. John’s presents the annual Heritage Awards.
Monday, February 17, 2020 - 1:30pm
The Provincial Government today announced details of a new two-year pilot program to provide Metrobus or GoBus passes to income support recipients in metro St. John’s.
Monday, February 17, 2020 - 12:00pm
The St. John's Athlete of the Year awards will be announced during the Newfoundland Growlers game on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020.
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 1:30pm
Funding provides 500 families of four with food...
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 8:00am
Council estimates the 2020 snow clearing budget could be exceeded by $4 - $5 million dollars...
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 12:15pm
The St. John’s Census Metropolitan Area economy saw improved performance in several economic indicators in 2019.
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 9:45am
Free overnight parking in downtown parking garages (announced on January 22, 2020) will end on Fri. February 7 at 7 a.m.
Monday, February 3, 2020 - 10:30am
The City of St. John’s is celebrating Heritage Day on February 17 and Heritage Week from February 17 to 23. This year’s theme is ‘2020 Vision: Bringing the Past Into the Future’.
Friday, January 31, 2020 - 11:00am
Celebrate winter with a variety of free activities taking place Feb. 13 to 17, including several outdoor events to enjoy all the snow we’ve received this year!
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 11:15am
The City of St. John’s recognizes the challenges posed to many businesses throughout the City due to the recent state of emergency.
Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 12:45pm
On Monday, Jan. 27, all City facilities will open as scheduled and resume operations, including curbside waste collection.
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 3:15pm
Today, Mayor Danny Breen announced that the State of Emergency (SOE) is lifted as of 6 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25. A 24-hour parking ban outside the designated downtown remains in place.
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 4:30pm
All businesses and other community organizations in St. John’s will be allowed to access their premises as of 6 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 24 for the purposes of preparing to reopen.
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 9:15am
The City of St. John’s will keep all recreation facilities closed until Monday, January 27, regardless of when the state of emergency is lifted.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 6:30pm
The State of Emergency will remain in effect tomorrow (Thursday, Jan. 23)...
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 2:00pm
The St. John’s Regional Fire Department appreciates the efforts of all during the recent storm. Given the challenges faced and the challenges ahead, we offer the following safety tips...
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 9:30am
To assist with parking issues in the downtown and to get cars off streets as the clean-up continues, the City of St. John’s has arranged free overnight parking at downtown garages.
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 5:15pm
The State of Emergency will remain in effect tomorrow (Wednesday, Jan. 22) with a further announcement to follow tomorrow on its continuation.

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