Hot Topics

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 11:30am
Artist Julie Lewis has been selected to design and paint the Great Fire of 1892 commemorative mural at McBride’s Hill in St. John’s.
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 12:00pm
The City has awarded over $16,000 to seven residents who applied to the Heritage Financial Incentives Program in 2017. The program aims to conserve heritage by assisting property owners with grants.
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 11:15am
These pop up events will get the whole family moving outside! It’s free to attend and activities are parent/guardian led, City staff are onsite to help facilitate.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
Looking for a great way to spend your lunch breaks? The Music @ concert series started last week, so grab your co-workers and your lunch and enjoy some local entertainment.
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 10:00am
We're celebrating the nation's birthday with a day full of events...
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 9:45am
The 16th Annual Party in the Park is July 6...
Friday, June 16, 2017 - 10:30am
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.
Monday, June 12, 2017 - 4:00pm
The Paul Reynolds Community Centre at 35 Carrick Drive is open. Make a splash with family and friends in the Paula Kelly Aquatic Centre!
Monday, June 5, 2017 - 3:30pm
A section of Military Road is closed for six weeks for upgrades to the concrete curb, gutter and sidewalk, a section of sewer, and to the road structure itself.
Monday, May 29, 2017 - 3:00pm
The Provincial Government, the City of St. John’s, Eastern Health and local community outreach organizations are partnering to educate the public about fentanyl-related overdoses and deaths.
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 4:00pm
Wondering where we are with the implemention our the new Municipal Plan
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 12:30pm
The free Music @ concert series is suitable for all ages, and the Sunday, May 28 offering features Julia Bryant opening for headlining act Rozalind MacPhail.
Friday, May 19, 2017 - 1:15pm
Important water system upgrades to the Portugal Cove Road water transmission main replacement will benefit thousands of St. John’s residents.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 3:15pm
Help us protect the safety and quality of drinking water for the 200,000 people who live in the northeast Avalon and do not fish or boat in our three watershed areas.
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 1:45pm
From time to time, parking meters operated by the City of St. John’s may be bagged with a bright, yellow bag. A yellow bag on a meter indicates that the parking space is not available.
Monday, May 8, 2017 - 5:15pm
City announces $455,000 in funding
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 9:00am
Take a sneak peek inside the new Community Market at Freshwater Road, where construction will soon begin.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 10:30am
Registration for summer programs begins 7 a.m. Thursday, May 4, and for the first time you can make an online donation so children and youth in financial need can also experience summer camp fun.
Monday, May 1, 2017 - 2:30pm
The City of St. John's has partnered with the MUN Botanical Garden and the MMSB to offer free backyard composting information sessions, with the option to purchase bins after the sessions.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 2:30pm
The summer 2017 edition of the City Guide is being delivered to residential mailboxes in St. John's this week.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 1:00pm
April 23 to 29, 2017 is National Volunteer Week in Canada. The City of St. John’s values the contributions of all volunteers and the impact they have on the community as a whole.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 1:30pm
This first Music @ of the year takes place from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 23 at the Quidi Vidi Village Plantation. Click 'read more' to learn details.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 11:15am
City crews are out addressing litter in our community; please do you part, too...
Monday, April 17, 2017 - 10:30am
We've extended the deadline to submit artwork for the upcoming youth art exhibit to Friday, April 21. Click 'read more' for details.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 3:00pm
The municipalities involved in developing a new regional planning are seeking your input...