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Friday, December 3, 2021 - 10:00am
Questions and Answers on City revenue, tax bills and the upcoming budget...
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 3:45pm
Registration for recreation winter programs begins at 7 a.m. on Thursday, December 2, for residents of St. John’s.
Friday, November 26, 2021 - 12:00pm
Enjoy free performances by musical entertainers, carolers, and some extra special guests that will put you in the holiday spirit at the first Downtown Holiday Shop & Stroll.
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 12:00pm
Learn more about Budget 2022, and to contribute to the public engagement process. Register for an upcoming virtual event on Nov 25 at 7 p.m.
Monday, November 15, 2021 - 11:45am
Ready, Set, Preschool is a four-week preschool drop-in program! Parents and staff will lead children in story time, crafts and active play.
Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 8:45am
The attached questions and answers help to clarify some misinformation and questions we have been asked.
Thursday, November 4, 2021 - 3:00pm
On October 28, staff received a Luminary Award from takeCHARGE NL in the Leadership for an Organization category, during a virtual awards ceremony.
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 10:45am
Applications are now being accepted for the Community Services Grants program, and the Housing Catalyst Fund.
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 - 9:45am
Properly dispose of your pumpkin after Halloween – not in the garbage!
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 4:45pm
Based on the circumstances, the decision was made to suspend DSE from access to the building until the matter could be investigated...
Monday, October 25, 2021 - 12:15pm
Pumpkin Walk is a magnificent Halloween themed event for the entire family, and includes music and pop-up performances.
Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 1:00pm
Whether you’re an established company or just starting out with your first business, there are always questions. At the City of St. John’s Business Information Centre, our knowledgeable staff can help
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 11:30am
Starting on January 1, 2022 garbage put at the curb must be in clear, colourless bags - with the exception of one 'privacy' bag per week that can be in an opaque, non-transparent bag.
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 3:15pm
On Tuesday, October 12, 2021, the newly elected members of St. John's City Council were officially sworn in to office.
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 3:45pm
Contacting previous season ticket holders is standard practice at Mile One
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 10:15am
St. John’s Regional Fire Department are hosting 'The Fighting Chance' fundraiser on October 16 to raise funds for mental health and addictions challenges.
Friday, October 8, 2021 - 3:00pm
The Labyrinth in Bowring Park is officially open to the public.
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 4:00pm
From October 3-9, the St. John’s Regional Fire Department (SJRFD) is joining forces with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to ask residents to Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety!
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 12:30pm
Lester’s Farm is holding its 20th annual Pumpkinfest on weekends throughout October. Proceeds from the event are donated to the REAL program and Mount Pearl Sport Alliance.
Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 9:00am
We all have a role to play in advancing truth and reconciliation in our community.
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 10:00am
Families of all ages can enjoy the beautiful outdoors at Rotary 'Sunshine' Park while engaging in archery, orienteering, hut building, slackline and field games.
Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 3:30pm
Tuesday, September 28 is election day in the City of St. John’s.
Friday, September 24, 2021 - 11:30am
This fall you are encouraged to drop into a community centre near you to get active.
Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 11:30am
Seniors’ Week is from September 27 to October 1. Register for a free event, learn more...
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 2:15pm
Vote by Mail kits are being delivered – please check your mailbox. The deadline to mail the completed kit through Canada Post is Thursday. Sept. 23

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