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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 the hot topics 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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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...
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 4:00pm
Yesterday, City Council voted to accept the Torbay Road North Commercial Area Follow-up Transportation Impact Study. Findings of the study will be incorporated into the City’s planning.
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 12:15pm
Simon is a two year-old neutered male cat seeking a temporary foster home for one month. Click 'read more' for details.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 1:00pm
Registration for spring recreation programs including swimming lessons and aquatics leadership programs, and for 2017-18 After School and Active Preschool programs, begins 7 a.m. Thurs. April 6.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 11:45am
The St. John's Regional Fire Department will be featured on CBC's Keeping Canada Safe documentary series that profiles Canadian heroes on Thursday, April 6 at 10 p.m.
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 12:00pm
Garbage put out at the curb for collection must be completely covered from April 1 through November 30.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 9:45am
The on-street parking ban was lifted at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 6, 2017.
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 2:30pm
If you do business with the City, you can now sign-up for electronic transfers...
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 12:30pm
The water we drink in St. John's has been recognized as some of the best in the world. To reach that standard it undergoes a rigorous treatment process before it is made available in our taps.
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 10:15am
Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, the City of St. John’s has remounted the Twinning Lines exhibit, part of the City’s Civic Art Collection, in the Great Hall of City Hall.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 3:15pm
Traffic engineers have to take all factors into consideration and make the best possible decision for the conditions and infrastructure.
Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 11:15am
As of 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 15 there are just five intersections remaining that do not have operational signal lights.
Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 9:45am
The warming centre at City Hall will stay open until at least 6 p.m. on Sunday, March 12...
Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 3:30pm
The current weather system and high winds affecting the City of St. John’s are causing significant damage to infrastructure throughout the city, in addition to power outages.
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 10:45am
The St. John’s Regional Fire Department (SJRFD) wishes to remind everyone that as you set clocks ahead this weekend, take an extra few moments to change your smoke alarm batteries.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 12:00pm
Information about tax accounts owing to the City and the City's response to the Privacy Commissioner on release of information
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 4:30pm
The 2017 Call for Performers is open until 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15.
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 1:30pm
Nearly 1500 St. John's residents entered the Brier ticket giveaway offered by the City of St. John's, and the winners have been drawn.
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 9:45am
RSVP to attend this free information session, being held Friday, Feb. 24, for homeowners interested in learning more about saving money on home heating costs.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 1:00pm
The Local Immigration Partnership is holding a Community Forum, co-led by the City of St. John's and the Association for New Canadians. Register by Thursday, Feb.23 to attend.

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