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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 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, October 19, 2018 - 11:15am
The Canadian Union of Postal Workers provided strike notice to Canada Post, this may result in rotating postal strikes on or before Monday, October 22. Mail to city residents may be impacted.
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 12:00pm
Celebrate with St. John’s at our second annual Pumpkin Walk in Bannerman Park on Thursday, Nov. 1 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 1:30pm
The City of St. John’s Business Information Centre celebrates Small Business Week 2018 by launching a new partnership with the St. John’s Board of Trade to support small businesses.
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 5:15pm
The City of St. John’s 2017 Executive Summary Report on Revenue and Expenditure was presented at the regular meeting of St. John’s City Council today by Councillor Dave Lane.
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 2:45pm
The City of St. John’s grants provide financial and other resources to organizations and/or individuals whose application supports the City’s strategic directions
Friday, October 12, 2018 - 10:00am
In recognition of Waste Reduction Week, October 15 to 21, the City of St. John's is encouraging residents and organizations to reduce waste and recycle. Join us at the Farmers' Market on Wednesday.
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 10:45am
Residents are invited to participate in two new engagement opportunities at engagestjohns.ca; a review of Metrobus and GoBus, and the development of a new Bike Master Plan.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 9:30am
A draft 10-year Affordable Housing Strategy has been developed for the City of St. John’s and is open for public review and comment until Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018.
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 12:30pm
City Council has approved a request from the producers of a local film called Rex, to rent 56 parking meters in the downtown from Wednesday, October 10 to Friday, October 12.
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 1:15pm
Due to the Thanksgiving Day holiday on Monday, Oct. 8 all City offices and facilities will be closed. There is no waste collection on Thanksgiving Day.
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 10:15am
The St. John’s Regional Fire Department wishes to remind residents that Fire Prevention Week is October 7 to 13, 2018. 'Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere'.
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 3:30pm
Beginning Wednesday, Oct. 3 overnight road construction will occur as part of the work to realign Polina Road with the Avalon Mall entrance.
Monday, October 1, 2018 - 4:30pm
St. John’s Regional Fire Department Fire Chief Sherry Colford is pleased to announce the appointments of two new Deputy Chiefs - Deputy Chief of Operations and Deputy Chief of Support Services.
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 10:45am
The levels of manganese being monitored throughout the Petty Harbour Long Pond Water Supply distribution system continue to decrease. Changes in the treatment process have made a positive difference.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 12:15pm
The City of St. John’s is reconfiguring Blackmarsh Road west of Jensen Camp Road to Captain Whelan Drive. Construction will begin in October and is scheduled to be completed by the end of November.
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 10:15am
As part of ongoing planning and engagement on the upcoming three-year budget plan, the City of St. John’s is distributing a publication via mail which outlines the projected 2019 budget.
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 3:15pm
The number of discoloured water reports to the City from residents serviced by the Petty Harbour Long Pond Water Supply have significantly decreased.
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 4:00pm
Residents living in the Petty Harbour Long Pond Water Supply area are asked to please notify the City if they are experiencing discoloured water.
Friday, September 7, 2018 - 3:30pm
The City of St. John’s invites the public to attend its first community session as part of the planning process for the Bike St. John’s Master Plan on September 17.
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 4:00pm
The Winter Avenue no-entry restriction via Kings Bridge Road will be removed next week, once permanent speed cushions have been installed as a traffic calming measure on Winter Avenue.
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 5:15pm
A statement from the Mayor of the City of St.John's regarding Manganese in the Petty Harbour Long Pond Water supply.
Friday, August 31, 2018 - 11:45am
Today, the City of St. John’s has confirmed that an accessible curb ramp will be installed at the new temporary crosswalk on Monkstown Rd, east of Rennie’s Mill Rd as soon as possible.
Friday, August 31, 2018 - 10:15am
Assistance is available for residents with a barrier to mobility, with discoloured water, who are serviced by the Petty Harbour Long Pond water supply. Please reach out to 311.
Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 2:00pm
Due to the Labour Day holiday on Monday, September 3 all City offices and facilities will be closed. Garbage and Recycling will not be collected Monday.
Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 10:00am
The updated 2018 provincial flood risk mapping for Waterford River, South Brook, and Kilbride Brook, is in effect immediately for City of St. John’s development application review.

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