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Friday, December 6, 2019 - 10:45am
The St. John’s Regional Fire Department wishes to advise that all vendors who sell fireworks in the region are required to have persons on staff that are certified to sell consumer fireworks.
Monday, December 2, 2019 - 5:30pm
Today, the City of St. John’s released the details of Budget 2020, the second year in a three-year budget plan for 2019-2021.
Friday, November 29, 2019 - 11:15am
Mount Pearl, Paradise and St. John’s have announced a pilot project designed to enhance safety at intersections and crosswalks for people who live with sight loss or mobility challenges.
Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 1:45pm
This holiday season consider giving the gift of play to a child in need. The REAL Program provides recreation and leisure opportunities to children and youth in financial need.
Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 11:30am
The contract for new pay stations and parking meters has been finalized, with the first lot of pay stations expected to be installed in sections of the downtown during winter 2020.
Monday, November 25, 2019 - 12:15pm
The City of St. John’s has restructured its annual New Year’s Eve celebrations to be more inclusive to all ages.
Monday, November 25, 2019 - 9:30am
The City’s Animal Care and Adoption Centre received an early visit from Santa, through an anonymous donor who has once again made it possible for 36 cats to be adopted to loving homes, free of charge.
Friday, November 22, 2019 - 9:15am
Today, St. John’s Regional Fire Department Chief Sherry Colford, Councillor Collins, and Assistant Fire Chief Hemeon announced that the Goulds Station, will be transitioning to a full time station.
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 11:00am
The City of St. John’s has released the findings of a recent online survey about the organization’s website. In total, 223 responses were collected over a four-week period from a variety of people.
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 8:45am
Today, City Council and the Board of St. John’s Sports and Entertainment Ltd. (SJSEL) released a Jurisdictional Comparison prepared for the Board by consultants KPMG.
Monday, November 18, 2019 - 5:00pm
From Monday, Nov. 18 to Friday, Nov. 29 the City is holding its annual food drive to collect non-perishable food items in support of the Community Food Sharing Association (CFSA).
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 11:45am
This City of St. John’s is celebrating National Child Day with a week of free events from Sunday, Nov. 17 to Saturday, Nov. 23; check the City’s website calendar of events for details.
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 3:45pm
On December 9, 2019, St. John’s City Council will announce its budget for the 2020 fiscal year which will include setting the mill rates and water tax for residential and commercial property owners.
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 2:45pm
The City is planning for the next phase of the Water Street infrastructure project, set to start in spring 2020. A drop-in information session is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 20.
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 9:45am
The City of St. John’s is recognizing National Housing Day starting with a proclamation signing on Monday, Nov. 18. There are several free, public events from Nov. 18 to 22.
Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 9:00am
City offices and facilities will be closed in observance of the Remembrance Day holiday on Monday, Nov.11. There is no waste collection on Monday.
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 1:00pm
The Public Transit Review final report by Dillon Consulting has been presented to City Council and the report is available for the public to view at engagestjohns.ca.
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 8:00am
To replace a section of watermain that experienced a break in September, the City of St. John’s will be closing Allandale Road from Higgins Line to the Prince Philip Drive, November 8 to 11.
Friday, November 1, 2019 - 12:15pm
The City is offering free parking to veterans who have a veteran's license plate displayed on their vehicle from Monday, Nov. 4 to Friday, Nov. 8, leading up to Remembrance Day.
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 4:45pm
The City of St. John’s Grant Program provides financial and other resources to organizations and/or individuals whose application support the City’s strategic directions.
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 12:45pm
The SJRFD wishes to remind residents of the importance of changing and testing the batteries in smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors when setting the clocks back this weekend.
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 11:45am
St. John’s City Council is pleased to announce that Regular Meetings of Council and Committee of the Whole Meetings, starting this morning, will be available to the public via live webcast
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 3:15pm
The St. John’s Regional Fire Department wishes to remind all residents that fire risks can be avoided by following Halloween fire safety tips.
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 12:00pm
The City of St. John’s is recruiting a team of residents, ages 15 to 35, for a Youth Engagement Action Team to help the city better understand why youth do not actively engage in civic matters
Friday, October 18, 2019 - 4:00pm
Today, members of St. John’s City Council, provincial government representatives and residents of St. John’s celebrated the grand opening of the Kenmount Terrace Community Centre and Park.

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