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Saturday, January 18, 2020 - 8:00am
All businesses are ordered to remain closed and all vehicles are prohibited from using City streets except emergency vehicles; police, fire and ambulance.
Friday, January 17, 2020 - 6:00pm
Due to deteriorating conditions & reduced visibility snow clearing operations are temporarily suspended. Snowplows are on standby throughout the city including hospitals & fire stations.
Friday, January 17, 2020 - 11:00am
St. John's in State of Emergency, Jan 17, 2020
Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 4:15pm
On Friday, January 17, city offices and facilities are closed due to weather. Garbage and recycling is rescheduled to Monday, Jan. 20.
Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 1:45pm
The St. John’s Regional Fire Department reminds all residents of what measures to take before, during and after a storm.
Friday, January 10, 2020 - 10:30am
Extending deepest sympathies to the family of the late John Crosbie...
Monday, December 23, 2019 - 2:00pm
Due to the volume of snow forecasted for the coming week, the City of St. John’s is required to implement the on-street parking ban as of 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 25, 2019.
Monday, December 23, 2019 - 12:45pm
Due to the upcoming holidays all City offices and facilities are closed; noon on Tuesday, Dec. 24, re-opening Friday, Dec. 27; and, noon on Tuesday, Dec. 31, re-opening Thursday, Jan. 2
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 10:45am
Today, the City of St. John’s released the Electoral Reform Report, prepared by a third-party expert’s panel at the request of Council’s Electoral Reform Subcommittee.
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 10:30am
New beacons are being installed at two crosswalks along Military Road at the intersections of Monkstown Road, and Kings Road, and are expected to be in place by early next week.
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 2:00pm
Today, the City of St. John’s in partnership with the Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador unveiled the recently installed public art project at Solomon’s Lane.
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 1:45pm
City staff have begun the ice making process at The Loop in Bannerman Park; however, it is not suitable for skating yet. Please stay off the ice surface until the official opening is announced.
Monday, December 16, 2019 - 2:30pm
The City of St. John’s is accepting nominations for the 2020 Heritage Awards. These awards recognize commercial and residential property owners for their work.
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.